How Technology is Changing Education

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The pace of change is accelerating, and education, as an industry, is being impacted dramatically as schools struggle to prepare students for careers that may not even exist today. Technology is a critical enabler to help schools transform for the future. Learn from industry experts about the paradigm shifts hitting our economy and society, major trends and technologies impacting education, today’s millennial students, new technology solutions, applications for education and how the internet is shaping how teachers teach and students learn.

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How Technology is Changing Education

  1. 1. Technology and Learning Renee Patton US Public Sector Director of Education July 11, 2014 NAF How the Internet of Everything is Changing Everything
  2. 2. Cisco Confidential 2© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. “The rapid acceleration of technological innovation is dramatically changing the nature of learning. The education system will change more in the next five years than it has in the last two hundred.” The Changing Face of Education
  3. 3. Cisco Confidential 3© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The New Millennial Student Agenda The Internet of Everything Best Practices What Will You Take Back to School?
  4. 4. Cisco Confidential 4© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The New Millennial Student
  5. 5. Cisco Confidential 5© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The Faces of Change An Aspiring CEO An Aspiring Plastic Surgeon Mom’s College Bill
  6. 6. Cisco Confidential 6© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Is Navigating a World Like This The New Millennial Student They are Always On
  7. 7. This is Their Digital Nervous System Learner GPS to meeting International newspaper feed Second Life museum tour vBlog Botany community Fauna community Primate community National museum virtual collection iTunes U podcast International library virtual collection Museum virtual tour Museum click-to-talkTelePresence session Chemistry community Chemistry club Classroom lecture National newspaper feed with TA Chemist broadcast session Virtual lab IM scientist Expert blog Class lecture VOD Expert Website Video phone call RSS Open courseware Government research organization Game Newsletter Twitter
  8. 8. Cisco Confidential 8© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. They’re Being Raised Like This
  9. 9. Cisco Confidential 9© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. But We’re Teaching Them Like This
  10. 10. Cisco Confidential 10© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. And Like This
  11. 11. Cisco Confidential 11© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The Age Gap Generation X Born 1965-1976 ~ 51 million Millennials Born 1977 – 1998 ~ 75 million Accept diversity Celebrate diversity Pragmatic/practical Optimistic/realistic Self-reliant/individualistic Self-inventive/individualistic Reject rules Rewrite the rules Killer life Killer lifestyle Mistrust institutions Irrelevance of institutions PC Internet Use technology Assume technology Multitask Multitask fast Latch-key kids Nurtured Friend-not family Friends = family
  12. 12. © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 12 Why is this Important?
  13. 13. Cisco Confidential 13© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The Internet of Everything
  14. 14. Cisco Confidential 14© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. How Important is the Internet of Everything? “Trying to determine the market size for the Internet of Things is like trying to calculate the market for plastics, circa 1940. At that time, it was difficult to imagine that plastics could be in everything.” Prof. Michael Nelson Georgetown University
  15. 15. The Internet of Things is Already Here 6.58 Connected Devices World Population • Mobile • New architectures • New protocols (IPv6) • Sensor networks • Machine to machine communications Source: Cisco IBSG, 2011 0.08 2003 1.84 2010 3.47 2015 2020 Connected Devices Per Person 500 Million 6.3 Billion 12.5 Billion 6.8 Billion 25 Billion 7.2 Billion 50 Billion 7.6 Billion More Machine to Machine Communications
  16. 16. IoT connections will grow 3-fold: from 2 billion to 6 billion between 2012 to 2017 IoT IP traffic will grow 20-fold: from 197 petabytes to 3.9 exabytes between 2012 to 2017 Source: Cisco VNI Global IP Traffic Forecast, 2012–2017
  17. 17. Cisco Confidential 17© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Network as the Platform Enablers/Drivers of IoT INNOVATION STUDENT EXPECTATIONS NEW TEACHING AND LEARNING MODELS GLOBALIZATION AND COMPETITION SECURITY & PRIVACY BYOD NEW BREED OF APPSCLOUD BIG DATA ANALYTICSSENSORS & DEVICES More Innovation and Change than at Any Other Point in Our Lifetime
  18. 18. Cisco Confidential 18© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Calls It The Internet of Everything (IoE) Networked Connection of People, Process, Data, Things People Connecting People in More Relevant, Valuable Ways Process Delivering the Right Information to the Right Person (or Machine) at the Right Time Data Leveraging Data into More Useful Information for Decision Making Things Physical Devices and Objects Connected to the Internet and Each Other for Intelligent Decision Making IoE
  19. 19. Cisco Confidential 19© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Big Data becomes Open Data for Faculty, Staff, Students to Use More Important Less Important 01010100101010101010101010101 01010101010001010100101010101 01110101010101010101 Connected Objects Generate Big Data Wisdom (Scenario Planning) Data Information Knowledge And IoT Transforms Data into Wisdom
  20. 20. Cisco Confidential 20© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Applications of the Internet of Everything For Education Mobility and Wireless Online Assessments Asset Management Privacy and Security Global Connections Built on an Intelligent, Context-Aware Network
  21. 21. Cisco Confidential 21© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.What are Other Applications in Education?
  22. 22. Cisco Confidential 22© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Practical Ideas for Today • A Solid Core Foundation that Will Support Robust Learning Applications • Ubiquitous Wired and Wireless Internet Access • One Device for Every Student • High-Definition, High Quality Video in Every Classroom • A Safe and Secure Campus and Network • Collaboration Tools to Improve Faculty, Staff, Student, Leadership Communications • The Ability to Offer Engaging Online Courses • Creative, High-Quality Flipped Classes • Virtual Field Trips and Guest Lectures
  23. 23. Cisco Confidential 23© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Education Technology Best Practices
  24. 24. Cisco Confidential 24© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Share Scarce Resources Between Campuses Offer University Classes Connect to Experts Collaborate with Students Paradise Valley is Using Cisco TelePresence
  25. 25. Cisco Confidential 25© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Provide ubiquitous wireless connectivity Enable robust 1:1 computing Ensure a pristine network environment Access, download, and create large quantities of data Mooresville Has a Cisco Core Foundation
  26. 26. Cisco Confidential 26© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Connect faculty, staff, students, across large, rural areas Expose students to the world Share best practices amongst leaders and teachers Facilitate faster decision making across the districts ITASCA Has a Cisco Infrastructure and Video Applications
  27. 27. Cisco Confidential 27© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. What Will You Bring Back to School?
  28. 28. Thank you.
  29. 29. Cisco Confidential 30© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The Connected School Bus PoE Switch Media Player Power Unit Router Compute/Storage Below Roof Below Roof Above Roof Cabin <50 users Cabin Engine/Undercarriage 1-4 Customer Facing APs/Antennas 1-5 Backhaul LTE Radios 1 Backhaul WGB 1GPS Radio Antennae Wi-Fi, LTE, GPS 1 Digital Cameras 1-2 Digital Screens Ticketing Machine 1 Backhaul WGB ODB Telemetry Transmitter Sensors
  30. 30. Cisco Confidential 31© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Connected Safety Printer PDA GPS DVR Laptop or MDT Video Cameras License Plate Recognition 3G / 4G Backhaul 4.9,5.8, 2.4 GHz Uplink to Mesh or WLAN Infrastructure Wireless VoIP Handset OCR 900 Mhz/5.9 Ghz TSP

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