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Networked Learners

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Four big points about the impact of technology on learning

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Networked Learners

  1. 1. Networked Learners Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Internet Project 9.30.13 – Raleigh – Community Colleges Email: Lrainie@pewinternet.org Twitter: @Lrainie
  2. 2. “Tell the truth, and trust the people” -- Joseph N. Pew, Jr. http://bit.ly/dUvWe3 http://bit.ly/100qMub
  3. 3. Four big points about the impact of technology on learning
  4. 4. Broadband facilitates networked information / networked knowledge
  5. 5. Mobile connectivity alters learning venues and expectations
  6. 6. Social media aid peer-to- peer learning by doing
  7. 7. New kinds of learners emerge
  8. 8. Technology revolutions drive the changes
  9. 9. Digital Revolution 1: Broadband at home - 70% (+10% more have smartphones) - Internet users overall: 85% 3% 70% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% June 2000 April 2001 March 2002 March 2003 April 2004 March 2005 March 2006 March 2007 April 2008 April 2009 May 2010 Aug 2011 April 2012 May 2013 Dial-up Broadband Broadband at home Dial-up at home
  10. 10. Broadband at home – 70% 80% 78% 71% 64% 50% 25% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% Millennials (18-34) GenX (35-46) Younger Boomers (47-56) Older Boomers (57- 65) Silent Generation (66-74) G.I. Generation (75+)
  11. 11. Networked creators Social media are embedded in networking behavior • 71% are Facebook users • 59% share photos and videos (46% creators; 41% curators) • 37% contribute rankings and ratings • 33% create content tags • 26% post comments on sites and blogs • 22% use LinkedIn • 21% use Pinterest • 18% use Twitter • 17% use Instagram • 14% are bloggers • 6% use Tumblr • 30% of SNS users share their locations
  12. 12. Broadband facilitates networked information / networked knowledge Links and multimedia Pervasive media Self-paced learning Analytics
  13. 13. Digital Revolution 2 Mobile – 91% … smartphone 56% … tablets 34% 326.4 Total U.S. population: 319 million 2012
  14. 14. Changes in smartphone ownership 35% 48% 17% 46% 41% 12% 56% 35% 9% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Smartphone Other cell phone No cell phone May 2011 February 2012 May 2013
  15. 15. Smartphone ownership by income/age 77% 47% 22% 8% 81% 68% 40% 21% 90% 87% 72% 43% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Less than $30,000 $30,000-$74,999 $75,000 or more
  16. 16. Smartphones – 56% 78% 60% 44% 29% 18% 5% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Millennials (18-34) Gen X (35-46) Younger Boomers (47-56) Older Boomers (57-65) Silent Generation (66-74) G.I. Generation (75+)
  17. 17. Cell internet users - 57% of all adults 25% 34% 38% 44% 50% 52% 25% 38% 44% 53% 56% 60% 31% 43% 47% 55% 59% 63% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% Apr-09 May-10 May-11 Apr-12 Sep-12 May-13 Email Internet Total Cell Internet Use % of cell owners
  18. 18. Mobile internet access points the % of cell internet users vs. all cell owners who say they “mostly” access the internet on their phone % of cell internet users % of all cell phone owners Mostly on cell phone 34% 21% Mostly on something else 53% 34% Both equally 11% 7% More likely to be Latinos, younger adults, less affluent, lesser educational attainment
  19. 19. Apps > 50% of adults 22% 29% 38% 43% 50% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% Sept 09 May 2010 Aug 2011 April 2012 May 2013
  20. 20. Mobile connectivity alters learning venues and expectations New access points to knowledge (AAA) Real-time sharing, just- in-time searching Augmented reality Pervasive, perpetual awareness of social networks Attention zones morph
  21. 21. Digital Revolution 3 Social networking – 61% of all adults % of internet users 9% 89% 7% 78% 6% 60% 1% 43% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+
  22. 22. 318.5 197.6 155.7 85.1 78.4 42.0 0.0 50.0 100.0 150.0 200.0 250.0 300.0 350.0 Millennials (18-34) Gen X (35-46) Younger Boomers (47-56) Older Boomers (57-65) Silent Generation (66-74) G.I. Generation (75+) Mean size of Facebook friends network Source: Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, October 20-November 28, 2010 Social Networking survey.
  23. 23. Social media aids peer-to- peer learning by doing Elevates DIY learning in social networks Increases the role of social networks in learning Facilitates rise of amateur experts Changes character of social networks
  24. 24. New kinds of learners emerge More self-directed Better arrayed to capture new info More reliant on feedback and response More inclined to collaboration More oriented towards being nodes of production
  25. 25. What is the future of learning? -- Shana Ratner (1997) “Emerging Issues in Learning Communities” New: Learning as a process Knowledge is objective and certain Old: Learning as transaction Knowledge is subjective and provisional
  26. 26. New: Learning as a process Learners receive knowledge Old: Learning as transaction Learners create knowledge What is the future of learning? -- Shana Ratner (1997) “Emerging Issues in Learning Communities”
  27. 27. New: Learning as a process Knowledge is organized in stable, hierarchical structures that can be treated independently of one another Old: Learning as transaction Knowledge is organized “ecologically”- disciplines are integrative and interactive What is the future of learning? -- Shana Ratner (1997) “Emerging Issues in Learning Communities”
  28. 28. New: Learning as a process We learn best passively, by listening and watching Old: Learning as transaction We learn best actively doing and managing our own learning What is the future of learning? -- Shana Ratner (1997) “Emerging Issues in Learning Communities”
  29. 29. New: Learning as a process Our “intelligence” is based on our individual abilities Old: Learning as transaction Our “intelligence” is based on our networks What is the future of learning? -- Shana Ratner (1997) “Emerging Issues in Learning Communities”
  30. 30. Be not afraid

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