The eXtended Web Web 3.0 Web x.0 Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011Degree of Information Connectivity Semantic Web Meta Web Connects knowledge Connects intelligence Web 1.0 Web 2.0 The Web Social Web Connects information Connects people Degree of Social Connectivity Adapted from the work of Nova Spivack
Source: Kelly Hodgkins http://gizmodo.com/5813875/what-happens-in-60-seconds-on-the-internet
“60% of all Internet pages contain misleading information.” - Thomas EdisonLearners need ‘digital abilities’
• How do I find stuff?• How do I know it’s accurate?• How do I share content? Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011• How do I filter content?• How do I keep up with all the news?• How do I file content?• How do I categorise content? Content isn’t King. It’s a Tyrant... scavenging.files.wordpress.com
So what are the skills everyone should possess?“future employees will find themselves in an economy buffeted by global economic forces and constant technological innovation. All employees … will be subject to the demands of new systems and technologies. Jobs will be created which do not exist now and existing jobs will require new skills”See delicious.com and the tag UCBCCC for writing by Steven Schwartz,vice-chancellor of Macquarie University, Australia.
Therefore graduates ought to be:• flexible• resilient• adaptable• team players• technologically savvy• able to apply skills in different contexts• life-long learners• able to make the most of new opportunities
Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011Join all nine dotsUsing four straightLines. Do not takeYour pen from thePaper and do notGo back over anyLines.
Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011Thinking ‘outside the box’ means we go beyond the fixity of our natural perception
What would you do, if atwork you discovered that acolleague was ‘slacking off’?
Learning to learn Critical thinkinghttp://socialenterpriseambassadors.org.uk Collaboration Creativity Reflection Evaluation
UCBC ‘Community Challenge’ Research Group 2012(Thanks to Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University for the majority of these slides – see slideshare for further information) This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK: International Licence.