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Edgeless Opportunities

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An outline of a presentation at the University of Ballarat, 8 December 2010. Blog post http://keithlyons.wordpress.com/2010/12/07/visiting-ballarat/

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Edgeless Opportunities

  1. 1. Edgeless Challenges and Opportunities 8 December 2010Tuesday, 7 December 2010 1
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  3. 3. Stories have consequences, but stories change, and how and why they do is the heart of the human enterpriseTuesday, 7 December 2010 3
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  5. 5. Edgeless cities extend over tens, if not hundreds of square miles of urban space. Individual components of edgeless cities often have an identity, but collectively these places seldom strike a casual observer as unified in any meaningful way.Tuesday, 7 December 2010 5
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  7. 7. Universities: Find themselves in a fragile state. Are being asked to do more for less ... from meeting the needs of a larger and more diverse student population to withstanding increased competition. Current ways of working are unsustainable.Tuesday, 7 December 2010 7
  8. 8. Technology is a driver for change. We should harness it as a solution, a tool, for the way we want universities to support learning and research.Tuesday, 7 December 2010 8
  9. 9. Teaching is really about facilitating people coming to understand different, difficult and new ideas. All the iterative processes that can help this happen – can be supported and developed through technology. ... activities that do not replace the need for real life teaching but enhance how it happens.Tuesday, 7 December 2010 9
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  15. 15. Google, YouTube, Facebook, MySpace – deal in pebbles: they aggregate them, navigate you through them, link them together. Charles LeadbeaterTuesday, 7 December 2010 15
  16. 16. BeachcombersTuesday, 7 December 2010 16
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  25. 25. Everett Rogers (1962)Tuesday, 7 December 2010 25
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  29. 29. We need to move beyond the idea that an education is something that is provided for us, and toward the idea that an education is something that we create for ourselves. Shelly Wright, Reverse Instruction, quoting Stephen DownesTuesday, 7 December 2010 29
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  33. 33. Photo Credits Student Amenity Centre http://www.flickr.com/photos/moonflowerdragon/1797202453/ Spotfires http://www.csiro.au/org/BushfiresOverview.html Monga Tree http://www.flickr.com/photos/ozjulian/3307584961/ Dandelion http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcgraths/2664830874/ Pebbles http://www.flickr.com/photos/roger_gordon/427577944/ Beachcombing http://www.flickr.com/photos/fui/2262545538/ Synchronised Jumping http://www.flickr.com/photos/elvire-r/2451784799/Tuesday, 7 December 2010 33
  34. 34. Photo Credits Reflecting http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeremyhall/3417886789/ Understanding the Concept http://www.flickr.com/photos/dkuropatwa/4270204779/ Looking for Gators http://www.flickr.com/photos/10233916@N03/3821674333/ Examining the Icons http://www.flickr.com/photos/pmorgan/2173938354/ Rainbow over the Innovation Park http://www.flickr.com/photos/imajin/2186106604/ Diffusion of Innovations http://www.flickr.com/photos/wfryer/1342355056/ Looking into the Past http://www.flickr.com/photos/pnglife/4542281097/ SMB http://www.flickr.com/photos/moonflowerdragon/1797201005/Tuesday, 7 December 2010 34

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