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Life Long Learning for Arcitecture


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This is a seminar given to Eastern Mediterranean University Architecture department. The students who are doing a "Life Long Learning Center Design" project in the old Walled Town attended. As a lifelonglearner, I tried to give a learning and technological perspective.

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Life Long Learning for Arcitecture

  1. 1. Lifelong Learningfor EMU architecture project teams<br />Alev Elçi<br />School of Computing and Technology<br />Eastern Mediterranean University<br /> 21.10.2010 <br />
  2. 2. Outline<br />What is Lifelong Learning?<br />Why Lifelong Learning?<br />How Lifelong Learning?<br />To whom Lifelong Learning?<br />Analyze<br />Plan<br />Dream & Design<br />
  3. 3. Life long learning<br />EU Life Long Learning Program 2007-2013<br /><br />Elif Şafak TED Talk “Feel what others feel”<br /><br />
  4. 4. What is Lifelong Learning?<br />All learning activity undertaken throughout life<br />Aim: Improving <br />Knowledge, <br />Skills,<br />Competence <br />Perspective: <br />personal, <br />civic, <br />social and/or <br />employment-related<br />
  5. 5. Lifelong Learning Is...<br />acquiring and updating all kinds of abilities, interests, knowledge and qualifications from the pre-school years to post-retirement. <br />promotingthe development of knowledge and competences that will enable each citizen to adapt to the knowledge-basedsocietyand <br />actively participatingin all spheres of social and economic life, <br />taking more control of his or her future. <br />
  6. 6. Lifelong Learning Is...<br />valuing all forms of learning, including: <br />formal learning, such as a degree course followed at university; <br />non-formal learning, such as vocational skills acquired at the workplace; and <br />informal learning, such as inter-generational learning, for example where parents learn to use ICT through their children, or learning how to play an instrument together with friends. <br />
  7. 7. Why Lifelong Learning?<br />Challenges<br />Scale of current economic and social change,<br />Rapid transition to a knowledge-based society and<br />Demographic pressures resulting from an ageing population <br />Demand for a new approach to education and training, within the framework of lifelong learning.<br />
  8. 8. Ageing Population<br />By the year 2050<br />20%of the world population is expected to be over age 60<br />more people over age 60 than under age 15<br />in developed countries the percentage over age 60 will increase to about 30%<br />in USA one out of every three persons (1/3)will be older than 60 years<br />
  9. 9. How is Lifelong Learning?<br />Traditional<br />Books<br />Magazines<br />Articles<br />Conferences<br />Workshops<br />Technology Enhanced Learning<br />Social Networks<br />Professional Networks<br />Virtual Learning Environments<br />Competence Management<br />
  10. 10. To Whom Lifelong Learning<br />...5...55...?55<br />
  11. 11. To Whom Lifelong Learning<br />
  12. 12. To Whom Lifelong Learning<br />
  13. 13. Analyze<br />The current requirements<br />Future opportunities<br />Communities<br />Virtual<br />Physical<br />Lifelong Learning<br />Ages<br />Educational background<br />Financial<br />Employment status<br />
  14. 14. Holistic Lifelong Learning<br />People<br />Culture<br />Psychological<br />Physical<br />Social<br />Economical<br />Environmental<br />Eskimo’s Holistic LLL Model<br /><br />
  15. 15. How<br />Tailor to the needs<br />Individual<br />Collaborative<br />Communicative<br />Formal<br />Non-formal<br />Informal<br />Potential of the learner<br />All ages<br />All stages<br />Gender<br />Disabilities<br />
  16. 16. Plan<br />Planning for <br />all ages and <br />stages of life <br />With learning opportunities that enhance the <br />personal, <br />social, and <br />professional goals of all residents.<br />
  17. 17. Plan<br />"When planning for a year, plant corn.When planning for a decade, plant trees.When planning for life, train and educate people."<br />Chinese proverb: Guanzi (c. 645BC)<br />
  18. 18. Dream & Design for Future<br />Last Lecture, Randy Pausch <br />Creativity<br />Role of innovative technologies in LLL<br />Opportunities<br />
  19. 19. Robots, Simulations, ICT, Mobile Technology<br />Global<br />Open<br />Flexible<br />Anywhere<br />Anytime<br />
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  21. 21. New forms of learning for the new generation learners<br />
  22. 22. Thank You...<br />
  23. 23. References<br />EU Education and Training, LLP<br />EU Life Long Learning Program<br />Inuit Holistic Lifelong Learning<br />Randy Pausch Last Lecture<br />UMDNJ Healthfullife Project<br />