Once I asked a room show me what tools you have for networking the education process…and everyone pulled out phones, and pointed to their laptops. And I said great…but don’t stop there. Look at the people next to you. Think about what you know about teaching. THOSE are tools as well….and to be literate in networks, all are required.
Different from broadcast
How many of you have 1:1? Litmus test
Education in Abundance: Network Literacies & Learning
EDUCATION IN ABUNDANCE:
Network Literacies & Learning
University of Prince Edward Island
"For the first time in human history, two related
propositions are true. One, it no longer is possible to
store within the human brain all of the information
that a human needs.
Second, it no longer is necessary to store within the
human brain all of the information that humans
Education needs to be geared toward
the handling of data rather than the accumulation
- Berlo, 1975
integration of media into
Visitors | Residents
• The web as an
• Actions are
instrumental - users
leave no social
• Task is priority
• The web as a
• Engagement leaves
social traces &
• Synthesis is priority
Networked learning =
learning with an audience
Audiences = people
The Internet = people
WHAT YOU NEED TO ASK:
• What kinds of conversations do you want to
have access to?
• What audiences do you want for your
learners? What audiences matter to them?
• What do you – and your learners – have to
offer that isn’t being seen right now?
Connect beyond the walls of the
Support students to build real
audiences for their work
Support professionals to, too.
#s enable connection across distance,
over shared interests.
Create #s to focus conversations or
build awareness of upcoming events
CONTRIBUTE TO ABUNDANCE.
Be the change that will help people