Education in Abundance: Network Literacies & Learning
1. EDUCATION IN ABUNDANCE:
Network Literacies & Learning
University of Prince Edward Island
19. "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
56. 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
65. 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?
66. Connect beyond the walls of the
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.