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Emergent Technologies


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A slideshow that accompanied a workshop on teaching with emergent technologies. I highlighted social bookmarking, Slideshare, collaborative writing, "google jockeying" and Wikipedia. I stress the level of comfort undergraduates have in producing and consuming on-line content and that educators could do well to capitalize on this trend.

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Emergent Technologies

  1. 1. Emergent Technologies The Horizon of Teaching With Technology Shaun Longstreet, PhD Teaching Learning Technology
  2. 2. Agenda ❖ Introductions ❖ “Google Generation” ❖ Emergent Tech ❖ Slideshare ❖ ❖ Google Docs ❖ Wikipedia
  3. 3. Take a moment to think about a time when a particular “technology” was new for you in your learning/ teaching
  4. 4. Teaching the Google generation Let’s talk about how the current generation of students interacts with technology
  5. 5. Characteristics of the Google Generation 89% use e-mail 64% send instant messages regularly 60% prefer IM over voice communication 93 % have a Facebook and/or MySpace page