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Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 2016

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Young digital makers will need a new kind of college - some thoughts from me, presented at the City of Liverpool College Your Digital Future event in June 2016.

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Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 2016

  1. 1. Makers go to college –Your Digital Future 2016 Martin Hamilton 1Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016
  2. 2. About Jisc About Jisc: › Registered charity championing the use of digital technologies in research, education and skills › Shared services, national deals, advice & guidance: – Janet: reaches 18m in education & public sector + eduroam wireless roaming – Digital capabilities programme, supporting next generation of digital leaders – Embracing student ideas and using them to build new digital solutions – Helping institutions to achieve efficiency gains through digital technology, e.g. sector deals for Microsoft Office365 and Azure cloud services › My role: – Generating and channelling new ideas – Building partnerships to bring them to fruition 2Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016
  3. 3. Next gen 27/06/2016 Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 2016 3
  4. 4. Next gen 4 So much has changed: › Anyone with children or grandchildren under ten will know that smartphones and tablets have had a massive influence over the next generation Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016
  5. 5. Next gen 5 So much has changed: › Anyone with children or grandchildren under ten will know that smartphones and tablets have had a massive influence over the next generation › With the introduction of the new Computing curriculum in schools, today’s children are learning to be what Nesta calls “young digital makers” Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016
  6. 6. Next gen 6 So much has changed: › Anyone with children or grandchildren under ten will know that smartphones and tablets have had a massive influence over the next generation › With the introduction of the new Computing curriculum in schools, today’s children are learning to be what Nesta calls “young digital makers” › We all have memories of our own school days, and being put off subjects by being forced to study them – Hopefully our children will be so captivated by the possibilities that technology now offers that they won’t mind being forced to learn about it! Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016
  7. 7. Transition 27/06/2016 Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 2016 7
  8. 8. Transition 8 Transition: › How will our children make the transition from primary to secondary school, college & university? Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016
  9. 9. Transition 9 Transition: › How will our children make the transition from primary to secondary school, college & university? › When we think about HE, FE and skills - what will the institutions of tomorrow have to do in order to remain relevant & continue to attract students? Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016
  10. 10. Transition 10 Transition: › How will our children make the transition from primary to secondary school, college & university? › When we think about HE, FE and skills - what will the institutions of tomorrow have to do in order to remain relevant & continue to attract students? › The issue here is that we grew up in an environment where knowledge and information was scarce & often rationed Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016
  11. 11. Wikipedia is Arthur Mee for the modern era? 27/06/2016 Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 2016 11
  12. 12. Wikipedia is Arthur Mee? 12 Thirst for knowledge: › If you were lucky you might have been able to satiate your thirst for knowledge with books from your school or public library, or even have an encyclopaedia set at home Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016
  13. 13. Wikipedia is Arthur Mee? 13 Thirst for knowledge: › If you were lucky you might have been able to satiate your thirst for knowledge with books from your school or public library, or even have an encyclopaedia set at home › Some of you may even be old enough to remember getting the hard sell from door to door encyclopaedia sellers Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016
  14. 14. Wikipedia is Arthur Mee? 14 Thirst for knowledge: › If you were lucky you might have been able to satiate your thirst for knowledge with books from your school or public library, or even have an encyclopaedia set at home › Some of you may even be old enough to remember getting the hard sell from door to door encyclopaedia sellers › And that information rapidly dated – the Arthur Mee children’s encyclopaedia I grew up with predates the discovery of antibiotics & human exploration of space Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016
  15. 15. Screen time 27/06/2016 Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 2016 15
  16. 16. Screen time 16 From toy to tutor: › For our kids, phones & tablets unquestionably begin as entertainment devices Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016 Photo CC BY Flickr user aaronpk
  17. 17. Screen time 17 From toy to tutor: › For our kids, phones & tablets unquestionably begin as entertainment devices › But there will come a point in most children’s time at or before school where they will realise that… Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016 Photo CC BY Flickr user aaronpk
  18. 18. Screen time 18 From toy to tutor: › For our kids, phones & tablets unquestionably begin as entertainment devices › But there will come a point in most children’s time at or before school where they will realise that… › There is useful information out there on the Internet, or apps for their device that might help them – with a homework project – understand something that they have been struggling with in class – pursue a particular interest that they have developed Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016 Photo CC BY Flickr user aaronpk
  19. 19. To know nothing, and yet know everything 27/06/2016 Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 2016 19
  20. 20. To “know” everything 20 At our fingertips: › This generation has always had the sum total of human knowledge at its fingertips – although at first our children will not have been aware of this Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016 Photo credit: Gawker
  21. 21. To “know” everything 21 At our fingertips: › This generation has always had the sum total of human knowledge at its fingertips – although at first our children will not have been aware of this › There is now so much less friction involved in following your interests, particularly if they involve digital technologies Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016 Photo credit: Gawker
  22. 22. To “know” everything 22 At our fingertips: › This generation has always had the sum total of human knowledge at its fingertips – although at first our children will not have been aware of this › There is now so much less friction involved in following your interests, particularly if they involve digital technologies › A motivated pupil can potentially follow their interest to degree level and beyond at their own pace – and using material from world leading institutions like MIT & the UK’s FutureLearn consortium partners Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016 Photo credit: Gawker
  23. 23. The monopoly on information has been broken 27/06/2016 Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 2016 23
  24. 24. The monopoly is broken 24 What’s my motivation? › The monopoly on information has (by and large) been broken Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016 Photo credit: CC-BY Flickr user comedynose
  25. 25. The monopoly is broken 25 What’s my motivation? › The monopoly on information has (by and large) been broken › Learners can pursue their interests independently & achieve recognised vocational qualifications without entering an institution – In tech disciplines now, maybe others later? Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016 Photo credit: CC-BY Flickr user comedynose
  26. 26. The monopoly is broken 26 What’s my motivation? › The monopoly on information has (by and large) been broken › Learners can pursue their interests independently & achieve recognised vocational qualifications without entering an institution – In tech disciplines now, maybe others later? – But what is a certificate from MongoDB University worth? › Colleges and universities increasingly need to consider how they can add value through e.g. work placements, higher apprenticeships & facilities Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016 Photo credit: CC-BY Flickr user comedynose
  27. 27. A new kind of college 27/06/2016 Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 2016 27
  28. 28. A new kind of college 28 College for the maker generation: › Digital skills embedded in the curriculum – Coding is huge, but digital skills are much more than this: everything from database administration to data science Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016 Photo credit: Hardware hacking at Interact Labs, picture courtesy Sean Clark
  29. 29. A new kind of college 29 College for the maker generation: › Digital skills embedded in the curriculum – Coding is huge, but digital skills are much more than this: everything from database administration to data science › Two way partnerships with employers and the technology industry – Early access to new and upcoming technologies – Recognised certifications and accreditations coupled with hands on workplace experience Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016 Photo credit: Hardware hacking at Interact Labs, picture courtesy Sean Clark
  30. 30. A new kind of college 30 College for the maker generation: › Digital skills embedded in the curriculum – Coding is huge, but digital skills are much more than this: everything from database administration to data science › Two way partnerships with employers and the technology industry – Early access to new and upcoming technologies – Recognised certifications and accreditations coupled with hands on workplace experience › Continuous evolution of the curriculum – Preparing learners for jobs that didn’t exist a few years ago, and the jobs of the future: from drone engineers to cloud computing specialists Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016 Photo credit: Hardware hacking at Interact Labs, picture courtesy Sean Clark
  31. 31. Continue the conversation… 31 Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under CC-BY Martin Hamilton Futurist, Jisc, London @martin_hamilton martin.hamilton@jisc.ac.uk Makers Go To College - Your Digital Future 201627/06/2016

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