TRLD Administrative Forum

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This is my contribution to a panel serving the Administrative Forum at the 2008 TRLD Conference

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TRLD Administrative Forum

  1. 1. Educating Millennials A New Species of learner David Warlick The Landmark Project http://landmark-project.com/
  2. 3. Information Has Changed <ul><li>Networked </li></ul><ul><li>Digital </li></ul><ul><li>Overwhelming </li></ul><ul><li>Expose </li></ul><ul><li>Employ </li></ul><ul><li>Express ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Ethically </li></ul>
  3. 4. Information is still Changing <ul><li>Participatory </li></ul><ul><li>Connected, </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting, & </li></ul><ul><li>Connectable </li></ul><ul><li>Personal </li></ul>
  4. 5. Machinima
  5. 6. We see information as a product They see information as a raw material Duss, Leslie. &quot;Reading.JPG.&quot; Leslie Duss' Photostream. 21 Mar 2006. 28 Jul 2007 <http://flickr.com/photos/leslieduss/150799155/>. Harris, Steve. &quot;Always Here.&quot; Steveharris' Photostream. 9 Sep 2006. 28 Jul 2007 <http://flickr.com/photos/sharris/238772338/>.
  6. 7. Leverage their intrinsic need to: <ul><li>Work in responsive information environments, </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Share personal experience & identity (avatar identity) </li></ul><ul><li>Form & participate in communities </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions </li></ul><ul><li>Safely make mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrate accomplishment </li></ul><ul><li>Invest themselves </li></ul><ul><li>Earn audience, attention, virtual currency </li></ul>
  7. 8. Educating Millennials A New Species of learner David Warlick The Landmark Project http://landmark-project.com/

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