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Peru Educared


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Presented to Fundación Telefónica, Lima, Peru

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Peru Educared

  1. 1. Connectivism: Creativity andInnovation in a Complex World George Siemens November 28, 2012 Lima Peru
  2. 2. Changing Knowledge Structures & Economics
  3. 3. Martin Prosperity Institute, 2009
  4. 4. McKinsey Quarterly, 2012
  5. 5. The Conference Board
  6. 6. “All the knowledge is in theconnections” David Rumelhart
  7. 7. We always lived in a connected world,except we were not so much aware ofit…That has changed drastically in thelast decade, at many, many differentlevels. Albert-lászló Barabási
  8. 8. “The Board believes this environment callsfor a much faster pace of change inadministrative structure, in governance, infinancial resource development and inresource prioritization and allocation. We donot believe we can even maintain ourcurrent standard under a model ofincremental, marginal change. The worldis simply moving too fast.”
  9. 9. EdTech Ecosystem
  10. 10. Education Sector Factbook, 2012
  11. 11. FROM A 2012 SURVEY OF US INVESTORS RE: MOST ATTRACTIVE ICT MARKETS (ON A SCALE OF 1-7 WITH 1 BEING HIGH) Source (and previous slide): GSV Advisors
  12. 12. On the Last Digital Frontier Investors give education technology firms the nod Joseph Wilson, Special to Financial Post | Sep 10, 2012
  13. 13. GSV Advisors, 2012
  14. 14. Creating and Making
  15. 15. 1. Open online learning
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  18. 18. 2. Distributed Research Lab
  19. 19. ParticipantsConnect globally with expertsConnect with other PhD studentsContribute to researchBuild a dual knowledge profile:- digital footprint and academic
  20. 20. FormatMonthly public presentationsMonthly private (students & research leads)meetingsBb CollaborateNing3 year commitment
  21. 21. Systemic Change
  22. 22. Reducing the basic units of education:From courses to competencies
  23. 23. Knowledge work requires differentphysical and conceptual structures from traditional work. Schools need to reflect this.
  24. 24. There is wide agreement that we need newmodels of education, and not simply newmodels of schooling, but entirely newvisions of learning better suited to theincreasing complexity, connectivity, andvelocity of our new knowledge society.
  25. 25. When we create, it can beanalyzed andnew patterns can be discovered(understood, evaluated, interrogated)
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  27. 27. Why is this important?When we don’t impose strict order up front,we have to apply intelligence later tointegrate knowledge and discussions…
  28. 28. Twitter/Facebook/gmail: gsiemens