Technology Education in an Urban Metropolitan University

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  • Technology Education in an Urban Metropolitan University

    1. 1. Relevant, Open & Engaging: A Vision for Technology Education at an Urban Metropolitan University Joe McCarthy 22 February 2009
    2. 2. Science & Technology: Empowering & Delightful "To facilitate informed public participation in technological decision making, to decrease the alienation too many citizens feel from our technological society, and for the sheer joy that comes from knowing a thing well, we need better science education, a superior communication of its powers and delights.” - Carl Sagan
    3. 3. Glocalization in Education “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” - Albert Einstein Think globally; learn, work & contribute locally.
    4. 4. Predisposition toward Relevance A navigation device for helping pilots steer ocean-going ships through Puget Sound's waterways safely into port under difficult Northwest weather conditions. Larry Wear & Charles Bryan Human-computer interaction design innovations for making blind people’s lives easier. Kristen Shinohara & Josh Tenenberg Student leaders of UWT’s Grey Hat Group assembled a panel of experts and raised $10K to put on a 2-day computer security conference that educated people about ways to protect themselves from identity theft. Mary Jane Kelly & Amalia Annest
    5. 5. Regional Relevance South Puget Sound
    6. 6. Urban Relevance (& Renewal)
    7. 7. Digital Cities Climate on the Wall NEWworkCITY Trash | Track CoCollage http://bit.ly/digital_cities_6
    8. 8. Predisposition to Openness
    9. 9. Promoting Co-Promotion The importance of overcoming academics’ aversion to “shameless self-promotion” Industry Fellows program Math & Science Leadership program
    10. 13. Open Source Grading http://www.hastac.org/blogs/cathy-davidson/crowdsourcing-grading-revisited-public-gets-act
    11. 14. Engagement
    12. 15. Engagement thru Education + Entrepreneurship
    13. 16. txteagle
    14. 17. Mobile Apps in the U.S. for Health & Civic Engagement http://www.text4baby.org/ http://www.citysourced.com/
    15. 18. The Glocalization of the Internet http://foursquare.com/venue/48620
    16. 19. Location-Based Games for Good http://mashable.com/2010/01/18/location-based-social-good/ http://www.causeworld.com
    17. 20. A Vision for Technology Education at an Urban Metropolitan University <ul><li>Relevance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A leader in the innovative use of technology for urban & regional problems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Openness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A model of openness and transparency </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Engagement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuous exploration of new ways to engage our urban metropolitan community </li></ul></ul>
    18. 21. Relevant, Open & Engaging: A Vision for Technology Education at an Urban Metropolitan University Joe McCarthy http://interrelativity.com/joe http://gumption.typepad.com http://twitter.com/gumption http://www.slideshare.net/gumption Thanks! Questions?
    19. 22. Backup
    20. 23. A Brief History of Joe (part 1)
    21. 24. A Brief History of Joe (part 2)
    22. 25. Web 2.0: An Internet of People
    23. 26. Web 3.0: An Internet of Things ? “ The Catalogue” Chris Oakley
    24. 27. Web 3.1: An Internet of Places

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