Information Culture Wrapup


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Information Culture Wrapup

  1. 1. Information CultureFrom Online Education to Social Media toCurriculum Mapping Information Culture
  2. 2. Information Culture Wrap upTopics Presented 1 The History of Online Learning 2 Drupal Open Source Application Framework 3 Technology Impacts on Media 4 Gamification within Education and Advanced Simulations 5 Motion Graphics and Conveying a Message 6 Web Development Future Career – Approaching the Semantic Web 7 Usability – A Case Study of a User Research Project 8 Web 2.0, Social Networking and Social Media in General Information CulturePage  2
  3. 3. Information Culture Wrap upThe Digital Divide Addressing the Challenges In this current day and age we are witnessing the advancement of technology at a rate never seen before. As a result, people are relying on technology to a greater extent each and every day. According to DiMaggio et al, “The digital revolution is the first major technological change that has occurred after the emergence of federal social science funding and the expansion of research universities in the 1960s (2004).* Information CulturePage  3
  4. 4. Information Culture Wrap upPew Internet Research: FindingsWhile increased internet adoption and the rise of mobile connectivity have reduced many gaps in technology access over thepast decade, for some groups digital disparities still remain  One in five American Adults do not use the Internet  Senior citizens, those who prefer to take our interviews in Spanish rather than English, adults with less than a high school education, and those living in households earning less than $30,000 per year are the least likely adults to have internet access.  Among adults who do not use the internet, almost half don’t go online is because they don’t think the internet is relevant to them.  Most have never used the internet before, and don’t have anyone in their household who does.  The 27% of adults living with disability in the U.S are significantly less likely than adults without a disability to go online (54% vs. 81%).  Though overall internet adoption rates have leveled off, significant differences in use remain, generally related to age, household income, and educational attainment. Information Culture*
  5. 5. Information Culture WrapupCurriculum Mapping – Targeting all User Groups School Administrators Teachers Parents and Relatives  Management of  Building lesson plans.  Review the subject topics and curriculum, core standards  Working collaboratively units their children are and reporting for all grade across disciplines and grade covering across grade levels. levels. levels.  Provides a means of  Tracking of educational  Developing and sharing expectations in terms of the objectives, goals and instructional content and child’s progress. strategies. material.* Proposed Curriculum Mapping Application Information CulturePage  5
  6. 6. Information Culture Wrap upMore Details Next Week! Information CulturePage  6