Navigation• David Richard Moore• Before #TFW11 • After #TFW11 Experience Experience • After #TFW11 Levels• Before #TFW11 Levels • Example: Twitter• Example: Facebook • Example: Google Docs• Example: PowerPoint • What Does It All Mean?
David Richard MooreOne must: how the work, how they • become aware of the interrelate assumptions that are made in their adoption• develop an • know the consequences understanding of the and implications of their technologies one uses use• know how they function, Three distinct levels 1. Identify technologies relevant to a task 2. Understanding how to use the technology and how to navigate its interface 3. Understanding the inner-working or structure of the technology
Before #TFW11 Experiences•Facebook •E-mail•PowerPoint •Brief use of Twitter•YouTube •Brief use of•Online Google Docs Databases
Before #TFW Levels2.Understanding how to use the technology and how to navigate its interface3.Understanding the inner- working or structure of the technology
Example: FacebookWhat I’ve learned:•Digital Communication•New form of eventinvitations/planning•Businessnetworking/displaying ofcompanies•Photo/video uploading
Example: PowerPointWhat I’ve learned:• Captivates audience• Brief sentences help keepaudience on track• Can be used in varioussettings: workplace,classroom, etc.• Interactive PowerPoints canbe used for elementaryedcstudents
After #TFW11 Experiences•Extensive use& purpose of Twitter•Extensive use & purpose of Google docs•Concept of “blogging” (Tumblr)•Online dating websites (OkCupid)
After #TFW11 Levels1. Identify technologies relevant to a task
Example: Twitter• Prior knowledge and navigation of site• Unaware of usefulness to less obvious tasks:• Microblogging• Promoting blog posts• In-class discussion• Getting questions answered• Learn news
Example: Google Docs• Prior knowledge of the inner-working and structure• Unaware of usefulness oppose to Microsoft Word:• Promotes collaboration• No worry about saving• Enables different users to work on same doc at once• Allows for side chat with peers
What Does It All Mean?My prior use of technology and use in taking this course has given me a well-rounded understanding of the technologies I use. I have developed a firm grasp on their functions, consequences, and assumptions. My experiences using these technologies are what have made me technology literate.