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Johnson @ SLN 2008


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Slides to accompany Larry Johnson's comments to SLN Feb 28, 2008

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Johnson @ SLN 2008

  1. 2. In my grandparents lifetime… Transatlantic radio Electricity Radio networks Telephone system Automobiles Air travel Washing machines Television Global monetary system Interstate highway system Highrise buildings Electronic computers Space travel Satellite communications The Internet Global positioning system Cable television systems
  2. 13. Horizon Wiki
  3. 14. Horizon Metatrends
  4. 15. metatrends <ul><li>communication between humans & machines </li></ul><ul><li>collective sharing & generation of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>games as pedagogical platforms </li></ul><ul><li>connecting people through the network </li></ul><ul><li>computing in three dimensions </li></ul><ul><li>shifting content production to users </li></ul><ul><li>evolution of a ubiquitous platform </li></ul>
  5. 20. the process research dialog
  6. 21. trends <ul><li>The growing use of Web 2.0 and social networking — combined with collective intelligence and mass amateur-ization — is gradually but inexorably changing the practice of scholarship. </li></ul><ul><li>The way we work, collaborate, and communicate is evolving as boundaries become more fluid and globalization increases. </li></ul><ul><li>Access to—and portability of—content is increasing as smaller, more powerful devices are introduced. </li></ul><ul><li>The gap between students’ perception of technology and that of faculty continues to widen. </li></ul>
  7. 22. challenges <ul><li>Significant shifts in scholarship, research, creative expression, and learning have created a need for innovation and leadership at all levels of the academy. </li></ul><ul><li>Higher education is facing a growing expectation to deliver services, content and media to mobile and personal devices. </li></ul><ul><li>The renewed emphasis on collaborative learning is pushing the educational community to develop new forms of interaction and assessment. </li></ul><ul><li>The academy is faced with a need to provide formal instruction in information, visual, and technological literacy as well as in how to create meaningful content with today’s tools. </li></ul>
  8. 23. <ul><li>Grassroots Video </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration Webs </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Data Mashups </li></ul><ul><li>Collective Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Social Operating Systems </li></ul>