Relationships & Learning: Dumbing Ourselves Down with Technology

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Relationships & Learning: Dumbing Ourselves Down with Technology

  1. 1. DUMBING OURSELVES DOWN WITH TECHNOLOGY Relationships & Learning Photo: mnmal By: Maddie Wright
  2. 2. THE PROLIFERATION OF TECHNOLOGY A GENERATIIONAL SHIIFT Photo: Eliza Adam HAS BROUGHT ABOUT
  3. 3. PEOPLE NOW DEMAND SIMPLER WAYS OF COMMUNICATING AND AQUIRING KNOWLEDGE… Photo: Dustin Gaffke
  4. 4. … AS EVIDENCED IN OUR APPROACH TO RELATIONSHIPS AND LEARNING Photo: Valentina_A
  5. 5. TECHNOLOGY HAS CHANGED THE WAY PEOPLE THINK ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS Photo: Adrian Serghie
  6. 6. TEXTS, EMAILS, ETC. HAVE BECOME THE PREFERRED METHOD OF COMMUNICATION (SHERRY TURKLE) Photo: R Reeves
  7. 7. “NEW TECHNOLOGIES ALLOW US TO “DIAL DOWN” HUMAN CONTACT, TO TITRATE ITS NATURE AND EXTENT.” - SHERRY TURKLE Photo: splityarn
  8. 8. SHERRY TURKLE CALLS THIS THE GOLDILOCKS EFFECT: BUT JUST THE RIGHT DISTANCE FROM EACH OTHER TEXTING PUTS US NOT TOO CLOSE, NOT TOO FARPhoto: Linda
  9. 9. OUR THOUGHTS & INTERACTIONS WE COMMUNICATE IN SHORT CONTROLLED BURSTS, NOT LONG MESSY CONVERSATIONS HAVE ADAPTED TO TECHNOLOGY, Photo: Pen Waggener (SHERRY TURKLE)
  10. 10. WHICH COULD EXPLAIN THE POPULARITY OF SOCIAL MEDIA SITES SUCH AS TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM Photo: Doug88888
  11. 11. WITH MULTIPLE AND COMPLICATED NETWORKS. YOUTH, IIN PARTIICULAR ARE TRYIING OUT SIIMIPLER IiN FACT, RESEARCH SHOWS, “PEOPLE FEEL BOGGED “INSTANT GRATIFICATION” OPTIONS”-CARYS MILLSPhoto: Scott Beale
  12. 12. BUT WHAT DO THESE NEW MEDIUMS (TECHNOLOGIES) DO TO THE MESSAGE (COMMUNICATION) ? Photo: Florian Seroussi
  13. 13. *-MARSHALL MCLUHAN IIF “THE MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE” * WHAT DOES OUR NEW SAY ABOUT US AND OUR SOCIIETY ? FOUND LOVE FOR TECHNO COMMUNICATION Photo: Oberazzi
  14. 14. BECAUSE AFTER ALL, “WE ARE SHAPED BY OUR TOOLS.” - SHERRY TURKLE Photo: Noel Hankamer
  15. 15. WHICH IS DISTURBING CONSIDERING, “IN EVERY TOOL WE CREATE, AN IDEA IS EMBEDDED THAT GOES BEYOND THE FUNCTION OF THE THING ITSELF.”- Neil Postman  Photo:Jason Comely
  16. 16. TECHNOLOGY GIVES US ACCESS AND CONTROL. BUT IT ALSO MAKES US SACRIFICE CONVERSATION FOR MERE CONNECTION Photo: Pekka Nikrus (SHERRY TURKLE)
  17. 17. IIF WE GET BY WITH LESS AND SETTLE FOR LESS, WE DON'T STRIVE TO KNOW OR TRULY UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER AND BY EXTENSION, OURSELVES.(SHERRY TURKLE) Photo: Allen Skyy
  18. 18. SIIIMILARIILY, THERE HAS BEEN A GENERATIIONAL SHIIIFT IIN LEARNIIING STYLES (N. .KATHERINE HAYLES) Photo: gfpeck
  19. 19. We have moved away from “deep” attention to “hyper”attention (N. Katherine Hayles) Photo: ywel from sxchu
  20. 20. “DEEP” ATTENTION CONCENTRATES ON ONE OBJECT AT GREAT LENGTH, INVOLVES A SINGLE INFORMATION STREAM AND IGNORES OUTSIDE STIMULIi(N. .KATHERINE HAYLES) Photo: Mariana González
  21. 21. “HYPER ATTENTION INVOLVES SWITCHING FOCUS RAPIDLY AMONG DIFFERENT TASKS.… Photo: Jonas Seaman -N.. KATHERINE HAYLES “
  22. 22. … USING MULTIPLE INFORMATION STREAMS, LOTS OF STIMULATION AND A LOW TOLERANCE FOR BOREDOM” Photo: Robert S.Donovan -N. KATHERINE HAYLES
  23. 23. THE TENDENCY HAS BEEN MOST THOROUGHLY DOCUMENTED WITH THE YOUNGER GENERATION Photo: Kris WHIIILE THE ADULT POPULATION IS ALSO AFFECTED (IIIFTO A LESSER DEGREE), -N. KATHERINE HAYLES
  24. 24. SUNCE STUDENTS READ LESS PRINT AND MORE DIGITAL MEDIA LIKE BLOGS, FACEBOOK ETC … Photo: Serge Kij
  25. 25. WHETHER HYPER ATTENTION IS BETTER OR WORSE THAN DEEP ATTENTION CANNOT BE ANSWERED IN THE ABSTRACT …BETTER FOR WHAT? (N. KATHERINE HAYLES)Photo: wgdavis
  26. 26. A CASE COULD BE MADE THAT HYPER ATTENTION IS MORE THAN DEEP ATTENTION -N. KATHERINE HAYLES Photo:m4tik “ ”
  27. 27. Photo: Maria Elena -N. Katherine Hayles HOWEVER, WITH THE SHIFT, SERIOUS INCOMPATIBILITIES ARISE BETWEEN THE EXPECTATIONS OF EDUCATORS… …AND THE PREFFERED COGNITIVE MODE OF YOUNG PEOPLE “ ”
  28. 28. WITH THIIIS SHIIIFT, KNOWLEDGE IS WIDE AND THIIIN RATHER THAN NARROW WE KNOW SOUNDBITES OF IINFORMATION RATHER THAN IIN DEPTH ANALYSIS ON SUBJECTSPhoto: Serge Kij AND FOCUSED RATHER THAN NARROW
  29. 29. DOES OUR ALWAYS-CONNECTED STATE AFFECT OUR ABIILITY TO THIIINK, TO BE CREATIVE AND TO IINNOVATE? (SHERRY TURKLE) Photo: Shafi
  30. 30. WE'RE SO ENTHRALLED WITH WHAT WE'VE GAINED WE DON'T REALIZE WHAT WE MAY HAVE LOST; THE ABILITY TO THIIINK OR FEEL DEEPLY Photo: 246-You
  31. 31. “PEOPLE WILL COME TO LOVE THEIR OPPRESSION, TO ADORE THE TECHNOLOGIES THAT UNDO THEIR CAPACITIES TO THINK” -NEIIIL POSTMAN Photo: Dave Johnson
  32. 32. PHOTO CREDITS All images are licensed under the Creative Commons Non-Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 agreement, and sourced from flickr. Photo: Jonas Tana
  33. 33. WRITTEN CREDITS ➢ Hayles, N. Katherine. “Hyper and Deep Attention: The Generational Divide in Cognitive Modes.” Profession. 13. (2007): 187- 199. Web. 28 March 2014. ➢ Mills, Carys. “‘Facebook fatigue’ and the aging social network”. The Star. 5 April 2013. Web. 30 March 2014. ➢ McLuhan, Marshall. Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man. Cambridge: The MIT Press: 1994. Print. ➢ Postman, Neil. Amusing Ourselves to Death. London: Penguin Books: 2005. Print. ➢ “Sherry Turkle- Alone Together”. Ted Talks. Youtube. March 25th, 2011. Web. 28 March 2014. ➢ Turkle, Sherry. Alone Together. York: Basic Books, 2012. Print. ➢ Turkle, Sherry. “The Flight From Conversation.” The New York Times. 21 April 2012. Web. 28 March 2014. Photo: Pedro Moura Pinheiro

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