Reflections on the new Openness: A Digital Revolution?

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Webinar for Institute of Education, Massey University, postgraduate students, 31st July 2013.

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Reflections on the new Openness: A Digital Revolution?

  1. 1. Reflections on the New Openness: A Digital Revolution? Professor Mark Brown 31st July, 2013 http://www.slideshare.net/mbrownz
  2. 2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfkRZWFHpss While you wait for us to start… Take a look at this brief video…
  3. 3. Reflections on the New Openness: A Digital Revolution? Professor Mark Brown 31st July, 2013 http://www.slideshare.net/mbrownz
  4. 4. http://delfa.massey.ac.nz • Innovation Hub • Global Think-tank • Networked Community • International Consultancy • Engine for New Learning Futures • Leading International Advisory Board AboutDELFA…
  5. 5. DEANZ…
  6. 6. A quick survey… • Who is from the tertiary sector? • Who is from the schooling sector? • Who is from the private sector? • Who is from the early childhood sector?
  7. 7. A Digital Revolution or Evolution?
  8. 8. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfkRZWFHpss The power of openness…
  9. 9. Openness is the space where ideas can have sex!
  10. 10. “The openness movement is a bit like teenage sex. Everybody says they're doing it but no one really is. And those who are doing it aren't doing it very well."
  11. 11. 1.What is openness? 2. What is the significance? 3.What are the competing drivers? Outline…
  12. 12. Key message… “The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together...” William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well, Act 4, Scene 3
  13. 13. Questions… “A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.” Francis Bacon
  14. 14. • Open living • Open source • Open access • Open educational resources • Open courses CONFUSION Openness is the new normal…. 1. What is openness?
  15. 15. http://www.ted.com/talks/don_tapscott_four_principles_for_the_open_world_1.html 1. Collaboration 1. Transparency 2. Sharing 3. Empowerment Principles… 1. What is openness?
  16. 16. Questions… “A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.” Francis Bacon
  17. 17. 2. What isthe significance? • It‟s changing our lives… • It‟s changing our institutions…
  18. 18. 1983 2013 Long ago people danced at concerts, now they video, share, click and tweet! Source: KPCB Internet Trends 2013 2. What isthe significance?
  19. 19. Source: KPCB Internet Trends 2013 2. What isthe significance?
  20. 20. Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SuNx0UrnEo&feature=youtu.be 2. What isthe significance?
  21. 21. 2. What isthe significance?
  22. 22. The economics of abundance The OER movement… 2. What isthe significance?
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  32. 32. FOMO 2. What isthe significance?
  33. 33. The traditional educational institutionis being chiseled away by powerful global forces and new business models as a multitude ofalternativeproviders emerge. What does all this mean? 2. What isthe significance?
  34. 34. 3. What are the competing drivers?
  35. 35. “It is the theory that decides what we can observe…” Albert Einstein 3. What are the competing drivers?
  36. 36. Knowledge Society Knowledge Economy • Online learning • Blended learning • Anytime, anywhere learning Major competing discourses… E-learning • Distance education • Technology-enhanced learning • Different interest groups and stakeholders borrow the same „language of persuasion‟to legitimize their own hegemonic agenda Open nesss
  37. 37. Knowledge Society Knowledge Economy Reproduction • Mass education • Universal standards • Education as a commodity • Increased market competition Major competing discourses… Different interest groups and stakeholders borrow the same „language of persuasion‟to legitimize their own hegemonic agenda • Online learning • Blended learning • Anytime, anywhere learning E-learning • Distance education • Technology-enhanced learning • Open nesss
  38. 38. Knowledge Society Knowledge Economy Reschooling Reproduction • xMOOCs • New pedagogies • Real world learning • Education in change • Mass education • Universal standards • Education as a commodity • Increased market competition Major competing discourses… • Online learning • Blended learning • Anytime, anywhere learning E-learning • Distance education • Technology-enhanced learning • Different interest groups and stakeholders borrow the same „language of persuasion‟to legitimize their own hegemonic agenda Open nesss
  39. 39. Knowledge Society Knowledge Economy Deschooling Reschooling Reproduction • PLE • cMOOCs • Un-curriculum • Life-long learning • Mass education • Universal standards • Education as a commodity • Increased market competition Major competing discourses… • xMOOCs • New pedagogies • Real world learning • Education in change • Online learning • Blended learning • Anytime, anywhere learning E-learning • Distance education • Technology-enhanced learning • Different interest groups and stakeholders borrow the same „language of persuasion‟to legitimize their own hegemonic agenda Open nesss
  40. 40. Reconceptualist Knowledge Society Knowledge Economy Deschooling Reschooling Reproduction • Being glocal • Digital citizenship • Socially just society • Education for change • xMOOCs • New pedagogies • Real world learning • Education in change • Mass education • Universal standards • Education as a commodity • Increased market competition Major competing discourses… • PLE • cMOOCs • Un-curriculum • Life-long learning • Online learning • Blended learning • Anytime, anywhere learning E-learning • Distance education • Technology-enhanced learning • Different interest groups and stakeholders borrow the same „language of persuasion‟to legitimize their own hegemonic agenda Open nesss
  41. 41. Conclusion
  42. 42. “We shape our dwellings and afterwards our dwellings shape us” Conclusion
  43. 43. “We tend to overestimatethe effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.” Amara‟s Law Conclusion
  44. 44. A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking Conclusion
  45. 45. “He [she] who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he [she] who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.” Chinese Proverb Conclusion

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