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The Learning Revolution

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This is my lecture at Reykjavík Univ

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The Learning Revolution

  1. 1. The Learning Revolution Ólafur Andri Ragnarsson
  2. 2. Have teaching methods notchanged over time?
  3. 3. Reykjavík University some centuries later
  4. 4. 2+ billion users areconnected to a global network Copyright © 2011, Ólafur
  5. 5. 93,2% of Icelanders are online Flickr photo: Arkadyevna
  6. 6. It’s not about technology – it’sall about cultural change
  7. 7. 2000 2010 iMac iPhone Mac OS 9.0.4 iOS 4.0 500 MHz PowerPC G3 CPU, 128MB Memory 1 Ghz ARM A4 CPU, 512MB Memory Screen - 786K pixels Screen - 614K pixels Storage - 30GB Hard Drive Storage - 32GB Flash DriveSource: Ars Technical Images: Apple
  8. 8. There is a fundamental shift in howpeople consume content Copyright © 2011, Ólafur Picture by Flickr user Shaggyshoo
  9. 9. Every minute, 24 hours of content isuploaded to YouTube
  10. 10. SocialPeople spend 9.3billion hours onFacebook eachmonthThat’s 1,065,449 year
  11. 11. Digitallifestyle
  12. 12. Digital Online World
  13. 13. Learning is part of this world Digital online world
  14. 14. The knowledge of the world is at our fingertips
  15. 15. Teaching methods are restrictedto the limitations of the past Flickr: dfridge
  16. 16. Opportunity to innovate in educationis to change the attitude to learning
  17. 17. OPEN UP
  18. 18. RETHINK READING ASSIGNMENTS
  19. 19. RETHINK READING ASSIGNMENTS
  20. 20. Short clip form Jane McGonigal’s TED lecture: Gaming can make a better worldgoo.gl/sVZyx
  21. 21. PUBLISH WRITING
  22. 22. RECORD EVERYTHING
  23. 23. Example from lecture recording. Full videos are in RU MySchool
  24. 24. Camtasia
  25. 25. Bamboo Wacom Pen Tablet
  26. 26. TELL STORIES
  27. 27. Short clip form 1992 documentary: The Machine That Changed the World: Giant Brains.http://goo.gl/AQ2fVThe story starts at 8:12
  28. 28. WHAT EVER IT TAKES WTF?
  29. 29. The web is just 20,we are in the earlystages
  30. 30. Ólafur Andri Ragnarsson andri@ru.is olafurandri.com twitter.com/olandri delicious/olandri foursquare.com/olandri

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