Open, Collective Networks of Knowledge

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Scott McMaster
ED6620
Final Project: The Future of Education
Dr. Elizabeth Murphy
Memorial University

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Open, Collective Networks of Knowledge

  1. 1.
  2. 2. Time spent Learning?<br />
  3. 3. Where is education headed? Sir Ken Richardson mentions the unpredictability of it in a TED conference on ‘How we Learn’.<br />
  4. 4. Computing Technology Growth<br />
  5. 5. Born Digital Generation<br />
  6. 6. Ubiquitous Technologies<br />
  7. 7. Meeting New Needs<br />
  8. 8. ‘Age of Information’<br />
  9. 9. Many voices, many ideas converging . . . <br />
  10. 10. Working Together, building, modifying and rebuilding knowledge.<br />
  11. 11. Multilingual and multicultural tools powered by individuals.<br />
  12. 12. Knowledge is Socially Constructed<br />Jean Piaget (1926)<br /> Lev Vygotsky (1962) <br />
  13. 13. Global Knowledge Base<br />
  14. 14. Open Source forging many connections<br />
  15. 15. Worldwide Collaborative Learning<br />
  16. 16. Connexions<br />
  17. 17. MIT FREE Course Materials<br />
  18. 18. Sites for collaborative education<br />
  19. 19. OWL Institute<br />
  20. 20. Interactive Open Education<br />
  21. 21. Putting it all Together, Together<br />
  22. 22. The Universe is a big Place to Observe<br />
  23. 23. Costs of Technology<br />
  24. 24. Give Open Source a Chance!<br />Saying no to:<br />Saying yes to:<br />
  25. 25. Socialist vs. Capitalist Models<br />
  26. 26. Knowledge as a Stock?<br />
  27. 27. Knowledge as a Commodity?<br />
  28. 28. Collaboration and Social Justice<br /> Karl Marx<br />Thomas Dewey <br />
  29. 29. Looking Forward Building New Identities <br />
  30. 30. Open Source Social Systems <br />
  31. 31. Knowledge comes from every level in every direction<br />
  32. 32. Technology within us<br />
  33. 33. Technology inside of our brains cells, networked to the entire world of knowledge, communicating and collaborating with others at an unimaginable pace!<br />
  34. 34. Human Synapses Connecting to Global Social Networks<br />
  35. 35. Wireless Access to the Brain<br />
  36. 36. Final Note<br /> “How we shape and engineer the technology, tools, organization of knowledge, and virtual communities on the expanding Internet information infrastructure will directly affect the potential productivity, roles, and equity of opportunity of young people in the near and distant future, and thereby will affect the kind of society into which we evolve” (Hunter and Richards,2003, p.11). <br />

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