Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Learning for our connected times:Preparing to live with surprises<br />Peter Albion<br />Digital Learning Research Network...
Schooling has brought us this far – now we must connect to an unpredictable future.<br />Photo: Thomas Hawk CC (by)(nc)(sa...
What teachers do with learning in the next ten years will determine the future of the world.<br />(Stephen Heppell, 2011) ...
Schooling worked in a stable world but we are living at the margins of possibility.<br />Red Crater, Tongariro Crossing, N...
Teachers must prepare learners to deal with the unexpected, to live with surprises.<br />North Ambrym, Vanuatu, Jul 2011<b...
Connect for support in living with surprises.<br />Brisbane flood aftermath, Jan 2011<br />
Information stocks are becoming flows.<br />Milford Sound Road, New Zealand, Dec 2007<br />
Traditional schooling transmitted information from teacher to learner.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
Information changed slowly.<br />Moiry Glacier, Switzerland, Jul 2006<br />
Access was restricted – few could read.<br />Photo: rosefirerising CC (by) (nc) (nd)<br />
It seemed possible for school to teach everything needed for life.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
Four waves of technology have changed the way we share information.<br />Photo: Kanaka's Paradise Life CC (by) (nc) <br />
Desktop publishing enabled anybody to produce quality print material.<br />Photo: MarcinWichary CC (by)<br />
The World Wide Web made a single copy of a document available globally.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
Web 2.0 allows anybody to publish to the World Wide Web.<br />
Mobile Internet allows anyone to publish or access from anywhere.<br />Callum, 2010<br />
Our understanding of knowledge evolves as information expands.<br />Photo: patriziasoliani CC (by) (nc)<br />
Objectivist knowledge exists independently – it can be owned and transmitted.<br />Photo: Thomas Hawk CC (by) (nc)<br />
Constructivist knowledge exists in the learner – it is built from personal experience.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
Connectivist knowledge exists in the network– learning is making connections.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
Education should reflect the world.<br />Milford Sound Road, New Zealand, Dec 2007<br />
In the 21st century replication gives way to customization and creativity.<br />Photo: Andrew McFarlane & CC (by) (nc) <br />
4 Cs of 21st century skills are Creativity, Critical thinking, Communication, & Collaboration.<br />Partnership for 21st C...
Learning should be building knowledge not accumulating information.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
Everyday creativity<br />refers to a process which brings together at least one active human mind, and the material or dig...
Spice up learning by connecting.<br />Kuching, Malaysia, Jun 2010<br />
Making is connecting – materials & people.<br />Sydney, Jul 2011<br />
Use Web 2.0 tools to connect and share creativity.<br />Wes Fryer<br />
Connect learners to build knowledge together.<br />
Connectivity presents new challenges for learning and teaching.<br />Chartres, France, Jul 2009<br />
Connection to information makes misuse possible.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
Connected working requires collaboration skills.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
Collaborating in networks makes disconnected assessment problematic.<br />Madero Tango, Buenos Aires, Aug 2010<br />
Connect teachers for learning & sharing.<br />
Innovation may be incremental or disruptive.<br />Diagram: Catherine Styles CC (by)<br />
Lifelong learning is now fundamental.<br />Photo: jcfrog CC (by)<br />
Teachers should be expert learners.<br />
The big shift is from push to pull.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
Learners & teachers need to manage information flow.<br />Photo:ckchanwebCC(by) (nc)<br />
Information can be hunted but farming is more efficient.<br />Photos: mrshife & vredeseilanden CC (by)(nc)(sa)<br />
Search is good but subscription is better. Use RSS.<br />
Follow a leader in an area of interest. <br />
Build bridges to connect to personal & professional learning networks.<br />Annecy, France, Jul 2006<br />
Build digital networks using existing networks as a base.<br />
Connecting and contributing builds reputation and trust.<br />Photo: Jean‐François Chénier CC (by) (nc) <br />
Connectivity blurs the boundaries between work and social life.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
Schooling worked in a stable world but we are living at the margins of possibility.<br />Red Crater, Tongariro Crossing, N...
Teachers must prepare learners to deal with the unexpected, to live with surprises.<br />North Ambrym, Vanuatu, Jul 2011<b...
Connect for support in living with surprises.<br />Brisbane flood aftermath, Jan 2011<br />
Learning for our connected times:Preparing to live with surprises<br />Peter Albion<br />Digital Learning Research Network...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Learning for our connected times: Learning to live with surprises

469 views

Published on

Slides for a presentation to the Connected Learning Community showcases arranged by Toowoomba Catholic Education Office.

Published in: Education, Business
  • Be the first to comment

Learning for our connected times: Learning to live with surprises

  1. 1. Learning for our connected times:Preparing to live with surprises<br />Peter Albion<br />Digital Learning Research Network<br />Faculty of Education, USQ<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
  2. 2. Schooling has brought us this far – now we must connect to an unpredictable future.<br />Photo: Thomas Hawk CC (by)(nc)(sa)<br />
  3. 3. What teachers do with learning in the next ten years will determine the future of the world.<br />(Stephen Heppell, 2011) - YouTube<br />
  4. 4. Schooling worked in a stable world but we are living at the margins of possibility.<br />Red Crater, Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand, Nov 2010<br />
  5. 5. Teachers must prepare learners to deal with the unexpected, to live with surprises.<br />North Ambrym, Vanuatu, Jul 2011<br />
  6. 6. Connect for support in living with surprises.<br />Brisbane flood aftermath, Jan 2011<br />
  7. 7. Information stocks are becoming flows.<br />Milford Sound Road, New Zealand, Dec 2007<br />
  8. 8. Traditional schooling transmitted information from teacher to learner.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
  9. 9. Information changed slowly.<br />Moiry Glacier, Switzerland, Jul 2006<br />
  10. 10. Access was restricted – few could read.<br />Photo: rosefirerising CC (by) (nc) (nd)<br />
  11. 11. It seemed possible for school to teach everything needed for life.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
  12. 12. Four waves of technology have changed the way we share information.<br />Photo: Kanaka's Paradise Life CC (by) (nc) <br />
  13. 13. Desktop publishing enabled anybody to produce quality print material.<br />Photo: MarcinWichary CC (by)<br />
  14. 14. The World Wide Web made a single copy of a document available globally.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
  15. 15. Web 2.0 allows anybody to publish to the World Wide Web.<br />
  16. 16. Mobile Internet allows anyone to publish or access from anywhere.<br />Callum, 2010<br />
  17. 17. Our understanding of knowledge evolves as information expands.<br />Photo: patriziasoliani CC (by) (nc)<br />
  18. 18. Objectivist knowledge exists independently – it can be owned and transmitted.<br />Photo: Thomas Hawk CC (by) (nc)<br />
  19. 19. Constructivist knowledge exists in the learner – it is built from personal experience.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
  20. 20. Connectivist knowledge exists in the network– learning is making connections.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
  21. 21. Education should reflect the world.<br />Milford Sound Road, New Zealand, Dec 2007<br />
  22. 22. In the 21st century replication gives way to customization and creativity.<br />Photo: Andrew McFarlane & CC (by) (nc) <br />
  23. 23. 4 Cs of 21st century skills are Creativity, Critical thinking, Communication, & Collaboration.<br />Partnership for 21st Century Skills<br />
  24. 24. Learning should be building knowledge not accumulating information.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
  25. 25. Everyday creativity<br />refers to a process which brings together at least one active human mind, and the material or digital world, in the activity of making something which is novel in that context, and is a process which evokes a feeling of joy.<br />David Gauntlett<br />
  26. 26. Spice up learning by connecting.<br />Kuching, Malaysia, Jun 2010<br />
  27. 27. Making is connecting – materials & people.<br />Sydney, Jul 2011<br />
  28. 28. Use Web 2.0 tools to connect and share creativity.<br />Wes Fryer<br />
  29. 29. Connect learners to build knowledge together.<br />
  30. 30. Connectivity presents new challenges for learning and teaching.<br />Chartres, France, Jul 2009<br />
  31. 31. Connection to information makes misuse possible.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
  32. 32. Connected working requires collaboration skills.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
  33. 33. Collaborating in networks makes disconnected assessment problematic.<br />Madero Tango, Buenos Aires, Aug 2010<br />
  34. 34. Connect teachers for learning & sharing.<br />
  35. 35. Innovation may be incremental or disruptive.<br />Diagram: Catherine Styles CC (by)<br />
  36. 36. Lifelong learning is now fundamental.<br />Photo: jcfrog CC (by)<br />
  37. 37. Teachers should be expert learners.<br />
  38. 38. The big shift is from push to pull.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
  39. 39. Learners & teachers need to manage information flow.<br />Photo:ckchanwebCC(by) (nc)<br />
  40. 40. Information can be hunted but farming is more efficient.<br />Photos: mrshife & vredeseilanden CC (by)(nc)(sa)<br />
  41. 41. Search is good but subscription is better. Use RSS.<br />
  42. 42. Follow a leader in an area of interest. <br />
  43. 43. Build bridges to connect to personal & professional learning networks.<br />Annecy, France, Jul 2006<br />
  44. 44. Build digital networks using existing networks as a base.<br />
  45. 45. Connecting and contributing builds reputation and trust.<br />Photo: Jean‐François Chénier CC (by) (nc) <br />
  46. 46. Connectivity blurs the boundaries between work and social life.<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />
  47. 47. Schooling worked in a stable world but we are living at the margins of possibility.<br />Red Crater, Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand, Nov 2010<br />
  48. 48. Teachers must prepare learners to deal with the unexpected, to live with surprises.<br />North Ambrym, Vanuatu, Jul 2011<br />
  49. 49. Connect for support in living with surprises.<br />Brisbane flood aftermath, Jan 2011<br />
  50. 50. Learning for our connected times:Preparing to live with surprises<br />Peter Albion<br />Digital Learning Research Network<br />Faculty of Education, USQ<br />Peter.Albion@usq.edu.au<br />Microsoft ClipArt<br />

×