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Subnet: Shaping the Crowd by Pippa Buchanan


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Subnet: Shaping the Crowd by Pippa Buchanan

  1. 1. Shaping the CrowdIdentity, openness and new ways of learning. Pippa Buchanan (@pipstar)
  2. 2. education is the process by which society deliberately transmits its accumulated knowledge, skills and values from one generation to another
  3. 3. Learning is acquiring new or modifying existing knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences and may involve synthesizing different types of information.
  4. 4. The Open Education Movement: ...creating, using, adapting and improving open educational resources; embracing educationalpractices built around collaboration, discovery and the creation of knowledge... The Cape Town Open Education Declaration, September 2007
  5. 5. Open LearningLearning opportunities that are: ● Participatory and collaborative ● Learner driven ● Free / accessible ● Transferable and recognisable ● Adaptable to learners requirements ● Low barriers to entry
  6. 6. Why is open learning important?
  7. 7. Access and Opportunity In knowledge-based economy, those who havethe lowest levels of skill and the weakest capacity for constant updating are less and less likely to find paid employment.
  8. 8. Responsive to Future ChangesWhat happens when our elders cant teach theknowledge, skills and values we need today?
  9. 9. We live in a changing world.The skills and knowledge we need cant be transferred by education. We have to learn that ourselves.
  10. 10. Doctor, Teacher, Architect, Psychologist Astronaut, Painter, Mechanic
  11. 11. B.A, M.A. Dip. PhD
  12. 12. What should I learn? How should I organise this study? How can I track what I learn? Who and what do I learn from? How do I share my knowledge? How do I afford this?How can I get this learning recognised?
  13. 13. When we learn we change.
  14. 14. Education is life: not merely preparation for anunknown kind of future living... The whole of life is learning, therefore education can have no endings. Eduard Lindman, The Meaning of Adult Education, 1926
  15. 15. What did you learn today?
  16. 16. ... and many more
  17. 17. Propose a topic to learn about. Find open and free resources.Create a study group with like-minded people. Collaborate on tasks.
  18. 18. What you can do ●Identify what you want to learn. Keep a learning journal ●Reflect on your learning experiences● Get involved with ● Participate in a skill swap ●● Create a sharable learning resource
  19. 19. Thank youSubNet!Contact:Pippa Buchanan, School of Webcraft Community Lifeguard and Curriculum | @pipstarhttp://battlecat.nethttp://learninglearning.wordpress.com