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learning commons beta

  1. 1. learning commons BETA
  2. 2. roots of the learning commons learners technologies
  3. 3. “ Vision of Students Today”
  4. 5. <ul><li>the Horizon Report… </li></ul><ul><li>“ seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, or creative expression within learning-focused organizations.” </li></ul>
  5. 6. Tag Cloud http://www.chrislott.org/2008/01/31/many-eyes-horizon-report/
  6. 7. emerging technologies
  7. 8. <ul><li>Which of the following is not a video sharing website? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A. blip.tv </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>B. YouTube </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C. iMovie </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>D. Viddler </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Which of the following is not a video sharing website? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C. iMovie </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 10. grassroots video emerging technologies
  10. 11. <ul><li>Google Docs lets you collaboratively create: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A. documents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>B. spreadsheets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C. presentations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>D. all of the above </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Google Docs lets you collaboratively create: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>D. all of the above </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 13. collaboration webs emerging technologies
  13. 14. <ul><li>The number of mobile devices manufactured each year are over: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A. 1 million </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>B. 500 million </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C. 1 billion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>D. a ridiculously high number! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>The number of mobile devices manufactured each year are over: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C. 1 billion </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 16. mobile broadband emerging technologies
  16. 17. <ul><li>Data mashups are: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A. song remixes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>B. accidental accounting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C. a computer geek’s supper </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>D. a website application that combines data from more than one source into a single tool </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Data mashups are: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>D. a website application that combines data from more than one source into a single tool </li></ul></ul></ul>http://www.worth1000.com/contest.asp?contest_id=9161&display=photoshop
  18. 19. data mashups emerging technologies
  19. 20. <ul><li>Wikipedia has this many English articles as of April 2008: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A. 1.5 million </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>B. 1.9 million </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C. 2.3 million </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>D. 2.7 million </li></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>Wikipedia has this many English articles as of April 2008: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C. 2.3 million </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 22. collective intelligence emerging technologies
  22. 23. <ul><li>Which nation has the most Facebook users per capita? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A. United States </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>B. Canada </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C. United Kingdom </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>D. Japan </li></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>Which nation has the most Facebook users per capita? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>B. Canada </li></ul></ul></ul>
  24. 25. social operating systems emerging technologies
  25. 26. Time-to-adoption: three to five years Collective Intelligence + Social Operating Systems Time-to-adoption: two to three years Mobile Broadband + Data Mashups Time-to-adoption: one year or less Grassroots Video + Collaboration Web The Horizon Report 2008
  26. 27. critical challenges
  27. 28. scholarship just-in-time collaboration information fluency critical challenges
  28. 29. significant trends
  29. 30. web 2.0 globalization portability technology gap significant trends
  30. 31. <ul><li>Given all of this, how do we create a place that meets the needs of our learners ? </li></ul>
  31. 32. <ul><li>consider… </li></ul><ul><li>space services synergies </li></ul>
  32. 33. The learning commons will have as its mission not merely to integrate technology, reference… and services but to facilitate learning by whatever means works best. --Remy 2004 Remy, M. 2004, 'Information literacy: The information commons Connection', paper presented to USC 2004 Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference: Enhancing the Learning Experience, California. http://www.usc.edu/libraries/locations/leavey/news/conference/presentations/presentations_9-17/USC_Remy.pdf
  33. 34. <ul><li>learningcommonsbeta.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>Maureen Toews </li></ul><ul><li>Sona Kothari </li></ul><ul><li>Red Deer College Library Information Common </li></ul><ul><li>April 2008 </li></ul>

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