Digital Storytelling: the potential of digital mapping and open data on the Cloud

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A presentation at the DLearn conference on the use of new technologies in learning situations. Covering several projects, the School on the Cloud, YouthMetre and Tell Your Story. The presentation is interactive with links to Cloud-based activities and the GeoCitizen app.

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Digital Storytelling: the potential of digital mapping and open data on the Cloud

  1. 1. Karl Donert, President, EUROGEO: European Association of Geographers Director, Innovative Learning Network eurogeomail@yahoo.co.uk Digital Storytelling: the potential of digital mapping and open data on the Cloud
  2. 2. Cloud Computing
  3. 3. 3 Competences and spatial citizenship Donert K, Gryl I and Jekel T (2010), GI & Spatial Citizenship, In Jekel T, Donert K, Koller A and Vogler R, Learning with GeoInformation V, Berlin, Wichman Verlag Spatial Citizenship
  4. 4. Download GeoCitizen App
  5. 5. The Future of Technology Matt Britland, The Guardian: 19 June 2013, http://tinyurl.com/o65bvcr
  6. 6. The Future of Technology Matt Britland, The Guardian: 19 June 2013, http://tinyurl.com/o65bvcr
  7. 7. Transition to the Cloud (leadership and management)
  8. 8. What way has the Cloud impacted on you most? Which tools? URL: http://bit.ly/2qA2aJb
  9. 9. Dotstorming http://bit.ly/2qA2aJb
  10. 10. Society might never be the same
  11. 11. Norman, D. A. (1998). The invisible computer: Why Good Products Can Fail, the Personal Computer Is So Complex, and Information Appliances Are the Solution. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  12. 12. Disruptive Innovation
  13. 13. Disruption: threats and consequences Threats • Chaos – instability - change routine • Initial investment • Resistance – fear • Loss of control • Ownership - security • Quality Consequences • New learning processes • Change administration • Different decision making • Integrated ecosystems • Exchange of knowledge • Better assessment
  14. 14. Disruption: opportunities • Full control – monitoring learning process / outcomes • Adjust expenditure • Improve organisation • Systemic change – different roles • Move forward – better assessment • Empowering • Motivating – exciting – attractive • Flexible organisations • Competitive • Optimising – greater efficiency
  15. 15. Maps on the Web https://www.arcgis.com/
  16. 16. Maps on the Web key features • System for storing and sharing data online • A search engine …. • Base maps • Lots of maps (and apps) • Community of users ArcGIS Online ArcGIS Desktop Mobile GIS Desktop GIS ArcGIS Explorer Web GIS
  17. 17. Make / create interactive web maps
  18. 18. Web-centered Mapping ArcGIS Online
  19. 19. ArcGIS Online is Mobile-Enabled All ArcGIS Online web maps and apps are automatically available on mobile devices. They are device independent, and do not need the ArcGIS Online app to access them.
  20. 20. http://bit.ly/2f1ZrDC Example: Sicily region civil protection division
  21. 21. Ragusa http://bit.ly/2f3RA8Y
  22. 22. Commune of Ragusa http://www.comune.ragusa.sitr.it/gfmaplet/
  23. 23. • Personal (free) and organizational accounts https://www.arcgis.com/ • Access - through web browsers and mobile devices How can you access ArcGIS Online?
  24. 24. Tell Your Story http://tellyourstorymap.eu
  25. 25. Power of Storytelling • Tell Your Story http://tellyourstorymap.eu • Telling digital stories with maps to fight against early School-Leaving
  26. 26. Power of Storytelling • Storytelling is the art of telling stories • Helps build identities, construct meaning, make connections with others and facilitate access to information • Based on: –narrative, –dialogue and –content curation
  27. 27. Digital Storytelling Components of digital storytelling (Freidus and Hlubinka, 2002)
  28. 28. Storytelling with maps • Digital maps are a gateway to discovery • Essential tools for understanding issues and solving real problems • Storymaps helps organize thoughts, evaluate strengths and weaknesses of a situation, give a clear visual reference for exploring potential new directions and an instrument for understanding and addressing complex issues
  29. 29. Power of Storytelling Potential of Story Maps https://storymaps.arcgis.com/
  30. 30. Storymapping pedagogies • An alternative approach … not traditional • Cognitive organizational scheme through which the narrator can subjectively organise, shape, and structure experiences into a coherent whole • Interactive content, more dynamism in the ways of teaching, provokes greater creativity and empowerment to participate in decisions
  31. 31. Storymapping pedagogies • social pedagogy - considers the person as a whole, without separating knowledge, feelings, and actions (Úcar, 2013) • based on active learner constructivism • ‘sensemaking’ (Calvard, 2016) • useful process during crises, periods of change, learning and cognition (Sandberg and Tsoukas, 2014)
  32. 32. Storytelling with maps http://arcg.is/2wcRoLf
  33. 33. Storytelling with maps http://arcg.is/2wcRoLf
  34. 34. Storytelling with maps http://arcg.is/2wcRoLf
  35. 35. Storytelling with maps http://arcg.is/2wcRoLf
  36. 36. Storytelling with maps http://arcg.is/2wcRoLf
  37. 37. Storytelling with maps
  38. 38. Storytelling with maps
  39. 39. Storytelling with maps
  40. 40. Storytelling with maps
  41. 41. Storytelling with maps
  42. 42. Storytelling with maps
  43. 43. Empower youth to have an impact on EU youth policy http://www.youthmetre.eu
  44. 44. European Youth Strategy EYS (2010-8) has two main objectives: • Provide more and equal opportunities for young people in education and the job market • Encourage young people to actively participate in society
  45. 45. Eurobarometer Surveys • Examined active engagement of youth
  46. 46. Structured Dialogue
  47. 47. YouthMetre Challenge http://youthmetre.eu/training/ Online resources / training materials - v. soon Training for Local Authorities - Nov 2017 Training for NGOs - January 2018 MACRO level MESO level MiCRO level
  48. 48. http://eryica.org/page/principles-online-youth-information
  49. 49. Maps and interactive visualisations help regions and cities decode their toughest challenges https://t.co/3Jmbc0ZMJC
  50. 50. YouthMetre Training http://youthmetre.eu/training/ Online resources / training materials - v. soon Training for Local Authorities - Nov 2017 Training for NGOs - January 2018 Participatory Actions
  51. 51. Young people are heard Young people give their opinion Views taken into account Involved in decision making Participatory Actions
  52. 52. Bonney, R., Cooper, C. and Ballard, H., 2016. The theory and practice of Citizen Science: Launching a new journal. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, 1(1). Finquelievich, S., 2014. From Cultural Consumers to Cultural Prosumers: Citizens’ Co-creation of Cultural Changes in Information Society. Internet and Socio-Cultural Transformations in Information Society, p.137.
  53. 53. 15 Study Groups http://youthmetre.eu/study-groups/
  54. 54. Information become informed Inspiration generate ideas Interaction agree ideas implementation Process: Orient – Browse - Identify – Collect - Share – Discuss - Propose - Rate - Implement – Monitor
  55. 55. Innovative Teacher - iTeacher Changing roles of teachers Online catalogue of essential tools Guidance for teachers Define key teaching competences
  56. 56. Innovative Teacher - iTeacher
  57. 57. Independent Learner - iLearner Personalised learning Manual for teachers State of the art review
  58. 58. European Commission (2015), Creating Value Through Open Data http://tinyurl.com/j6qypoe
  59. 59. Web: http://www.youthmetre.eu Newsletter: http://tinyurl.com/YouthMetre1 Email: eurogeomail@yahoo.co.uk Twitter: @youthmetre
  60. 60. What way has the Cloud impacted on you most? Which tools? URL: http://bit.ly/2qA2aJb
  61. 61. Imagine the Future - iFuture
  62. 62. Change Management
  63. 63. Education could be so different today.. Presentation @ http://tinyurl.com/soc-webinar Cartoons from: http://cloudtweaks.com/category/cloud-computing/cartoon/
  64. 64. Karl Donert, Consultant Innovative Learning Network President EUROGEO kdonert@yahoo.com @karldonert

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