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Fishing in the Desert

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This short set of slides supports a story around the idea that “People don’t know what the don’t know”, one focus point in the seminar, “Bringing the Jackfruit Home” presented to Pre-Service Teachers at Nipissing University, January, 2010 Additional information is found here: http://newmediaworkshops.pbworks.com/Bringing_theJackfruit_home

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Fishing in the Desert

  1. 1. Learning How to Fish… in the Desert This short set of slides supports a story around the idea that “People don’t know what the don’t know”, one focus point in the seminar, “Bringing the Jackfruit Home” presented to Pre-Service Teachers at Nipissing University, January, 2010 Additional information is found here: http://newmediaworkshops.pbworks.com/Bringing_theJackfruit_home By Susan Lister
  2. 2. I worked in Dubai at the Higher Colleges of Technology teaching Multimedia, Photography, Project Management etc.(1999- 2004).
  3. 3. Almost every weekend we would go out camping in the desert.
  4. 4. And every weekend I would get stuck
  5. 5. My friends were always happy to help me out
  6. 6. Someone would get in my truck and try this, try that…
  7. 7. and eventually drive the truck out of its bad spot.
  8. 8. BUT I really needed to learn “To Fish” rather than be handed a ‘Fish’.
  9. 9. I needed to become self-sufficient –
  10. 10. Luckily, there were only a few key things I needed to learn how to do!
  11. 11. Desert Dunes Survival Tip <ul><li>1) Lower the air in your tires </li></ul><ul><li>2) Turn off your air conditioning </li></ul>
  12. 12. “ Learning How To Fish in the Desert” is part of the “Bringing the Jackfruit Home” Seminar originally presented by Susan Lister to Pre-Service Teachers at Nipissing University, January 2010 Go to: newmediaworkshops.pbworks.com / Bringing_theJackfruit_home For additional information and resources

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