Chapter 2 (Opener #1)  Web-searching in the World of E-books Originally prepared  by Fitri Suraya
<ul><li>Do you remember the first computer you used? What was the memory capacity of that computer? Did you use floppy dis...
<ul><li>A typical computer today… </li></ul>Everything’s wireless Everything’s sleek in design Everything’s integrated Eve...
From: http://bit.ly/4WxL5h HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
<ul><li>… Petaflops?? </li></ul>Read on here: http://bit.ly/5aY01N HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
<ul><li>Digital version(s) of a typical hardcopy book </li></ul><ul><li>Defined by the Oxford Dictionary of English as  &q...
<ul><li>Observed how students now are able to  browse their learning content at their fingertips . They can reach out beyo...
<ul><li>Coined the term  Fingertip Knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledged the ‘lowered levels of memorisation’ and ‘inc...
http://www.papert.org/ http://www.thelearningbarn.org/ HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
<ul><li>THE E-LEARNING IMPERATIVE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>by Brian J Ford, Visiting Professor, Beyond Distance Research Alli...
Read on here: http://bit.ly/sAKUL HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
Read on here: http://bit.ly/7wvPRb Learning is no longer imparted from teacher to trainer.  In this new world, learning qu...
<ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>OCA </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Aim: ‘ make it easier for p...
<ul><li>Open Library:  http://www.openlibrary.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Questia:  http://www.questia.com/Index.jsp </li></ul>...
Aim: To provide access and reflective opportunities to the public so the content will always be improved over time Think a...
Read on here: http://cde.athabascau.ca/online_book/ HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
<ul><li>Realise the return-of-investment of their books do not come in the form of dollars and cents </li></ul><ul><li>Are...
Read on here: http://craphound.com/ HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
<ul><li>Questions for you to reflect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What  impact  does E-book bring to the  world of publishing ? <...
<ul><li>Albert Einstein (1879-1955) once said: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Information is not knowledge”. </li></ul></ul>Pictu...
<ul><li>Go to our course’s Ning space and share what you think about the topic (based on your coursemate’s slides) </li></...
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LWeb Searching in the World of E-Books- Opener 1 (Curtis Bonk)

  1. 1. Chapter 2 (Opener #1) Web-searching in the World of E-books Originally prepared by Fitri Suraya
  2. 2. <ul><li>Do you remember the first computer you used? What was the memory capacity of that computer? Did you use floppy disks to save your work? Did you use CDs and USBs instead? </li></ul>HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  3. 3. <ul><li>A typical computer today… </li></ul>Everything’s wireless Everything’s sleek in design Everything’s integrated Everything’s with memory that is more that you will ever need Everything’s internet-ready! HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  4. 4. From: http://bit.ly/4WxL5h HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  5. 5. <ul><li>… Petaflops?? </li></ul>Read on here: http://bit.ly/5aY01N HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  6. 6. <ul><li>Digital version(s) of a typical hardcopy book </li></ul><ul><li>Defined by the Oxford Dictionary of English as &quot;an electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a personal computer or hand-held device designed specifically for this purpose&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Most are available online today </li></ul><ul><li>Example of E-book device: Kindle </li></ul>HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  7. 7. <ul><li>Observed how students now are able to browse their learning content at their fingertips . They can reach out beyond conventional means of learning. </li></ul><ul><li>He called it “ Niche Learning Opportunities ”. </li></ul>HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  8. 8. <ul><li>Coined the term Fingertip Knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledged the ‘lowered levels of memorisation’ and ‘increased use of fingertip knowledge’ and their impact on the way learning activities are designed and delivered … ( and packaged )… </li></ul>HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  9. 9. http://www.papert.org/ http://www.thelearningbarn.org/ HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  10. 10. <ul><li>THE E-LEARNING IMPERATIVE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>by Brian J Ford, Visiting Professor, Beyond Distance Research Alliance, Leicester University, UK </li></ul></ul><ul><li>URL: http://www.brianjford.com/a-09-01-elearning_microscope.pdf </li></ul>HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  11. 11. Read on here: http://bit.ly/sAKUL HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  12. 12. Read on here: http://bit.ly/7wvPRb Learning is no longer imparted from teacher to trainer. In this new world, learning quests are purposefully chosen, self-directed, and immediate (Bonk, 2009:p69) HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  13. 13. <ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>OCA </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Aim: ‘ make it easier for people to find relevant books – specifically, books they wouldn't find any other way such as those that are out of print – while carefully respecting authors' and publishers' copyrights. ‘ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.opencontentalliance.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Aim: ‘to provide public access to a rich panorama of world culture’ </li></ul>HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  14. 14. <ul><li>Open Library: http://www.openlibrary.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Questia: http://www.questia.com/Index.jsp </li></ul><ul><li>California Open Source Textbook Project (COSTP): http://www.opensourcetext.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Digital History: http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>Ebrary: http://www.ebrary.com/corp/index.jsp </li></ul>HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  15. 15. Aim: To provide access and reflective opportunities to the public so the content will always be improved over time Think about it – With increasing platforms such as this to make all of us be part of the content making process, what impact will it have on the learning process? HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  16. 16. Read on here: http://cde.athabascau.ca/online_book/ HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  17. 17. <ul><li>Realise the return-of-investment of their books do not come in the form of dollars and cents </li></ul><ul><li>Are becoming easily accessible to their readers </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize the ‘middle-man factor’ can be deleted in the publishing process </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciate the lower costs needed to publish content (with the availability of today’s user-friendly publishing tools) </li></ul><ul><li>Understand that digital publishing is the way to go! </li></ul>HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  18. 18. Read on here: http://craphound.com/ HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  19. 19. <ul><li>Questions for you to reflect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What impact does E-book bring to the world of publishing ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How will the process of learning and teaching change with the emerging tools for publishing and communications which continually intensifies the access of knowledge and information ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where do you think Web-Searching will take you ten years from now? </li></ul></ul>HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  20. 20. <ul><li>Albert Einstein (1879-1955) once said: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Information is not knowledge”. </li></ul></ul>Picture from: http://bit.ly/5oGQfz HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides
  21. 21. <ul><li>Go to our course’s Ning space and share what you think about the topic (based on your coursemate’s slides) </li></ul>HMID 6303 Opener#1 Sample Slides

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