Web 2.0 Education Presentation

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Unformatted text preview: The world is changing (fast) … • “Don’t listen to the negative voices in your head” • “I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.” Watson IBM - Thomas Chairman, 1943 “The telephone has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us.” Union memo 1876 - Western internal “There is no reason why anyone would want computer in their home.” Ken Olsen Founder, Equipment Corp. 1977 Digital “If change is happening on the outside, faster than the inside, the end is in sight.” - Jack Welch “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one, most responsive to change.” - Charles Shift Happens… Guess the company: • “______________ has been turning creative ideas into breakthroughs for well over a century.“ • Invented grammar checkers • Invented built-in dictionaries (1985) • Invented the laptop word processor (1989) • Started building PDA’s in 1994 Any guesses? Smith Corona wanted to win in the world of the Typewriter. • Viewed the PC as a rival technology • Could have dominated PC word processing The Point? • Situational Framing… our perspective… often dictates our outcomes • Embrace change, share the voice, lead… • ‘The Don’t be afraid to fail… or you just might run the risk best typewriter company in the world’ of becoming… Web 2.0 Resources • Web 2.0 in just under 5 minutes (change in one area (such as the way we communicate) can have a profound effect on everything else.) • What is Web 2.0 (Andi Gutmans of Zend defines Web 2.0 and explains how it's changing the face of the Internet.) • Understanding Web 2.0 (this video is to help teach educators about Web 2.0 tools.) • A Vision of Students Today (began as a brainstorming exercise, thinking about how students learn, what they need to learn for their future, and how our current educational system fits in.) • Did you Know? (Innovation is cumulative and the rate of change accelerates.) • Shedding Light on Web 2.0 (Kathy Shrock presentation, Necc’07.) • Resources for shedding light on Web 2.0 (This page will provide you with links to sites to support the above talk.) ...
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