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Week 6: February 15–21, 2010

Theme: Many baas & ^^^^: An ecological lens

 

This is a week for reflection and consolidation.  We intend to put here issues that come up during the first 5 weeks and address them in the context of the five lenses from our course text by Mark Pegrum.  Of course, our participants might have other ideas.  In that case, we'll go with the flow.

 

 

 

 

We suggest the following for additional insights and information ...

 

What directions and tangents might multiliteracies and educational technology take in the coming years?

 

Let's start with the past.  Here Stephen Downes updates some predictions from ten years ago ...

http://halfanhour.blogspot.com/2008/11/future-of-online-learning-ten-years-on_16.html

 

Lidija Davis makes some Predictions Across the Web

Her last resource cited is the Future of the Internet III from the Pew Internet and American Life Project

http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/2009_predictions_across_the_we.php

 

Future of the Internet III - http://www.elon.edu/docs/e-web/predictions/2008_survey.pdf

How might the following impact education with respect to multiliteracies?

Technology stakeholders and critics were asked in an online survey to assess scenarios about the future social, political, and economic impact of the Internet and they said the following:

• The mobile device will be the primary connection tool to the Internet for most people in the

world in 2020.

• The transparency of people and organizations will increase, but that will not necessarily

yield more personal integrity. social tolerance, or forgiveness.

• Talk and touch user-interfaces with the Internet will be more prevalent and accepted by

2020.

• Those working to enforce intellectual property law and copyright protection will remain in

a continuing “arms race,” with the “crackers” who will find ways to copy and share content

without payment.

• The divisions between personal time and work time and between physical and virtual

reality will be further erased for everyone who’s connected, and the results will be mixed in terms

of social relations.

• “Next-generation” engineering of the network to improve the current Internet architecture is

more likely than an effort to rebuild the architecture from scratch.

 

ePortfolios

 

Jennifer Verschoor found some nice examples of eportolios and posted them to our YahooGroup list

 

Nelba Quintana has a very sleek ePortfolio which she has shared:

 

 

 

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