Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

It fascinated social psychologist Stanley Milgram. Milgram''s question was, how many someones are in the chain?'' (Watts, 2003, p38.) Milgram theorised that it could be established that no-one is separated from anyone else in the world by more than six social contacts.

Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). ANDERSON, T (2003).

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Separation and connection

Learning with 'e's

We are witnessing a time where a mobile world wide web of connections is proliferating, and in which social mores, human relationships and communication conventions have been irrevocably changed. 2003) Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age.

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Essentially, the Web has become more social.

It’s A Smartphone Life: More Than Half Of U.S. Children Now Have One

MindShift

These stats come from a new, nationally representative survey of media use among children ages 8-18, by Common Sense Media, which has been tracking this since 2003. So an hour spent playing a video game while texting with your friends could be counted on the survey as two hours of media use. However, Vicky Rideout, lead author of the report, points out that screen use also commonly happens during commuting, mealtimes, chores, socializing or other non-screen activities.

The future of intelligence

Learning with 'e's

Futurologist Ray Kurzweil's argument looks beyond these issues, holding that the tools we have available to us as a result of networked social media and personal devices, actually enable us to increase our cognitive abilities.

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Then we will have 14 practitioner-led sessions that look deeply at the foundational relationship of libraries and librarians to media, information, and digital literacy. What does “digital literacy” mean in an era shaped by the Internet, social media, and staggering quantities of information?

Personal Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts

MindShift

But for teens, getting to know one another is often the domain of intimate friendships or curated identities on social media platforms. Isay began StoryCorps in 2003 after years of producing radio documentaries that relied on dialogues for content.

"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

They and our session presenters will look deeply at the foundational relationship of libraries and librarians to media, information, and digital literacy. What does “digital literacy” mean in an era shaped by the Internet, social media, and staggering quantities of information?

Human 2.0

Learning with 'e's

He suggests that we already have expanded memories (search engines of the web) and remote ears and eyes (mobile phones and webcams). He sees Facebook and other social networks undermining and devaluing friendships. Post human.

Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2017 on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices.

Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2017 on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Karen has presented at conferences around the country about teaching students to navigate social media and working with teachers to develop digital projects that embrace new media literacies. It breaks down all physical and social barriers.