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learning commons BETA


learners

technologies

roots of the learning commons


“Vision of Students Today”


the Horizon Report… “seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, or creative expression within learning-focused organizations.”


Tag Cloud http://www.chrislott.org/2008/01/31/many-eyes-horizon-report/


emerging technologies


Which of the following is not a video sharing website? A. blip.tv B. YouTube C. iMovie D. Viddler


Which of the following is not a video sharing website? C. iMovie


emerging technologies

grassroots video


Google Docs lets you collaboratively create: A. documents B. spreadsheets C. presentations D. all of the above


Google Docs lets you collaboratively create:

D. all of the above


emerging technologies

collaboration webs


The number of mobile devices manufactured each year are over: A. 1 million B. 500 million C. 1 billion D. a ridiculously high number!


The number of mobile devices manufactured each year are over: C. 1 billion


emerging technologies

mobile broadband


Data mashups are: A. song remixes B. accidental accounting C. a computer geek’s supper D. a website application that combines data from more than one source into a single tool


Data mashups are:

D. a website application that combines data from more than one source into a single tool

http://www.worth1000.com/contest.asp?contest_id=9161&display=photoshop


emerging technologies

data mashups


Wikipedia has this many English articles as of April 2008: A. 1.5 million B. 1.9 million C. 2.3 million D. 2.7 million


Wikipedia has this many English articles as of April 2008: C. 2.3 million


emerging technologies

collective intelligence


Which nation has the most Facebook users per capita? A. United States B. Canada C. United Kingdom D. Japan


Which nation has the most Facebook users per capita? B. Canada


emerging technologies

social operating systems


The Horizon Report 2008

Time-to-adoption: three to five years Collective Intelligence + Social Operating Systems

Time-to-adoption: two to three years Mobile Broadband + Data Mashups

Time-to-adoption: one year or less Grassroots Video + Collaboration Web


critical challenges


critical challenges

scholarship just-in-time collaboration information fluency


significant trends


significant trends

web 2.0 globalization portability technology gap


Given all of this, how do we create a place that meets the needs of our learners?


consider‌

space services synergies


The learning commons will have as its mission not merely to integrate technology, reference‌ and services but to facilitate learning by whatever means works best. --Remy 2004

Remy, M. 2004, 'Information literacy: The information commons Connection', paper presented to USC 2004 Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference: Enhancing the Learning Experience, California. http://www.usc.edu/libraries/locations/leavey/news/conference/presentations/presentations_9-17/USC_Remy.pdf


learningcommonsbeta.wordpress.com Maureen Toews Sona Kothari Red Deer College Library Information Common April 2008

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