Digital literacy 8: Repurposing content

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Most of my recent slide presentations are freely available on this Slideshare site , and I publish them under a Creative Commons license that allows others to download and use them either as complete slideshows, or to select individual slides that can be inserted into their own slideshows. Copyleft and Creative Commons are just two of the initiatives that have emerged in recent years. slideshare creative commons copyleft repurpose mashup digital literacy

Nothing new under the sun

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In an information society , children play with information" - Henry Jenkins "Goo d artists borrow, great artists steal." - Pablo Picasso What do these quotes have in common? just about everything you encounter online has either been done before, or it's a synthesis (the social media term is 'mashup') of previously available content. Are we seeing evidence for the end of creativity, or a new kind of artistry? Is there a derivative nature to creativity as Ferguson claims?

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Remix culture and education

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Sometimes several works are combined or 'mashed up' to create new versions. In the digital age, where many have access to the participatory web such as social media, it is easier than ever to remix and mashup content. Remixing is a creative process. Any of the above tools can be used to promote creative thinking. creativity Digital education Garageband learning Photoshop remix schools Technology

Digital literacy 9: Broadcasting yourself

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and Edupunk movements - the do it yourself culture in which costly proprietary systems and tools are spurned in favour of haphazard, unbranded, informal mashups and loose aggregations of tools. People everywhere are using the web to broadcast, publish and share their ideas, opinions and creative works to the rest of the world. Traditional publishers are having to sit up and take notice - particularly to the open access movement.

5 technologies to promote creative learning

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If those methods can also encourage creative thinking, they are even more welcome in the classroom. Technology can provide some of those creative solutions. Here are just five ideas for using technology to support learning, while promoting creative thinking, and I''m sure that with a little thought you will be able to adapt them to your own subject area. 3) Commons Touch: Ask students to submit two or three good quality images to Wikimedia Commons.

Maslow, technology and learning

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I love a good mash-up. But a mash-up takes several ideas, formats or sources and places them together in a new form, to say something new. It's creative and it's often thought provoking. How much more could we say about the uses of technology when we place them up against a pre-digital age theory such as Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs model? Abraham Maslow education hierarchy of needs learning mashup pedagogy teaching Technology

Shocks to the system

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Repurposing and remixing, mashups and aggregations of content became commonplace, and collaborative, community based spaces were populated with content that was ever shifting, never completed. Image by Jeremy Brooks on Flickr Shocks to the system by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

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Good morning Barcelona!! Jim Groom at #EDEN15

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Groom's popular and anarchic blog Bavatuesdays is a regular port of call for all those seeking this kind of eclectic and irreverent mashup of concepts, thoughts and opinions. He has set up a number of alternative learning experiences, but most notably, his MOOC on digital storytelling, more commonly known as ds106, has had tremendous impact on what we now consider to be possible with global, networked learning. It was an open creative space for everyone within the community.

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The changing Web

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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. applications have grown out of the need for people to connect together, share experiences and knowledge, enhance their experiences and open up new possibilities in learning. Delicious, Diigo), microblogs such as Twitter, mashups (e.g.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

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Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. Self Serve Can also pick up packaged food -- self-service from a vending machine, etc. Sometimes its not even consciously done -- they might put up photos and tag them -- dont mean to generate content for others, but they do) Wearable computing (being a cyborg and having implants is the stuff of sci fi -- but its not that far away) "We look at the future through rear-view mirrors."

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

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These were posted up onto the group wiki, and a short summary attached by the ‘gold miner’ to explain what it contained and why it would be useful. Students ‘pimp’ their pages, adding colour and textures, favourite images, links to their favourite websites, including mashups to video sharing sites such as YouTube and photo sites such as Flickr. This is a continuation from yesterday''s blog post on changing times and the survival of higher education.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad). open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Here's what came up. My Predictions So with all of that as a lead up. In trying to come up with next month's #LCBQ, we specifically wanted to be able to name this.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jott This Blog

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I find my best time for thinking up excellent blog entries is late at night when Im lying in bed. I picked up the same tip from Michele, and while I havent used Jott to blog, its a terrific way to "write" a note to yourself without endangering too many other drives. Chris, your worries are justified -- even with a headset, talking on the phone takes up a lot of mental bandwidth. You can mash up audio, video, text from your phone and blast it straight to your blog (i.e.,

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Cognitive Flexibility Theory & Multiple Representations

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You might want to check out Bernice McCarthys 4MAT work at [link] She uses a sort of mashup between left/right brain thinking and Kolbs learning styles and creates a cyclical approach to teaching that attempts to present things to impact all learners. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0