computers rapid feedback – before bad habits form – e.g. spelling checkers … but not correctors! low judgement …
computer personality work at Dundee – questionnaires and interviews – personal questions (medical) electronic versions – simple questionnaires – keyword based (like Elisa) – the more human-like the better – but better than real human
Changing Face of Technology what has happened since 1996 changes in IT
Changing Face of Technology? in 1996 – still mainly the locally networked PC in 2002 – computing is the Internet – mobile, wearable, internet appliances, … in 2008?
the Net WWW – wonderful resource … but … – affordances and authority?
the Net WWW –resource … but … affordances, authority? mobile devices – the global everywhere … – and local information
the Net WWW – resource … but … affordances, authority? mobile devices – global everywhere … local information communication –global community – culture & values? –local community – through global net!
how many computers? in your classroom IT MasterPlan– 1 for 2 pupils – 30% curriculum
how many computers? in your classroom in your home TV, video, DVD, washing machine, air conditioning, microwave, …
how many computers? in your classroom in your home on your person PDA, phone, car keys, smart cards, camera, walkman, …
Challenges Lying Ahead what will happen the long vision
Challenges Lying Ahead technology –has changed society –is changing society education –to accommodate change –to use change –to affect change
four ages of information Age of Proximity –control and information by physical contact
four ages of information Age of Proximity Age of Bureaucracy –long-distance remote contact –physical messages –early cyberspace
four ages of information Age of Proximity Age of Bureaucracy Age of Money –freemarket economies: –exchange of value –exchange of information
four ages of information Age of Proximity Age of Bureaucracy Age of Money Age of Information –electronic messages –information objects –challenges power structures –remolds economics