Highly mobile digital devices have become so inexpensive and ubiquitous that they are considered part of the fabric of society; however, they are not part of the fabric of schools. While schools are holding on to oral traditions, textbooks, and learning that is linear, current learners live in a different world with different media that allow for different ways to access information
Returning to Values to Make an Impact - Leader Values
Based on research there seems to be unanimous consensus that a change in values cannot occur but the work of Emile Durkheim demonstrates how a "symptom of crisis" can lead to a loss of values. Durkheim's work shows us how the present reality of values erosion can take place which puts leaders in a place where they need to understand how values arise.
Are You an Omnivore or Mobile Centric? - Sci-Tech Today
Web 2.0 and the Internet, cell phones and smartphones, laptops and PDAs, YouTube and Facebook -- Are you the kind who can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em, or wish they were never invented? If you can't live without 'em, you may be what a new study from Pew Internet calls an Omnivore, a voracious user of technology that loves Web 2.0 and social networking.
The social technography of Web 2.0 - ars technica
Mac users are almost twice as likely to generate content on the web as Dell users, according to a new report by market research firm Forrester. The report, titled "Social Technographics," identifies six different levels of social media participation on the web and breaks down the numbers between the users of two major computer brands: Apple and Dell. Via Musings from Mars.