Rethinking Education… Together

Collaboration – Participation – Community Building

“…[M]ore of what makes for human welfare depends on
info, knowledge and culture,
and social production and
peer production
is beginning to produce what we need;
software, textbooks, publishing.”

-Yochai Benkler, Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Rethinking to Rebuild

Professor Michael Wesch, Head of Digital Ethnography at Kansas State University, 2008 U.S. Professor of the Year and producer of the ground breaking viral video “Web 2.0 … The Machine is Us/ing Us” starts us on a new conversation with “Rethinking Education.”

Key clips in the video includes the contributions of Ray Kurzweil, Bruce Sterling, John Willinsky and more.

We have escaped a previous box, we don’t know where we are..
-Bruce  Sterling

There really requires the commons to come up with some of this stuff.
-Clay Shirky

Why would people construct knowledge…?
-John Willinsky

MWesch Video: Rethinking Education

Learn More

Prof. Michael Wesch
Wesch’s Youtube Channel
Landmark video”Web 2.0 … The Machine is Us/ing Us
Professional: http://mediatedcultures.net/ksudigg
eBook Project: EDUCAUSE, “The Tower and The Cloud

Yochai Benkler
Video: “Open-source economics
Berkman@10: Cooperation (Yochai Benkler, Jimmy Wales)
Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/tags/yochaibenkler
Website: www.benkler.org
eBook – PDF: The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom
eBook – Online: The Wealth of Networks

Ray Kurzweil
Talks on Bigthink.com: http://bigthink.com/raykurzweil
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Kurzweil
Website: www.kurzweilai.net

Clay Shirky
How cognitive surplus will change the world
Blog www.shirky.com
Wikipedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clay_Shirky
Twitter http://twitter.com/cshirky
Professional http://itp.tisch.nyu.edu/object/ShirkyC.html

Bruce Sterling
Video: The Internet of Things:
On Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Sterling
Blog: “Beyond th eBeyond” on Wired.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/bruces

John Willinsky
Book: Toward the Design of an Open Monograph Press
Video: Sonoma State Library – Access101 Jonh Willinsky
Website: http://ed.stanford.edu/faculty/willinsk

 

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