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Friday
Nov 9th, 2012
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Wells Fargo Theatre
Mountain Time
Session Type: General Session

In the most effective teaching, students create new knowledge even as they learn. Digital environments possess remarkable capacities to foster this excitement of discovery among large, diverse, and widely distributed numbers of people. When thoughtfully designed, these engines of discovery can offer rich repositories of information and useful tools to explore them. Online teaching and traditional classrooms can take much greater advantage of these capacities than they have thus far. Imagining and building exploratory capacity offers exciting challenges for every discipline, constructing new bridges between novice and expert, teaching and scholarship.

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join us now LIVE ONLINE for closing #edu12 @educause session: Discovery in a Digital World http://t.co/RrFacOWa #E12_GS03

MT @corymiller303 @ithemesed: Ed Ayers' closing #edu12 @educause session: Discovery in a Digital World http://t.co/RHvbHM6C #E12_GS03

"Digital spaces built around questions important for knowledge creation..."#E12_GS03

Interesting timing. @WCUofPA is just getting started with a Digital Humanities project. #EDU12 #E12_GS03

Do share!! RT @compuwatcher: Interesting timing. @WCUofPA is just getting started with a Digital Humanities project. #EDU12 #E12_GS03

#E12_GS03 Just amazing....we are collaborating with people who lived 4 generations ago on interactive maps.

HEre's a link to the Digital Scholarship Lab at U of Richmond. http://t.co/1h0hdCyB #EDU12 #E12_GS03

Join the Discovery in a Digital World closing #EDU12 presentation at http://t.co/KqjUTIYt #E12_GS03

Hey @leahmacvie Here's a link to the faculty working on a Dig. Humanity project @WCUofPA. http://t.co/oTvMXleX #EDU12 #E12_GS03

Thanks! RT @compuwatcher: HEre's a link to the Digital Scholarship Lab at U of Richmond. http://t.co/qDLxHxN9 #EDU12 #E12_GS03

Visualizing Emancipation http://t.co/shxxFjRl Just blown away by this use of data!! #E12_GS03

RT @leahmacvie: Visualizing Emancipation http://t.co/shxxFjRl Just blown away by this use of data!! #E12_GS03

RT @compuwatcher: HEre's a link to the Digital Scholarship Lab at U of Richmond. http://t.co/1h0hdCyB #EDU12 #E12_GS03

RT @cwaikman: Ed Ayers: Humanities instructors need to embrace technology to open new opportunities for knowledge creation. #edu12 #E12_GS03

RT @cwaikman: Ed Ayers: Despite dissonance humanities & new forms of learning NEED each other #edu12 #E12_GS03

The key of success is faculty have opportunities that aren't career killers & sr. administrators MUST support faculty innovation! #E12_GS03

#E12_GS03

Glad everyone else kept up, I got distracted w/interrupts. #EDU12 #E12_GS03

"Visualization is the shortest route between old data and new insights." Maps, graphs, charts, fun! #E12_GS03 #EDU12

RT @leahmacvie: "Digital spaces built around questions important for knowledge creation..."#E12_GS03

RT @ones_zeros: "Visualization is the shortest route between old data and new insights." Maps, graphs, charts, fun! #E12_GS03 #EDU12

Ayers: Discovery beats at heart of both learner & teacher. Patterns & methods still being developed - align not compete. #edu12 #E12_GS03

Ed Ayers: Humanities instructors need to embrace technology to open new opportunities for knowledge creation. #edu12 #E12_GS03

Ed Ayers making strong argument for importance of humanities *and* importance of using tech in the humanities #E12_GS03

ED Ayers: Learners don't just need STEM knowledge, they need to understand the world and how to interact in it. #edu12 #E12_GS03

Ed Ayers: Complications of humanities help grow complexity and richness of new teaching methodologies. #EDU12 #E12_GS03

Ed Ayers: Despite dissonance humanities & new forms of learning NEED each other #edu12 #E12_GS03

Ed Ayers: Humanist approach to tech traditionally skeptical #EDU12 #E12_GS03


Comments

join us now LIVE ONLINE for closing #edu12 @educause session: Discovery in a Digital World http://t.co/RrFacOWa #E12_GS03

MT @corymiller303 @ithemesed: Ed Ayers' closing #edu12 @educause session: Discovery in a Digital World http://t.co/RHvbHM6C #E12_GS03

"Digital spaces built around questions important for knowledge creation..."#E12_GS03

Interesting timing. @WCUofPA is just getting started with a Digital Humanities project. #EDU12 #E12_GS03

Do share!! RT @compuwatcher: Interesting timing. @WCUofPA is just getting started with a Digital Humanities project. #EDU12 #E12_GS03

#E12_GS03 Just amazing....we are collaborating with people who lived 4 generations ago on interactive maps.

HEre's a link to the Digital Scholarship Lab at U of Richmond. http://t.co/1h0hdCyB #EDU12 #E12_GS03

Join the Discovery in a Digital World closing #EDU12 presentation at http://t.co/KqjUTIYt #E12_GS03

Hey @leahmacvie Here's a link to the faculty working on a Dig. Humanity project @WCUofPA. http://t.co/oTvMXleX #EDU12 #E12_GS03

Thanks! RT @compuwatcher: HEre's a link to the Digital Scholarship Lab at U of Richmond. http://t.co/qDLxHxN9 #EDU12 #E12_GS03

Visualizing Emancipation http://t.co/shxxFjRl Just blown away by this use of data!! #E12_GS03

RT @leahmacvie: Visualizing Emancipation http://t.co/shxxFjRl Just blown away by this use of data!! #E12_GS03

RT @compuwatcher: HEre's a link to the Digital Scholarship Lab at U of Richmond. http://t.co/1h0hdCyB #EDU12 #E12_GS03

RT @cwaikman: Ed Ayers: Humanities instructors need to embrace technology to open new opportunities for knowledge creation. #edu12 #E12_GS03

RT @cwaikman: Ed Ayers: Despite dissonance humanities & new forms of learning NEED each other #edu12 #E12_GS03

The key of success is faculty have opportunities that aren't career killers & sr. administrators MUST support faculty innovation! #E12_GS03

#E12_GS03

Glad everyone else kept up, I got distracted w/interrupts. #EDU12 #E12_GS03

"Visualization is the shortest route between old data and new insights." Maps, graphs, charts, fun! #E12_GS03 #EDU12

RT @leahmacvie: "Digital spaces built around questions important for knowledge creation..."#E12_GS03

RT @ones_zeros: "Visualization is the shortest route between old data and new insights." Maps, graphs, charts, fun! #E12_GS03 #EDU12

Ayers: Discovery beats at heart of both learner & teacher. Patterns & methods still being developed - align not compete. #edu12 #E12_GS03

Ed Ayers: Humanities instructors need to embrace technology to open new opportunities for knowledge creation. #edu12 #E12_GS03

Ed Ayers making strong argument for importance of humanities *and* importance of using tech in the humanities #E12_GS03

ED Ayers: Learners don't just need STEM knowledge, they need to understand the world and how to interact in it. #edu12 #E12_GS03

Ed Ayers: Complications of humanities help grow complexity and richness of new teaching methodologies. #EDU12 #E12_GS03

Ed Ayers: Despite dissonance humanities & new forms of learning NEED each other #edu12 #E12_GS03

Ed Ayers: Humanist approach to tech traditionally skeptical #EDU12 #E12_GS03