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Published on March 13, 2014

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A presentation from Key-Competences Conference, Baia Mare 25-27 Mai 2007. The published paper, in Romanian, being available in my account at Academia.edu .

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 11 How weHow we (re)learn to(re)learn to Read and WriteRead and Write in Informationin Information SocietySociety Mihai JalobeanuMihai Jalobeanu INCDTIM Cluj şi UVVG AradINCDTIM Cluj şi UVVG Arad

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 22 As a mathematician and Computer Scientist,As a mathematician and Computer Scientist, with more than 40 years spent in a R&Dwith more than 40 years spent in a R&D institute, I'm really alarmed of the Romanianinstitute, I'm really alarmed of the Romanian educational system decline, fighting for theeducational system decline, fighting for the school change, for Web-based teaching, andschool change, for Web-based teaching, and for a proper teacher' training to use ICT.for a proper teacher' training to use ICT. The present paper is based mainly on my ownThe present paper is based mainly on my own teaching experience at theteaching experience at the Western University ”VasileWestern University ”Vasile Goldiş”, some teacher training activities at Cluj CCD,Goldiş”, some teacher training activities at Cluj CCD, as well as on virtual debates from edu_ro_ICT,as well as on virtual debates from edu_ro_ICT, edu_cer, and eLearning_ro groupsedu_cer, and eLearning_ro groups

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 33 One can predict that in a few years, millions ofOne can predict that in a few years, millions of schoolchildren will have access to what Philip ofschoolchildren will have access to what Philip of Macedon's son Alexander enjoyed as a royalMacedon's son Alexander enjoyed as a royal prerogative: the services of a tutor asprerogative: the services of a tutor as well-informedwell-informed aand as responsive as Aristotle.nd as responsive as Aristotle. Patrick SuppePatrick Suppess, “The Uses of Computers in Education“,, “The Uses of Computers in Education“, Scientific American, 1966Scientific American, 1966 A nice prediction marking our life, the late evolution ofA nice prediction marking our life, the late evolution of Virtual Universities, and all today e-learning activities.Virtual Universities, and all today e-learning activities. Nowadays we must accept that „the Internet changes everything“, as visionaries agreed many years ago, butbut some of the promise services are still expected to come.some of the promise services are still expected to come.

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 44 My paper focuses more on our ICT incompetence, onMy paper focuses more on our ICT incompetence, on students’ illiteracy, and teacher' inability. But I would like tostudents’ illiteracy, and teacher' inability. But I would like to discuss here only the following questions:discuss here only the following questions: 1. Nowadays HE illiteracy (cheating, plagiarism)1. Nowadays HE illiteracy (cheating, plagiarism) 2. E-RATE and SEI ; Computer Literacy vs.2. E-RATE and SEI ; Computer Literacy vs. Information LiteracyInformation Literacy 3. ICT3. ICT literacyliteracy at the Web Generation (Kidlink)at the Web Generation (Kidlink) 4.4. DigitalDigital natives vs. Digital Immigrants (M. Prensky)natives vs. Digital Immigrants (M. Prensky) 5.5. Hole-in-the-Wall Education (Hole-in-the-Wall Education (Sugata Mitra)Sugata Mitra) TV broadcasts, computer games, mobileTV broadcasts, computer games, mobile phones, ipods,phones, ipods, top models, and “Top 300top models, and “Top 300 moneyed men”…moneyed men”… all reduces step by step theall reduces step by step the student’ learning motivationstudent’ learning motivation..

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 55 Higher EducationHigher Education illiteracy ?illiteracy ? (cheating, Web-plagiarism)(cheating, Web-plagiarism) We expect that our kids leave school knowing to readWe expect that our kids leave school knowing to read and analyze a book, to search in a library, to write anand analyze a book, to search in a library, to write an abstract or an essay, to use email, to search on theabstract or an essay, to use email, to search on the Web. Instead, it seams that our school convincesWeb. Instead, it seams that our school convinces students of their inability to write a page on their own,students of their inability to write a page on their own, giving them the skill to reproduce already preparedgiving them the skill to reproduce already prepared texts, by copy-paste procedure, to plagiarize…texts, by copy-paste procedure, to plagiarize…

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 66 E-RATE and SEIE-RATE and SEI Computer Literacy vs. Information LiteracyComputer Literacy vs. Information Literacy On February 8, 1996 President Clinton signedOn February 8, 1996 President Clinton signed the Telecommunications Act, a comprehensivethe Telecommunications Act, a comprehensive revision of the USA's communications laws.revision of the USA's communications laws. Section 254Section 254 of this law, will help schools andof this law, will help schools and libraries obtain access to state of the artlibraries obtain access to state of the art services and technologies at discounted rates.services and technologies at discounted rates. The implementation of this – “E-RATE Program”The implementation of this – “E-RATE Program” celebrates 10 years last February, Recognizingcelebrates 10 years last February, Recognizing a Decade of Public/Private Progress for Schoolsa Decade of Public/Private Progress for Schools and Libraries.and Libraries.

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 77 E-RATE and SEIE-RATE and SEI Computer Literacy vs. Information LiteracyComputer Literacy vs. Information Literacy Since 2001, through Romanian SEI program inSince 2001, through Romanian SEI program in more than 5500 schools a computer networkmore than 5500 schools a computer network classroom is installed with AEL softwareclassroom is installed with AEL software package done by Siveco company, to be usedpackage done by Siveco company, to be used for all lessons. It is expected to give computerfor all lessons. It is expected to give computer literacy and a help to learn to science, math,literacy and a help to learn to science, math, history, etc. Without connection with a real orhistory, etc. Without connection with a real or virtual library, without any Information literacy.virtual library, without any Information literacy. Nowadays, from a total of 14500 schools, onlyNowadays, from a total of 14500 schools, only at 3300 there are Internet access, while veryat 3300 there are Internet access, while very few are visible on the Web.few are visible on the Web.

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 88 The Need for a School Change Education is a complex social system, and its frame, the school was designed to resist external influences and pressures, and consequently, education does not easily change. Students and teachers cannot control the school budget, and school curricula. Consequently the change of the educational system could came from outside of school, only, at government’, or civil society initiative, through projects able to change the teachers’ teaching style, and student expectations, at the same time with a change of school infrastructure.

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 99 ““I have never let my schooling interfereI have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”with my education.” “All you need is ignorance and“All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.”confidence and the success is sure.” Mark TwainMark Twain ““Today’s students are no longer the people ourToday’s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach.“educational system was designed to teach.“ Mark PrenskyMark Prensky

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 1010 Mark Prensky,Mark Prensky, editorialist and freelanceeditorialist and freelance writer, author of “Games towriter, author of “Games to Learn”, “Digital Natives,Learn”, “Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants”, …Digital Immigrants”, … The environment and culture in which people areThe environment and culture in which people are raised affects and even determines many of theirraised affects and even determines many of their thought processes.thought processes. Prensky argues that the gapPrensky argues that the gap between Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants is thebetween Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants is the fundamental cause of the supposed decline offundamental cause of the supposed decline of education, and he concludes that our currenteducation, and he concludes that our current educational system has not been designed to serveeducational system has not been designed to serve today's studentstoday's students

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 1111 Odd de PresnoOdd de Presno InternationalInternational public speakerpublic speaker.. Writer. Consultant. IntroduceWriter. Consultant. Introduce Internet-enhanced education. Founder andInternet-enhanced education. Founder and Executive Director ofExecutive Director of KidlinkKidlink, a global,, a global, non-profit user-owned organizationnon-profit user-owned organization headquartered in Norway. Managingheadquartered in Norway. Managing Director ofDirector of thethe KidlinkKidlink InstituteInstitute since 1997.since 1997. Kidlink focuses onKidlink focuses on strengthening children with free educational programsstrengthening children with free educational programs that helps them build a life. The work is supported bythat helps them build a life. The work is supported by over 100,000 web pages in more than 30 languages,over 100,000 web pages in more than 30 languages, over 500 volunteers in 50 countries, a private networkover 500 volunteers in 50 countries, a private network for interactive dialog,for interactive dialog, art exhibitionsart exhibitions ofof children-created art, and many public discussion areas.children-created art, and many public discussion areas. Since 1990, children living inSince 1990, children living in 173 countries173 countries havehave participated inparticipated in KidlinkKidlink's activities.'s activities.

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 1212 Sugata Mitra: Catalyst of Curiosity. Inventor of theSugata Mitra: Catalyst of Curiosity. Inventor of the off-the-wall idea for Hole-in-the-Walloff-the-wall idea for Hole-in-the-Wall Education: Put a free computer workstationEducation: Put a free computer workstation in the wall of a poor New Delhiin the wall of a poor New Delhi neighborhood, and the local children willneighborhood, and the local children will quickly learn to use it through their ownquickly learn to use it through their own curiosity and experimentation. He calls itcuriosity and experimentation. He calls it "minimally invasive education.""minimally invasive education." Mitra demonstrated that if you provide children with anMitra demonstrated that if you provide children with an opportunity to learn something -- something powerfulopportunity to learn something -- something powerful and relevant -- and leave them alone, they learn it. Andand relevant -- and leave them alone, they learn it. And then, having learned it on their own, they will own itthen, having learned it on their own, they will own it and share it. Intrigued by how children might learnand share it. Intrigued by how children might learn without being conventionally taught.without being conventionally taught.

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 1313 References:References: *** ACRL standards on information literacy for higher*** ACRL standards on information literacy for higher education,education, http://http://www.ala.org/acrl/ilcomstan.htmlwww.ala.org/acrl/ilcomstan.html 2. Costanzo W. "Language, Thinking, and the Culture of2. Costanzo W. "Language, Thinking, and the Culture of Computers". Language Arts, (62), 5, 1985, pg.517-523Computers". Language Arts, (62), 5, 1985, pg.517-523 3. Chambers John “Education Keynote Speach", CISCO,3. Chambers John “Education Keynote Speach", CISCO, August 2002,August 2002, http://newsroom.cisco.com/dlls/ts_081302.htmlhttp://newsroom.cisco.com/dlls/ts_081302.html (13.04.07)(13.04.07) 4. Delouis Sophie, Jalobeanu M. "Tele-Pedagogy in the4. Delouis Sophie, Jalobeanu M. "Tele-Pedagogy in the Virtual Educational Communities", "E-Learning onVirtual Educational Communities", "E-Learning on Telecommunications", ELETE 2005, Lisabona, pp 527-532,Telecommunications", ELETE 2005, Lisabona, pp 527-532, July 2005 "July 2005 " 5. Jalobeanu Mihai WWW în învăţământ - Cum publicăm şi5. Jalobeanu Mihai WWW în învăţământ - Cum publicăm şi cum căutăm pe Web, Ed. CCD Cluj-Napoca, 2001cum căutăm pe Web, Ed. CCD Cluj-Napoca, 2001

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 1414  References (continued):References (continued): 66. Jalobeanu M. "The Net abuses and education",. Jalobeanu M. "The Net abuses and education", RILW2000, 'Internet as a Vehicle for Teaching',RILW2000, 'Internet as a Vehicle for Teaching', Proceedings pg.117-131Proceedings pg.117-131 http://jalobean.itim-cj.ro/NetAbusesEdu.htmlhttp://jalobean.itim-cj.ro/NetAbusesEdu.html 7. Jalobeanu M. "Avoiding Web-Plagiarism", Innovation in7. Jalobeanu M. "Avoiding Web-Plagiarism", Innovation in Education for Electrical and Information EngineeringEducation for Electrical and Information Engineering (Proceedings of the 17th EAEEIE Annual Conference),(Proceedings of the 17th EAEEIE Annual Conference), 2006, pp.87-922006, pp.87-92 8. Jalobeanu M., Jalobeanu Ciresica "8. Jalobeanu M., Jalobeanu Ciresica "The Nowadays ICTThe Nowadays ICT Teacher’ Challenges; From Kidlink to Web GenerationTeacher’ Challenges; From Kidlink to Web Generation",", 2006 International REV Symposium (Remote Engineering2006 International REV Symposium (Remote Engineering Virtual Instrumentation), Editors: Michael E. Auer, RikoVirtual Instrumentation), Editors: Michael E. Auer, Riko Safaric,Safaric, http://jalobean.itim-cj.ro/REV06-challenges.pdfhttp://jalobean.itim-cj.ro/REV06-challenges.pdf

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 1515 References (continued):References (continued): 9. Jalobeanu M., Popescu Eugenia, Predescu C., Voicu9. Jalobeanu M., Popescu Eugenia, Predescu C., Voicu Anca "Developing an Internet Learning Center for theAnca "Developing an Internet Learning Center for the Continuing Professional Development of Teachers",Continuing Professional Development of Teachers", RILW'99,RILW'99, pg.82-87pg.82-87 10. Jalobeanu M., Popescu Eugenia, Predescu C.10. Jalobeanu M., Popescu Eugenia, Predescu C. "Preparing Teachers to Use Information and"Preparing Teachers to Use Information and Communication Technology",Communication Technology", RILW2000,RILW2000, pg.93-98pg.93-98 http://jalobean.itim-cj.ro/PrepTeachersICT.htmlhttp://jalobean.itim-cj.ro/PrepTeachersICT.html 11. Jalobeanu M., Predescu Dana, Stefansdottir Lara11. Jalobeanu M., Predescu Dana, Stefansdottir Lara "Internet, Foreign Languages, and Story Writing: E-Wizard"Internet, Foreign Languages, and Story Writing: E-Wizard and Androdava"and Androdava",, RILW2001RILW2001, pg.114-121, pg.114-121 12. Holum Ann & Gahala Jan "Critical Issue: Using12. Holum Ann & Gahala Jan "Critical Issue: Using Technology to Enhance Literacy Instruction", 2001,Technology to Enhance Literacy Instruction", 2001, http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/content/cntareas/reahttp://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/content/cntareas/rea ding/li300.htmding/li300.htm

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 1616 References (continued):References (continued): 13. Marhan Ana-Maria "Competenţa Digitală", 2002,13. Marhan Ana-Maria "Competenţa Digitală", 2002, http://http:// www.racai.ro/~amarhan/publicatii/CompetentaDigitala.pdfwww.racai.ro/~amarhan/publicatii/CompetentaDigitala.pdf 14. Meyer A., Rose D. H, "Learning to read in the computer14. Meyer A., Rose D. H, "Learning to read in the computer age (Reading to Practice)", Brookline, 1998, (18.04.07)age (Reading to Practice)", Brookline, 1998, (18.04.07) http://http://www.cast.org/publications/books/ltr/index.htmlwww.cast.org/publications/books/ltr/index.html 15. Naaji A., Jalobeanu M., Herman C. "Web-based15. Naaji A., Jalobeanu M., Herman C. "Web-based Teaching at Vasile Goldiş Western University of Arad",Teaching at Vasile Goldiş Western University of Arad", Proceedings of the 17th EAEEIE, 2006, p.239-244Proceedings of the 17th EAEEIE, 2006, p.239-244 16. Nistor N., Jalobeanu M., English S., Wheeler S. (eds),16. Nistor N., Jalobeanu M., English S., Wheeler S. (eds), "Towards the Virtual University - International On-Line"Towards the Virtual University - International On-Line Learning Perspectives", Information Age Publishing,Learning Perspectives", Information Age Publishing, Connecticut, USA, 2003.Connecticut, USA, 2003.

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 1717 References (continued):References (continued): 17. Nistor N., Banciu Doina, Jalobeanu M. "E-Learning in17. Nistor N., Banciu Doina, Jalobeanu M. "E-Learning in Romanian universities: Dealing with essential changes ofRomanian universities: Dealing with essential changes of society and culture", a chapter into "E-Learning in Europe -society and culture", a chapter into "E-Learning in Europe - Learning Europe" (eds.: C.Schwarz, U.Dittler, H.Kahler,Learning Europe" (eds.: C.Schwarz, U.Dittler, H.Kahler, M.Kindt),M.Kindt), WaxmannWaxmann VerlagVerlag,, Muenster, 2005Muenster, 2005 18. Oblinger Diana G., Oblinger J. L.(eds), "Educating the18. Oblinger Diana G., Oblinger J. L.(eds), "Educating the Net Generation", Educause, 2005,Net Generation", Educause, 2005, http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/pub7101.pdfhttp://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/pub7101.pdf 19. Paley Amit R. "Software's Benefits On Tests In Doubt;19. Paley Amit R. "Software's Benefits On Tests In Doubt; Study Says Tools Don't Raise Scores"Study Says Tools Don't Raise Scores" http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2 007/04/04/AR2007040402715.html?hpid=007/04/04/AR2007040402715.html?hpid= topnewstopnews

13 martie 201413 martie 2014 Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare,Key-Competences Conference, Baia-Mare, 25-27 May 200725-27 May 2007 1818 References (continued):References (continued): 20. Pierce Patsy, 1994, "Technology Integration into Early20. Pierce Patsy, 1994, "Technology Integration into Early Childhood Curricula: Where We've Been, Where We Are,Childhood Curricula: Where We've Been, Where We Are, Where We Should Go", 1994,Where We Should Go", 1994, http://idea.uoregon.edu/~ncite/documents/techrep/tech11-3http://idea.uoregon.edu/~ncite/documents/techrep/tech11-3 .html.html 21. Prensky, Mark "Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants", On21. Prensky, Mark "Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants", On the Horizon, vol.9, no.5, October 2001,the Horizon, vol.9, no.5, October 2001, http://http:// www.marcprensky.comwww.marcprensky.com/writing/writing 22. Ramirez Francisco., Luo Xiaowei, Schofer Evan.,22. Ramirez Francisco., Luo Xiaowei, Schofer Evan., Meyer John. “Student Achievement and National EconomicMeyer John. “Student Achievement and National Economic Growth”,Growth”, American Journal of EducationAmerican Journal of Education 113, 2006113, 2006 23. Smith Briony "MS Student Survey Identifies Lack of IT23. Smith Briony "MS Student Survey Identifies Lack of IT Education, Soft Skills" ITBusiness.ca (04/04/07);Education, Soft Skills" ITBusiness.ca (04/04/07); http://http:// www.itbusiness.ca/it/client/en/home/News.asp?idwww.itbusiness.ca/it/client/en/home/News.asp?id=42909=42909

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