Since arriving in Missoula a few hours ago, I’ve noticed some slight climatic differences between Montana and Oklahoma this month.

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Tuesday I’ll be sharing the opening keynote at the 2011 Educational Technology Conference, “Building Human Connections in a Digital World.” Use the Twitter hashtag #blackfootetc to follow the conference the next three days. A number of sessions will be streamed live online for free.

My keynote title is: “Transformative Personal Connections in a Hyperconnected World.” The official keynote description is:

Although our world is more wired and connected than ever, the most transformative uses of technology today are personal rather than technical. In our opening keynote Wesley will explore how individuals are utilizing technology to personalize learning and transformatively humanize education in the 21st century.

In the presentation I’ll focus on Screens, Stories and Sites. (Hat tip to Phillip Cummings for help with that last subtopic!) Here are the slides and videos I’ll be sharing. Among other things, I’ll be encouraging conference attendees to make time for playing with media!

Inclusion Video by Brian Crosby (embedded version not available)

USS Arizona Impressions (AudioBoo by 5 year old Rachel)

“The Dirty Thirties” by Jeanette Hale (originally posted to Celebrate Oklahoma Voices)

The Hobbit in Five Minutes

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One Response to Transformative Personal Connections in a Hyperconnected World #blackfootETC

  1. Brian Crosby says:

    Wes – it is available on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mM2qstKHQR4
    Thanks, Brian

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