...the future of social media may lie in more focused and niche networks and communities – communities which can link our online and off line activities and enrich both. But such communities will have to be developed from the bottom up. And in this context the issue of design will involve much more than cool tools and applications – or indeed encouraging us to follow ever more ‘friends’.
Via Paulo Simões
Part III. New media development and learning Bloom and new media
Teachers who help students create new media witness first hand the skill, insight, tenacity and growth students exhibit as they go through what is called in the media world, "the media production process." The value of the process is often immediate and overwhelming. The learning they undergo is broad, deep and obvious...
The Five-Phase Media Development Process. The media development process consists of the following five basic phases:
Phase I: Planning
Phase II: Identifying and gathering materials, expertise
Phase III: Development and implementation
Phase IV: Honing, editing and finalizing
Phase V: Sharing with and/or showing to others
It is an exacting process, requiring students to work at the big picture and detailed levels, often simultaneously.
Bloom's Cognitive Taxonomy. Bloom developed a taxonomy of cognitive stages that also serve as learning objectives for teachers creating learning experiences. As the stages progress from knowledge to evaluation, they can be seen as going from basic to sophisticated, representing increasing levels of intellectual development and utility. The media development process draws upon this progression of cognitive steps and mirrors them closely.
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Design Thinking is a mindset. Design Thinking is the confidence that everyone can be part of creating a more desirable future, and a process to take action when faced with a difficult challenge. That kind of optimism is well needed in education.