Over the past 10 years, the use of smart phones and social media tools has become habitual for learners both young and old. More than ever before, students and teachers are challenged to pay attention to the cues that matter most. Together, let’s discover how devices and applications are designed to hijack our attention. Let’s consider the potential impacts of the ‘connected life’ on our mental health and social well-being. Let’s thoughtfully consider how our homes and classrooms can be designed for meaningful engagement.
What really drives our attention?
Understanding the designs of technology and social platforms (Do we know the enemy?)
Can technology be used for personal growth?
The value of gaming technologies to promote wellness.
Presenter: Rodd Lucier