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Submitted by Sylviane Amiet on 25/02/18 – 16:54


Ignatius de Loyola's ‘ratio studiorum’ was based on the alphabet and the distribution of books favored by the invention of printing.
The new challenge for educating citizens of digital culture is to recognize the fact that people now occupy three fundamental spaces, the physical, the mental, the virtual.
Young people live most of their day a few inches from the screen of their cell phone or ipad, notebook, iphone.
Their mind through the screen is outsourced and each subject spreads its intimacy in the blog and in other social media.
It’s the culture of sharing, of creative communities, of connective intelligence.
The youth no longer read the newspapers but created them in a continuous patchwork.
The new generations have been outsourced on the network, in social media, in cloud computing, in the traces they leave in Big Data, where is constitued a new type of unconscious , the digital unconscious that grows continuously and increases thanks to the traces we leave through browsing and our daily movements.
Nicholas Carr says that Google can reduce the depth of thinking, but do not make stupid.
The weight that develops is connective, aggregative and interactive.
The mind is dilated and shared by everyone and everyone.
With the network of wires that imprisons Pinocchio, we are also at the center of multiple networks.
With Google glass, the retina of the network, that of the eyes and that of the mind meet face to face.
A new type of objective imaginary is developed. New cognitive practices now materialize outside our mind in direct and immediate connection with all the data of the world.
The mind of digital natives is 'augmented', multisensory, interconnected and crossed by a plurality of networks, within reach of the entire memory of the world.
The boy at the center of the media and new technologies becomes the protagonist and source of creativity.
His identity is defined as a network of relationships, opinions, emotions and shared images.
Instead of focusing solely on individual education-there are thousands of apps to multiply the mind with the mind itself through the use of the web.
To make the students collaborate inside and outside the school and the classroom.
It is necessary to educate people to acquire skills to understand and intelligently use the tools of collaboration, socialization, to know the social rules that emerge from new technologies.
We must learn and teach how to live online, in the third inhabited space, the virtual one.
You need to know how to surf the web, how to create videos, how to collaborate with others, how to manage your profile.
The teacher is a guide rather than an information distributor.
The evaluation process can be shared with the students through the collaboration between small groups.
For many children you will learn to live the daily by putting yourself in front of some screen.
The market for video production, content and online entertainment is constantly growing and requires new professional formats capable of producing audiovisuals of all kinds: from web-series to video archives, from docureality to fiction, from advertising to newsletters.
The transmedial narration is a form of story that uses different media and different contents to create a non-linear reading and participation path relative to the chosen subject and to all the actors who take part in the construction itself and what is narrated.
Education must lead the student to become a digital citizen with the skills and knowledge necessary to manage the third space in the information society, the virtual one.
Pinocchio's challenge was to stop lying to get back to being 'human' beyond his wooden puppet status.
For Pinocchio 2.0 it will be to overcome artificial intelligence to return to being a mature subject, able to face problems beyond digitization.

D. De Kerckhove is a sociologist who researches the ability of the media to influence human perception. According to him, the mass media are psychotechnologies, that is, technologies that change the ways of thinking and feeling. You create a new form of intelligence, connective intelligence and a digital unconscious (all that is known about you and that you do not know, stored in big data).