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  • Introduction to Teaching with Technology in Liberal Education Millsaps College October, 2007 NITLE workshop
      • 0. Introductions and overview
      • Resource aggregation
      • Publishing to the web
      • Discussion areas
      • Multimedia pedagogy
  • First, liberal education
    • Inherited models
    • Artes liberales
      • Skills
      • Practice, yet theory
      • Multiplicity
    • Literacies
      • Multiple
      • Productive
      • Media vs information
  • Different weavings from the cloth
    • Pure learning for learning’s sake
    • Student-centered pedagogy
    • Preparation for democratic citizenship
    • Institutional typology and heritage
    • -Jo Ellen Parker, “What’s So “Liberal” About Higher Ed?” ( Academic Commons , 2006)
  • Millsaps’ core
    • Abilities:
    • Reasoning (quantitative, scientific, ethical, aesthetic)
    • Communication
    • Historical Consciousness
    • Social & Cultural Awareness
    (Image from CodeCutter, via Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmarkb/1133112464/ )
  • Digital, not analog?
    • Differences, enhancements
    • Student’s schedule
    • Repeatability, scrubbing, segmentation, transferability
    • Iteration
    (Desire path, Vermont, 2006)
  • Further affordances
    • Social software
      • Triangulation
      • Presence
    • Temporality
      • Synch versus asynch
      • Two archival tendencies
  • Practical tendencies
    • Timeshifts within the classroom
    • Classroom vs. the rest of spacetime
    • LazyWeb meets DIY
    • Archival teaching for the professor
    (Middlebury College, January 2006)
  • The relief of history Adrien Baillet, Jugement de Paris
  • Resource aggregation
    • Eroding, but semiarchived ( http://archive.org )
    • Vast
    • Growing
    (Bookstore in Fes, Morocco, 2007)
    • Requirements
    • Search (classic, social, Web 2.0, media)
    • Aggregation (del.icio.us, Scholar.com, H2O)
    • Information literacy
    • Social aggregation, or digital citizenship
    • Away from the wild Web
    • e-reserves
    • Databases (ARTSTOR)
    • The oldest information profession
    (Denison Library, Claremont Colleges)
  • Publishing to the web
    • “ Web 1.0”
    • Enormous publication
    • Vast, semiarchived (archive.org)
    • Needed: editor and host
    • • Euclid’s Elements, Interactive Presentation. http://math.furman.edu/~jpoole/euclidselements/euclid.htm
    • • Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive. http://etext.virginia.edu/salem/witchcraft/home.html
    • • Virtual Seminars for Teaching Literature. (WWI archive) http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ltg/projects/jtap/
    • • Visual Elements Periodic Table. http://www.chemsoc.org/viselements/pages/pertable_fla.htm
    • “ Web 2.0”
    • Social software
    • Microcontent
    • Open
    • Platforms
    • Web 2.0: blogs
    • Public intellectual
    • Research record
    • Personal expression
    • Collaborative blogs
    • Scholarly discussion
      • Formal and in-
    • Emergent interest
    (Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Pomona College LMS conference, Reed College, 2005)
    • Web courseware (Moodle, Blackboard, Sakai)
    • Class (not course) only
    • Copyright shield (TEACH Act)
    • Integration with e-reserves
    (Martin Dougiemas, via PeskyLibrary on Flickr)
  • Discussion areas
    • Blogs
      • Posts
      • Comments
      • On-campus and off-
    (“Blog-based communities,” James Farmer, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/elifishtacos/90944651/ )
    • Wikis
    • History
    • That encyclopedia
    • Two challenges
    • Wikis not called wikis
    • Modes of use
    • Discussion
    • Annotation
    • Collaborative writing
  • Multimedia pedagogy
      • Learning styles
      • Active engagement
      • Changing population, literacy
      • Long, long tradition
    • Images
    • Visualization
    • Compositions
    • Presentation (ppt)
    • Social (Flickr)
    (Image from “LordSutch” via Flickr, http://www.flickr.com/photos/lordsutch/19444718/ )
    • Audio
    • Sound objects
    • Social sound: podcasting (James Phfrem)
    • Embedded sound (Web, video)
    • Synchronous: VOIP
    (Aaron Prevots, French, Southwestern University)
    • Podcasting
    • Pedagogies
    • Profcasting
    • Studentcasting
    • Public intellectual
    • Field work
    • Video
    • Video objects
    • Social video (Web)
    • Synchronous (Video conference)
    • Digital cartography
    • GIS
    • Web mapping, a/k/a virtual globes
    • Synchronous? Watch Google
    • Multimedia syntheses
    • Presentation tools (PowerPoint, Keynote)
    • Media: text, images, sound, video
    • Ease of use
    • Danger: death by PowerPoint (cf Tufte)
    • Multimedia syntheses
    • Virtual worlds
      • Virtual reality
      • Social-emotional bandwidth
    • Multimedia syntheses
    • Gaming
      • Pedagogies
      • (Gee, 2003ff)
      • Literacy
      • Compositions
    • And text!
    • Web 2.0
    • Nearly every digital affordance
    • Synchronous: chat, IM
    • NITLE
    • http://nitle.org
    • Liberal Education Today
    • http://b2e.nitle.org