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  • 1. E-learning at EGGS Why is e-learning important? Some plans for Term Four Claire Amos Director of e-learning [email_address]
  • 2. Part One
    • What is e-learning?
    • Why is e-learning important for our students?
  • 3. What is e-learning?
    • The Ministry of Education defines e-Learning as learning that is enabled or supported with the use of information and communication technologies (ICT).
    • Source: www.minedu.govt.nz
  • 4. Director of e-learning
    • Key Tasks:
    • Leading professional development in ICT
    • Directing and managing current ICT PD Contract
    • Providing advice and direction for school-wide ICT initiatives
    • Fulfilling requirements of Lead Teacher in NEAL ICT PD Contract
    • Managing ICT budget in liaison with ICT Systems Manager
  • 5. Why is e-learning important?
    • Information and communication technology (ICT) has a major impact on the world in which young people live. Similarly, e-learning has considerable potential to support effective teaching approaches.
    • Source: New Zealand Curriculum
  • 6. Why is e-learning important?
    • E-learning can assist the making of connections by enabling students to enter and explore new learning environments, overcoming barriers of distance and time
    • Source: New Zealand Curriculum
  • 7. Why is e-learning important?
    • E-learning can facilitate shared learning by enabling students to join or create communities of learners that extend well beyond the classroom
    • Source: New Zealand Curriculum
  • 8. Why is e-learning important?
    • E-learning can assist in the creation of supportive learning environments by offering resources that take account of individual, cultural, or developmental differences
    • Source: New Zealand Curriculum
  • 9. Why is e-learning important?
    • E-learning can enhance opportunities to learn by offering students virtual experiences and tools that save them time, allowing them to take their learning further.
    • Source: New Zealand Curriculum
  • 10. Benefits of e-learning
    • Benefits to school learners with access to e-Learning include:
    • Motivation and engagement
    • Independence and personalised learning
    • Critical thinking and multiliteracies
    • Access to information, resources and experts
    • Source: ‘e-Learning and New Zealand schools: a literature review’ by Dr Noelene Wright
  • 11. - Hebrew Proverb
    • Do not confine your children to your own learning for they were born in another time.
  • 12. Part Two
    • Some plans for Term Four
  • 13. Friday e-learning e-mail
    • Every Friday I will email out a ‘Weekly e-learning Update’. Emails will include:
    • An e-learning strategy to try
    • Upcoming Learning over Lunch topics
    • Professional Reading recommendations
    • A top tech tip
    • Updates will also be posted the blog
  • 14. E-learning PD Blog
  • 15. E-learning PD Blog
    • http://teachingandelearning.blogspot.com/
      • Weekly posts will include:
      • technology updates
      • recommended reading
      • online tutorials
      • top tips for teachers
  • 16. Monday Lunch Support
    • I will be available Monday lunchtimes in the computer room if you have any one-on-one assistance.
    • I will email other times I am available later this week!
  • 17. Learning over Lunch
    • Wednesday Learning over Lunch session
    • Each week will have a specific focus.
    • This week:
    • ‘ Using Blogs for Student Writing’
    • – ideas, strategies and research findings
  • 18. Online tutorials
    • Sessions will be posted on the ‘Teaching and e-learning’ blog as an online tutorial every Thursday.
    • Topics, ideas and suggestions welcome!
  • 19. Feedback
    • Have any feedback, ideas,
    • concerns or queries?
    • Email: [email_address]