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Exploring Online Tools for Teaching (Draft)

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Draft version of presentation file for Alexandre Enkerli's workshop on Online Tools for Teaching at Concordia University, November 12, 2007.

Draft version of presentation file for Alexandre Enkerli's workshop on Online Tools for Teaching at Concordia University, November 12, 2007.

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  • 1. Exploring Online Tools For Teaching Alexandre Enkerli Department of Sociology and Anthropology Concordia University http://enkerli.wordpress.com/ http://www.slideshare.net/Enkerli
  • 2. Introduction
    • Overwhelmed?
      • Internet use by students
      • Internet use by colleagues
    • Technology changes
      • Accompany teaching changes
    • What can be done?
      • Moodle
      • Facebook
      • Other tools
  • 3. Workshop
    • Exploration of tools
      • Inside classroom
      • Outside classroom
    • Presentation
      • Experiences, learning contexts
    • Round-table discussion
      • Some issues with educational technology
  • 4. Plan
    • Self-introductions
    • Presentation on tools
    • Discuss other tools
    • Discussion on issues
  • 5. Why Am I Here?
    • Nobody special (PTF at Soc. and Anthro.)
    • “ Free, Open, Flexible: Rethinking Learning Materials Online ” (Spirit of Inquiry)
    • Tech/Teach backgrounds
    • Use of Online Tools
    • Ph.D. seminar
  • 6. Computer Technology
    • “ Wannabe geek” (online since 1993)
    • Hang out with “geeks”
    • Blogger since 2005
  • 7. Teaching
    • Ghost of Piaget
    • Diverse teaching experience (Qc, NB, IN, MA)
    • Informal and formal teaching
    • Bridges between life and teaching
    • “ Born to teach ” Facebook group
  • 8. Controversial Stance?
    • “ Learning happens despite teaching”
    • “ Tools meant to be used”
      • Think about possibilities (“sales pitch”)
      • Anti-deterministic
  • 9. Participant Introductions
  • 10. Presenting Tools
  • 11. Tools to Cover
    • Moodle
    • Facebook
    • RefWorks
    • Slideshare
    • Maybe
      • Blogging
      • YouTube
  • 12. Moodle A Free, Open Source Course Management System for Online Learning
  • 13. Moodle
    • Learning/Course Management System
    • Virtual Learning Environment
    • Also: Sakai, Oncourse, Blackboard , WebCT
    • “ Interactive course website.”
      • Provide content
      • Do activities
  • 14. Moodle Use
    • Platform (modules, applications)
    • Resources (content) or Activities (interaction)
    • Constructivist model
    • Teacher-student connection
    • Moodle community
  • 15. Moodle Issues
    • Outside authentication (ConU)
    • Training/documentation
    • Versions
    • Some confusing tools
    • Toward social networking
  • 16. Facebook A social utility that connects you with the people around you
  • 17. Facebook
    • 800 lbs. gorilla
    • Social phenomenon
    • “ Where students are”
    • Social networking system
    • Platform with applications
  • 18. Facebook and Learning
    • Socialisation
    • Peer-learning
    • Informal learning
    • Discovery
    • Use as CMS
  • 19. Facebook Issues
    • Black hole? (“Addictive”)
    • Commercial site (advertising)
    • Scarcity of dedicated learning tools
    • Lack clear roles
    • “ Where students are”
  • 20. RefWorks Your online research management, writing and collaboration tool
  • 21. RefWorks Use
    • Online citation manager
      • “ Web-enabled EndNote”
    • Concordia availability
    • Library catalogues (CLUES, MUSE...)
    • Google Scholar integration
    • Desktop integration (Microsoft Word)
    • RefShare
  • 22. RefWorks Issues
    • Few students really use
    • Cumbersome login (ConU)
    • Few databases (PubMed, OCLC Trial)
    • Missing some Endnote features?
      • Attachment
      • Formatted list
      • Handheld/PDA
  • 23. SlideShare YouTube for PowerPoint
  • 24. SlideShare Use
    • Upload before class
    • Edit during class
    • Embed after class
    • Slidecast (with sound)
  • 25. Slideshare Issues
    • PowerPoint/PDF/OpenDocument
    • Changed fonts
    • Posting delays
    • Indirect editing
    • Cumbersome audio synchronisation
  • 26. Blogging
  • 27. Blogging Use
    • Self-publishing
    • Blogging as low-stakes writing
    • Blogging as sharing
    • Bridge with life, examples
  • 28. Blogging Issues
    • Author-based
    • Less than thoughtful comments
    • Keeping up?
    • Writing style?
  • 29. YouTube Broadcast Yourself
  • 30. YouTube Use
    • In-class examples
    • UC Berkeley lectures
    • Advantages
      • Publicly accessible
      • Sharing, comments
      • Self-learning
      • Peer-teaching
  • 31. YouTube Issues
    • Image quality
    • Streaming problems
    • Pulled-off content
    • Haters
  • 32. Other Tools
  • 33. Discuss Issues
  • 34. Discuss Issues (examples)
    • Comfort
    • Luddites and fear of technology
    • Shelters or windmills
    • Teacher control
    • Online/offline learning
    • Informal/formal learning
    • Resources (time, money)