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Presentation on Online Technology and Learning. Prepared for a Ph.D. Seminar in Unitersity Teaching at Concordia University's Centre for Teaching and Learning Services.

Presentation on Online Technology and Learning. Prepared for a Ph.D. Seminar in Unitersity Teaching at Concordia University's Centre for Teaching and Learning Services.

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  • 1. Online Tools and Learning Alexandre Enkerli Department of Sociology and Anthropology Concordia University http://enkerli.wordpress.com/ http://www.slideshare.net/Enkerli
  • 2. 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
  • 3. Teaching Experience
    • Informal and formal teaching
    • Face-to-Face+Online
    • Anthropology TA at UdeM (1996)
    • Folklore AI at IU (1998-2000)
    • Anthropology at UdeM, UNB, IUSB, BSC, Tufts, ConU (2002-2007)
  • 4. Teaching Approach
    • Constructivist influence
    • Relativism, holism, particularism
    • Bridges between life and teaching
    • Laid back
  • 5. Controversial Stance
    • “ Content is cheap”
      • Knowledge over Information
      • Open Access
    • “ Learning happens despite teaching”
      • Enculturation
      • Socialisation
      • “ Learning by osmosis”
      • Exposure to diversity
  • 6. Technology Approach
    • Tech enthusiasm
      • Play around with tools (low stakes)
      • Think about possibilities (“sales pitch”)
    • Tech and human life
    • Anti-deterministic
    • Tools meant to be used
  • 7. Online Tools for Learning
    • Learning Management Systems
    • Virtual Learning Environments
    • Course Management Systems
      • WebCT
      • Blackboard
      • Oncourse
      • Sakai
      • Moodle
  • 8. Enjoying Moodle
    • Platform (modules, applications)
    • Open development
    • Moodle community
    • Constructivist model
    • Approach to complexity /flexibility
    • Teacher-student connection
    • Resources and Activities
  • 9. Moodle Tools
    • Course outline
    • “ Content” (slides, references, media)
    • Assignments
    • Grades
    • Journals
    • Forums
    • Podcast
  • 10. Moodle Attempts
    • RSS Feeds
    • Wikis
    • Glossaries
    • Blogs
  • 11. Moodle Issues
    • Training/documentation
    • Versions
    • Some confusing tools
    • Outside authentication (ConU)
    • Toward social networking