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Ecoo 2007

  1. 1. ECOO 2007 Citizenship in a Digital Age
  2. 2. Are you a Digital Native or Immigrant? <ul><li>Raise your hand if you would like to answer for a prize: (Garth & Brad are not allowed to participate) </li></ul><ul><li>What is a Wiki? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a Moodle? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is a Blogger? </li></ul><ul><li>True or False is Podcasting a new Olympic sport? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definition of Digital Native and Digital Immigrant <ul><li>A digital native is a person who has grown up with digital technology such as computers , the Internet , mobile phones and MP3 . </li></ul><ul><li>A digital immigrant is an individual who grew up without digital technology and adopted it later. A digital native might refer to their new &quot;camera&quot;; a digital immigrant might refer to their new &quot;digital camera&quot;. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Digital Natives vs. Digital Immigrant Teachers <ul><li>Information fast from multiple media sources! </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-taskers </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer pictures, sounds and video before text </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer random access to hyperlinked multimedia information. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer learning that is relevant, instantly useful and fun </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer to interact/network simultaneously with many others. </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled and slow release of information </li></ul><ul><li>Single-taskers </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer text over pictures, sounds and videos </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer to provide information linearly, logically and sequentially. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer to teach to the curriculum guide and standardized tests. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer students to work independently rather than network and interact. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The “Millennium Generation” ? <ul><li>Special </li></ul><ul><li>Sheltered </li></ul><ul><li>Confident </li></ul><ul><li>Team oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t respond well to authority </li></ul>
  6. 7. Podcasting <ul><li>Paul Hatala of the Hamilton Wentworth DSB </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements: Computer, microphone, copyright free music </li></ul><ul><li>www.creativecommons.org </li></ul><ul><li>Open source recording software www.audacity.com </li></ul><ul><li>Great for at risk students </li></ul>
  7. 8. Blogging <ul><li>Learn to write for a world wide audience </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher creates a blog site and creates users (students) </li></ul><ul><li>My blog is…Artspeak.edublogs.org </li></ul><ul><li>I post current art related articles from various reputable sources and students respond to the article. (gr. 11/12) MSIP </li></ul>
  8. 9. Videoconferencing <ul><li>Universities are lining up </li></ul><ul><li>to speak to students and </li></ul><ul><li>answer questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Visit museums virtually </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks Lethbridge! </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vcalberta.ca/ </li></ul><ul><li>Read around the Planet </li></ul>
  9. 10. Moodle <ul><li>Blackboard or online courses. </li></ul><ul><li>Great for students working on class work online anywhere anytime! </li></ul><ul><li>No excuses… </li></ul>
  10. 11. Wiki <ul><li>Wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>You can create an environment that can be edited by a) everyone b) members </li></ul><ul><li>Possible uses by students: </li></ul><ul><li>Art History archive </li></ul><ul><li>Artist Biography archive </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Wiktionary </li></ul>
  11. 12. Textspeak challenge! <ul><li>You have 30 seconds to read the following paragraph: </li></ul><ul><li>lol  hey i deffly wont b able 2 c u, cuz i prolly wont be bak til 5.. omg! did u c geralds gf? that wuz 2 much I guess :s sigh. k I will c u l8er. thx 4 the prez. ttyl. ILY xoxo. msg me b4 u leave, rents r yelln. peace. </li></ul>
  12. 13. Why become a digital teacher? <ul><li>Students create work for a larger (worldwide audience) instead of just one teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom’s taxonomy and higher level thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Great for at risk students </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited resources … connecting with 4 th year University students </li></ul><ul><li>They are digital natives … they love this stuff! </li></ul><ul><li>If we don’t teach them how to use this media appropriately…. Who will? </li></ul>Prefer text over pictures, sounds and videos

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