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Ecoo 2007

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