AACE E-Learn 2011  #elearnconf #FYEtech11Connecting First YearStudents to Formal &  Informal Learning     Experiences  Lau...
•Rationale & Frameworktechnology with FYE courses to    build formal & informal    learning opportunities
Innovation  Adoption    Curve                Rogers
Creativity &          CommunicationInnovation            & CollaborationResearch &            Critical Thinking,Informatio...
Student Outcomes
Support Structures
The Networked   Student
Bloom’s Taxonomy                     al                 i t            i gBloom’sTaxonomy           d               Educat...
Bloom’s Taxonomy                  higher order    Creating     thinking skills   Evaluating   Analysing    Applying Unders...
Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy
Using Jenkin’s (2009) New MediaLiteracies, the Framework for 21stCentury Learning (Partnership, 2009),and Bloom’s Digital ...
Remembering    verbs            19
Facebook           20
Word Clouds          21
Understanding    verbs            22
Blogs in Pro Dev             23
Tumblr in UCRS 1000                24
Applying  verbs           25
wikis        26
Photo Sharing                27
Analysing  verbs            28
Pro Dev 2:Leadership   Wiki             29
Road Trip Nation Project   Career/major exploration   -Research, informational interviews    & presentations              ...
Evaluating   verbs             31
Gator AdventureProject Wiki   See Johnson (2010) in   ACPA’s Developments                           32
Critical Thinking              33
Creating  verbs           34
YouTubeContributing to the campus communitye.g. UNTNINE11 projecet                              35
Xtranormal• Interview Assignment• Pro Dev 2• Example                         36
Other Tech Tools             37
Other Tech Tools             38
ConvincingColleagues
Convincing Colleagues• Diffusion of Innovations• Innovation Adoption  Curve                         40
Innovation  Adoption    Curve Where are YOUR colleagues on this curve?
Concerns-Based Adoption Model                        42
3 Levels of CBAM1. Stages of Concern   -questionnaire   -affective domain2. Levels of Use   -interview protocol   -varying...
Peer Mentoring
With current developments ineducational technology, formal andinformal learning communities havetremendously enhanced peer...
Peer Mentor Support-Co-curricular programs-Events & happenings on campus-Transition to university/college life-Peer-to-pee...
Learning communities are widelyaccepted as a high impact practice (Kuh,2008). Research suggests that learningcommunities a...
Co-Curricular Programs                     48
Student AmbassadorsOffice for Exploring Majors, Undergraduate StudiesPeer Mentors supporting students with major/career re...
Resources & Sources• Melissa’s #FYEtech11 URL & QR code: www.delicious.com/MelissaLJohnson/fyetech11 Thanks to the Univers...
ReferencesBonk, C. J. (2009). The World is Open: How Web Technology is RevolutionizingEducation. San Francisco, Calif: Jos...
Kuh, G. D. (2008). High-impact educational practices: What are they, who hasaccess to them, and why they matter. Washingto...
Connecting First Year Students to Formal & Informal Learning Experiences
Connecting First Year Students to Formal & Informal Learning Experiences
Connecting First Year Students to Formal & Informal Learning Experiences
Connecting First Year Students to Formal & Informal Learning Experiences
Connecting First Year Students to Formal & Informal Learning Experiences
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  1. 1. AACE E-Learn 2011 #elearnconf #FYEtech11Connecting First YearStudents to Formal & Informal Learning Experiences Laura A. Pasquini, University of North Texas Melissa L. Johnson, University of Florida Michelle Rodems, University of Louisville
  2. 2. •Rationale & Frameworktechnology with FYE courses to build formal & informal learning opportunities
  3. 3. Innovation Adoption Curve Rogers
  4. 4. Creativity & CommunicationInnovation & CollaborationResearch & Critical Thinking,Information Problem Solving,Fluency & Decision MakingDigital Citizenship Technology Operations & Concepts
  5. 5. Student Outcomes
  6. 6. Support Structures
  7. 7. The Networked Student
  8. 8. Bloom’s Taxonomy al i t i gBloom’sTaxonomy d Educational Origami
  9. 9. Bloom’s Taxonomy higher order Creating thinking skills Evaluating Analysing Applying Understanding Remembering lower order thinking skills
  10. 10. Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy
  11. 11. Using Jenkin’s (2009) New MediaLiteracies, the Framework for 21stCentury Learning (Partnership, 2009),and Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy(Churches, 2009) as a foundation,students in the Honors Program havehad the opportunity to develop theirlearning networks through a first yearexperience course while enhancing coretechnological competencies and skills. 18
  12. 12. Remembering verbs 19
  13. 13. Facebook 20
  14. 14. Word Clouds 21
  15. 15. Understanding verbs 22
  16. 16. Blogs in Pro Dev 23
  17. 17. Tumblr in UCRS 1000 24
  18. 18. Applying verbs 25
  19. 19. wikis 26
  20. 20. Photo Sharing 27
  21. 21. Analysing verbs 28
  22. 22. Pro Dev 2:Leadership Wiki 29
  23. 23. Road Trip Nation Project Career/major exploration -Research, informational interviews & presentations 30
  24. 24. Evaluating verbs 31
  25. 25. Gator AdventureProject Wiki See Johnson (2010) in ACPA’s Developments 32
  26. 26. Critical Thinking 33
  27. 27. Creating verbs 34
  28. 28. YouTubeContributing to the campus communitye.g. UNTNINE11 projecet 35
  29. 29. Xtranormal• Interview Assignment• Pro Dev 2• Example 36
  30. 30. Other Tech Tools 37
  31. 31. Other Tech Tools 38
  32. 32. ConvincingColleagues
  33. 33. Convincing Colleagues• Diffusion of Innovations• Innovation Adoption Curve 40
  34. 34. Innovation Adoption Curve Where are YOUR colleagues on this curve?
  35. 35. Concerns-Based Adoption Model 42
  36. 36. 3 Levels of CBAM1. Stages of Concern -questionnaire -affective domain2. Levels of Use -interview protocol -varying use of tech3. Innovation Configurations -alterations to fit instructional needs 43
  37. 37. Peer Mentoring
  38. 38. With current developments ineducational technology, formal andinformal learning communities havetremendously enhanced peer-to-peer connections, knowledgesharing, social learning, and criticalthinking for first year students.Kennedy, Judd, Churchward, Gray, & Krause, 2008 45
  39. 39. Peer Mentor Support-Co-curricular programs-Events & happenings on campus-Transition to university/college life-Peer-to-peer networks 46
  40. 40. Learning communities are widelyaccepted as a high impact practice (Kuh,2008). Research suggests that learningcommunities are positively related toeducational gains, though indirectlythrough student engagement (Inkelas etal. 2007; Pike, 1999; Pike et al. 2008;Rocconi, 2010; Zhao and Kuh, 2004). Itis the structure of learning communities,then, that is important to consider infostering student success and retention. 47
  41. 41. Co-Curricular Programs 48
  42. 42. Student AmbassadorsOffice for Exploring Majors, Undergraduate StudiesPeer Mentors supporting students with major/career research. 49
  43. 43. Resources & Sources• Melissa’s #FYEtech11 URL & QR code: www.delicious.com/MelissaLJohnson/fyetech11 Thanks to the University of Florida Honors &University of North Texas First Year Experience (UCRS 1000) Students! 50
  44. 44. ReferencesBonk, C. J. (2009). The World is Open: How Web Technology is RevolutionizingEducation. San Francisco, Calif: Jossey-Bass.Churches, A. (2009). Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy. Retrieved from http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom%27s+Digital+TaxonomyInkelas, K. K., Szelenki, K., Soldner, M., & Brower, A. M. (2007, November). Nationalstudy of living-learning programs: 2007 report of findings. College Park, MD:University of Maryland & Association of College and University Housing OfficesInternational. Retrieved June 9, 2011 from http://www.livelearnstudy.net/additionalresources/reports.html.Jenkins, H. (2009). Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: MediaEducation for the 21st Century. Retrieved from http://www.newmedialiteracies.org/files/working/NMLWhitePaper.pdfKennedy, E. G., Judd, S. T., Churchward, A., Gray, K. & Krause, K. (2008). First yearstudents’ experiences with technology: Are they really digital natives?. AustralasianJournal of Educational Technology, 24(1), p. 108-122. Retrieved fromhttp://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.5.9526&rep=rep1&type=pdf 51
  45. 45. Kuh, G. D. (2008). High-impact educational practices: What are they, who hasaccess to them, and why they matter. Washington, DC: Association of AmericanColleges and Universities.Partnership for 21st Century Skills (2009). Framework for 21st Century Learning.Retrieved from http://www.p21.org/documents/P21_Framework.pdfPike, G. (1999). The effects of residential learning communities and traditionalresidential living arrangements on educational gains during the first year of college.Journal of College Student Development, 40, 269–284.Pike, G., Kuh, G., & McCormick, A. (2008, November). Learning communityparticipation and educational outcomes: Direct, indirect and contingentrelationships. Paper presented at the 2008 Association for the Study of HigherEducation Conference in Jacksonville, FL. Retrieved from http://planning.iupui.edu/631.htmlRocconi, L. M. (2011). The impact of learning communities on first year students’growth and development in college. Research in Higher Education, 52, 178-193. doi10.1007/s11162-010-9190-3.Siemens, G. & Tittenberger, P. (2009). Handbook of Emerging Technologies forLearning. Retrieved from http://umanitoba.ca/learning_technologies/cetl/HETL.pdfZhao, C., & Kuh, G. D. (2004). Adding value: Learning communities and studentengagement. Research in Higher Education, 45(2), 115–138. Retrieved from http://0-www.springerlink.com.maurice.bgsu.edu/content/q824314g2r386pu4/ 52

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