The opportunities presented by learning technologies Lawrie Phipps and Myles Danson Organisation and User Technologies Team JISC
Joint Information Systems Committee Funded Services Network Outreach Higher and Further Innovation Learning & Teaching Research Administration Libraries IT Infrastructure Business and Community Engagement OUT Team
Marshall McLuhan (1967) Today's child is bewildered when he enters the 19th century environment that still characterizes the educational establishment where information is scarce but ordered and structured by fragmented, classified patterns subjects, and schedules. http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=dGCJ46vyR9o&vq=medium Michael Wesch with 200 Student Collaborators (2007) A Vision of Students Today
References Great Expectations of ICT how Higher Education Institutions are measuring up Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) - Report June 2008 Analysis of emerging trends affecting the use of technology in education BECTa (April 2009)
Time for some input! What are you seeing in your institution?
Technology enables change! Motivation Staff like Technology Technology as a reward for practice Catalyst New systems means critical reflection Both organisationally and individually Leverage Implementing technology requires Working across many teams