21 stCentury Classroom Dr. Lorie Tuma & Dr. Nicole Davis University of Alabama Southern Illinois UniversityInternational Society of Travel & Tourism Educators, 2012 – Freiburg, Germany
Objective:• What we are NOT trying to do….• What we ARE trying to do…• What we hope to leave you with today…• Remember: Social Media is “personal - we don’t do the same things….”
Connectivist Learning• (Siemens) a learning theory in the digital age that suggests that learners construct their own interpretations of new knowledge as the result of the formation of networks and through digital media.
DIGITALThe 21 Century st Student
1. Communication• Facebook Groups • Course groups • Student club groups • Study Abroad groups • Link video assignments to Facebook wall.
2. Student Feedback• Twitter with Hashtags • Students choose hashtag • Twitter assignments
3. Student Research & Writing• Tumblr• Slideshare• Paper.li• WordPress • Course objectives: Writing for an audience outside the classroom.
Resources• Show Notes and links: -------------------------------------- Poplet -- mind/idea mapping solution http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/popplet/id374151636 Dropbox -- file storage and synchronization http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dropbox/id327630330 PDF Reader Pro -- PDF reading and annotation tool http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pdf-reader-pro-edition-for/id364502063 Doc Scan HD -- document scanning http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/doc-scan-hd-pdf-scanner/id467016332 QuickOffice Pro HD -- office suite with Google Doc/Dropbox support http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quickoffice-pro-hd-edit-office/id376212724 Pleco -- free Chinese dictionary with additional features http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pleco-chinese-dictionary/id341922306 Human Japanese HD -- Multimedia solution for learning Japanese http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/human-japanese-hd/id419031017 Flipboard -- newsreader magazine http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flipboard/id358801284 Google Currents -- newsreader made by Google http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google-currents/id459182288 Notes Plus -- note taking software with many features http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/notes-plus/id374211477 Dragon Dictation -- powerful voice dictation tool http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dragon-dictation/id341446764 Paper by FiftyThree -- sketching app http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/paper-by-fiftythree/id506003812 iBooks - free book reader http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ibooks/id364709193 Google Search - Google docs, goggles and search all in one http://itunes.apple.com/app/google-mobile-app/id284815942