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  • 1. Emerging Technologies in the Adult Education Classroom Nell Eckersley
  • 2. This PowerPoint http://slidesha.re/GOBflf  2
  • 3. Welcome Emerging Technologies in the Adult Education Classroom Nell Eckersley Literacy Assistance Center nelle@lacnyc.org @lacnycnell 3
  • 4. http://lincs.ed.gov 4
  • 5. Introductions  What do you know about Emerging Technologies?  What would you like to learn?  What is one thing would you like to take away from this session? 5
  • 6. Agenda Why use technology? How to integrate technology into your practice Web 2.0 and Social Media Tools            QR Codes Twitter Facebook Pinterest Blogs Wiggio PollEverywhere Other Resources  6
  • 7. Objectives List reasons to include technology in your teaching Describe ways to think about integrating technology into your teaching Explain what a personal learning network is and consider ways to develop or enhance your own Define what social media is List social media tools      7
  • 8. How are you using Technology?  In your life?  In your work?  How has it changed? 8
  • 9. Why Include Technology? 21st Century Employment Skills Makes tasks authentic & challenging More young people entering adult education classes Support the diverse needs of adult learners including family digital literacy Real life experience Extends time devoted project Supports collaborative work Inexpensive, multiplatform Help break down the digital divide Computer based testing (GED2014)           9 9
  • 10. Integrating Technology How do you include technology in your practice?  Find a tool and figure out how to use it with your students/staff  Think about what you already do with your students/staff and then how technology could deepen or expand on the lesson (POST)  Think of a challenging task and how technology might help 10 10
  • 11. 11 http://www.hippasus.com/rrpweblog/
  • 12. POST Method     P is People. Know the capabilities of your audience. Know what scaffolding they’ll need. O is objectives. Pick one. Decide on your objective before you decide on a technology. Then figure out how you will measure it. S is Strategy. Figure out what will be different after you're done. Imagine you succeed. How will things be different afterwards? Imagine the endpoint and you'll know where to begin. T is Technology. A community. A wiki. A blog or a hundred blogs. Once you know your people, objectives, and strategy, then you can decide with confidence. The POST Method: A systematic approach to social strategy by Josh Bernoff 12 12
  • 13. Blooms Digital Taxonomy Pyramid 13 http://www.usi.edu/distance/bdt.htm 13
  • 14. 5 Moments of Learning  Dr. Conrad Gottfredson’s Five Moments of Learning Needs: • When Learning for the First Time • When Wanting to Learn More • When Trying to Remember • When Things Change • When Something Goes Wrong http://www.upsidelearning.com/blog/index.php/2010/03/17/the-practice-of-mobile-learning/ 14 14
  • 15. What is Social Media  Social media includes web-based and mobile based technologies which are used to turn communication into interactive dialogue among organizations, communities, and individuals. --Wikipedia 15
  • 16. Components of Social Media  Web 2.0 16
  • 17. Why Use Social Media in Adult Ed?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyZRS0BnpAI&featur e=youtu.be 17
  • 18. Personal Learning Network 18
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  • 21. Why Use Social Media  Cloud Computing     21 performing computer tasks using services delivered entirely over the Internet. movement away from applications installed on an individual's computer towards the applications being hosted online. The "cloud" refers to the Internet and was inspired by technical flow charts and diagrams, which tend to use a cloud symbol to represent the Internet. http://mobileoffice.about.com/od/workin gontheroad/f/cloudcomputing.htm
  • 22. Why Use Social Media  Mobile Learning  The use of common handheld hardware, wireless networking and mobile telephony to facilitate, support, enhance and extend the reach of teaching and learning.  https://mobilelearningi nfokit.pbworks.com/w /page/41751137/What %20is%20mobile%20 learning 22
  • 23. Tagging 23
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  • 25. Myths about Social Media     25 Only young people use Social Media Social Media; just a waste of time Fears about security & privacy Hierarchy of needs; technology comes after literacy
  • 26. QR Codes 26
  • 27. What are QR Codes?  Q R stands for  Invented in Japan by Toyota in 1994 to track vehicles during the manufacturing process QR code is detected as a 2-dimensional digital image by a semiconductor image sensor and is then digitally analyzed by a programmed processor. Translation: You can scan it with your smart phone or tablet.  27
  • 28. How Would You Get to Here? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLNOpoQztFo&feat ure=share&list=FLEqfU4INXfYY58eh5Ynm5vA Shortened URL http://bit.ly/19wbpyV QR Code 28
  • 29. QR Code vs Bar Code 29 http://www.teq.com/blog/2012/05/my-qr-code/#.UJRXgMXCaSo
  • 30. QR Code Readers   QR Codes can be used with a mobile device like a smart phone or a tablet that has access top the internet The device must have an QR Code reader (also called scanner) app installed   Apple Devices: Qrafter Android Devices: QR Droid NOTE: You should NOT have to pay money or give information about yourself when selecting and installing a QR Code reader or scanner 30
  • 31. QR Code Readers The QR Code reader uses the camera on your device to scan the code and then uses the internet to interpret the instructions in the code 31
  • 32. QR Codes in Real Life 32
  • 33. QR Codes in Education 33
  • 34. Steps to Using in Education 1. 2. 3. 34 First consider what is the learning goal Make sure you have devices that can read a QR Code Create the QR Codes you need
  • 35. QR Codes in Education          35 Make your own QR Code Scavenger Hunt! Scavenger Hunt 5 Real Ways To Use QR Codes In Education Black & White and Scanned All Over (video) QR Codes Connect Students to Books Shambles QR Code Resource Desktop QR Code Reader QR Codes in Education Livebinder 50 QR code resources for the classroom
  • 36. Make Your Own QR Code     36 Bitly https://bitly.com/ Google http://goo.gl/ Kaywa http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ ScanLife http://www.scanlife.com/en/
  • 37. Shortening Links for Your Tweets You can use BitLy to shorten URL’s without creating an account. https://bitly.com/ 37 37
  • 38. Make Your Own QR Code And with or without an account you can make any of the shortened URLS into a QR Code by adding .qr at the end 38
  • 39. Twitter 39
  • 40. What is Twitter?  Microblogging;140 characters maximum  http://twitter.com/  Hashtag #AdultEd  Unlike most social media, just because I “follow” you, you don’t have to “follow” me 40 40
  • 41. Why Use Twitter  Meta-Cognition  Accessible from many places  “Snackable” education  Follow people you can learn from 41 41
  • 42. Twitter.com 42 42
  • 43. What Can You Say in 140 Characters? 43 43
  • 44. @cookbook Rhubarb Upside Down Cupcakes: Beat1/2c sug&mltdbuttr/2egg/c yogurt, +2c flr/2t bkgpdr/t salt. Buttr12cup; +T sug/2T rhubarb, batter e. 25m@350 F 44 44
  • 45. Retweeting  RT 45 @Username 45
  • 46. HashTags  #AdultEd 46 # EdTech 46
  • 47. Hashtags vs Mentions      Hashtags have # in front of them (no spaces allowed) Hashtags are like signposts to content Mentions start with @ followed by a person or organization’s twitter name (no spaces allowed) Mentions help connect people who tweet (tweeple?) Mentions are like sign posts to other people who tweet 47 47
  • 48. Hashtags are Ephemeral    Hashtags lose their value if they are not used often. If using a hashtag for a short term event it’s a good idea to archive the content so it can be found later Two tools  http://www.tweetarchivist.com  http://paper.li/LACNYCnell/1320940472 48 48
  • 49. Anatomy of a Good Tweet 49 49
  • 50. Shortened URLS   http://ipadeducators.ning.com/profiles/blogs/preparing-yourschool-for-an (73 characters) Bit.ly/3FjhpX (13 characters) 50
  • 51. Search Twitter    Search on http://Twitter.com for people, keywords or hashtags Search on http://Search.Twitter.com for keywords or hashtags even if you don’t have a Twitter account Track hashtags and tweet from http://tweetchat.com/ 51 51
  • 52. Finding People to Follow  In Twitter.com search hashtags and words like #COABE13 #AdultEd  See who experts follow  Look for Twitter links on websites you like 52 52
  • 53. Sending and Receiving Tweets  Twitter.com  Texts via your cell phone  Applications on computers & smart phones  Tweetdeck  HootSuite  PaperLi  TweetChat 53 53
  • 54. TweetDeck 54 54
  • 55. Before You Join Twitter  Come up with possible Twitter names     Have options incase your first choice is taken Shorter is better Develop a list of five people/places to follow Have a picture to upload as your avatar 55 55
  • 56. Once You Join  Follow at least five people     @theLACNYC, @LACNYCNell, @NCLAdvocacy for example Search for people using #AdultEd Search for your favorite hobby, writer, singer, actor, comic, political figure, tv show, magazine, organization Retweet one tweet and create one of your own tweets. Remember to use hashtags 56 56
  • 57. What to Do in the Next Few Weeks  Spend 15 minutes on Twitter every morning (or some other time)     reading Tweets retweeting following new people Try TweetDeck or receiving tweets as sms text messages on your cellphone 57 57
  • 58. Examples Comedy  https://twitter.com/PlioceneBloke  https://twitter.com/DothTheDoth  https://twitter.com/FakeMTA Useful Tips  https://twitter.com/nycgov  https://twitter.com/MTAInsider  https://twitter.com/NY1noticias 58 58
  • 59. Facebook 59
  • 60. What is Facebook?  Originally a form of online yearbook  Now a social media platform for sharing all kinds of information 60 60
  • 61. Why Use Facebook?  Public or Private platform  Share information about your program, about your students, about yourself  http://www.facebook.com/educatio n  Teach people how to use it for Good 61 61
  • 62. Facebook Tools  Pages  Groups  Events  Causes  Notes  Photos  “Like”  Many other Apps 62 Security and Privacy  Don’t do on facebook what you wouldn’t do in “real life”  Unfriend as you need  Set up groups to control who sees what  Review privacy settings frequently 62
  • 63. Facebook Profile  http://www.facebook.com 63 63
  • 64. Facebook Page 64 64
  • 65. Facebook Group 65 65
  • 66. Facebook  Groups    Classes Small group projects Pages   Organization Agency https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqvGpEsx6NZUdE9namRoa08xYml1dW lRVnByVkZ2UVE#gid=0 66 66
  • 67. Groups and Pages http://basicblogtips.com/facebook-groupsor-pages.html  http://forumone.com/blogs/post/tablefacebook-pages-vs-facebook-groups-vslinkedin-groups  http://www.facebook.com/blog/blog.php?po st=324706977130  67 67
  • 68. Pinterest 68
  • 69. What is Pinterest?  Online version of an “inspiration” board  Visual bookmarking tool  Collaboration tool 69 69
  • 70. Pinterest 70
  • 71. Boards 71
  • 72. Pins http://pinterest.com/nelightful/adult-education-ideas/ 72
  • 73. Repinning, Liking, and Following 73
  • 74. Pinterest in Education 74
  • 75. Pinterest in Education     Is Pinterest a Teacher’s New Best Friend in the Classroom? 25 Great Educators To Follow On Pinterest TechChef4U Pinterest In The Pinterest Of Education 75
  • 76. Blogs 76
  • 77. What is a Blog? Coming from term “Weblog”  Originally a tool for online journaling  Now a robust tool to create websites  Various blogging tools  Consider  Skills and roles of participants  Type of content want to create  Level of access to hardware and internet  77 77
  • 78. Why Use Blogs? Collection of single posts containing text, photos, videos, and links. Most often in reverse chronological order.  General public or specific audience (by invitation or accepted upon request)  Various levels of users from reader to admin  Self-reflection, chronological updates  78 78
  • 79. Blog platforms  Tumblr  Wordpress  Blogger  Posterous 79 79
  • 80. Using Blogs with Students   http://galwayvoice.wordpress.com/2012/05/30/letters -to-america-2/ http://level6esl.blogspot.com/ 80 80
  • 81. Wiggio 81
  • 82. What is Wiggio?  Our very own social network 82 82
  • 83. Why Use Wiggio?  Private online platform  Easy to set up  Can share files, comments, event info, create and share polls….  Accessible at school and at home  Subgroups possible 83 83
  • 84. How to Join Our Wiggio  Go to http://www.wiggio.com  Sign up or sign in  Group Name: SoMe Tools in Adult Ed Password: discovery  http://bit.ly/SoMeWiggio 84 84
  • 85. Technology Integration Action Plan 85 85
  • 86. Look for this reading on our Wiggio http://lincs.ed.gov/publications/pdf/technology_paper_ 2010.pdf 86 86
  • 87. PollEverywhere 87
  • 88. PollEverywhere 88
  • 89. PollEverywhere in Education       Increasing classroom participation and attentiveness Encouraging risk-taking with anonymous student responses Eliciting diverse opinions when there isn’t a correct answer Gauging student comprehension of material immediately Grabbing students with thought-provoking opening questions Assessing last night’s reading with a quick quiz http://novemberlearning.com/resources/handouts/real-time-assessment-with-poll-everywhere/ 89
  • 90. PollEverywhere in Education      Best of Web 2.0: Using Poll Everywhere QR and Poll Everywhere Upcycled Education: PollEverywhere SMS Education: Poll Everywhere Is Making the Mobile Pop Quiz More Affordable Our Poll 90
  • 91. http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/MTE3NDI5NTcyOQ 91
  • 92. More Resources 92
  • 93. Media Literacy & Digital Citizenship Center for Media Literacy  5 Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages  Connecting the Digital Dots: Literacy of the 21st Century  Center for Digital Literacy  Digital Citizenship: Using Technology Appropriately  Flickr Creative Commons  93 93
  • 94. Top 100 Tools for Learning 94
  • 95. Adult Educations & Technology Paperli 95
  • 96. Technology Tools For Teaching & Learning 96
  • 97. Go2Web20 97
  • 98. 98
  • 99. Questions? 99 99
  • 100. Nell Eckersley        Subject Matter Expert, LINCS Community Technology and Learning Group https://community.lincs.ed.gov/ Email: nelle@lacnyc.org Twitter: http://twitter.com/LACNYCnell Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nell.eckersleylac Blog: http://nelightful.wordpress.com/ Delicious: http://www.delicious.com/nelleckersley 100