Technology integration in the adult education classroom

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  • 1. TECHNOLOGYINTEGRATION IN THEADULT EDUCATIONCLASSROOMNell Eckersley
  • 2. http://lincs.ed.gov 2
  • 3. Introductions•What do you know about Social Media?•What would you like to learn?•What one thing would you like to take away from this session? 3
  • 4. Agenda•What is Social Media & why should we use it?•Digital Literacy•Facebook•Twitter•Wiggio 4
  • 5. 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 5
  • 6. Components of Social MediaWeb 2.0 6
  • 7. Components of Social MediaCloud Computing • performing computer tasks using services delivered entirely over the Internet. • movement away from applications installed on an individuals 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/workingontheroad/f/cloudcomputing.htm 7
  • 8. Components of Social MediaMobile 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://mobilelearninginfokit.pbworks.com/w/page/41751137/What%20is%20mobile%20learning 8
  • 9. Tagging 9
  • 10. Why use Social Media in Adult Ed?• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyZRS0BnpAI&feature=youtu.be 10
  • 11. Why Social Media?• Makes tasks authentic & challenging• Extends time devoted project• Supports collaborative work• Inexpensive, multiplatform• Real life experience• Help break down the digital divide 11
  • 12. Myths about Social Media • Only young people use Social Media • Social Media; just a waste of time • Fears about security & privacy • Hierarchy of needs; technology comes after literacy 12
  • 13. Integrating Social Media into Adult EdBlooms Taxonomy•Creating•Evaluating•Analyzing•Applying•Understanding•Remembering 13
  • 14. Blooms Digital Taxonomy Pyramid http://www.usi.edu/distance/bdt.htm 14
  • 15. 5 Moments of LearningDr. Conrad Gottfredson’s Five Moments of Learning Needs: 1. When Learning for the First Time 2. When Wanting to Learn More 3. When Trying to Remember 4. When Things Change 5. When Something Goes Wronghttp://www.upsidelearning.com/blog/index.php/2010/03/17/the-practice-of-mobile-learning/ 15
  • 16. Digital Literacy•http://www.digitalliteracy.gov/•http://www.fastcoexist.com/1680264/why- web-literacy-should-be-part-of-every-education•http://www.cyberwise.org/•http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/connecti ng-digital-dots-literacy-21st-century 16
  • 17. Can you Be Found Online?•http://www.spokeo.com/•http://images.google.com/ 17
  • 18. Facebook 18
  • 19. http://www.facebook.com 19
  • 20. Facebook Page 20
  • 21. Facebook Group 21
  • 22. Facebook Tools• Profile • “Notes” for Longer• Page Content• Group • Share Links• Timeline or Feed • Comment on Posts• Upload Photos • “Share” Other Peoples’• Tag Photos Posts• Create Events • Calendar• Direct Message • Polling Tool• Apps 22
  • 23. Downside of Facebook•Cannot upload documents•Should always be assumed others can see what you post•“Friends” are a two way street•Constantly changing the tools, privacy, layout 23
  • 24. 7 Ways Educators Can Use Facebook1. Help develop and follow your program’s policy about Facebook.2. Encourage students to follow Facebook’s guidelines.3. Stay up to date about safety and privacy settings on Facebook.4. Promote good citizenship in the digital world.5. Use Facebook’s pages and groups features to communicate with students.6. Embrace the digital, social, mobile, and “always-on” learning styles of 21st Century students.7. Use Facebook as a professional development resource. http://bit.ly/FacebookforEducators 24
  • 25. Examples of Facebook in Education•http://www.emergingedtech.com/2011/03/face book-in-the-classroom-seriously/•http://prezi.com/gjswnhjejkqx/facebook-in- education/•http://www.edutopia.org/social-media- education-examples-facebook•http://www.slideshare.net/CPappasOnline/face book-for-elearning-20-educational-applications•http://bit.ly/FacebookforEducators (PDF) 25
  • 26. Twitter 26
  • 27. https://twitter.com/ 27
  • 28. What Can You Say in 140 Characters? 28
  • 29. Retweeting •RT @Username 29
  • 30. HashTags #EdTech #EdChat #TechPD #AdultEd #SoMeEd #TwEd 30
  • 31. Anatomy of a Good Tweet 31
  • 32. Shortened URLS• http://ipadeducators.ning.com/profiles/blogs/preparing-your- school-for-an (73 characters)• Bit.ly/3FjhpX (13 characters) 32
  • 33. Shortening Links for your TweetsYou can use BitLy to shorten URL’s without creating an account 33
  • 34. Customizing Your Shortened URLBut if you create an account on BitLy.com, you can customize your shortened URLSGo from http://bit.ly/vJrH91 to http://bit.ly/wiggiotips 34
  • 35. AnalyticsWith an account you can also track how many times the URL you created has been clicked. 35
  • 36. QR CodeAnd with or without an account you can make any of the shortened URLS into a QR Code by adding .qr at the end 36
  • 37. Finding People to Follow • Twitter Directories like http://WeFollow.com • Search hashtags and words #AdultEd • See who follows people you follow • http://Twibes.com • http://Listorious.com • http://Archivist.visitmix.com 37
  • 38. 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/ 38
  • 39. Sending and Receiving Tweets •Twitter.com •Texts via your cell phone •Applications on computers & smart phones •Tweetdeck •HootSuite •Seesmic •HootCourse 39
  • 40. TweetDeck 40
  • 41. http://paper.li/LACNYCnell/1320940472 41
  • 42. http://tweetchat.com/ 42
  • 43. http://HistoricalTweets.com• http://historicaltweets.com/2008/12/04/lincoln-asks-twitter-followers-for- speechwriting-help/ 43
  • 44. http://twtpoll.com 44
  • 45. http://twitpic.com 45
  • 46. https://support.twitter.com/articles/64986-how-to-report-spam-on-twitter# 46
  • 47. Using Twitter in Education•http://edudemic.com/2012/04/100-ways-to-use- twitter-in-education-by-degree-of-difficulty/•http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2011/03/5- ways-twitter-has-changed-education/•http://cooper-taylor.com/2008/08/50-ideas-on- using-twitter-for-education/•http://www.scoop.it/t/twitter-in-adult- education 47
  • 48. What to Do Right Now?•Create a Twitter account on twitter.com•Follow three people •@LACNYCnell @Edudemic @Larryferlazzo •Search Twitter for people using #AdultEd •Search for your favorite hobby, writer, singer, actor•Retweet one tweet and create one of your own tweets. Remember to use hashtags! 48
  • 49. What to Do in the Next Few Weeks•Spend 15 minutes on Twitter every morning •reading •retweeting •following new people•Try TweetDeck or receiving tweets as sms text messages 49
  • 50. Wiggio 50
  • 51. http://wiggio.com 51
  • 52. Why use Wiggio? 52
  • 53. Who uses Wiggio? 53
  • 54. Wiggio Tools• Wiggios interface includes six basic tools 54
  • 55. Using Wiggio in Education•Wiggio is always private•You can upload and organize documents•You cannot upload graphics as images•Communicate with entire group or with individual members•Subgroups have same tools as overgroup 55
  • 56. Using Wiggio in Education•http://www.lifehack.org/articles/management/ wiggio-an-extra-simple-collaboration-tool.html•http://onlineedreflections.wordpress.com/tag/ wiggio/•http://techcrunch.com/2012/04/25/social- collaboration-platform-for-students-wiggio- hits-1m-users-launches-paid-version/•http://blog.wiggio.com/?page_id=47 56
  • 57. Sign up for Wiggio1. Go to http://www.wiggio.com2. Click on the Sign up now Link at the top of the screen 57
  • 58. Sign up for Wiggio3. Fill in the Create an account information and click Create. 58
  • 59. Sign up for WiggioNote: Make sure you use an email address that you can access from here and where you will receive emails from this group.Sometimes it takes longer for the confirmation email to arrive 59
  • 60. Sign up for Wiggio4. You will then get a message that a confirmation email has been sent to your email 60
  • 61. Sign up for Wiggio5. Click on the link that appears in your email 61
  • 62. Sign up for Wiggio6. A note will appear to let you know that your account has been confirmed 62
  • 63. Wiggio Home Screen 63
  • 64. Joining a Group1. Once you’ve logged in to Wiggio.com, click on the green arrow beside your name in the black bar at the top of the screen. From the drop down menu, select Join a group 64
  • 65. Joining Social Media ToolsGroup2. The Join a group screen will appear. Type in: • Group Name: SoMe Tools in Adult Ed Password: discovery • And click Join 65
  • 66. Nell Eckersley• @LACNYCNell• NellE@LACNYC.org 66