What is elearning?

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What is elearning?

  1. 1. "In the 21st Century School, technology mustbe like oxygen, ubiquitous and necessary" Chris Lehmann, Science Leadership Academy (SLA), Philadelphia, USA
  2. 2. What is elearning? Learning and teaching that is facilitated by or supported through the appropriate use of ICTs. e-Learning can cover a spectrum of activities from supporting learning to blended learning (the combination of traditional and e-learning practices), to learning that is delivered entirely online. Whatever the technology, however, learning is the vital element. e- Learning is not simply associated with modes of delivery or the functionality of a particular technology, but forms part of a conscious choice of the best and most appropriate ways of promoting effective learning. Best practice e-learning enables accessible, relevant, and high-quality learning opportunities that improve student engagement and achievement. e-Learning has the potential to transform the way teaching and learning takes place. It is about using technologies effectively across the curriculum to connect schools and communities and to provide accessible, relevant, and high-quality learning opportunities so that every student is better able to achieve their full potential. www.elearning.tki.org.nz
  3. 3. What is elearning? Learning and teaching that is facilitated by Learning and teaching that is facilitated by or supported through the appropriate use of ICTs. or supported through the appropriate use of e-Learning can cover a spectrum of activities from supporting learning to blended learning (the combination of traditional and e-learning practices), ICTs. to learning that is delivered entirely online. Whatever the technology, however, learning is the vital element. e- Learning is not simply associated with modes of delivery or the functionality of a particular technology, but forms part of a conscious choice of the best and most appropriate ways of promoting effective learning. Best practice e-learning enables accessible, relevant, and high-quality learning opportunities that improve student engagement and achievement. e-Learning has the potential to transform the way teaching and learning takes place. It is about using technologies effectively across the curriculum to connect schools and communities and to provide accessible, relevant, and high-quality learning opportunities so that every student is better able to achieve their full potential. www.elearning.tki.org.nz
  4. 4. What is elearning? Learning and teaching that is facilitated by or supported through the appropriate use of ICTs. e-Learning can cover a spectrum of activities from supporting learning to e-Learning can cover a spectrum of activities blended learning (the combination of traditional and e-learning practices), from supporting learning to blended learning to learning that is delivered entirely online. Whatever the technology, however, learning is the vital element. e- (the combination of traditional and e- Learning is not simply associated with modes of delivery or the functionality of a particular technology, but forms part of a conscious learning practices), to learning that is choice of the best and most appropriate ways of promoting effective delivered entirely online. learning. Best practice e-learning enables accessible, relevant, and high-quality learning opportunities that improve student engagement and achievement. e-Learning has the potential to transform the way teaching and learning takes place. It is about using technologies effectively across the curriculum to connect schools and communities and to provide accessible, relevant, and high-quality learning opportunities so that every student is better able to achieve their full potential. www.elearning.tki.org.nz
  5. 5. What is elearning? Learning and teaching that is facilitated by or supported through the appropriate use of ICTs. e-Learning can cover a spectrum of activities from supporting learning to blended learning (the combination of traditional and e-learning practices), Whatever the technology, to learning that is delivered entirely online. Whatever the technology, however, learning is the vital element. e- however, learning is the vital element. e- Learning is not simply associated with modes of delivery or the Learning is not simply associated with modes functionality of a particular technology, but forms part of a conscious choice of the best and most appropriate ways of promoting effective of delivery or the functionality of a particular learning. Best practice e-learning enables accessible, relevant, and high-quality technology, but forms part of a conscious learning opportunities that improve student engagement and choice of the best and most appropriate achievement. e-Learning has the potential to transform the way teaching and learning takes place. It is about using technologies effectively across ways of promoting effective learning. the curriculum to connect schools and communities and to provide accessible, relevant, and high-quality learning opportunities so that every student is better able to achieve their full potential. www.elearning.tki.org.nz
  6. 6. What is elearning? Learning and teaching that is facilitated by or supported through the appropriate use of ICTs. e-Learning can cover a spectrum of activities from supporting learning to blended learning (the combination of traditional and e-learning practices), to learning that is delivered entirely online. Whatever the technology, however, learning is the vital element. e- Learning is not simply associated with modes of delivery or the functionality of a particular technology, but forms part of a conscious choice of the best and most appropriate ways of promoting effective learning. Best practice e-learning enables accessible, relevant, and high-quality Best practice e-learning enables accessible, learning opportunities that improve student engagement and achievement. e-Learning has the potential to transform the way teaching relevant, and high-quality learning and learning takes place. It is about using technologies effectively across opportunities that improve student the curriculum to connect schools and communities and to provide accessible, relevant, and high-quality learning opportunities so that every engagement and achievement. student is better able to achieve their full potential. www.elearning.tki.org.nz
  7. 7. What is elearning? Learning and teaching that is facilitated by or supported through the appropriate use of ICTs. e-Learning can cover a spectrum of activities from supporting learning to blended learning (the combination of traditional and e-learning practices), e-Learning has the potential to transform the to learning that is delivered entirely online. Whatever the technology, however, learning is the vital element. e- way teaching and learning takes place. It is Learning is not simply associated with modes of delivery or the about using technologies effectively across functionality of a particular technology, but forms part of a conscious choice of the best and most appropriate ways of promoting effective the curriculum to connect schools and learning. Best practice e-learning enables accessible, relevant, and high-quality communities and to provide accessible, learning opportunities that improve student engagement and relevant, and high-quality learning achievement. e-Learning has the potential to transform the way teaching and learning takes place. It is about using technologies effectively across opportunities so that every student is better the curriculum to connect schools and communities and to provide accessible, relevant, and high-quality learning opportunities so that every able to achieve their full potential. student is better able to achieve their full potential. www.elearning.tki.org.nz
  8. 8. “the best and most appropriate ways of promoting effective teaching & learning” www.elearning.tki.org.nzWhat have teachers found to be “more effective”/”possible” when using elearning?• Pre-prepared lesson material projected onto whiteboard.• Collaboration and discussion as part of “homework”.• Communication.• Teacher feedback.• Differentiated learning.• Re-engaging dis-engaged students.• Choice of learning pathways and learning activities.• Exploration and authentic learning experiences.• Bringing “experts” into the classroom (virtually).• Breaks through the classroom walls – global classroom.• Having resources available 24/7.• Self directed modules (with immediate feedback) to master the core elements of a course.• Develop 21C skills.
  9. 9. 21c.qataracademy.wikispaces.net
  10. 10. What are 21C Skills? Ways of thinking. Creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, decision- making and learning Ways of working. Communication and collaboration Tools for working. Information and communications technology (ICT) and information literacy Skills for living in the world. Citizenship, life and career, and personal and social responsibility atc21s.org
  11. 11. What are 21C Skills? www.p21.org ecompetencies.wikispaces.com
  12. 12. Information literacy Media literacy• Read with meaning. • Merging mass media &• Assess for reliability & digital media. quality. • Adopting new formats of• Connect & critically use info media. in different formats • Evaluate media content. depending on the context.Digital literacy ICT literacy• Integration of info • Confident & critical management skills and operation of ICT. critical thinking. • Storing and managing info.• Create, adapt & share • Acquiring info formally & info/knowledge in multiple informally. formats. ecompetencies.wikispaces.com
  13. 13. Our learning activities should include …• authentic tasks (real world relevance)• watching and listening to experts• learning through self and two way reflection• connecting with others outside the classroom walls (sharing with, learning from, collaborating)• students articulating and defending their viewpoint, receiving feedback, reflecting and modifying• students teaching their peers and their teachers• a wide range of idea creation techniques (e.g. brainstorming)• view failure as an opportunity to learn www.p21.org
  14. 14. elearning ToolboxIn the classroom Software Internet Applicationslaptop wordprocessing LMS (Moodle)data projector spreadsheeting Google docsspeakers presentations ePortfoliosIWB image editing Social networkinginternet video editing Blogging site(e.g.skype sound editing Wordpress)online classroom screencasting A bank of websitesonline community IWB software (prezi, wordle, xtranormal,camera … mindmeister, bubblus …)… Media sharing sites Publishing sites Podcasting …
  15. 15. 21C Learning www.21stcenturyschools.com atc21s.org ecompetencies.wikispaces.comeLearning www.elearning.tki.org.nz 21c.qataracademy.wikispaces.net ictelt.blogspot.co.nz the flipped classroom (mast.unco.edu/programs/vodcasting)Learning Tools: web.me.com/khoneycuttessdack/kevinhoneycutt.org/Tools.html www.freetech4teachers.com softwareforlearning.tki.org.nz

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