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Social Media in Teacher Education

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Slides for a presentation at MADLaT 2012, Winnipeg, MB on May 4, 2012. …

Slides for a presentation at MADLaT 2012, Winnipeg, MB on May 4, 2012.
Looks at process and self-study of 2 profs & related focus group held by an M.Ed. student.

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  • Theoretical basis of our work is that learning is sociocultural – work of Dewey (active learning), Vygotsky, Bandura, & others
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    • 1. Social Networking for Students in Higher Education Mike Nantais Jackie Kirk Clark Gawletz
    • 2. AgendaIntroductionsTheoretical basisJackie & Mike’s storyClark’s studyDiscussion
    • 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dkuropatwa/3862101829/
    • 4. What is your connection to socialnetworking in higher education? This is a contest! Please tweet your answer (if you can) using both: #MADLaT2012 and #SNHE Person to hit the mystery number wins a prize
    • 5. “human learningpresupposes a specific social nature” Lev Vygotsky
    • 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dkuropatwa/4285018251/
    • 7. We learn through social interactions inauthentic, situated contexts . Community of Practice. (Lave & Wenger)
    • 8. Where we started: Discussion forum in Moodle.
    • 9. We added more tools – most we still use: But now, we have added …
    • 10. Self-Study in Teacher Education: Working together to critique our practice and totry to resolve some of the challenges like:• Student engagement• Faculty engagement• Student ownership and authentic participation• Using social networking to improve our practice
    • 11. Educational design research is thesystematic study of designing,developing and evaluatingeducational programs, processesand products
    • 12. Six Requirements forEducational DesignResearch
    • 13. Explore significanteducational problems, ratherthan conduct research for itsown sake
    • 14. Define a pedagogicaloutcome and createlearning environmentsthat address it.
    • 15. Emphasize content andpedagogy rather thantechnology.
    • 16. Give special attention tosupporting human interactionsand nurturing learningcommunities
    • 17. Modify the learningenvironments until thepedagogical outcome isreached
    • 18. Reflect on the process:reveal design principlesthat can inform futureprojects
    • 19. Ning Focus Group
    • 20.  See opinions of other members and connect with pre-service teachersIn your opinion, whatare the educational  Able to remain a member even after graduationbenefits of using Ning  Provides a way to collaboratefor teaching and on ideas and keep in touch once employed as professionallearning? teachers.Members can share resources  Others perspective.PLN - Connect globally not just Collaborate ideas in the group.locally.  Go beyond class lecture“User-friendly”. Similar to othersocial networking  Post discussion questions for help and feedback. FindExtend learning outside of the resources of activeclassroom. participation. Diverse opinions.
    • 21. In your opinion, how  Provided an extension of class discussions to get othersdoes the use of Ning opinionsenhance the course  Allowed members to gainyou are currently experience leading a specific online discussion board.enrolled in?  Users were able to create a blog within the siteBeneficial as an assessment toolAllows for question/answer directed  Created events that others into profs and peers the faculty could join or offer commentsAllows for reflection on one’s ownthinking/learning  Using technology in theLearning beyond classroom lecture: classroom.Invited greater detail for exploring  Members can join any grouptopics within the course
    • 22.  Navigating was limited,In your opinion, whatlimitations does Ning  very overwhelming at the beginning. Forced to use thishave as it relates to site-marks. Takes fun out of it, posts feel “forced”.your ability to  Marked for grammar, spellingsucceed in this etc., not content, specifically impedes the flow ofcourse? discussion.  Priority of the Ning is low compared to other assignments.  Minimal professor feedback, which discourages participation. Does not draw attention as a social networking site.
    • 23.  Difficult process to find another person’s blog: had toIn your opinion, what type in their namewould you change  One more account andabout Ning? password to remember  The way it is used: forEasier accessibility to other users example-marking techniques,pages participate marks only, keep assignments to moodle.Simplify it: many groups areduplicated or very similar  Open to more than just EdBe able to get on Ning without going students and alumni –includeto the BU faculty of education cooperating teachers andwebsite other school divisions etc.
    • 24.  Should be linked to BUIn your opinion, Ning webmail account.has the following  Site needs an area to uploadtechnological Words/PowerPoint/Excel filesrestrictions?  Online file storage is nil. Cannot post videos and links are difficult to apply. DoesOne more account name/password not flow well, outline set up hard to follow, hard to searchLook and feel could be fresher for people.  You cannot invite people that are not your friends to your group without their e-mail addresses
    • 25.  Overall this was a great way toExit Slip: What kind connect to others in other streams/years.of format/product  Orientation would be anwould you like to see excellent time to provide aas a follow up to this tutorial for students as we felt we were just thrown in and toldstudy? to use it. This might encourage more active participation.  We would like to see the findings of this study posted to name/BU and website. We would like to see some of our suggestions put into action. Feels like a chore.  If it doesnt change, as a graduate we cannot see ourselves using this by choice
    • 26. Thanks for attending! Now , just for fun … http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9T37q9Lx6sw Mike: nantaism@brandonu.ca Jackie: kirkj@brandonu.ca Clark: gawletz@brandonu.ca

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