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Slides to support a presentation at the MERN Forum on Transformative Teaching, Learning & Leading. Held January 21, 2011 at the University of Manitoba.

Slides to support a presentation at the MERN Forum on Transformative Teaching, Learning & Leading. Held January 21, 2011 at the University of Manitoba.

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  • 1. The [R]evolution of the Internet & higher education: Shifting Paradigms
    A presentation prepared for the MERN forum - 01.21.11
  • 2. Chris Brown
    By
    Glenn Cockerline
    Jackie Kirk
    Mike Nantais
    Brandon University
  • 3. Introductions
    Who are you?
    What brought you here today?
  • 4. Activating Icebreaker!
    Consider how our world has changed since you were eleven years old.
    Name five changes that have had significant implications for education.
  • 5.
  • 6. Tapscott and Williams (2010)
    We believe that if the university opens up and embraces collaborative learning and collaborative knowledge production, it has a chance of surviving and even thriving in the networked global economy.
  • 7. Wesch (2008)
    The most significant problem with education today is the problem of significance itself. Students – our important critics – are struggling to find meaning and significance in their education.
  • 8. Wiley (2006)
    The world is changing in many ways…higher education has adapted too little in response to these changes and is consequently in very real danger of becoming irrelevant. Higher education’s willingness and ability to evolve toward openness will be a strong predictor of its future relevance.
  • 9.
  • 10. Sir Ken Robinson Video
    As you view the video record points into the following categories:
    Changes that we need to consider
    Changes that have occurredalready
    Changes that are underway
    Changes that are beyond our current conception
  • 11. Sir Ken Robinson Video
    As you view the video record points into the following categories:
    Changes that we need to consider
    Changes that have occurredalready
    Changes that are underway
    Changes that are beyond our current conception
  • 12.
  • 13. Wrap-up
    A transformative experience is being fundamentally changed through critical reflection and seeking to take action in the world. (Brookfield, 2005)
    What can each of us take away from this conversation?
    What is one thing that you need to act on more vigorously?
  • 14. Picture References
    Change http://www.flickr.com/photos/datruss/5216340720
    Wheatley http://www.flickr.com/photos/35237768@N05/5316300315/in/set-72157625605058101/
    Keyboard http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeanninestamand/5123201564
    Richardson http://www.flickr.com/photos/shareski/5188590155