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Dy know webinar nov 18, 2010



A webinar presented for the DyKnow User Webinar Series Nov 18, 2010

A webinar presented for the DyKnow User Webinar Series Nov 18, 2010



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    • DyKnow User Webinar Series 2010
      • An interactive college mathematics classroom using tablet PC’s and DyKnow
      • [email_address]
      • Nov 18, 2010
    • Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology http://senecac.on.ca/about/index.html
      • largest community college in Ontario
      • eight campuses in Greater Toronto Area
      • programs offered >260 fields of study
      • approx 100,000 full and part time students
      • international students from 90 countries
    • Webinar overview
      • who we are and how we got here
      • a typical mathematics classroom
      • methodologies used to engage students
      • examples of student work
      • discussion and questions
      • a $84 000 grant including 21 HP Compaq Notebook/Tablet PC’s with Microsoft® Vista operating system, accessories
      • grant received by 44 high-ed institutions
      • (370 applicants world wide)
      • Seneca HP site: http://open.senecac.on.ca/HPtabletproject/
      2008 Higher Education HP Technology for Teaching Grant http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/grants/us/programs/tech_teaching/hied_global.html#top
    • Pen options
      • familiar use of
      • pen function for
      • formulation
      • digital inking in
      • multiple colours
      • enhance
      • student interest
      • “ DyKnow Vision software is an interactive teaching tool used to maximize class time, foster collaborative learning and promote effective studying”
      • Funding provided by FASET and Academic Computing Services (ACS)
      • A 2010 Post Secondary DyKnow Collaborative Software Grant recipient
      DyKnow Software http://www.dyknow.com
    • A typical mathematics classroom
      • word document ‘framework’
      • change page layout to landscape view, narrow margins, font size approx 18-20
      • approximate space for student solution
      • print using the DyKnow writer
      • students collaborative notes saved to the server
    • Methodology
      • interactive focus activity
      • concept development
      • collaborative practice
      • application
      • reflection of learning
      • topic choice: division of fractions
    • Interactive focus activity
      • ask students to open and review the link
      • http://www.mathsisfun.com/fractions_division.html
      • go online with them and review the interactive object
      • provide discussion on key terms
    • Open ended questioning
    • Concept Development
      • students develop ‘rules’ as a group
      • summary text box
    • Collaborative Practice
      • share control
      • send panels
      • students placed into groups
      • chat features
      • private notes
    • Panel control can be shared
      • class moves at a self-directed pace
      • students can be a temporary teacher
      • increased in-class discussion
      • collaborative notes
      • modeling methodology
      • anonymous responses
      • students are actively engaged and
      • participating in class
    • Send Panels
      • students submit panels during a session
      • panels can be teacher annotated
      • return - immediately or at convenient time
      • accessed with class notes
      • interaction continues beyond class time
      • anonymous
    • Application
    • Reflection of Learning
      • request status, polling, class observation
      • journal or portfolio responses
    • Instant feedback from students
      • individual student results are privately
      • sent to the teacher
      • the teacher adds another question or
      • continues on depending on student
      • response
    • A panel to gauge understanding
      • Add a polling
      • panel to
      • immediately
      • determine
      • comprehension
    • Students can write private notes and chat online
    • Journal or Portfolio
    • Workshop on the Impact of Pen Based Technology (WIPTE) Contest http:// www. wipte .org
      • The students of the Applied Science and Technology (AST) Certificate Program won first prize ($3000) for their video
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=il-k65CFqpE
      • Special Thanks to Ewan Gibson
      • Audio Visual Services – Seneca Libraries
    • Dyknow ® Contest 2010 http:// www.dyknow.com/videocontest /
      • The students of the AST Program won second prize (50 DyKnow licenses)
      • for their video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hd7BsEF1x6g
      • Special Thanks to Ewan Gibson (AVS)
    • Special thanks to : The Applied Science and Technology Fundamentals (AST) Certificate students Laurel Schollen – Dean FASET James Humphreys– Chair SBSAC Dawn Mercer – ORI Hassan Assiri – Manager ACS Gino Franceschetti – ACS Ewan Gibson - AVS SBSAC & FASET Faculty Supported by a 2008 Higher Education HP Technology for Teaching Grant, a 2010 Post Secondary DyKnow ® Collaborative Software Grant, and by Seneca FASET and ACS