New models of learning: The role of an e-leaning Centre in Higher Education Institutions

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  • 1. New models of learning:The role of an e-leaning Centre in Higher Education Institutions. Miguel Gea Director of Virtual Learning Centre http://cevug.ugr.es University of Granada Spain mgea@ugr.es 1International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 2. New models of learning: The role of an e-leaning Centre in Higher Education InstitutionsSummary 1. Introduction: the information society 2. Digital-enhanced Learning 3. Opportunities 4. Conclusions 2 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 3. 1. THE INFORMATION SOCIETYN. NegroponteBeing Digital, 1984"The best way to appreciate the merits and consequences ofbeing digital is to reflect on the difference between bits andatoms …This is the transition from an industrial age (age of atoms) toan information age (bits)”. 3 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 4. Your (current) Digital Identity and digital activity 4 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 5. Technology trends User Profile: scientific consumer producer PC Ubiquity computing 1 computer, 1 user Many computers, 1 user Mainframes 1 computer , many users 1950 1980 2000 year 5 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 6. The evolution… Social Technology Growing faster and many (relevant) changes… 6 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 7. eLearning Centres at (traditional) Universities Motivations: - Unit as a service - Towards digital (institution) identity - Support to the student / staff in the transition process - Transforming the future classroom Current activities: - Visibility (website) - Content management (LMS) - Digital content production (streaming, media) - Presence in Social networks - Promoting Creative Commons license 7 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 8. University of GranadaFounded by Charles V in 1531 Face2Face OnlineTeachers 3.641 217Administrative 1.283 2 Students 80.216 5.733 Undergraduated 56.131 5.179 Masters 24.085 554 Foreigners 11.776 -Faculties 28 -Courses (*) >5.500 138Masters 88 11 (*) 85%, ICT enhanced 8 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 9. 2. DIGITAL ENHANCED LEARNINGB. ShneidermannLeonardo Laptop, 2002“The old computing was about what computer could do;the new computing is about what users can do.Successful technologies are those that in harmony with usersneeds” 9 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 10. Old question… Which (LMS) platform to choose? Defining the information architecture 10 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 11. Digital enhanced learning ICT-enhanced learning space. Beyond LMS… 11 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 12. Digital enhanced learning ICT-enhanced learning space. Beyond LMS…HigherEducationInstitutionPartly in theUniv services Internet Web 2.0 tools Partly in the cloud Internet & Web 2.0 as a learning space 12 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 13. SWOT ANALYSIS PEDAGOGY TECHNOLOGY ORGANISATIONSTRENGHT e-learning is part of the Improve access to Unit of elearning in universities mainstream learning resources, Better communication, Support to the teacher Students – more active as Accessibility learner, use of ICT Repositories sharingWEAKNESS Technology driven rather than Different learning solutions Institutional strategies pedagogy ? (LMS) (ICT support, teach vs research) Management&changes Staff resistance of change Plagiarism?OPORTUNITIES Internacionalisation Scope for innovation National/International cooperation (mlearning, social Need of good practices, and networks, gaming) e-University collaborations Flexible programsTHREADS Need of cultural change ICT Obsolescence Copyrights (digital identity) Fast changes Funding needs New skills for learning Technology cost 13 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 14. 3. OPPORTUNITIESP. LèvyCollective Intelligence: The nomadic planet, 2004The nomadic nature of this time is related with the rapid andcontinuous transformation of scientific, technical,professional and mental fields .Even if we don’t move us, the world change around us. 14 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 15. OPPORTUNITIES FOR OPEN CREATIVE LEARNING 1. THE NOMADIC SOCIETY - mobility, context aware compunting 2. FROM ANALOG TO DIGITAL AGE: THE DIGITAL IDENTITY - cultural change 3. THE (TRUE) LIFELONG LEARNING IS COMING (NEW KNOWLEDGE PROVIDERS) - online communities, collective intelligence? - Formal VS informal learning 4. NEW RULES AND CODES - Openness… OER 15 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 16. KEY ISSUES OF (CURRENT) LEARNINGThe medium is the message (Marshall McLuhan)“The medium change the form of transmission as well as the way we consume /assimilate the message. In the future, the (digital) medium will influence how wethink and act”Example: the Google search engine- look for instant & accurate searches- feel confident and reliability on (google-)Internet- ask for anything (weather, how to, where is..)- preference of (google) as a knowledge provider! … Users learning on Internet 16 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 17. KEY ISSUES OF (CURRENT) LEARNINGOER: Open Educational Resources• any kind of educational resources include full courses, course materials,modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, etc.• access to open content provided free of chargeOER from Universities (i.e. MIT OpenCourseWare since 2001) https://www.coursera.org/VS.OER from the internet community (i.e. Youtube, wikipedia…) …we can learn from Universities or from the Internet community 17 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 18. OPEN QUESTIONS - OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES http://www.oer-europe.net/ …testing OER from Universities (quality, recognition, collaboration) 18 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 19. CONCLUSIONS: THE ROLE OF E-LEANING UNITS1) CONTENT CREATION / PRODUCTION OER for a Lifelong Learning society2) (VIRTUAL) MOBILITY intercultural exchange, internationalisation & cooperation3) DIGITAL COMPETENCES FOR DIGITAL SOCIETY designing basic digital skills for all 19 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012
  • 20. Next event: innovation & learning Granada (SPAIN), 5-7th of SeptemberLearning for Open Innovation …. Transformation andChange for Future Learning http://eif.efquel.orgTHANK YOU 20 International Distance Education Conference, Prague 24-27 June 2012