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  1. 1. TNQIT: Diploma of E-Learning Graduation 2008 Class of 2007
  2. 2. Welcome - Deputy Director Tropical North Queensland TAFE <ul><li>Donna-Maree O’Connor </li></ul>
  3. 3. Welcome – Co-ordinator E-learning <ul><li>Co-ordinator and Facilitator: Colleen Hodgins </li></ul>
  4. 4. Who said this? <ul><li>&quot;Someday in the distant future our grandchildren will develop a new equivalent of our classrooms. They will spend many hours in front of boxes with fire glowing within. May they have the wisdom to know the difference between light and knowledge”. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Choose your answer <ul><li>A - Stephen Downes </li></ul><ul><li>B - Plato </li></ul><ul><li>C - Einstein </li></ul><ul><li>D - John Dewey </li></ul><ul><li>E - Bill Gates </li></ul>
  6. 6. Answer: <ul><li>Plato </li></ul>
  7. 7. The context for new approaches to learning - Diploma of e-learning program <ul><li>A vision of students today </li></ul>
  8. 8. What is the Diploma of e-learning? <ul><li>An 18 month part time nationally recognised Diploma of e-learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivered as a fully on line program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 clusters of units: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a multimedia cluster - developing skills in multimedia resource development, web pages visual design and instructional design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>an education cluster focused on an e-learning workplace project, where students have planned delivered and evaluated a workplace based project, used facilitation and community building skills in an online environment. Either using their developed multimedia resources or a customisation of an existing product in a blended model of learning. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>The 'e' in e-learning stands for experience in all aspects . </li></ul>
  9. 9. 2007 E-learning Graduates
  10. 10. Who are the graduating students? <ul><li>Online you get to know your students' minds not just their faces . </li></ul>
  11. 11. Tell us where you are located?
  12. 12. Know your fellow graduates? <ul><li>I will now take you to a website where you can format a jigsaw to show a photo of one of the 2007 graduates of this program. When you know who it is please write their name on the whiteboard. If you have no idea that’s okay just see if you can complete the puzzle in the time limit. </li></ul><ul><li>Who is this ? </li></ul>
  13. 13. How the graduates learned in this program?
  14. 14. What did the students do/achieve? <ul><li>Developed skills and knowledge and experience in e-learning </li></ul><ul><li>Designed, developed and evaluated multimedia products and an e-learning workplace based project </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborated in virtual teams and communities as part of assessment tasks and weekly activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Set up and posted reflective comments to their blog and commented on each others blogs throughout the 18 months of the program </li></ul>
  15. 15. Examples of the student e-learning projects <ul><li>Examples range across: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A workplace online literacy program using a wiki format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A wiki based competency unit on Occupational Health &Safety in a childcare training program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An online induction program for new and existing staff in the service and finance industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhancement of a clothing and textiles CD Rom program with delivery based on e-learning blended strategies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A virtual classroom software training program online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business competencies focused on computer skills for trade apprentices using online resources and a blended delivery approach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An online health and Physical education program for Year 8 high School students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitated and designed resources for an online web 2.0 professional development program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A fashion studies series of units on CD Rom using a blended and online approach. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What did you learn ? </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Blogs- Communicating online
  17. 17. Our Blogs – A web-tour <ul><li>Lynne (35) </li></ul><ul><li>Kiley (40) </li></ul><ul><li>Suzie (19) </li></ul><ul><li>Tammie (13) </li></ul><ul><li>Lynn (49) </li></ul><ul><li>Heather (20) </li></ul><ul><li>Pam (63) </li></ul><ul><li>Peta (133) </li></ul><ul><li>Tracey (54) </li></ul><ul><li>Steve (29) </li></ul><ul><li>Inara (9) </li></ul><ul><li>Lyneene(12) </li></ul>
  18. 18. Guest speaker Carole McCulloch
  19. 19. Graduation Wiki- web tour <ul><li>Class of 2007 graduation wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Highs and lows </li></ul><ul><li>Success stories </li></ul><ul><li>Where to now </li></ul>
  20. 20. Learning <ul><li>The test of successful education is not the amount of knowledge that pupils take away from school, but their appetite to know and their capacity to learn.’ Sir Richard Livingstone, 1941 </li></ul><ul><li>‘ One of the core functions of twenty-first century education is learning to learn in preparation for a lifetime of change.’ David Miliband, 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Pedagogy should at its best be about what teachers do that not only helps students to learn but actively strengthens their capacity to learn.’ David Hargreaves, Learning for Life, 2004 </li></ul>
  21. 21. Continuous learning <ul><li>Link to my and blog and stay in touch with your learning networks. </li></ul><ul><li>Become a learnivore or an infovore </li></ul><ul><li>“ Get involved in activities that somewhat force you to learn. Being involved in finding speakers for organizations, preparing presentations, etc. All of these put deadlines on learning activities that move them right into a To Do list”. Tony Karrer </li></ul>
  22. 22. And finally….. FYI - Learning <ul><li>Some perspectives of learning now? </li></ul><ul><li>A teachers world </li></ul><ul><li>The student world </li></ul>
  23. 23. Diploma of E-Learning 2007 graduates <ul><li>Congratulations to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Peta Hill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steve Neil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lynn Huguenin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inara Lowe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tammie McDonald </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suzie Orelli </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kiley Ryan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lynne Gibb </li></ul><ul><li>Tracey Gould </li></ul><ul><li>Pam McKenzie </li></ul><ul><li>Lyneene Orsini </li></ul><ul><li>Heather Mikkelsen </li></ul>
  24. 24. Ode to Graduate class 2007 <ul><li>Class of 2007 Diploma of e-learning – graduation poem </li></ul><ul><li>When you started in this E-Learning study program, you started with a goal </li></ul><ul><li>Be it personal development, professional competence and it has taken a toll! </li></ul><ul><li>For 18 months you’ve had no weekends, late nights and used early mornings to study. </li></ul><ul><li>You’ve been a mentor, a virtual team member a facilitator and even a buddy </li></ul><ul><li>You’ve had group projects, virtual teams where you’ve worked with each other </li></ul><ul><li>There’ve been activities and assessments and you’ve mentored another </li></ul><ul><li>So it’s timely to reflect and think about all that you’ve learned </li></ul><ul><li>And most importantly to focus on this Diploma of e-learning that you have now all earned. </li></ul><ul><li>In this e-learning program and online there’s been nowhere to hide </li></ul><ul><li>Because we’ve ensured that you were visible and no matter how hard you tried </li></ul><ul><li>You’ve been connected through janison you’re on msn and skype </li></ul><ul><li>And you’ve improved your online communication and some, your ability to type </li></ul><ul><li>You can now use dreamweaver and fireworks and google docs and blog </li></ul><ul><li>Yet we all know that over time it has been a bit of a slog! </li></ul><ul><li>There’s been experimentation in and other communication tools </li></ul><ul><li>And I am sure that at times when they haven’t worked we have felt a bit like fools </li></ul><ul><li>Why does no-one else know about these tools and seem to understand this new world and learning speak </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 e-learning 2.0, wikis our colleagues and managers, do they now think we are a geek! </li></ul><ul><li>I know there’ve been typos and posts where the frustration and learning is there </li></ul><ul><li>But I think that as a community we have demonstrated an ability to care </li></ul><ul><li>When others have been down or stuck in the learning rut or just over it at the time </li></ul><ul><li>You’ve supported you’ve prodded and got them over the learning hump and helped them redefine </li></ul><ul><li>Why am I doing this again? </li></ul><ul><li>Oh yeah its for my future and what am I trying to attain? </li></ul><ul><li>It’s the Diploma of e-learning and with this program I will remain </li></ul><ul><li>So you stayed with the program and you gave us all food for thought </li></ul><ul><li>You’ve been learners and teachers and through all of this you have taught </li></ul><ul><li>That it matters not whether we are on line or in rooms or on the computer at night </li></ul><ul><li>The learning is social and the future of education in blended learning is right </li></ul><ul><li>So now you need to stand tall and be an advocate of learning online </li></ul><ul><li>To display those skills to your colleagues and learners and show them it is time </li></ul><ul><li>You’re not a geek a computer nerd or someone who lives on the computer </li></ul><ul><li>You are an educator/ trainer who is open to technological possibilities which makes you a skilled learning tutor. </li></ul><ul><li>Your approach is about designing learning that can be online, blended, experimental and fun </li></ul><ul><li>And about creating learning cultures that reflect and develop and share on the run </li></ul><ul><li>So use all of your new experience and skills in e-learning online </li></ul><ul><li>To collaborate, reflect and focus on the learner in all that you design </li></ul><ul><li>Lyneene, Inara, Suzie, Peta , Pam and Steve </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t forget that that the learning is all about learners and encouraging them to believe that there’s lots of way to learn and attain the competencies they want to achieve </li></ul><ul><li>Lynne, Tracey, Heather, Tammie, Kiley and Lynne </li></ul><ul><li>Keep networked and connected and don’t flick new things to that recycle bin! </li></ul><ul><li>Be it Ning or Facebook, de.licious or other web 3.0 tools or whatever the future unfurls </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that this learning world is your oyster and you are all the pearls! </li></ul><ul><li>You have been part of my learning world and I will miss the interaction we have had </li></ul><ul><li>But I know that you will be great advocates and continuous learners which makes me glad </li></ul><ul><li>So best wishes and congratulations on your work and support </li></ul><ul><li>And most importantly for working with me and your fellow learners in this Diploma of E-Learning cohort. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Thanks again and best wishes!