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Future of Education



An insight on how future education would be like.

An insight on how future education would be like.
How will future generation study?
What technologies will they use?



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    • Future of Education
    • Future of Education
      Distance education trends
      Education and uses of social media
      Post Secondary
      Positives, Negatives
      Classroom in Future
    • Future Education
      Social media plays an important role in the future education
      Along with advanced technologies, education restriction by time and location were no longer exist
      Distance learning and asynchronous learning were become more popular
    • Trends
      More courses, degrees, and universities are available for distance-education
      The distinction between distance and local education is disappearing
      The percentage of adult, female, and minority learners is increasing
      Distance Education
    • Tools
      Video conferencing
      Mobile learning
      Internet online learning
      Distance Education
    • Typical websites:
      Canada distance education website: www.elearnnetwork.ca
      Worldwide classroom: http://www.worldwide.edu/category_search/index.html
      Global development learning network: http://www.gdln.org/services/design
      Distance Education
    • Huge Growth in Social Mediahttp://www.isprouts.com/2009/04/huge-growth-in-social-media-marketing-predicted-by-forrester
      • Types of social media will widely use in education
      • Social networking – Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, Ning
      • Social bookmarking - Digg, Delicious
      • Photo sharing - Flickr, Photo bucket
      • Video sharing - YouTube, i-Memories
      • Blogs – Wordpress, Type Pad, Blogger
      • Wikis - Wikipedia
      Social Media in Education
      • Social Media will change teaching and learning style
      • Teaching students how to learn in an information economy
      • Providing students with access to professional networks
      • Modeling Life-Long learning practices
      • Education cost will obviously drop down
      • Free College Education---Open Course Ware
      • The University of the People
      • Lower cost or free text book download –Flat world; Learn out loud
      Social Media in Education
    • Top 10 Learning Tools
    • Future of Education
      • Canadians in all regions are uncertain the impact of change in education next ten years
      • 46% Canadians believe changes are necessary. However a remainder is split between 21 and 27%
      • Canadians have a high level of satisfaction of school system across nation. They feel that there could be improvement
    • Post Secondary
      • In 2006, report released was called challenges for post secondary sector
      • This revealed challenges for Post secondary were beyond financial resources
      • Key Findings
      • There is a lack of mechanisms
      • High tuition costs
      • Access to benefits are not distributed equally to Canadians
      • Data tracking process are incomplete
      • Goals
      • Life learning
      • Affordable post secondary education
      • Healthy citizenry
    • Post Secondary
      • A report indicated that a 25% hike in next coming years
      • This cost will generate $2 billion for campuses
      • Students who are attending paying tuition are paying $2,500-$8000.
      • This is including books, housing and course fees
    • Post Secondary
      • Facts
      • Sixty percent of people
      • with low earnings do not have more high school education
      • In the US a private college tuition costs $34,132.
      • In 2020 average cost of post secondary will cost $76,688.42
    • Curriculum
      • The Education curriculum changes passes as years go bye
      • Students will be able
      • To think
      • Use knowledge for problem solving
      • Attain the level of wisdom approciate
      • Future of curriculum
      • Virtual classes will allow students to access classes
      • Students will be a community of smaller numbers . This will support more adult and student connection
      • Students will be engaged in learning groups
      • Learning that matches their group will be with help of technology
    • Globalization
      • Global market and skills increase the demand of education
      • Multi-culture education in a global environment
      • Study abroad booming
      • 60 % increase studying outside their native country since the year 2000.
      • The number of U.S. students going abroad increased by 150%
      • More universities attending study-abroad programs
    • Globalization
      • Recent studies show 107 developing countries
      • The study found that from 1980-1990 a fall was in demos tic product
      • $2.8 billion live less $2.00/day
      • South Asia has the highest number of poor people
      • 552 million of South Asians live less $1/day
      • Debt service
      • Debt had increase to reach a better share of 87% in least developed countries
    • Cont’d
      • Education in South
      • In 1950-1970 people were enrolling in school rose
      • This also included literacy rates as well
      • However women were still missing out from the opportunities
      • Access to Education would lead to benefits
      • skilled work force
      • national unity
      • participation in politics
    • Cont’d
      • Recently the situation has improved in South Africa
      • Number of children in school have risen 599-681 million
      • In Latin America and Caribbean have achieved universal education
      • Literacy rates remain high
    • Delivery of lecture using chalk and blackboard.
      Researches based upon published materials. E.g. newspaper article, research paper, books, etc.
      Formation of group for combine studies.
      Education focused more on theory, less practical.
      Needed extensive time to do researches.
      Growing trend of education for better future.
      Computers and internet as new invention.
      Past Education Trend
    • Delivery of lectures on powerpoints; less use of whiteboards.
      Internet used for sharing lectures and materials.
      Less time on research. E.g. Wikipedia as a digital library
      Effective use of new innovation(laptops for PowerPoint, sound system for audio delivery, etc.)
      Social medias like msn, facebook, myspace used for forming educational groups.
      Availability of online course ultimately reducing time.
      Colleges are famous for providing practical education.
      Current Education
    • There will be increase in online courses.(Deutsch, 2004)
      Teachers will deliver soft skills rather than academic/technical expertise. (Deutsch, 2004)
      All future courses might have internship and co-op.
      Computer courses might be a compulsory course in high school.
      Courses might be 80 % practical and 20% theory .
      Social medias like YouTube, blogging, FaceBook, etc. might be alternate way for delivering lectures.
      Both teachers and students would work on new technologies.
      Future Education Trends
    • Smart phone applications according to the subject that will be taught
      Windows 7, Microsoft Words and new innovations to save time
      Hi-tech sound system, LCDs screen in a big lecture room to give comfort in education
      Reference to Cyberspace as researches
      Blogging and social media used as showing knowledge
      Web seminars in order to strengthen communication
      Touch screen innovation to feel comfortable towards getting education
      Technologies On Education
    • Saves time.
      Students would get enough subjective materials.
      Students will have quick adaptability on any working situation.
      Education will be focused upon practical world.
      Digital library will be interestingly filled up with videos, podcasts, research papers, etc. than traditional library.
      There will be choice over extensive educational courses and fields.
      Quality manpower would be produced in a long run.
    • Student might get lower grades as online materials can be edited by anyone. E.g. Wikipedia’s content.
      Online exams are based on open book.
      Parents might not like their children sitting on their laptops or PC everyday.
      Facebook, MySpace, etc. might distract student from subject materials.
      Student might lack discipline because parents when busy rely on school to make their children disciplined. (Carter, 1999)
      Student’s will loose interest on reading real books, newspaper, etc. in a long run.
    • Keeping in touch with each students will be stressful to teacher
      Guiding parents on behalf of their children’s online performance is hard.
      Moving forward to latest technology will be expensive.
      Learner’s might not get enough materials from teacher.
      Teacher might not know what their student’s like.
      It might be hard for an international student from Third World Countries in North America to adapt into modern computing learning.
    • Colleges/universities will provide options for classroom or online course depending on the course.
      Classroom would be equipped with computers, comfortable chairs and table as in Sheridan.
      Classroom will focus on new innovations, hands-on-experiments so students will gain experience for future jobs.
      Online courses might be fully online or might be combination of class and online.
      If a class is missed by a student, materials will be posted on institutional website.
      Future Classroom
    • Dirk Van Damme (2008, December 9) OECD/CERI/France Conference www.oecd.org/dataoecd/46/22/41889307.ppt
      Martin Carnoy (2005) OSI Education Conference: Globalization, educational trends and the open society : http://www.soros.org/initiatives/esp/articles_publications/articles/globalization_20060217/carnoy_english.pdf
      Scott L, Howell, Peter B. Williams & Nathan K. Lindsay (n. d.) :Thirty-two Trends Affecting Distance Education: An Informed Foundation for Strategic Planning http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/fall63/howell63.html
      Video Conferencing in K-12 Education ( n. d.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuJ8A74hH-s
      Mobile learning (iPhone) (2008, Nov 11) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7bsOdbhZWI
      • Sarah Robbins(n. d.): Educause08: Social Media and Education http://www.slideshare.net/intellagirl/educause08-social-media-and-education-presentation
      • ShaiReshef (2009, July 26): In the Future, the Cost of Education Will Be Zero. http://www.futureofeducation.com/profiles/blogs/mashablecom-in-the-future-the?xg_source=activity
      • Open Course Ware http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm
      • University of the People: http://www.uopeople.org/
      • Flat World: http://www.flatworldknowledge.com/
      • Learn Out Loud: http://www.learnoutloud.com/
      • Jane Hart ( 2009, Nov 15): Top 100 Tools for Learning: http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/
    • Bibliography
      • www.westerngazette.ca/.../uncertain-future-for-post-secondary-fees
      • http://www.infed.org/biblio/colonialism.htm
      • http://www.infed.org/features/globalization_feature.htm
      • http://www.multiage-education.com/russportfolio/curriculumtopics/currichistory.html
      • Deutsch, Nellie. (2004). Future trends in educational technology. Retrieved from: http://www.nelliemuller.com/Future_Trends_in_Educational_%20Technology.htm
      • Carter, Susan. (1999). Thinking ahead: Trends affecting public education in the future . Retrieved from http://www.ccsd.ca/pubs/gordon/part1.htm#fam