Outside of our core elearning toolkit we have a rapidly evolving (mind exploding) landscape of social tools, services, and networks.
We must all be building our online or eLearning Toolkits! Portal like AEI formerly Banner, LMS like Blackboard, Moodle, or Canvas (hint hint: check out Canvas!), Webconferencing like Adobe Connect and Skype.
Talk about Yammer use during the Great Freeze
Facing the Future: Technology Use in Education With Dr. Julia Parra
Hello This is me - Julia aka Julia Wiggins (Second Life) aka @desertjul and more… LOL, I have so many identities, I'm not sure I remember them all. Could this be a problem? InterWeb Identity Crisis?
The Future is Blended & Online "I believe within my lifetime pure face-to-face instruction will be seen as professional malpractice.” From How Technology Might Affect Teaching by Chris Dede
The Future is Mobile and Wireless “People expect to be able to work, learn, and study whenever and wherever they want to.” AND with whatever device they choose to use! Retrieved from The Horizon Report 2011 Edition at http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/HR2011.pdf
The Future is Immersive, Augmented, & Location-Based Muve’s, MMORPGs, MMOGs, QR, Layar, Google Goggles, Foursquare, GoWalla, Ever heard of the Cloudmakers?
The Future is about Networks Information Networks, Social Networks, Personal Learning Networks, O My! “The third planet from the sun is home to: 6,845,609,960 humans 1,966,514,816 Internet users 517,760,460 Facebook users Put another way: about 7% of the world's humans are on Facebook.” Retrieved from http://content.usatoday.com/communities/technologylive/post/2010/10/three-stats-that-reveal-much-about-our-digital-culture/1
The Future is Digital “Electronic books continue to generate strong interest in the consumer sector and are increasingly available on campuses as well. Modern electronic readers support note-taking and research activities, and are beginning to augment these basic functions with new capabilities — from immersive experiences to support for social interaction — that are changing our perception of what it means to read. Retrieved from The Horizon Report 2011 Edition at http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/HR2011.pdf
Rapidly Evolving Landscape Robert Scoble’s Social Media Starfishhttp://scobleizer.com/2007/11/02/social-media-starfish/ Brian Solis’ Conversation Prismhttp://www.briansolis.com/2008/08/introducing-conversation-prism/ Brian Solis’ Social Map http://www.flickr.com/photos/briansolis/2374839848/ Deborah Schultz Social Software and Media Ecosystemhttp://www.deborahschultz.com/deblog/2007/11/snackbyte-a-vie.html
The Future is Open “Today, there is a tremendous variety of open content, and in many parts of the world, open content represents a profound shift in the way students study and learn.” Think MIT open courses, Wikipedia, Curriki, iTunes U, YouTube, Khan Academy, Moodle, The GOOGLE! Retrieved from The Horizon Report 2011 Edition at http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/HR2011.pdf
The Future is Challenging Us! “The abundance of resources and relationships made easily accessible via the Internet is increasingly challenging us to revisit our roles as educators in sense-making, coaching, and credentialing.” The Horizon Report 2011 Editionhttp://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/HR2011.pdf
Student eLearning Toolkit - Supplemental Skype Gmail/Google Docs PBWorks NMSU Yammer Choice of tools for class assignments See an example of Getting Started Guide
Cool Resources 100+ Web 2.0 Ideas for Educators http://www.scribd.com/doc/3273/100-Web-20-Ideas-for-Educators Web 2.0 for the Classroom Teacher http://www.kn.att.com/wired/fil/pages/listweb20s.html Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/2011.html When you click on a tool, you see all the comments for those who selected the tool