Visage PDSP Workshop 2


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This is the second PD workshop using PDSP funding for lecturers from Visage Training Centre, Challenger TAFE, on using PDAs

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Visage PDSP Workshop 2

  1. 1. Workshop 2 Developing assessment tools on PDAs for SAL
  2. 2. Session Overview Morning <ul><li>Workshop schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect on individual progress </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to using PDAs for content delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Use video recorder, spyglasses and digital camera to video a task </li></ul><ul><li>Create instructional movie by editing video using Movie Maker </li></ul>
  3. 3. Workshop Timeline <ul><li>Workshop 1 - Full Day </li></ul><ul><li>Road test logistics workplaces assessment database </li></ul><ul><li>Decide on design aspects of SAL database </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop 2 – Full Day </li></ul><ul><li>Overview use of PDAs in TAFE </li></ul><ul><li>Create instructional videos for PDA </li></ul><ul><li>Create content for PDA </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop 3 – Half Day </li></ul><ul><li>Road test SAL assessment database </li></ul>
  4. 4. Reflective learning <ul><li>Studies have shown that r eflection upon one’s learning is key to a full learning experience. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Write down a question(s) relating to the last workshop on: <ul><li>Anything you felt confused about </li></ul><ul><li>Or wanted clariyfed </li></ul><ul><li>Or more information about </li></ul><ul><li>Or can not see the relevance of how it connects to what you want to achieved </li></ul>
  6. 6. How PDAs can be used with students <ul><li>Task based activities </li></ul><ul><li>“ How To Do” videos and Guides - if stuck can refer to information on the PDA </li></ul><ul><li>In place of handouts - instead of reading handouts and answering questions they read text on the PDA then answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>Portable reference source – e.g. PDF files and PowerPoint can be loaded on for students or lecturer use </li></ul>
  7. 7. Video: Delivering content on PDAs
  8. 8. Tips on creating videos for PDAs <ul><li>Need to be reasonably short (a few mins) </li></ul><ul><li>For students in classrooms – might be an idea not to include sound </li></ul><ul><li>If demonstrating a task skills you need to film over the shoulder </li></ul>
  9. 9. Creating a video on “how to do” a task <ul><li>Record video footage using either digital video recorder or spyglasses </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to slow down your actions </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer video onto computer using Movie Maker </li></ul><ul><li>Edit video using Movie Maker </li></ul>
  10. 10. Useful Software for PDA <ul><li>cLaunch – creates icons on your PDA </li></ul><ul><li>TCPMP – better then Windows Media Player for running movies on PDA </li></ul>
  11. 11. Project Wiki <ul><li>Log into </li></ul><ul><li>Write information on your page: </li></ul><ul><li>Insert title Workshop 2 (make it a heading 1) </li></ul><ul><li>What are your thoughts on creating videos? </li></ul><ul><li>How might you use videos with your students? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there any additional PD required for you to effectively create videos for your PDAs? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Final Task <ul><li>Decide on date for next workshop </li></ul><ul><li>HOMEWORK – try creating a video for your PDA, Complete Reflective Journal </li></ul>