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Emerging
 technologies
Bac kg round, tools and
c hallenges for Higher
       Education
     Kathryn Greenhill
 Emerging Te...
blogs.murdoch.edu.au/et
"The world is changing very fast.
Big will not beat small anymore.
  It will be the fast beating the
               slow.”
Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch
Today...
Background


Tools


Challenges/opportunities
Background
Background

  online lives
Source: Forrester Nov 2008 Australian Adult Social Technographics® Report.
Background

K- 12 education
Using the SMARTBoard in Room 14 – 05 http://www.flickr.com/photos/technolote/3129042835/ Uploaded on December 23, 2008 by
 Smart boards, powerpoint,




        Using the SMARTBoard in Room 14 – 05 http://www.flickr.com/photos/technolote/31290...
Background

   student
 expectations
Expectations of Higher Education
 ICT were met

Had very low expectations
Background

  workplace
 expectations
Communication
Participation
Networking
Sharing
Teamwork
Background

norms of higher
   education
Heirarchical
Substantially introvert
Guarded
Careful
Precise
Measured
Background

Graduate attributes
 Communication
 Critical and creative thinking
 Social Interaction
 Independent and lifelong learning
 Ethics
 Socia...
 Communication
 Critical and creative thinking
 Social Interaction
 Independent and lifelong learning
 Ethics
 Socia...
Tools
Blogs
Wikis
YouTube
Twitter
Flickr
Facebook
RSS / XML feeds
They have changed what we
 do.

These tools will be constantly
 replaced by something better.
Tools for

hyperconnectivity
Collaboration
Read/write
Co-creation
Produsage
24/7
Blog Image Twitter Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/vanmildert/3427996361/ Uploaded on April 10, 2009
Tools for

  mobility
Tools for mobility



      devices
The Menagerie http://www.flickr.com/photos/lhl/3611675787/ Uploaded to Flickr on June 10, 2009 by lhl
Tools for mobility



         cloud
ngkok Uploaded to Flickr on June 17 2007 by sara y tzunky
 Monk at internet cafe
 Google docs
 Windows live
 Wikis
 Storage
 Social bookmarking
Tools for

    input
Tools for

“me” space
Tools for

 “we” space
Tools for

“see” space
Tools for

     free
Tools for
    free
     as in
    liberty
Tools for
    free
      as in
  no initial cost
Costs same amount of money

Invest in people and skills instead
 of software licenses

Gain flexibility and control
Ga...
Tools for

    remix
Tools for

   identity
Tools for

being green
Tools for

  stability
Challenges
Opportunities?
 There is a growing need for formal instruction in key new skills,
  including information literacy, visual literacy, and...
Challenge/
opportunity


digital divide
Challenge/opportunity: digital
divide



     students
Challenge/opportunity : digital
divide



       gender
Source: Luckin et al, KS3 and KS4 learners' use of Web 2.0 technologies in and out of School – Summary
http://partners.bec...
Challenge/opportunity: digital
divide



          staff
Challenge/opportunity: digital divide : staff




1. theoretical
Challenge/opportunity: digital divide : staff




 2. technical
 14 Things
Challenge/opportunity: digital divide : staff




3. pedagogical
Challenge/opportunity : digital
 divide


outside digital
   life and
  university
Challenge/opportunity

   PLE vs
  VLE/LMS
My PLE Diagram http://www.flickr.com/photos/nessman/2590572476/
Uploaded to Flickr on June 19, 2008 by nessman
Challenge /
opportunity


    control
Challenge /
opportunity


  constant
re-evaluation
Challenge /
opportunity


   capture
Challenge /
opportunity


   sharing
Challenge /
opportunity


engagement
Challenge /
opportunity


competition
Challenge /
opportunity


information
   fluency
Challenge /
opportunity

    making
   informed
   decisions
Keep
                                          the baby



sequoia can sit up by himself in the bath now - _MG_5837 Upload...
“The only education out of
which good can come is
the education which
teaches you to think for
yourself instead of
swallow...
Walter Murdoch
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education
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Emerging Technologies: Background, tools and challenges for Higher Education

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Presentation to the Educational Technology Committee of Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia. 2 July 2009

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  1. 1. Emerging technologies Bac kg round, tools and c hallenges for Higher Education Kathryn Greenhill Emerging Technologies Specialist Murdoch University July 2009
  2. 2. blogs.murdoch.edu.au/et
  3. 3. "The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.”
  4. 4. Murdoch
  5. 5. Rupert Murdoch
  6. 6. Today... Background Tools Challenges/opportunities
  7. 7. Background
  8. 8. Background online lives
  9. 9. Source: Forrester Nov 2008 Australian Adult Social Technographics® Report.
  10. 10. Background K- 12 education
  11. 11. Using the SMARTBoard in Room 14 – 05 http://www.flickr.com/photos/technolote/3129042835/ Uploaded on December 23, 2008 by
  12. 12.  Smart boards, powerpoint, Using the SMARTBoard in Room 14 – 05 http://www.flickr.com/photos/technolote/3129076237/ Uploaded on December 23, 2008 by
  13. 13. Background student expectations
  14. 14. Expectations of Higher Education ICT were met Had very low expectations
  15. 15. Background workplace expectations
  16. 16. Communication Participation Networking Sharing Teamwork
  17. 17. Background norms of higher education
  18. 18. Heirarchical Substantially introvert Guarded Careful Precise Measured
  19. 19. Background Graduate attributes
  20. 20.  Communication  Critical and creative thinking  Social Interaction  Independent and lifelong learning  Ethics  Social Justice  Global perspective  Interdisciplinarity  In-depth knowledge of a field of study
  21. 21.  Communication  Critical and creative thinking  Social Interaction  Independent and lifelong learning  Ethics  Social Justice  Global perspective  Interdisciplinarity  In-depth knowledge of a field of study
  22. 22. Tools
  23. 23. Blogs Wikis YouTube Twitter Flickr Facebook RSS / XML feeds
  24. 24. They have changed what we do. These tools will be constantly replaced by something better.
  25. 25. Tools for hyperconnectivity
  26. 26. Collaboration Read/write Co-creation Produsage 24/7
  27. 27. Blog Image Twitter Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/vanmildert/3427996361/ Uploaded on April 10, 2009
  28. 28. Tools for mobility
  29. 29. Tools for mobility devices
  30. 30. The Menagerie http://www.flickr.com/photos/lhl/3611675787/ Uploaded to Flickr on June 10, 2009 by lhl
  31. 31. Tools for mobility cloud
  32. 32. ngkok Uploaded to Flickr on June 17 2007 by sara y tzunky
  33. 33.  Monk at internet cafe  Google docs  Windows live  Wikis  Storage  Social bookmarking
  34. 34. Tools for input
  35. 35. Tools for “me” space
  36. 36. Tools for “we” space
  37. 37. Tools for “see” space
  38. 38. Tools for free
  39. 39. Tools for free as in liberty
  40. 40. Tools for free as in no initial cost
  41. 41. Costs same amount of money Invest in people and skills instead of software licenses Gain flexibility and control Gain a community to work with  Blackboard – 2200 institutions worldwide  Moodle 52,153 registered sites worldwide
  42. 42. Tools for remix
  43. 43. Tools for identity
  44. 44. Tools for being green
  45. 45. Tools for stability
  46. 46. Challenges
  47. 47. Opportunities?
  48. 48.  There is a growing need for formal instruction in key new skills, including information literacy, visual literacy, and technological literacy.  Students are different, but a lot of educational material is not  Significant shifts are taking place in the ways scholarship and research are conducted, and there is a need for innovation and leadership at all levels of the academy  We are expected, especially in public education, to measure and prove through formal assessment that our students are learning  Higher education is facing a growing expectation to make use of and to deliver services, content and media to mobile devices Source: Educause The Horizon Report 2009 (January 2009)
  49. 49. Challenge/ opportunity digital divide
  50. 50. Challenge/opportunity: digital divide students
  51. 51. Challenge/opportunity : digital divide gender
  52. 52. Source: Luckin et al, KS3 and KS4 learners' use of Web 2.0 technologies in and out of School – Summary http://partners.becta.org.uk/upload-dir/downloads/page_documents/research/web2_technologies_ks3_4_summary.pd
  53. 53. Challenge/opportunity: digital divide staff
  54. 54. Challenge/opportunity: digital divide : staff 1. theoretical
  55. 55. Challenge/opportunity: digital divide : staff 2. technical
  56. 56.  14 Things
  57. 57. Challenge/opportunity: digital divide : staff 3. pedagogical
  58. 58. Challenge/opportunity : digital divide outside digital life and university
  59. 59. Challenge/opportunity PLE vs VLE/LMS
  60. 60. My PLE Diagram http://www.flickr.com/photos/nessman/2590572476/ Uploaded to Flickr on June 19, 2008 by nessman
  61. 61. Challenge / opportunity control
  62. 62. Challenge / opportunity constant re-evaluation
  63. 63. Challenge / opportunity capture
  64. 64. Challenge / opportunity sharing
  65. 65. Challenge / opportunity engagement
  66. 66. Challenge / opportunity competition
  67. 67. Challenge / opportunity information fluency
  68. 68. Challenge / opportunity making informed decisions
  69. 69. Keep the baby sequoia can sit up by himself in the bath now - _MG_5837 Uploaded to Flickr on May 28, 2007 by sean dreilinger
  70. 70. “The only education out of which good can come is the education which teaches you to think for yourself instead of swallowing whatever the fashion of the moment may prescribe.”
  71. 71. Walter Murdoch

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