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    1. 1. Advising 2.0 :  Engaging Students with Collaborative Online Tools <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NACADA 2008 Annual Conference, October 2, 2008 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Presented by: E-Lin Chen, Career Counsellor & Laura Pasquini, Academic Adviso r </li></ul>
    2. 2. Team ACE
    3. 3. Agenda <ul><ul><li>The Take Away </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connecting to Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evolution of ACE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising 2.0 Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenges & Changes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Next Steps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Q & A </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. The Take Away <ul><ul><li>At the end of this presentation, we hope YOU will be able to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>understand technology & social learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>orient to a few Web 2.0 tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>utilize online learning tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>identify successful online academic advising strategies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>cultivate collaborative communities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>learn from ACE’s experience </li></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. WARNING!!! Today We Will Be ....
    6. 6. Creating Connections
    7. 7. Being Open (Sourced) Minded
    8. 8. Discovering Possibilities
    9. 9. Meet the iGeneration Millennials Rising, Howe & Strauss (2000)
    10. 10. Connecting to Students <ul><ul><li>Student engagement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer-to-peer mentoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information provision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optimize resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovative problem-solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative challenge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative community </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Social Learning <ul><ul><li>Educational purposes of Web 2.0: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Observation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Effective modeling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion & involvement </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Retention of information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increased motivation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Strengthen confidence & ability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Self-regulation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Human Learning (1999) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Principles of Connectivism <ul><ul><li>Being connected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning from others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process of connecting information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different modes of online interaction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Influences how we think, act & learn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diverse opinions, ideas & concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity to know more, is more critical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nurturing connections on-going learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choice & decision-making </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Siemens , 2004 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Web 2.0 <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology & web design enhance creativity, share information & collaborate online </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What Is Web 2.0 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Complete Web 2.0 Directory </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Our Advising 2.0 Tools <ul><ul><li>icons to post </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. ACE : Academic & Career Explorer AA & CC Online peer buddy www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aacc/ace/
    16. 17. To ACE, Or Not To ACE? <ul><ul><li>The Question: How can we connect our services & optimize resources? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Focus: To make connections to AA & CC and campus resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Time Line: Get Started Academic Orientation, Summer 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Target Audience: Incoming UTSC Students </li></ul></ul>
    17. 18. ACE: Learning Outcomes <ul><ul><li>Incoming UTSC students will: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>orient themselves to the campus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>connect with resources & services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>transition into university life </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>join a collaborative community </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>learn about UTSC via weekly topics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ask helpful questions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>connect with other students </li></ul></ul></ul>
    18. 19. The Evolution of ACE
    19. 20. ACE Explores <ul><ul><li>Get Started Orientation Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Registration & Course Selection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UTSC Facts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Truths & Myths of University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources on Campus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Support Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Life & Experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Living & Commuting to UTSC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Orientation & Getting Involved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AA & CC Services and Resources </li></ul></ul>
    20. 21. Did You Know?
    21. 22. Social Networking: Facebook <ul><ul><li>Connect with friends & others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload photos & videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share links & updates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create & join interest groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And much MORE! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Get Started booth where students “meet” ACE </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Friend” ACE or Tag your photo on Facebook </li></ul></ul></ul>
    22. 25. Blogs: Blogger <ul><ul><li>Blog = web log </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chronological thoughts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Type of online journal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy & quick to edit/update </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.utscace.blogspot.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly topics & themes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Referrals & Resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introductions to services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Links to photos & websites </li></ul></ul></ul>
    23. 27. Photo Sharing: Flickr <ul><ul><li>Host photography & video content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizing photos & video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create tags, hyperlinks & notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/utscace/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Visual learning & sharing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community development & collaboration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Record moments, events, locations & experiences </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Orientation: people, places & resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web links & notes attached to photos </li></ul></ul></ul>
    24. 29. Podcasting: Garageband & iMovie <ul><ul><li>Audio or multimedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessed by a computer, iPod or MP3 player </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscribe & download from the web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~career/podcast </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible resources: text, audio & images </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Answer common questions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging & interesting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quick & easy to make </li></ul></ul></ul>
    25. 31. Social Bookmarking: del.icio.us <ul><ul><li>Sharing online bookmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources, ideas & information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access from online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Archive & document </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://del.icio.us/utscace/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Save new & cool websites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learn from peers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connect to more research & info </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preview popular saved websites </li></ul></ul></ul>
    26. 33. Wiki: PBwiki <ul><ul><li>&quot;Wiki&quot; (/wi ː ki ː /) is a Hawaiian word for &quot;fast&quot;; “What I Know Is” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>collection of web pages & information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>allow contributions & modifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.aaccadvising2.pbwiki.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Share resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brainstorm ideas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Archive & document </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Access projects online </li></ul></ul></ul>
    27. 35. Challenges & Changes <ul><ul><li>Flexibility & adaptation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration & teamwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time & schedule limitations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People power </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education & awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech Support? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Privacy & legal concerns </li></ul></ul>
    28. 36. Where to Now, ACE? <ul><ul><li>Future Plans: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hire “peers” & work with students </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing & promotional tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connect to other students: upper year </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Survey: needs & service gaps? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning experience: keep? leave? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Have more fun! (themes, events, etc) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    29. 37. Le Fini <ul><ul><li>Q & A </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aacc/ace/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki: http://aaccadvising2.pbwiki.com/ (resources, presentation & session evaluation) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>THANKS! </li></ul></ul>

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