instructional technology is "the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management, and evaluation of processes and resources for learning," according to the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Definitions and Terminology Committee. D. Randy Garrison and Terry Anderson (2003). E-Learning in the 21st Century: A Framework for Research and Practice. Routledge. ISBN 0415263468.
2011 - Intro to School of Social Work IT Support
School of Social WorkInstructional Technology Support
About Us – Peter DimockSSW Professional Education DirectorTeaching SpecialistExperience with online courses and LMS.2011 – 2012 Objectives• Help the School of Social Work meet the challenge of fully integrating blended learning to most of the courses.• Assist all the faculty in creating several lessons that can be delivered online.• Provide workshops that help faculty become increasingly comfortable with integrating different learning technologies inside and outside the classroom.• Referring instructors to additional available UMN resources.
About Us - Alfonso SintjagoPhD Student –OLPD – (CIDE)Comparative and International Development EducationExperience using audiovisuals, and mobile technologies.IT Fellows support instructors by: (Cohort Model)• Advising on the selection, integration, and management of instructional technologies• Consulting on the use of learning technologies at the U• Providing technical support for the use of learning tools• Researching and evaluating new learning technologies• Referring instructors to resources for digital media development
New Website! z.umn.edu/sswtechhelpWe will post tips and links regularly on site.
Making An Appointment• Check our hours! - http://z.umn.edu/sswtechhours• Add an appointment to our calendar Visit: www.google.com/calendar to access your umn google calendar(s) directly You should be able to see our calendars in this area. You have been given editing rights over our work calendars
Making an Appointment1. Select the time that is most convenient for you2. Select the calendar of whom you are scheduling the appointment with and write a brief description of your concern. Make sure the time you select for the appointment is a time that is available Make sure you enter the appointment in the calendar of the person who you are planning to meet with Add your calendar or your UMN ID to the guests list of the event so that you will also receive an event reminder and the event is also placed in your calendar Please add a brief description explaining the problem you are having or what you need help with during the meeting
Technology Support Visit the Website for Tips and Ideas- Moodle 2.0- Moodle 1.9- Links to other UMN Resources- Copyright Concerns- Links to Copyright Friendly Sites- Digital Storytelling- Mobile Learning*- Video Recording*- Social Media*- Storage – Net Files*- Google Apps*
What Technologies are Recommended by ATS?Technology Description Used for class capture or other demonstrations. Digitally share your education, activities and goals. Make readings available to students online (24/7). Distribute class-related audio and video content. Get audio and video content online and share it. Course management system with a variety of tools. Navigate resources available from the U of M. Access to 5 GB of storage with a current UMN ID. Web-based citation manager. Communicate through web conferences and webcasts. An academic, online survey tool
What Technologies and Resources are Recommended by ATS? Technology Description Contribute to an existing wiki or create your own. Blogs intended to support teaching and learning. Provides software discounts. Repository of electronic documents. Blog tool - synthesizes UThink blog . Online video with timeline-based text annotations.
Workshops• Workshops will be held twice a month and we will discuss topics such as Moodle, digital storytelling, social media, copyright concerns, among other IT* topics throughout the semester Flickr Photo by xdxd_vs_xdxd
Brainstorming and SuggestionsIf you are planning ondeveloping a project that willrequire the use of aninstructional technology thatyou are not very familiar with oryou would like to discussdifferent possibilities and thedesign of a project, pleasecontact us and meet with uswhenever is convenient for you.
Looking Forward to• Meeting with you either online• Or in Peters 190, where we will have a place where we can work together. Thanks! Flickr – Chris Cohen “Working Desk”