Gaboli Educonvex 2009

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Gaboli Educonvex 2009

  1. 1. Implementing Innovative IdeasIn an educational enterprise<br />- Educonvex ‘09<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Contents<br />Buzzwords from the past 2 days<br />4 pillars for Innovation<br />Challenges Ahead<br />About Us<br />2<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />Collaborative <br />Learning<br />Sharing best <br />practices<br />Percolating <br />Education to the masses<br />Peer to peer<br />Align education to jobs<br />24*7 education<br />Non traumatic transitions<br />Remote Learning<br />Different learning<br />styles<br />Multiple intelligence<br />Embracing <br />Web 2.0<br />WEB TECHNOLOGIES CAN HELP YOU<br />
  4. 4. Web Technologies are changing the face of Education and Business<br />4<br />
  5. 5. 4 pillars of Innovation<br />User Generated Content<br />Low Cost Technology<br />User Generated Content<br /><ul><li>Open Source development
  6. 6. Open APIs
  7. 7. Software as a Service
  8. 8. Mashups
  9. 9. Rich User Interfaces
  10. 10. Consumers are Producers
  11. 11. Podcast, Blogs, Wiki
  12. 12. Capture the Long Tail
  13. 13. Aggregate the content - RSS</li></ul>User Centric<br />Social Networks<br /><ul><li>Control to the user
  14. 14. Reduced complexity, intuitive,easy-to-use interfaces
  15. 15. “Just works” technology
  16. 16. “Free-to-use” model through ads
  17. 17. Virtual Communities – Global and Local
  18. 18. Peer based Learning and Sharing
  19. 19. Collaboration tools</li></ul>5<br />
  20. 20. 6<br />London School of Economics using free software for Learning Management<br />
  21. 21. Learn German language from a native for Rs. 250/ class<br />7<br />
  22. 22. Free Software for Virtual Classrooms<br />Share documents, web pages, screens<br />Whiteboards<br />Real time video<br />Instant messaging<br />
  23. 23. 9<br />The web is now a playground for non technical users<br />
  24. 24. Long Tail example - There are over 500 people from India discussing dyslexia on Orkut<br />
  25. 25. Social Networks<br /><ul><li>16% on online time worldwide is spent on social networking > shopping +travel +work +business + education (14%)*
  26. 26. Facebook group for “Primary Teachers” with40,300+ active members
  27. 27. YoY growth for Facebook is +305% in the last year, with >50% users returningdaily</li></ul>*Source: Morgan Stanley Report<br />11<br />
  28. 28. There are Thousands of Groups for Teachers<br />Discussion board from a community of Primary school teachers on Facebook<br />12<br />
  29. 29. Challenges Ahead<br />Computer based learning needs behaviourchange <br />Pedagogy<br />No replacement for face to face interaction <br />Computer Literacy for students and teachers <br />Low Internet penetration<br /> Policing the internet<br />Threat of exposing bad elements<br />Students can copy homework easier than before!<br />13<br />
  30. 30. About Us<br />Gaboli creates and manages online social networks for educational institutions. <br />Our research driven consultative approach aims to deliver the full potential of education institutions.<br />Our expertise in web technologies, social network user behaviour and the understanding of education sector needs provides a unique value proposition to our customers<br />14<br />In Commercial Confidence<br />14<br />

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