It’s more than just
Word & PowerPoint
A Vision of Students Today
Knowledge is specific content




                  Learners are empty
                  vessels to be filled
            ...
Knowledge is created




Learning is a collaborative social endeavor
A Paradigm Shift
Acquiring 21st century skills such as higher level
thinking, stronger communication abilities, and
 collaborative learning...
Pay Attention
Are You Paying Attention?

    How do your students learn?


    How do you assess their learning?


    What is the dif...
Horizon Report 2007
Key trends affecting higher education—next 5 years
   One year or less
         Social Networking
   ...
Choose the Right Tool
    Communication


    Content


    Collaboration


    Organization/Mgt


    Assessment

Synchronous Communication

        Virtual Conferencing
        Elluminate
        Chats
        Skype
    Asynchrono...
―Live‖ interactive virtual environment

       Communication
       Presentation
       Interaction
       instruction
Chats
    Usually organized around a particular topic


    Interaction through typed messages


    Works well for brai...
FREE VoIP technology


    make audio and video phone calls from

    your computer



       Promoting Synchronous Inte...
Discussion Board Forums
    Time and place independent


    Time between messages allows for reflection


    Speakers ...
Blogging in Education
Blogging: Most Recognized Example
Blogs in Plain English
Social Networks: Connect Users into
 Communities of Trust (or interests)
Social Networking
 in Plain English
Social Networking Software

    Social Networks

     Keep contacts online through web interfaces
     MySpace, FaceBoo...
Social Networks: Connect Users into
 Communities of Trust (or interests)

            What can you do with Pronetos?
     ...
Microsoft Office


    Web-based applications (Google Apps)


    YouTube/TeacherTube


    i3D

     Learning object...
Education Today & Tomorrow
Invention of the Year (2006)
You-Tube
  Ignite your students imaginations
    Use video clips to introduce/demonstrate concepts
    Have students incor...
Online community for sharing instructional

    videos
    Provides anytime, anywhere professional

    development with...
i3D
    Learning Objects


    Simulations

i3D—Head Anatomy
Podcasting
    Pod (iPod) + broadcast = Podcast


    Differs from streaming audio

     Automatically delivered to pla...
Podcasting in Plain English
Finding Them
Making Them


Dead simple                      More involved


    Windows          Audacity      Audacity
 Sound Recorder...
Inquiry-oriented lesson format in which

    most or all the information that learners
    work with comes from the web.
...
Google/Yahoo Groups

 Blogs
     Blogger
    Wikis

     Wikispaces
     pbwiki
    Virtual Reality (2nd Life)

Wikipedia: Collaborative Dictionary
 Edited in Real Time by Anyone
Wikis in Plain English
Wikis:
      The ultimate collaboration tool

 Special web site
   allows visitors to add, remove, edit &
    change con...
Teaching & Learning
             Resources Wiki

    Toolkit of online resources

       Course design
       Course ma...
Wikis in Education

    Amistad wiki


    Creative Web Tools For and By Kids


    Welker's Wikinomics Page


    Ecke...
Horizon Project
    http://horizonproject2008.wikispaces.com/
Collaborative global project between classrooms in
         ...
WikiBooks
     Started July 10, 2003—mission to create a free collection of
            open-content textbooks that anyone...
Course Management Systems


    RSS


    iGoogle


    Slideshare


    Flickr


    Social Bookmarking

     de.l...
RSS in Plain English
Personalize your
   homepage
World's largest community for sharing

    presentations on the web
    Can embed YouTube videos


    Can narrate prese...
Flickr
         Teaching with Flickr
           and cell phones
             An art history class
          combined mobil...
Social Bookmarking
    Social Bookmarking

     storing, describing, and sharing bookmarks via the
      web
     Acces...
Social Bookmarking
  in Plain English
Multi-User Virtual Worlds
        Educational Games

Second Life in Education wiki



NobelPrize.org games
Educational Uses of 2nd Life
Assessment

    Respondus


    Rubrics


    Project-Based Learning


    Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs)


  ...
What your classroom might look like…
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Technology in the Classroom: It's More Than Just Word & Powerpoint

  1. 1. It’s more than just Word & PowerPoint
  2. 2. A Vision of Students Today
  3. 3. Knowledge is specific content Learners are empty vessels to be filled with knowledge
  4. 4. Knowledge is created Learning is a collaborative social endeavor
  5. 5. A Paradigm Shift
  6. 6. Acquiring 21st century skills such as higher level thinking, stronger communication abilities, and collaborative learning will encourage student engagement and increase academic achievement (Department of Education, 2002)
  7. 7. Pay Attention
  8. 8. Are You Paying Attention? How do your students learn?  How do you assess their learning?  What is the difference between a digital  native and a digital immigrant?
  9. 9. Horizon Report 2007 Key trends affecting higher education—next 5 years  One year or less Social Networking  User-Created Content   Two-Three Years Mobile Phones  Virtual Worlds   Four-Five Years New Scholarship and Emerging Forms of Publication  Massively Multiplayer Educational Gaming 
  10. 10. Choose the Right Tool Communication  Content  Collaboration  Organization/Mgt  Assessment 
  11. 11. Synchronous Communication   Virtual Conferencing  Elluminate  Chats  Skype Asynchronous Communication   E-mail  Blackboard Discussion Boards  Blogs Social Networks 
  12. 12. ―Live‖ interactive virtual environment   Communication  Presentation  Interaction  instruction
  13. 13. Chats Usually organized around a particular topic  Interaction through typed messages  Works well for brainstorming or if format is well  structured ahead of time. Live online Author Discussions: extend students’  understanding of a particular author’s works and the writing process:  Book Raps  Read Around Australia
  14. 14. FREE VoIP technology  make audio and video phone calls from  your computer Promoting Synchronous Interaction in an eLearning Environment
  15. 15. Discussion Board Forums Time and place independent  Time between messages allows for reflection  Speakers of other languages have added time  to read and compose answers Responses can be seen by all—making  learning more visible Messages archived--providing a database of  interactions
  16. 16. Blogging in Education
  17. 17. Blogging: Most Recognized Example
  18. 18. Blogs in Plain English
  19. 19. Social Networks: Connect Users into Communities of Trust (or interests)
  20. 20. Social Networking in Plain English
  21. 21. Social Networking Software Social Networks   Keep contacts online through web interfaces  MySpace, FaceBook most common Social Calendaring   Share agendas for events arrangements and meetings planning  Groupwise, Google Calendar
  22. 22. Social Networks: Connect Users into Communities of Trust (or interests) What can you do with Pronetos? Create your home page Find scholars in your field Share a paper with colleagues Post course materials to your site Network and collaborate with colleagues Find research in your field Post an announcement to your colleagues See the message board in your discipline
  23. 23. Microsoft Office  Web-based applications (Google Apps)  YouTube/TeacherTube  i3D   Learning objects  Simulations Podcasts  WebQuests 
  24. 24. Education Today & Tomorrow
  25. 25. Invention of the Year (2006)
  26. 26. You-Tube Ignite your students imaginations Use video clips to introduce/demonstrate concepts Have students incorporate videos in their projects Have students evaluate video content—information literacy Have students create videos & post them to YouTube
  27. 27. Online community for sharing instructional  videos Provides anytime, anywhere professional  development with teachers teaching teachers Site where teachers can post videos designed  for students to view in order to learn a concept or skill http://www.teachertube.com
  28. 28. i3D Learning Objects  Simulations 
  29. 29. i3D—Head Anatomy
  30. 30. Podcasting Pod (iPod) + broadcast = Podcast  Differs from streaming audio   Automatically delivered to player –don’t have to click on a link to download  Listen when you want – not when a program is scheduled
  31. 31. Podcasting in Plain English
  32. 32. Finding Them
  33. 33. Making Them Dead simple More involved Windows Audacity Audacity Sound Recorder + + or Freecorder Podomatic Blog or + Digital voice Feedburner recorder + Podomatic
  34. 34. Inquiry-oriented lesson format in which  most or all the information that learners work with comes from the web. WebQuest.org  History of Computers WebQuest  Will Technology Elevate Higher Education? 
  35. 35. Google/Yahoo Groups   Blogs  Blogger Wikis   Wikispaces  pbwiki Virtual Reality (2nd Life) 
  36. 36. Wikipedia: Collaborative Dictionary Edited in Real Time by Anyone
  37. 37. Wikis in Plain English
  38. 38. Wikis: The ultimate collaboration tool  Special web site  allows visitors to add, remove, edit & change content  Not need access to or knowledge of web publishing software  Collaboration  Group members work on common document in common location
  39. 39. Teaching & Learning Resources Wiki Toolkit of online resources   Course design  Course management systems  Faculty Development Resources  Online Training  Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  Web 2.0  Learning Theories  Learning Styles
  40. 40. Wikis in Education Amistad wiki  Creative Web Tools For and By Kids  Welker's Wikinomics Page  Eckerd College  Teaching & Learning Resources wiki 
  41. 41. Horizon Project http://horizonproject2008.wikispaces.com/ Collaborative global project between classrooms in diverse geographical locations  USA (6 classes—4 schools)  Japan (1 class)  Qatar (2 classes—2 schools)  Austria (1 class)  Spain (1 class)  Australia (2 classes—2 schools)
  42. 42. WikiBooks Started July 10, 2003—mission to create a free collection of open-content textbooks that anyone can edit http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Foundations_and_Current_Issu es_of_Early_Childhood_Education/WikiText_Development_ Process Old Dominion—WikiText project   Students enrolled in class develop own textbook for the course
  43. 43. Course Management Systems  RSS  iGoogle  Slideshare  Flickr  Social Bookmarking   de.licio.us  Furl  Citeulike
  44. 44. RSS in Plain English
  45. 45. Personalize your homepage
  46. 46. World's largest community for sharing  presentations on the web Can embed YouTube videos  Can narrate presentations online  Linked to LinkedIn social network  Linked to Blogger 
  47. 47. Flickr Teaching with Flickr and cell phones An art history class combined mobile devices with a Web 2.0 service to assess student learning. Beth Harris took a class to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where students took photos of art, uploaded them to Flickr, then used that site's tools to comment on their observations.
  48. 48. Social Bookmarking Social Bookmarking   storing, describing, and sharing bookmarks via the web  Accessible to other users  Importance of tagging (keywords) Examples   Del.icio.us  FURL  citeulike
  49. 49. Social Bookmarking in Plain English
  50. 50. Multi-User Virtual Worlds Educational Games Second Life in Education wiki NobelPrize.org games
  51. 51. Educational Uses of 2nd Life
  52. 52. Assessment Respondus  Rubrics  Project-Based Learning  Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs)  Blackboard Test Manager 
  53. 53. What your classroom might look like…
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