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  • Excited – to start a discussion in this room and beyond
  • Danger because irony – complex topic
  • A couple of people – set the countdown timer on your phone for 18 minutes
  • Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses, tracks the academic gains (or stagnation) of 2,300 students of traditional college age enrolled at a range of four-year colleges and universitie
  • very large survey of almost a third of US faculty (172,000) - Finkelstein, Seal, & Schuster 1998
  • very large survey of almost a third of US faculty (172,000) - Finkelstein, Seal, & Schuster 1998
  • Network came along, changing all kinds of industries. Retail, entertainment, farming
  • WE don’t desire CD’s; we want the music they hold. We don’t enjoy reading newspapers, we like the content they produce. Similarly we don’t pay tuition for classes, we want the knowledge they provide. Music then newspapers, will professors be next?
  • WE don’t desire CD’s; we want the music they hold. We don’t enjoy reading newspapers, we like the content they produce. Similarly we don’t pay tuition for classes, we want the knowledge they provide. Music then newspapers, will professors be next?
  • 2006 documentary – cost over a million to make. USED Keynote, not powerpoint
  • June 2006 – same year as Inconvenient Truth, started making talks free online
  • 47:12 – demo continues
  • University of Florida professor who apparently showed up stoned to class… actually he was suspended soon after video – drunk not stoned.
  • 160,000 students He concluded by telling the crowd that he couldn’t continue teaching in a traditional setting. “Having done this, I can’t teach at Stanford again,” he said.
  • His “Amazing Nonprofit Race” had students searching the campus for information about service organizations in the area.
  • Eric Mazur Learning Catalytics system
  • Killing lecture sxsw_final

    1. 1. How Technology IsKilling (or Saving)the Lecture Jeff Young Chronicle of Higher Education @jryoung
    2. 2. A Dangerous Talk
    3. 3. Set Your Phones to “On”
    4. 4. The Problem
    5. 5. The Problem“No significant improvement in learning” during first 2 years of co
    6. 6. The Problem“No significant improvement in learning” during 4 years of college
    7. 7. College is Lecture Land
    8. 8. College is Lecture Land of professors say they lecture.
    9. 9. College is Lecture Land 3 min of each 50-minute lecture devoted to questions.
    10. 10. College teaching isn‟t as good as people think it is.
    11. 11. History of the Lecture
    12. 12. Technologies Killing the Lecture
    13. 13. Technologies Killing the Lecture1.
    14. 14. Info Karaoke
    15. 15. Evolution of Classroom Tech
    16. 16. Stage 1
    17. 17. Stage 2
    18. 18. We dont desire CDs; we want themusic they hold. We dont enjoyreading newspapers, we like thecontent they produce. Similarly wedont pay tuition for classes, we wantthe knowledge they provide. Musicthen newspapers, will professorsbe next?
    19. 19. Technologies Killing the Lecture2.
    20. 20. MIT Open Courseware
    21. 21. of college tech leaders plan to install lecture-capturesystems.
    22. 22. Invading a „Sacred Space‟?
    23. 23. Invading a „Sacred Space‟?
    24. 24. Playing to the Camera
    25. 25. Technologies Killing the Lecture3.
    26. 26. Tech Gear Students Own 87%* Source: ECAR 2011 national study of 3,000 students from 1,179 colleges.
    27. 27. Tech Gear Students Own 87% 55%* Source: ECAR 2011 national study of 3,000 students from 1,179 colleges.
    28. 28. Tech Gear Students Own 87% 8% 55%* Source: ECAR 2011 national study of 3,000 students from 1,179 colleges.
    29. 29. ?
    30. 30. Technologies Killing the Lecture4.
    31. 31. Challenge to AuthorityStudents don‟t seeprofessors as only sourceof information about theirtopic of expertise.
    32. 32. Rise of the MOOC
    33. 33. Lecture Fail?
    34. 34. Lecture Fail?
    35. 35. Can Lectures BeSaved?
    36. 36. Technologies Saving the Lecture1.
    37. 37. Khan Academy
    38. 38. “Inverted” or “Flipped” Classroom
    39. 39. Info-Lecture Now Homework
    40. 40. Virginia Tech Math Emporium
    41. 41. Technologies Saving the Lecture2.
    42. 42. Harnessing Tech
    43. 43. Harnessing Tech
    44. 44. Stephen Baldridge, an assistant professor of social, sent his students on a campus-wide hunt inspired by the TV reality show The Amazing Race.
    45. 45. Classroom „Moneyball‟
    46. 46. Technologies Saving the Lecture3.
    47. 47. Class Project: Wikipedia Entry
    48. 48. Class Blog
    49. 49. Professors Respond
    50. 50. An Administrator‟s Challenge
    51. 51. Still an Open QuestionSend in a video today:http://chronicle.com/lecturefail
    52. 52. Discussion

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