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  • Figuring out how to do things Acquiring new knowledge, skills, abilities
  • Intentional actions aimed at facilitating learning …
  • Just because we *intend* to cause learning doesn’t mean it will happen or that it will happen exactly as we plan.
  • Sometimes we—and our students—learn the hard way.
  • What is it we want our students to become?
  • Not *teacher* goals
  • How should they be different *after* your class/assignment/lecture than they were before it?
  • What are you helping them become? What will they make of themselves?
  • How will student activity & performance be documented?
  • What specific kinds of experiences do they need to have?
  • Specific actions, techniques, or approaches used to implement a strategy
  • How do you measure success?
  • What are the naturally occurring artifacts of their learning experiences? Authentic assessment!!!
  • Are we after high test scores?
  • If students don’t think tests are meaningful, they might find a better purpose for answer sheets.
  • Graduation = Success?
  • Is it our job to guarantee employment? (If so, we have competition.)
  • Is employment sufficient?
  • Is employment sufficient?
  • Is employment sufficient? Good citizenship Make a difference in the world
  • Study of K-20 in Silicon Valley: Teachers use technology to “maintain existing practices.” Technology is general “peripheral to the daily routines.” Teaching & learning activity is largely unchanged. “ Lecturing still absorbs half to two-thirds” of teaching time.
  • What are you helping them become? What will they make of themselves?
  • What are you helping them become? What will they make of themselves?
  • At best, “power down” rules breed reluctant compliance. At worst? Subversive disobedience! There’s creativity here to be harnessed!
  • Low-tech texting . . .
  • 60 Billion e-mails a Day 75 Million Blogs 80 Million YouTube Videos – 412 years to watch! (But 13 new hours / minute) 6.4 Billion Google Searches / Month 13 Million Wikipedia Articles (280k+ Contributors)
  • “ Nobody’s smarter than everybody . . .” But just in case, teach digital literacy!!!
  • What is Google Scholar? Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.
  • 99% of Boys, 95% of Girls 50% Played “yesterday” 52% Play 3+ Days / Week 48% Play Games on Phones 27% Play w/ Others Online
  • 85.2% of college students have a social networking account Most logon daily
  • What is it we want our students to become?

Improving Learning ... with Technology Improving Learning ... with Technology Presentation Transcript

  • Improving Learning
    • ... with Technology
    • Independent Study 2.0
    Jon Mott Asst. to the Academic VP Brigham Young University 2009 BYU Independent Study Annual Conference
  • learning is ...
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  • teaching is ...
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  • intent ≠ outcome
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  • goal strategy tactics
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  • goals learner
  • what do you want your students to become?
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  • learning strategy
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  • learning tactics
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  • measuring success
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  • goal articulation = defining success
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  • technology = tactics
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  • problems (opportunities?)
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  • what’s going on in their brains?
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  • “ powering down” ≠ engaged
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  • embrace the change
  • "We can't go on together with suspicious minds.” The King
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  • new technology = new possibilities
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  • information overload
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  • 3,000,000 Tweets / Day 80,000,000 YouTube Videos 13,000,000 Wikipedia Articles 200,000,000 Facebook Accounts 3,600,000,000 Photos on Flickr 40,000,000,000 GB Data / Year
  • the future is now
  • simplify!
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  • “ If you can Google it, don’t teach or test it.” David Wiley
  • knowledgeable
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  • knowledge-able Michael Wesch
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  • “ Nobody is smarter than everybody.”
  • research tools
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  • productivity tools
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  • collaboration tools
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  • visualization
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  • assessment
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  • engagement
  • 99%
  • gaming *principles*
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  • social networking
  • 85.2%
  • learning networks
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  • If you don’t know what you want your students to become, it doesn’t matter what you do.
  • goal strategy tactics
  • http://www.slideshare.net/jonmott [email_address] http://jonmott.com http://twitter.com/jonmott
  • Image Credits (by slide #) 3. “Square Peg” http://flickr.com/photos/xrrr/2321685873/ 5. “Learning to Ride” http://flickr.com/photos/j_wijnands/365189918/ 7. “Learning the Hard Way” http://www.flickr.com/photos/23912576@N05/3289897472/ 8. “The Hard Way ...” http://www.flickr.com/photos/frazernash/2650227489/ 10. “Roadmap to Highways of the Sky” http://www.flickr.com/photos/telstar/2986906503 11. “Operation Desert Storm” http://www.flickr.com/photos/edoug/2966065288/ 12. Guy Strapped to Jet http://www.guypilon.com/CanadianAirForce.jpg 13. Guys in “Jets” http://www.omrlp.com/uploads/images/canmadianairforce.jpg 16. “Metamorphosis” http://www.flickr.com/photos/chekabuje/458359900/ 17. “legos” http://www.flickr.com/photos/12160152@N03/3541965667/ 18. Legos Capitol cc-by-nc @jonmott 20. “Learning by Doing” http://flickr.com/photos/52609761@N00/2290679982 22. “0 267” http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonandbev-adams/2363086110 24. “Growth Charted” http://www.flickr.com/photos/pierrelaphoto/258068798 25. Media Objects http://vistaicons.com 27. Student w/ Scantron Image From “A Vision of Students Today” ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCJ46vyR9o ) 28. “Scantron Triforce” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dooom2000/3044127020/ 29. “Success! Undergrad Graduation” http://www.flickr.com/photos/m00by/2539347606/ 31. “Fast Food Drive-Thru Attendant” http://www.flickr.com/photos/pine_red/140919614 32. “I wish for a fulfilled life” http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryanchow/3517557789/ 35. “tools” http://www.flickr.com/photos/gordonr/42555739/ 36. “Uh Ken ... Wrong Tool Buddy” http://www.flickr.com/photos/tino_m/2459217557 37. “Computer fail” http://www.flickr.com/photos/spcummings/3631142010/ 40. “Waiting for Time to Pass” http://www.flickr.com/photos/fake_eyes/342753239/ 42. “Sneaky Messages” http://www.flickr.com/photos/tommyhuynh/1219122548/ 43. “Typical” http://www.flickr.com/photos/22916851@N08/2213292811/ 44. “16/365: Chinese New Year” http://www.flickr.com/photos/nin3rszxd/3230241116/ 46. “Using the iPod Book” http://www.flickr.com/photos/doctabu/117954644/in/photostream/ 47. “165.” http://www.flickr.com/photos/zoe-campbell/3714841958/ 48. Notes in Class cc-by-nc @dbiser 50. Elvis http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Elvis_presley.jpg 55 & 56. Wikipedia Book http://www.rob-matthews.com/index.php?/project/wikipedia / 57. “information hydrant” http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2595497078/ 58. Star Trek Pad v. Kindle http://digg.com/design/Kindle_2_vs_Star_Trek_Pad 81. Students using clickers http://www.citl.ohiou.edu/index.cfm?pageID=29 84. Game Race cc-by-nc @jonmott 89. “On Facebook” http://www.flickr.com/photos/anna-b/3218868484/
  • References “ Alumna sues college because she hasn’t found a job http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/08/03/new.york.jobless.graduate Free Hugs Campaign http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vr3x_RRJdd4 Larry Cuban, Oversold & Underused: Computers in the Classroom (2001, Harvard University Press). Robert Leamnson, Thinking About Teaching & Learning (1999, Stylus) http://books.google.com/books?id=gUzUQ9EQ-8QC&dq=leamnson&source=gbs_navlinks_s Cell Phones - Time to Lift the Ban on Mobiles in the School Setting? http://www.openeducation.net/2009/02/08/cell-phones-time-to-lift-the-ban-on-mobiles-in-the-school-setting/ The Cluetrain Manifesto , http://cluetrain.com Michael Wesch: “From Knowledgeable to Knowledge-Able” http://hosted.mediasite.com/mediasite/Viewer/?peid=edd5f8a1a0ad4e2fbacee11257dd2950 “ 20 Online Fact Checkers” http://cain.blogspot.com/2009/08/20-online-fact-checkers-and-reference.html Wesch: World Simulation Game http://mediatedcultures.net/worldsim.htm Wiley: Intro to Open Education http://open.byu.edu/ipt692r-wiley/quests “ Student Faces Expulsion Over Facebook Study Group” http://campustechnology.com/Articles/2008/03/Student-Faces-Expulsion-over-Facebook-Study-Group.aspx