What is the allure? Why have we all been drawn in?
Pre-fab, easy, shovel-ready
Standardization.But no PDA.
Open Source = “Free” Fixer-Uppers
No matter which one you choose, there’s a heavy infrastructure investment that goes with it.
Alec Couros (as seen in Dave Cormier’s presentation)
The simplicity of web 2.0 tools draw is in . . .
Why do we keep using the CMS?
I’m not dead yet . . .
Large lectures, throughput.
Other competing demands on time . . .
Employer expectations – Degrees, GPAs, etc.
Dan Gillmor, author of We the Media (See Shirky, p. 7)
Students no longer passive consumers.
Digital literacy = using & engaging around content, not just drinking it all in (which is impossible)60 Billion e-mails a Day75 Million Blogs80 Million YouTube Videos – 412 years to watch! (But 13 new hours / minute)6.4 Billion Google Searches / Month13 Million Wikipedia Articles (280k+ Contributors)
Blackboard is trying to keep up. Michael L. Chasen, the company's chief executive, has told The Chronicle that the latest version of the software integrates some Web 2.0 tools and still offers plenty of features that blogging packages can't match, like online gradebooks.
CMS v PLE COURSES OPEN LEARNERS MODULAR OPEN-ENDED SEMESTERS COMMUNITIES INTEROPERABLE INSTITUTIONS CLOSED INTEGRATED PROPRIETARY
An Open (Institutional) Learning Network Web Pages The Cloud University Network Web Pages Web Pages Web Pages STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM COURSE CONTENT STUDENT CONTENT LICENSED & PROPRIETARY CONTENT OPEN CONTENT ASSESSMENT TOOLS SOCIAL NETWORKING APPS COLLABORATION TOOLS GRADEBOOK LEARNING OUTCOMES PERSONAL PUBLISHING TOOLS PORTFOLIO
An Integrated Learning Portfolio & Assessment Strategy Student Learning Activity Program Evaluation Activity Program Assessment Interfaces Program LO Definition Artifact Submission Program Gradebooks REPORTING INTERFACE Artifact / Portfolio Registration ARTIFACT REPOSITORY ASSESSMENT (SCORES) REPOSITORY PROGRAM & UNIVERSITY REPORTS Cloud-Based Publishing & Organization Jon Mott, Brigham Young University. (CC-By) Image Credits – VistaIcons.com.
COURSE WEB SERVICE LO WEB SERVICE SIS WEB SERVICE COURSE SITES AIM - STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM LEARNING OUTCOMES WIKI GB WEB SERVICE 3RD PARTY WEB SERVICES CONTENT WEB SERVICES GRADEBOOK CONTENT STORES GRADEBOOK WEB BASED APPS PORTAL WEB SERVICE TESTING WEB SERVICE LIBRARY WEB SERVICE ROUTE Y TESTING CENTER LIBRARY