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Venn Diagrams Differences Differences This Culture My Culture Similarities
Intercultural Communication Share your culture with other participants Cultural Scavenger Hunt: Venn Diagrams Team Discussion Name sharing: What is the origin of your name? Complete this sentence, “Culture is……..” Share the main thing you have learned in the backchannel http://tinyurl.com/flat-hk
Backchannel “a live chat that accompanies a live presentation”
Google Jockey A person who watches the backchannel and posts information and hyperlinks in response to questions that are posted.
Backchannel Moderator A person who monitors the backchannel chat and informs the speaker of predominant questions and issues arising from the conversation.
Backchannel Netiquette #1 Answer with @ teachkids: I need help with differentiated instruction. Joanne: I need help with my reading program Hamid: @teachkids I have a great program to share with you.
Backchannel Netiquette #2 Answer with @ Get a Moderator teachkids: I want to ask Julie a Question. Joanne: I’m the backchannel moderator, type your question in and when it is time, Julie will ask me what is happening in the backchannel.
Backchannel Netiquette 3 Answer with @ Get a Moderator Be yourself but not a fake teachkids: I want to ask Julie a Question. julielindsay: I’m not really Julie, I just thought it would be fun to impersonate her.
Backchannel Netiquette #4,5 teachkids: Anyone know a great blog that helps teachers. julielindsay: @teachkidsI have a blog that I write for teachers, you can find it at http://123elearning.blogspot.com– I also love Jo McLeay’s at…. Answer with @ Get a Moderator Be yourself but not a fake Be a link dropper Be up front about self promotion
Phases of Brainstorming Select 2 recorders: wiki and other method Join the wiki: http://hkworkshop09.flatclassroomproject.org/ Find your team wiki and start taking notes
Rules of Brainstorming: Ideation Generate as many ideas as possible Don’t judge, DON’T CRITICIZE! Think creatively, BE WILD Combine and adjust ideas Expand, delete, consolidate, substitute, reverse, make analogies, make problem bigger or smaller Brainstorm responses Recorders note EVERYTHING! Discuss terms that are unclear You will get a 2 min. warning GOAL: AS MANY IDEAS AS POSSIBLE
Our “Problem” Investigate: What is the ‘digital divide’ and how does it affect people around the world? How can we join multi-cultural classrooms and take action to address it?
Analysis How will you pick the best ideas? What are your criteria for selection? Select three ideas that are your best Outline steps needed to implement List forces (situations, people, events) that work for or against implementation of the events You will get a 5 min. warning GOAL: Selection of ONE idea that will be your group’s focus! Start thinking of a name!
Plan Go to your team wiki page Plan by completing the form Plan your pitch … Each person should speak about the topic idea … Name of project … Summary of project … Getting ready for your pitch tomorrow
Telling your story with a compelling presentation Kim Cofino
What's Next? Day 2 - Friday 8:30: Join Keynote: Bruce Dixon 9:30: The Perfect Pitch: Selling your vision to stakeholders (Julie and Vicki) 10:00: Preparing your pitch 11:00: Team pitch presentation (to main conference participants) 12:00: Lunch 12:45: Artifact creation and multimedia tools (Kim) 13:15: Digital Storytelling for success (Julie) 13:30: Join Keynote: Robyn Treyvaud 14:30: Teams work on presentations 16:30: Flat World Solutions to Digital Divide Problems (pitch presentations main conference participants)
What's Next? Day 3 - Saturday Teams break into 2 strands STRAND 1: The top 3 teams (determined by international vote) spend today developing a ‘F.L.A.T.’ (Flat Learning Action Talk). This will be presented in then Saturday closing session. Max 5 min. STRAND 2: Remaining teams will be combined into larger groups and work on a short piece of multimedia. This will also be presented at the Saturday closing session.
Welcome to Real and Virtual Participants Seven Steps to Success: Connect: Ning, Wiki, Ustream, Backchannel Communicate: Blog posts and comments, Wiki discussion, focused backchannel interaction Citizenship: Reliable and responsible online activity Collaborate: Wiki, sharing multimedia Choices: Decide medium and content of presentation delivery Create: Multimedia presentation based on team work Celebrate: Team final presentations, enhanced cultural understanding, global collaboration success
How to attend a conference 'virtually' Join the Ning and make connections with team members Join the wiki and add name to team page Leave comments and contribute to research Leave clear questions and suggestions for team Contribute multimedia as needed If in real time: join backchannel, watch UStream
Web 2.0 Tools Overview Collaborative web authoring and discussion: Wiki Educational networking: Ning - Flat Classroom Conference Ninghttp://flatclassroomconference.ning.com Online Chat room: Chatzy - the chat-room for this workshop is http://tinyurl.com/flat-hk Social Bookmarking: Delicious tag resources for this workshop with flatclassroomhk Microblogging: Twitter - Follow @flatclassroom Synchronous communication: Elluminate Skype UStream.tv - Flat Classroom Workshop @HK Presentations: Slideshare Prezi Flickr Mind Mapping: Mindmeister
Culture is………. "Culture is the collective programming of the mind which distinguishes one group from another group" (Hofstede)