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Assingment 2 for Curriculum, Assessment and New Media

Assingment 2 for Curriculum, Assessment and New Media

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  • JulieHaeusler 2011.


  • 1. By Luke Neal 21719002
  • 2. This is not where students find information anymore.,r:13,s:14,i:227
  • 3. Benefits of technology in class:  Higher student engagement  Improved motivation for learning  Maintained focus in class,r:15,s:0,i:115
  • 4. Moving away from writing out notes off boards and to; • investigating information on the web,r:4,s:0,i:80
  • 5. a&sa=G&rls=org.mozilla:en- US:official&biw=1366&bih=639&tbm=isch&tbnid=DMBAn2y0LDIN2M:&im grefurl= blog/bid/76917/iPads-in-schools-make-perfect-learning- tools&docid=2lK1fmhJUSJXRM&imgurl= m/Portals/80068/images/ipad-in-palm- beach.jpg&w=585&h=390&ei=C05lULXMNs2TiAeW8ICQDg&zoom=1&iac t=hc&vpx=1030&vpy=305&dur=4164&hovh=183&hovw=275&tx=149&ty=8 2&sig=101889059177902804021&page=2&tbnh=140&tbnw=188&start=18 &ndsp=24&ved=1t:429,r:23,s:18,i:205
  • 6. Kids have grown up with technology in their everyday lives, making it easy for them to speak the language. a&sa=G&rls=org.mozilla:en- US:official&biw=1366&bih=639&tbm=isch&tbnid=2FE2ySUH3McWWM:&imgrefurl=htt p:// worlds- 89035/index2.html&docid=b_8LY5BOHiLr8M&imgurl=http://mechanicrobotic.files.word kalocsa.jpg&w=467&h=350&ei=Qi9pUO28G5GeiQeOwoDgDw&
  • 7. Kids communicate and work in different ways than previous generations. US:official&biw=1366&bih=639&tbm=isch&tbnid=-t-fTC-- H7pUlM:&imgrefurl= FM&imgurl= computing.jpg&w=400&h=361&ei=eDJpUPqxL_GuiQfWuYDYDw&zoom=1
  • 8. a&sa=G&rls=org.mozilla:en- US:official&biw=1366&bih=639&tbm=isch&tbnid=A2J9xCJt9y6q5M:&img refurl= nvironments&docid=KlMaJkVme2EPcM&imgurl=http://socialnetworking.s n.png&w=400&h=394&ei=BzRpUNjSOMyziQeYo4H4Dw&zoom=1
  • 9. Student use different sources than they did in previous years. This is one website that students can use to find information. •Finds relevant informationScreen shot •Sources many websites across the WWW •Saves websites for later viewing
  • 10. StumbleUpon saves interests and relevant websites,simply by liking them.
  • 11. StumbleUpon provides a variety of differentinformation types which can be changed to suitthe user.
  • 12. Diigo is an internet, cloud based bookmarking system. Allows Students to: •Save relevant websites •Highlight important points •Make notes on sites •Share information within groups •Find other information from,r:3,s:0,i:77
  • 13. Diigo stores all your bookmarked websites for easy review and reading. Folders can be create to store information relevant to a class or subject.
  • 14. 1 click bookmark Capturewhich also helps to important partscategorise information of the websitethrough descriptionand tags Highlight important information for quick viewing
  • 15. Sharing information is made easy using learning networks. Giving others information is just a few clicks away.
  • 16. Creating groups for sharing and collaboration
  • 17. Access to you information anywhere as long as there is internet.
  • 18. Other ways students may want to share information is through facebook.,r:18,s:0,i:134&tx=260&ty=305 US:official&biw=1366&bih=639&noj=1&tbm=isch&tbnid=u7iVmFR5v2DEOM:&imgrefurl= fCRFw9M&imgurl=
  • 19. In summary students who use PLE/PLN’s: Engage with content more efficiently Become more accustomed to technology Are able to share information more effectively Create a wider base of resources and ability to organise Develop skills in researching.
  • 20.  J, Haeusler. (2011). As cited in, The digital education revolution in NSW. Retrieved 1/10/2012 from, highschool/dernsw/transforming.php