• Director, National Centre for Teaching and Learning• Director, Distance Education and Learning Futures Alliance• Major leadership role in digitalisation at Massey University• Contribute to several executive committees (ascilite, DEANZ,AkoAcademy)• President of the NZ Association for Open, Flexible and DistanceLearninf• Recipient of National Award for Sustained Excellence in TertiaryTeaching@email@example.comAbout Mark…http://www.slideshare.net/mbrownz/
http://delfa.massey.ac.nz• Innovation Hub• Global Think-tank• Networked Community• Engine for New Learning Futures• We Offer International Consultancy• Leading International Advisory BoardAbout Massey…
1. Dirty little secret“The unexaminedlife is not worth living” (Socrates)
http://theconversation.edu.au/1. Dirty little secret
http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/pub7203i.pdf1. Dirty little secret
“With the coming of the New Media, the need forprint on paper will rapidly diminish. The day willsoon arrive when the world‟s literature will beavailable from The Automatic Library at themere pressing of a button”(Uzanne, 1994).1. Dirty little secret
“With the coming of the New Media, the need forprint on paper will rapidly diminish. The day willsoon arrive when the world‟s literature will beavailable from The Automatic Library at themere pressing of a button”(Uzanne, 1894).1. Dirty little secret
TechnologyExpectation Cycle(Cuban, 1986)Cuban, L. (1986). Teachers and machines: The classroom use of technology since1920. New York: Teachers‟ College Press.1. Dirty little secret
High expectationsGrowingsupportSubsided enthusiasmRebukesand blameCuban, L. (1986). Teachers and machines: The classroom use of technology since1920. New York: Teachers‟ College Press.TechnologyExpectation Cycle(Cuban, 1986)1. Dirty little secret
Technology-enhanced learning involves an ongoing cycle ofhype, hopeand disappointment (Gouseti, 2010).1. Dirty little secret
Gartner Hype CycleTechnology-enhanced learning involves an ongoing cycle of hype,hopeand disappointment (Gouseti, 2010).1. Dirty little secret“The Distal Effects”
1. Dirty little secret“The meta-analysis found that, on average, students in onlinelearning conditions performed modestly better than thosereceiving face-to-face instruction”(Means et. al., 2010, p.ix).
1. Dirty little secretGuiney, P. (2013). E-learning achievement: Trends, patterns and highlights. Ministry of Education, Wellington.
By analogy what type of cheese do youwant to make and how will you judge its quality?3. Frameworks andTools for Quality
institution individualclear standards creative flairexternally imposed requirements internally owned commitmentscentral quality police local professional responsibilityquality compliance quality cultureKey Tensions…3. Frameworks andTools for Quality
• Understanding teachers matter most• Promoting a high level of professional trust• Giving responsibility for quality back toteachers• Building distributed leadership for teaching andlearningA quality culture involves…3. Frameworks andTools for Quality
ScholarlyPeerReviewEffective PracticeGuidelinesAcademicDevelopmentScholarship ofTeaching and LearningGrantsand AwardsDesigns forLearningResources forLearningFacilitatingLearningAssessment forLearningEvaluatingTeachingProfessionalLeadershipLearningDesign ToolsTeachingEvaluation3. Frameworks andTools for Quality
http://peerreview.massey.ac.nz3. Frameworks andTools for Quality
Principles of peer review- owned by academics- confidential to participants- encouragesformative feedback- promotes pedagogical conversations- focuses on continuous development- has stronginstitutional alignment3. Frameworks andTools for Quality
We want them to learn how to maketheir own uniquecheese that students can truly savor!3. Frameworks andTools for Quality
ConclusionConclusion…“What‟s wrong with education cannot be fixed withtechnology”(Steve Jobs; cited in Oppenheimer, 1997, p.61).
ConclusionConclusion…It depends on…- high quality teachers- a culture of quality enhancement- winning the hearts and minds of people“What‟s wrong with education cannot be fixed withtechnology”(Steve Jobs; cited in Oppenheimer, 1997, p.61).
Conclusion…But people are easily fooledby the hype…
And greater critique is required of the competingdiscoursesto better understand the digital futures weare making and taking.Conclusion…But people are easily fooledby the hype…
ReconceptualistKnowledge SocietyKnowledge EconomyDeschoolingReschooling ReproductionEd - TechDifferent interest groups and stakeholders borrow thesame „discourse of persuasion‟ to legitimize their own hegemonic agenda• Being glocal• Active citizenship• Socially just society• Education for change• Un-curriculum• Personalization• Life-long learning• Messiness of learning• New pedagogies• Skills for employment• Learning for the real world• Higher education in change• Mass education• Universal standards• Education as a commodity• Increased market competition• Online learning• Blended learning• Anytime, anywhere learningE-learning •Open Learning •Technology-enhanced learning •(Mark Brown, 2012)Major competing discourses…