Crown Ownership Monitoring Unit - COMUPD- for Treasury and in particular the Governance arm of Treasury. The PD consists of Masterclasses, Breakfast sessions and Networking events for Active Crown Directors in charge of $250 Billon Dollars of State owned assets.We use Adobe Connect, Video and Moodle to facilitate this.
Not sure if needed to repeat.. Just the current Moodle login?
The Return of King Kong: A Journey to 'Scull Island' and Beyond
Professor Mark BrownDirector, National Centre for Teaching and LearningThe Return of King Kong:A Journey to „Scull Island‟ and Beyond
The Return of King Kong:Professor Mark BrownDirector, National Centre for Teaching and LearningA Journey to „Scull Island‟ and Beyond
The light comes through the cracks…1. New script, same story…
The light comes through the cracks…1. New script, same story…“The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together...”(William Shakespeare, Alls Well That Ends Well, Act 4, Scene 3)
“With the coming of the New Media, the need for print onpaper will rapidly diminish. The day will soon arrive when theworld‟s literature will be available from The AutomaticLibrary at the mere pressing of a button”(Uzanne, 1994).1. New script, same story…
“With the coming of the New Media, the need for print onpaper will rapidly diminish. The day will soon arrive when theworld‟s literature will be available from The AutomaticLibrary at the mere pressing of a button”(Uzanne, 1894).1. New script, same story…
“Books will soon be obsolete in public schools. Scholarswill be instructed through the eye. It is possible to teachevery branch of human knowledge with the motionpicture”.(Thomas Edison, 1913)1. New script, same story…
High expectationsGrowingsupportSubsided enthusiasm1. New script, same story…TechnologyExpectation CycleCuban, L. (1986). Teachers and machines: The classroomuse of technology since 1920. New York: Teachers‟ College Press.
“Technology-enhanced learning involves an ongoing cycle of hype,hopeand disappointment” (Gouseti, 2010).1. New script, same story…“Given all that we know about the socialcomplexities of technology use in education, apessimistic stance is the most sensible, andpossibly the most productive, perspective totake”(Selwyn, 2011, p.714).
“We tend to overestimatethe effect of a technology inthe short run and underestimate the effect in thelong run.”1. New script, same story…Amara‟s Law
And the„pump, pump,dump‟model of digital learning stilldominatesteaching practice.Most educational technology initiatives reinforcetraditionaloutcomes…1. New script, same story…That said, the inconvenient truth is…
1. To respond to the challenge of the so-called „GoogleGeneration‟.2. To enhance the quality of teaching and thereby maintainMassey‟s pre-eminent status as a leading flexible learningprovider.3. To introduce a new Massey model of teaching and learningthatfostersthe type of digital living relevant to therequirements of the Knowledge Society.2. Island of innovation…
Over 4000 online environments2. Island of innovation…
Innovating with intent…2. Island of innovation…• New icons• Revised logo• Updated theme• 380+ changes to vanillaMoodle• Continually respondingto student demand andfeedback…
2. Island of innovation…Business Creative Arts Health Humanities Sciences Total UniversityAveragerequests11% 1% 17% 21% 12% 14%Papers (units)with no requests31% 91% 33% 30% 44% 44%Averagenumber pages200 115 258 247 233 232Requests for printed study resources…(Semester 1, 2013)
Key lessons…2. Island of innovation…• Leadership• Strategic alignment• Policy development• Investment in people• Having the right infrastructure• Commitment to quality enhancement• Shaping the evolving digital learning ecology
3. The untold story…• Whose telling the story?• What is the story they aretelling?• What story isn‟t being told?• What‟s missing from thestory?
“It is the theory that decides what wecan observe…”Albert Einstein3. The untold story…
Reconceptualist Knowledge Society DeschoolingReschooling Reproduction• Being glocal• Digital citizenship• Socially just society• Education for change• PLEs• Social Media• Un-curriculum• Life-long learning• MOOCs• New pedagogies• Learning for the real world• Higher education in change• Mass education• Global providers• Education as a commodity• Increased market competitionKnowledge EconomyDifferent interest groups and stakeholders borrow thesame „language of persuasion‟ to legitimize their own hegemonic agenda• Online learning• Blended learning• Anytime, anywhere learningE-learning •Open Learning •Technology-enhanced learning •Major competing lenses…
Learning to changeand transformLearning tolive togetherLearning to doLearning toknowLearningto beDigitalLiteracyDigitalIdentityDigital Citizenship3. The untold story…