eEducation at Graz University
      of Technology -
   on the move towards
         u-Learning

            Martin Ebner
http://www.martinebner.at
                        http://lifestream.fm/mebner




http://mebner.jaiku.com



             ...
Technology enhanced Learning




http://flickr.com/photos/powerbooktrance/289992273//
uLearning




http://www.flickr.com/photos/sovietuk/141381675
„It‘s not about matching traditional models with
                          existing tools anymore;
             It‘s about...
Future?


http://pizdaus.com/pics/MC3KUw7uCDtL.jpg
Mobile Learning?




http://flickr.com/photos/thomcochrane/416206133/
First let us think about the Learners?
„Our students have changed
                                             radically. Today‘s students are no
               ...
Ally, M. (2007). Mobile Learning. The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 8(2).




    „




...
Has the Net Generation Arrived at our
            Universities?
Evaluation at two universities:
•   University of Zurich (n=571/SS 2007)

•   Graz University of Technology (n=578/
    WS...
Question 1: Equipment
Question 2: Internet Access
Question 3: Digital Communication
Question 4: e-Learning experiences
                                (TU Graz)

                           Standard
        ...
Question 5: Web 2.0 Knowlegde
                       (TU Graz)
Question 6: Use of Web 2.0 technologies
                                (TU Graz)
Result

                                                •       Learners have their own devices

                         ...
„The so called
NetGeneration has not
  really arrived at our
    universities or we
       have to see our
    students as...
What is about the lecturers?
Jim Groom
                                                  coined for the first
                                         ...
„Edupunk is an approach to teaching and
   learning practices that result from a do it
   yourself (DIY) attitude. Many in...
EduPunk definition (Stephen Downes, 2008):

    • - As a reaction against the commercialization
          of learning
    ...
„Do we need EduPunk to enhance our
                                          Edcuation?“




http://www.flickr.com/photos/...
Creativity / Individuality / Collaboration?




http://www.flickr.com/photos/thetoad01/2677459596
The power of New Technologies includes
                                            interaction, collaboration and motivati...
Formal educational Institution = closed castle?




http://www.flickr.com/photos/toru_okada/1377360600
What are we doing at Graz?
Learning Environment of the future


          • - ... learner-centred (PLE)
          • - ... have to support the lecture...
„Learning and teaching
 should not depend on technology -
it should happen amongst using it.“




                     htt...
SOCIAL LEARNING

Computer and Information Services
  Graz University of Technology


            Graz University of Techno...
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eEducaton at Graz University of Technology

  1. 1. eEducation at Graz University of Technology - on the move towards u-Learning Martin Ebner
  2. 2. http://www.martinebner.at http://lifestream.fm/mebner http://mebner.jaiku.com http://elearningblog.tugraz.at http://twitter.com/mebner http://tugll.tugraz.at LaBomba Aida - Second Life
  3. 3. Technology enhanced Learning http://flickr.com/photos/powerbooktrance/289992273//
  4. 4. uLearning http://www.flickr.com/photos/sovietuk/141381675
  5. 5. „It‘s not about matching traditional models with existing tools anymore; It‘s about developing a brand-new pedagogical model and implementing the Next generation Web environment upon it.“ Antonio Fumero, 2006
  6. 6. Future? http://pizdaus.com/pics/MC3KUw7uCDtL.jpg
  7. 7. Mobile Learning? http://flickr.com/photos/thomcochrane/416206133/
  8. 8. First let us think about the Learners?
  9. 9. „Our students have changed radically. Today‘s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach.“ Mark Prenksy 2001 http://www.flickr.com/photos/maebmij/123180774 E-Education in Civil Engineering Martin Ebner, Ulrich Walder - 6thAECEF Symposium 2008
  10. 10. Ally, M. (2007). Mobile Learning. The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 8(2). „ .“ M. Ally 2007
  11. 11. Has the Net Generation Arrived at our Universities?
  12. 12. Evaluation at two universities: • University of Zurich (n=571/SS 2007) • Graz University of Technology (n=578/ WS2007/2008)
  13. 13. Question 1: Equipment
  14. 14. Question 2: Internet Access
  15. 15. Question 3: Digital Communication
  16. 16. Question 4: e-Learning experiences (TU Graz) Standard n Average Median Deviation Homepage 545 1,87 0,76 2 LMS 531 1,63 0,70 1
  17. 17. Question 5: Web 2.0 Knowlegde (TU Graz)
  18. 18. Question 6: Use of Web 2.0 technologies (TU Graz)
  19. 19. Result • Learners have their own devices • Internet Access is no longer a barrier • Digital Communication can be seen as normal in daily-life of students • Web 2.0 means Wikipedia and YouTube for our students http://www.flickr.com/photos/kitsu/404092967/sizes/o/
  20. 20. „The so called NetGeneration has not really arrived at our universities or we have to see our students as better equipped than years before.“
  21. 21. What is about the lecturers?
  22. 22. Jim Groom coined for the first time EduPunk http://www.flickr.com/photos/jfreire/2644097652
  23. 23. „Edupunk is an approach to teaching and learning practices that result from a do it yourself (DIY) attitude. Many instructional applications can be described as DIY education or Edupunk. It describes inventive teaching and inventive learning“ http://www.flickr.com/photos/inju/2592572391
  24. 24. EduPunk definition (Stephen Downes, 2008): • - As a reaction against the commercialization of learning • - To symbolize the do-it-yourself of educational technology • - Thinking for yourself instead of being told what to think and learning for yourself instead of being told what to learn
  25. 25. „Do we need EduPunk to enhance our Edcuation?“ http://www.flickr.com/photos/rkbxl/2901365987
  26. 26. Creativity / Individuality / Collaboration? http://www.flickr.com/photos/thetoad01/2677459596
  27. 27. The power of New Technologies includes interaction, collaboration and motivation. E-Education in Civil Engineering Martin Ebner, Ulrich Walder - 6thAECEF Symposium 2008
  28. 28. Formal educational Institution = closed castle? http://www.flickr.com/photos/toru_okada/1377360600
  29. 29. What are we doing at Graz?
  30. 30. Learning Environment of the future • - ... learner-centred (PLE) • - ... have to support the lecturers • - ... works with the Web as information and collaboration environment
  31. 31. „Learning and teaching should not depend on technology - it should happen amongst using it.“ http://www.flickr.com/photos/leighblackall/65030029
  32. 32. SOCIAL LEARNING Computer and Information Services Graz University of Technology Graz University of Technology Martin Ebner http://elearning.tugraz.at http://elearningblog.tugraz.at

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