Social media in higher education ver2


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This is a presentation delivered this May 23, 2011, at the University West (Hogskolan Vast) in Trollhattan, Vastra, Gotaland, Sweden, as the focal point of the round table discussion of the faculty of Digital Media and Informatics.

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  • Some trivia on how (or why) DLSU was established in the Phils.
  • PBL is still prevalent in South Korea, Singapore and MalaysiaMentoring and coaching is evident in the graduate schools of ThailandService learning, community immersion & OJT are common in the Phils & IndonesiaDLSU is moving now from Transformative learning to UBD. UBD originated in Japan.
  • Pedagogy, teaching delivery, strategies, teachers’ skills & development
  • Cite/list pertinent benefits on the use of Twitter for communication
  • To help a community choose, configure and use technologies to best suit its needs
  • Social media in higher education ver2

    1. 1. Social Media in Higher EducationThe Philippine Experience<br />Maria Victoria Pineda<br />Guest Lecturer <br />From De La Salle University<br />Manila, Philippines<br />E-mail address:<br /><br /><br />
    2. 2. Agenda<br />Background on the Philippine Higher education institutions (HEI)<br />Introduction of DLSU & some statistics<br />Asian educational pedagogies<br />Who are our students<br />How should we teach<br />Web 2.0 for teaching<br />Examples of Best Practices<br />
    3. 3. HEIs in the Philippines<br />Total number of state colleges & universities - 607<br />Private non-sectarian colleges & universities -1249<br />Private sectarian colleges & universities - 324<br />Total - 2180<br />Source of image:<br />The University of Santo Tomas is the oldest university in the Phils, founded in April 28, 1611. UST celebrates its 400years this year.<br />
    4. 4. HEIs in the Philippines<br />Governing body is the <br />Commission on Higher Education (CHED)<br />Accreditation of degree programs is important<br />Programs exhibiting best practices & serves as benchmarks are recognized as Center of Developments or Center of Excellence<br />No. of HEIs with COEs/CODs:<br />Government – 39<br />Private - 61<br />
    5. 5. De La Salle in the Philippines<br /><ul><li>17 campuses across the country under the system
    6. 6. Manila Campus
    7. 7. Trimester schedule
    8. 8. 5 colleges
    9. 9. Highest level of HEI accreditation in the Philippines</li></li></ul><li>Undergraduate Students' Statistics<br />Source: AY 2009-2010<br />
    10. 10. Faculty Statistics<br />Source: AY 2009-2010<br />
    11. 11. Graduate Students' Statistics<br />Source: AY 2009-2010<br />
    12. 12. Asian Pedagogies<br />Problem-based learning<br />Mentoring/Coaching<br />Service learning<br />Community immersion<br />On-the-job training, internship or apprenticeship<br />Transformative Learning<br />Understanding by Design<br />
    13. 13. Who are our students?<br />Social media is the new form of expression<br />Born after 1985<br />Content creator<br />High degree of media exposure since age 0<br />Self-service learning skill<br />Ownership of a game console, music player or mobile phone at age 8<br />“Milleneal learners”<br />Grew up with regular web connectivity<br />View connections as friending & friendships<br />
    14. 14. How do we deal with these students<br />How do we WOW them<br />How do we ENGAGE with them<br />How do we make them PARTICIPATE<br />
    15. 15. Bringing digital literacy to a higher level<br />
    16. 16. Teaching with Technology<br />Reinforcing a concept – a video on ethical behavior. <br />Teaching in the Context of TEchnology<br /><ul><li>Explaining the difference of raster & vector images through a teachware.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>PEDAGOGY
    17. 17. You have mastery of this!
    18. 18. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
    19. 19. You are the subject matter expert!
    20. 20. ICT & WEB TOOLS
    21. 21. You are learning & acquiring these.
    22. 22. CONTEXT
    23. 23. You are going to translate pedagogy, knowledge & skills thru technology!</li></ul>Remember these---<br />
    24. 24. Bringing digital literacy to the next level  Digital Competency<br />
    25. 25. And there was Web 2.0<br />A liberating force…<br />
    26. 26. rich user experience<br />collective intelligence<br />collaboration<br />radical trust<br />WEB 2.0<br />tagging<br />participation<br />cloud services<br />rich media<br />
    27. 27. Web 3.0 according to Gary Hayes<br />Source:<br />
    28. 28. When we are supposed to affect the life of our students, it’s we who are affected..<br />
    29. 29. Here’s now the Manila Experience<br />And this is not perfect!!<br />
    30. 30. Portfolio on Environment & ethical Reflections<br /><br />
    31. 31. Examples of WIKI PORTFOLIOS<br />Creation of a wikipage for all the group discussions for the course IT and Social Responsibility<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
    32. 32. Examples of Digital storytelling<br />Introducing hypernarrative as a form of storytelling. A hypernarrative by Walter Lao -<br />Another hypernarrative example by Cheska Verona –<br /><br />
    33. 33. Examples of the Use of Podcasts<br />Encapsulating experiment results<br />Reporting technology scan/evaluation<br />Summarizing and explaining case study results<br />
    34. 34. Commentaries on blogs<br />
    35. 35. My Support Tools<br />My virtual whiteboard for instance-<br /><br />
    36. 36. My Support Tools<br />Students’ gallery of exhibits<br /><br /><br />
    37. 37. The practical & persuasive Twitter<br />Source:<br />
    38. 38. What is Twitter for Me (MVP)<br />Alternate way of knowing my students<br />I use it as additional medium of student announcements & feedback.<br />I test an idea, think aloud, get response from students or strangers.<br />It’s a good place to share constructive ideas and meet bright minds.<br />It ‘s a hub of prudence and kind online behavior.<br />It’s a pitstop of sharing fun, good food, even bad days.<br />It’s a channel where I hear students’ irrational thoughts, have a better understanding of them.<br />It’s a place where people share things they are passionate about, so amazing & admirable!<br />
    39. 39. So what’s the point in all of these??<br />
    40. 40. Greater benefits to teaching<br />Availability of various modes of communication<br />Extended communication with the students<br />Wider choices of cloud tools<br />More learning support tools—visual, text, multi & transmedia<br />Presence of more experts<br />Opportunities of cross-exchange of intercultural knowledge and practices<br />Creates a subculture of sharing & participation<br />
    41. 41. And Hogskolan vast is on the right track of Technology stewardship<br />Tack så mycket. Bra dag för alla!<br />
    42. 42. REferences<br />CHED (2011). The commission on higher education of the Philippines. Retrieved from<br />Dieterle, E., Dede, C., & Schrier, K. (2008). “Neomillennial” learning styles propagated by wireless handheld devices. In M. Lytras & A. Naeve (Eds.), Ubiquitous and pervasive knowledge and learning management: Semantics, social networking and new media to their full potential. Hershey, PA: Idea Group, Inc. Retrieved from<br />Hayes, G. (2006). Web 3.0 according to Gary Hayes. Retrieved from .<br />Lindberg, J.O. (2009). Knowing about ICT in education: Redefining digital competence for teachers. Readings in Technology in Education: Proceedings of ICICTE 2009, pp 268-277. ISBN: 1-895802-42-3.<br />Mobilemartha’s site (2009). Em-tech technology exhibit. Retrieved from<br />Pineda, M. (2010). On social computing. Retrieved from<br />Pineda, M.V. (2009). Urban class computing in higher education: promising or perilous.Readings in Technology in Education: Proceedings of ICICTE 2009, pp 836-846. ISBN: 1-895802-42-3.<br />Wenger, E. and N. White and J. Smith (2009). Digital habitats-stewarding technology for communities. USA: CpSquare. ISBN 13:978-0-9825036-0-7<br />Wheeler, S. (2009). The practical and persuasive twitter. Retrieved from<br />