Let me Google that for you

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Let me Google that for you

  1. 1. Let me Google that for you. Dean Groom, Macquarie University Get the resources here Talk about it here
  2. 2. Grand Statements! • Technology is ubiquitous in life • Learning is informal • Learning is open ended and enquiry based • Learning is conversational and connected • Pedagogy is leadership, not teaching • Knowledge is socially construction • Learning is FREEDOM based
  3. 3. Fixed Wing Learning How does an aircraft fly?
  4. 4. Fixed Wing Learning So how do come they can fly upside down?
  5. 5. 60 Second Tech • www.tinyurl.com • www.tinychat.com • www.etherpad.com • Can you identify uses for these? Use the worksheet
  6. 6. 1999 ICT in Learning • Office Automation – Word – Office – Spreadsheets – Presentations – Forums – WebCT
  7. 7. 2999 ICT in Learning • Office Automation – Word – Office – Spreadsheets – Presentations – Forums – WebCT
  8. 8. Renewing ICTs in learning • We can’t stay on top of the trends! • We can manage all of the information! • We need to connect with other people - who can help you learn – digitally! • Move away from passive uses of technology! • Co-produce, co- operate, communicate, share, explore and connect with NEW people!
  9. 9. Digital Footprint • Everything we post is remembered • Much of what we read, we forget • There is too much information • There is a lack of singularity • Reputations are build/lost online daily • We have ‘digital’ representations in multiple virtualised environments
  10. 10. Virtual Learning Environments • Facebook • Friend Feed • MySpace • Bebo • Second Life • World of Warcraft • Habbo Blackboard / Moodle
  11. 11. Serious Gaming • Not Fail Safe, Safe Fail • Creating environments and experience that challenge the learner • “How to manage your weight” – iPhone app • Scenario and role play through Second Life • See the work of Angela Thomas • How does game play affect learning methods?

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