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eLearning at Otago General Overview 2008 of two research initiatives ePortfolios & Social Networking.   A Presentation to:...
Emerging Educational Paradigm Instructional Paradigm Traditional Self-Directed Paradigm Emerging Knowledge Transfer from f...
Instructional Paradigm
Self-Directed Paradigm <ul><li>Shift of responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Importanc...
In higher education the focus has been on content and the delivery of this content to the student.  Adopting this new para...
Capture – What are staff doing?
Web Service – Social Networking
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Web Service – Professional Portfolio
We worked with staff to refine the structure and functionality
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  1. 1. eLearning at Otago General Overview 2008 of two research initiatives ePortfolios & Social Networking. A Presentation to: Helene Leong-Wee, Deputy Director, Singapore Polytechnic Sudhir Jhajharia, Deputy Director, Singapore Polytechnic Russell Butson Higher Education Development Centre University of Otago 28 th March 2008
  2. 2. Emerging Educational Paradigm Instructional Paradigm Traditional Self-Directed Paradigm Emerging Knowledge Transfer from faculty to students Jointly constructed by students and faculty Students Passive vessel to be filled by faculty’s knowledge Active constructor, discoverer, transformer of own knowledge Faculty Purpose Classify and sort students Develop students competencies and talents Relationships Impersonal relationships among students and between faculty and students Personal transactions among students and between faculty and students Context Competitive and individualistic Collaborative learning involving teams and faculty Assumptions Any expert can teach Teaching is complex and requires considerable training
  3. 3. Instructional Paradigm
  4. 4. Self-Directed Paradigm <ul><li>Shift of responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Importance of resources </li></ul>Closed Communities Open Networks
  5. 5. In higher education the focus has been on content and the delivery of this content to the student. Adopting this new paradigm would see us harnessing the collective intelligence of our students to continually improve the student experience through a more intensive interaction in the educational process. This represents a far more complex environment than is presently in place. Students would be viewed not as receptacles for information but as an integral element of the educational process. In fact, to adopt this approach is to make students an essential part of the educational process in ways that blur the boundaries between our traditional conceptions of teaching and learning. The Potential of the Emerging Model
  6. 6. Capture – What are staff doing?
  7. 7. Web Service – Social Networking
  8. 16. Web Service – Professional Portfolio
  9. 17. We worked with staff to refine the structure and functionality
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