THE LAZY PROFESSORS



         How Openness and Connections
           Make You a Better Educator
Alec Couros and Dean Sh...
#lazyprofs
OUR QUESTIONS

• Is   this specific for Education or can it be applied in other fields?

• What     supports are required fr...
WE AREN’T EXPERTS
http://www.flickr.com/photos/thisisrobert/3364404698/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/zsrlibrary/352024072/
WE AREN’T EXPERTS
http://www.flickr.com/photos/thisisrobert/3364404698/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/zsrlibrary/352024072/
BUT TOGETHER WE ARE
EXTENDING CONNECTIONS
EXTENDING CONNECTIONS
THE KEY IS TRANSPARENCY
http://www.flickr.com/photos/benseese/7456036/
LEARNING IS SOCIAL
ANYTIME ANYWHERE
    LEARNING
MENTORSHIPS
MAKING IT HAPPEN
MAKING IT HAPPEN
BRAND AND PUBLICIZE
PAY IT FORWARD
http://www.flickr.com/photos/superkimbo/3318863498/
CONTROL

TRANSPARENCY

  PRIVACY

 ASSESSMENT
LET’S TALK
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A joint presentation between Alec Couros and Dean Shareski on their teaching practices at the University of Regina. Originally presented at the Tlt Summit on April 27th, 2009 in Regina, Saskatchewan

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  • Dean: Session overview
    Alec: Provide context for ECMP 355 and 831

  • Dean:1
    Alec: 2,3
  • Dean: K-12 Context...teacher as expert. Wearing many hats and being forced to be an expert in a information scarce environment.

    Alec: Higher Ed perspective
  • Alec:

    Not All are “experts” some are practioners, users. Provide fresh perspectives.
    Focus on Diversity
    Try to find a mix of voices from other countries, male/female, Kindergarten, higher ed, etc......
  • Dean: Experts/Connections are seen as accessible and connections remain and build beyond a one time appearance.
    I can tell this story. Do you have one that demonstrates the deeper, sustainable connections?

  • Dean: Experts/Connections are seen as accessible and connections remain and build beyond a one time appearance.
    I can tell this story. Do you have one that demonstrates the deeper, sustainable connections?

  • Alec: Different ways to Share and Express themselves (introduction to community)
  • Dean:
  • Dean: Students not only engaged in discussions but in their transparency taught each other
    Difficult at times not to be involved
    “this is my only university class that I know every student by name, and know at least one important thing about them. This is really weird, because I wouldn’t have been able to do that even in high school.

  • Alec: Example tweet deck



  • Feedback: Dean
  • Feedback: Dean
  • Dean:
  • Alec:
  • Dean:
  • Dean
  • Alec:
    Going from this (typical) to this (networked)
    Professional Learning
  • Alec:
  • Dean:
    Numerous ways to support others.
  • Alec:

  • Some of the challenging issues

  • Lazy Professors

    1. 1. THE LAZY PROFESSORS How Openness and Connections Make You a Better Educator Alec Couros and Dean Shareski TLT Summit 2009 Regina, SK
    2. 2. #lazyprofs
    3. 3. OUR QUESTIONS • Is this specific for Education or can it be applied in other fields? • What supports are required from our institutions? • Is this sustainable?
    4. 4. WE AREN’T EXPERTS http://www.flickr.com/photos/thisisrobert/3364404698/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/zsrlibrary/352024072/
    5. 5. WE AREN’T EXPERTS http://www.flickr.com/photos/thisisrobert/3364404698/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/zsrlibrary/352024072/
    6. 6. BUT TOGETHER WE ARE
    7. 7. EXTENDING CONNECTIONS
    8. 8. EXTENDING CONNECTIONS
    9. 9. THE KEY IS TRANSPARENCY http://www.flickr.com/photos/benseese/7456036/
    10. 10. LEARNING IS SOCIAL
    11. 11. ANYTIME ANYWHERE LEARNING
    12. 12. MENTORSHIPS
    13. 13. MAKING IT HAPPEN
    14. 14. MAKING IT HAPPEN
    15. 15. BRAND AND PUBLICIZE
    16. 16. PAY IT FORWARD
    17. 17. http://www.flickr.com/photos/superkimbo/3318863498/
    18. 18. CONTROL TRANSPARENCY PRIVACY ASSESSMENT
    19. 19. LET’S TALK http://www.flickr.com/photos/ginable/325235488/

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