Who are the Learners? Social – Team oriented Multi-tasking Style Experiential in LearningReal Life Experiences Digital, Connected Reading Shallow May Lack Critical Thinking Skills Visual & Kinesthetic
Shift in Learning Approach UnstructuredPeer to Peer Informal User as Creator & Contributor Personalized Pull EnablingSource: Amar Dhaliwal VP EngineeringSabaJeff Weinberger Knowledgemanagement Saba Structured Hierarchical Formal Expert lecture Prescribed Push Delivering
Technology & Learning Learning Informal Social Networks FaceBook Peer to Peer Sharing/Networks Flickr, Delicious Less Hierarchical Learning more Informal and Collaborative Intersection of Technology & Learning
How is e-Learning Changing? More collaborative peer to peer learning Creation of Communities of Interest Co-creation User as Creator Open Source M-Learning
Technology Shift Web 2.0 Create, Connect, Collaborate Social Software Networks – Open SourceAllow you to do something BlogWebloghttp://electronicportfolios.org/blog WikiCollaborative siteWikipedia http://www.wikipedia.com File Sharing e.g.Music Google Facebook
More Social Media Tools Flickr Digital Photo Sharing Web Sitehttp://www.flickr.com DeliciousSocial Bookmarkinghttp://del.icio.us Video HostingYouTube RSSBloglineshttp://www.bloglines.comA way to collect in one spot current posts of interest from given web sites. It can come from almost any source such as Newspapers, blogs, communities of interest etc.
Assumptions Everyone Knows a little/no one knows a lot Content is always changing Wiki –Free Collaborative software Everyone can add to, edit page Create dynamic collective knowledge repository Source: Redefining the Role of the Learning Organization Collaborative and Informal Models and Roles of Learning Technologies Aug/06 Amar Dhaliwal Engineering Saba,and Jeff Weinberger, Marketing Saba
Disruptive Innovations Generally slow to be adopted Dramatic change when broad adoption occurse.g.Mobile DevicesNow Widespread applications for GPS, hospitals, museums, Work Source: cited in Adapted from Clayton M. ChristiansonThe Innovator’s Dilemma, 1997 Cambridge MAHarvard Business School Presscited in Abel, R.J.. 2005. What’s Next in Learning Technology in Higher Education. A-HEC in-Depth2 (2) Oct., 2005. Lake Mary, FL:The Alliance for Higher education Eompetitiveness, Inc. from http://www.a-hec.org/research/in-depth_articles/whats_next1005/wahts_next1005_toc.htm
Strategies for Effectiveness How will using technology help to address the learning outcomes? Will the learning experience be improved?
Brainstorm 1 Use for Elluminate in Your Context
Reflection Question Collective Wisdom or Rise of Amateurism?What do you think? How will you participate in this evolution with your students?Thanks for Attending