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Slides for the first day (first night, actually) for the class "Technology for Teaching and Learning" in Traverse City, MI, Summer 2009.

Slides for the first day (first night, actually) for the class "Technology for Teaching and Learning" in Traverse City, MI, Summer 2009.

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  • 1. Welcome to Traverse City! Technology for Teaching and Learning Summer 2009
  • 2. Introductions ❖ Class Introductions ❖ Discuss “Where We’re At, Where We’re Going” ❖ Discuss Post-Class Assignment ❖ A bit about “multimodal literacy,” “writing as technology,” and “Web 2.0” ❖ “Teaching Tips” wiki ❖ Signing up for accounts
  • 3. Class Intros ❖ Meet n’ greet... ❖ Syllabus questions/discussions ❖ Course as collaborative/improvisational/TBA ❖ Course as “workshop” and as “camp” ❖ Some other logistics/housekeeping matters
  • 4. “Where We’re At, Where We’re Going” Projects ❖ Family income/class ❖ Home computer purchases ❖ Games, chatting, home video, file sharing and “non-school” activities ❖ Old OLD computer memories ❖ Typing matters (which actually ties in with this class....)
  • 5. The Post-Class Assignment ❖ “Internet-based exercise/project/lesson” ❖ Something having to do with teaching and learning (hopefully) ❖ A 1250-2500 word analysis and rational for project, including some research ❖ Published on your site by August 25 ❖ PS: It can’t be technology being “better” or “worse, and it can’t be about “access”
  • 6. Writing as Technology/ Multimodal Literacy/ Web 2.0 ❖ Writing and Literacy is a Technology (quoting from Ong’s “Writing is a Technology that Restructures Thought”) ❖ “New Media Texts” defined (Wysocki et. al. 15) ❖ The importance “Paying Attention” (Selfe) ❖ “Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us”
  • 7. “Teaching Tips” Wiki ❖ Collaborative writing exercise based on our experiences here in Traverse City ❖ Our own ideas, links to other sites, citations, etc., etc. ❖ Hopefully, it will have a life after this, too! ❖ Teaching with Tech Tips Home
  • 8. Signing up for accounts? ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ (and more later, too)