Social media in relation to higher education

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Slideshow from a seminar held at Stockholm's Knowledge Foundation (http://www.kks.se) on December 12th 2012. The topic dealt with social media for use with online/blended learners and for developing novel work-placed learning curricula and courses.
I would like to acknowledge the kind support of Stockholm University's Department of Computer and Information Research (http://dsv.su.se/) in the organisation of this seminar.

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Social media in relation to higher education

  1. 1. Social media in relation to higher education Steven Verjans, PhD Scientific Centre for Teacher Research Open Universiteit, The Netherlands#SoMeKKS
  2. 2. Nice to meet you• Who are you? – Name, Institute, Department, Function / Role, Background• Why are you here?• Describe your project / your learning situation – Domain – Topic of the suggested course / curriculum – Current / targeted student populationDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 2
  3. 3. If we are going wrong in the direction, technolog y will g et us there FASTER!DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 3 A. Haddad, “technologies for education”
  4. 4. Technology changes education? 1995 1922 1975 1945 1960DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 4
  5. 5. Social media in relation to higher educationOVERVIEW• Social media intro• Social media examples in learning• Bridging between formal and informal learning• Relevant trends in e-learningDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 5
  6. 6. Sociale mediaDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 6 Bron: http://www.liones.nl/wat-we-doen/publicaties/liones-social-media-whitepaper.6778.lynkx
  7. 7. DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 7Bron: Kelly Hodgkins http://gizmodo.com/5813875/what‐happens‐in‐60‐seconds‐on‐the‐internet
  8. 8. So Me use  >260 Million >170 Mi ll io n Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2012>800  Million >200 Million >150 M i ll io n > 4   Bi >14 million  2 Billion views/day llion i m ages articles 24 hours/minute  Source: http://econsultancy.com
  9. 9. 3000 years of time compressed to 24 hours Timeline Communication Technology Date 11 minutes ago Gutenberg Printing Press 1450 3.4 minutes ago Morse Code 1838 2.7 minutes ago Telephone 1875 Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2012 2.5 minutes ago Radio 1885 1.6 minutes ago Monochrome Television 1929 54 seconds ago Fax 1966 41 seconds ago Personal Computer 1977 38 seconds ago Analogue Mobile Telephone 1979 25 seconds ago World Wide Web 1990 22 seconds ago SMS Messaging 1993 13 seconds ago Broadband 2000 1DSV Seminar - 11-12-12 second ago 3-D Television 2010 Page 9 Source : Ken Robinson (2011) Out of Our Minds
  10. 10. What do people do with socialmedia?DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 10
  11. 11. DSV Seminar - 11-12-12 Page 11http://theconversationprism.com/
  12. 12. http://carlhaggerty.wordpress.com/tag/conversation-prism/
  13. 13. Learning?DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 13
  14. 14. Example 1 – My son in highschoolDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 14
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  18. 18. You can’t stop them, but do youwant to?DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 18
  19. 19. Example 2 – My students at OpenUniversiteitDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 19
  20. 20. OU students on StudienetDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 20
  21. 21. On FB
  22. 22. Example 3 – Students at myprevious universityhttp://japanologie.arts.kuleuven.be/DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 22
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  24. 24. Example 4 – Professionals in theworkplacehttp://biebkracht.nl/welkomDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 24
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  26. 26. Example 5 – Professionals in theworkplace going back to schoolhttp://www.libraryschoolcampus.nl/http://www.libraryschool.nl/Bitter-Rijpkema, Verjans, Bruijnzeels (2011)DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 26
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  28. 28. Bridging between formal andinformal learning – anythingnew?DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 28
  29. 29. Novel approaches to (1/3)• Designing learning situations – Networked learning – Across boundaries: students, colleagues, experts, teachers – Open vs. Closed (opening up closed environments)• Assessment – Work-related assessment • Assignment / essay / project-based learning / problem-based – Peer assessment / 360 degrees assessmentDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 29
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  31. 31. Novel approaches to (2/3)• Designing and developing learning materials – Nuggets vs. whole courses (repurposeable?) – Products vs half-products (redesignable?) – Standards-based (reusable?) • SCORM – Open educational resources (accessible / reusable?) • Authoring tools, such as eXe learning or XerteDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 31
  32. 32. Novel approaches to (3/3)• Teacher – learner interaction – ‘Guide at the side’ vs ‘Sage on the stage’ – Learning teams (student, colleague, peer, expert, teacher) – Peer-pairing – Flipped classroom• E-coachingDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 32
  33. 33. What about the future?Social media = New tools for e-coaching• Create virtual familiarity – Blogging – Microblogging – Social networking• Share content – Social bookmarking – Slides, photos, videos – Documents, publications• Be available on IM – Skype, MSN, GTalkDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 33
  34. 34. Reid, D. (2002) - Classification of online tutorcompetencies1. Technical knowledge • Attitude, choice, resources, support, use2. Content expertise • Find/share resources, analyse questions, formulate tasks3. Process facilitation • Understand social process, communicate online, support4. Evaluation • Assessment, feedback, monitoring5. Course management • Administer, access, enrollDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 34
  35. 35. Relevant trends in e-learning?DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 35
  36. 36. Collaborative content curation?DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 36
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  38. 38. Wat is content curation?http://www.slideshare.net/corinnew/reenvisioning-modern-pedagogy-educators-as-curators-11879841• Aggregation – http://paper.li/sverjans• Curation – http://www.scoop.it/u/sverjans#pg=1&mi=topics&si=followe d&panel=followedPanel – http://www.scoop.it/u/sverjans – http://storify.com/catherinecronin/what-it-takes-to-teach- onlineDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 38
  39. 39. NYTimes: 2012 = year of theMOOC?http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/education/edlife/massive-open-online-courses-are-multiplying-at-a-rapid-pace.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 39
  40. 40. Massive Open Online Course• cMOOC – Siemens, Downes, Couros, de Waart – Connectivist MOOCs• xMOOC – Stanford, MIT, Coursera, edX – Lecture MOOCs http://www.elearnspace.org/blog/2012/07/25/moocs-are-really-a-platform/DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 40
  41. 41. Flipped classroom?DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 41
  42. 42. Flipped classroom• Instruction online (home): recorded lectures, exercises, etc. – And other online learning materials available• F2F moment: apply / practice / process• Very trendy at the moment notably in the U.S. – http://www.scoop.it/t/flippingtheclasslearnDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 42
  43. 43. DSV Seminar - 11-12-12 Page 43http://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2011/06/13/the-flipped-classroom-model-a-full-picture/
  44. 44. NYTimes: 2012 = The year of theMOOC?http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/education/edlife/massive-open-online-courses-are-multiplying-at-a-rapid-pace.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 44
  45. 45. Massive Open Online Course• cMOOC – Siemens, Downes, Couros, de Waart – Connectivist MOOCs (http://lak12.mooc.ca/index.html)• xMOOC – Stanford, MIT, Coursera, edX – Lecture MOOCs http://www.elearnspace.org/blog/2012/07/25/moocs-are-really-a-platform/DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 45
  46. 46. Trendrapporten http://www.nmc.org/horizon-projecthttp://ftp.jrc.es/EURdoc/JRC66836.pdf DSV Seminar - 11-12-12 Page 46
  47. 47. Future of learning (Nov 2011)• CORE of learning – Personalisation – Collaboration – Informalisation (informal learning)• Central learning paradigm – Lifelong and life-wide learning – Shaped by ubiquitous presence of ICT  Fundamental shiftDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 47
  48. 48. NMC Horizon Report 2012 – Higher education• 1 year or less – Mobile apps – Tablet computing• 2-3 years – Game-based learning – Learning analytics• 4-5 years – Gesture-based computing – Internet of thingsDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 48
  49. 49. Where does it end?http://heloukee.wordpress.com/DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 49
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  53. 53. Result• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qj9AGxYPD0A• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgY4f19KH0kDSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 53
  54. 54. That’s all, folks http://www.ou.nl/http://netvibes.com/sverjans
  55. 55. Reference – M.E. Bitter-Rijpkema, S. Verjans, R. Bruijnzeels, (2012) "The Library School: empowering the sustainable innovation capacity of new librarians", Library Management, Vol. 33 Iss: 1/2, pp.36 - 49 - http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435121211203301DSV Seminar - 11-12-12Page 55

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