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This is a presentation given to instructors to encourage the use of instructional aids. It has two main components, -- very low tech physical teaching aids (inex cards etc.) and virtual resources ...

This is a presentation given to instructors to encourage the use of instructional aids. It has two main components, -- very low tech physical teaching aids (inex cards etc.) and virtual resources (Presentation software, OER repositories, open sed

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    Instructional aids presentation 21 9-11  (2) Instructional aids presentation 21 9-11 (2) Presentation Transcript

    • Instructional Aids (IAs)
      OR
      Teaching Aids
      THE LEARNING CENTRE (TLC)
    • What Are NOT Instructional Or Teaching Aids?
      Training media that physically communicates an instructional message to students, e.g. printed text, video cassettes, instructor’s voice, etc.
    • What ARE Instructional Or Teaching Aids?
      These are devices that help the instructor in the teaching process
    • What ARE Instructional Or Teaching Aids?
      They make:
      • concepts clearer to students
      • the learning process simpler and more enjoyable
      • useful training devices
    • What Are Instructional Or Teaching Aids?
      • Not self-supporting
      • Meant to aid or help support teaching
      • Help supplement learning
      • Reinforce teaching/learning process
    • Instructional Aids Appeal to:
      Seeing
      Touching
      Hearing
      Smelling
      Tasting
      6th sense
    • Where Can We Find IAs ?
      • Markets
      • Grocery stores
      • Variety stores
      • Garage sales
      • Household articles
      • Warehouse remains
      • Outdoors
    • Paradigms Of Teaching
      Behaviourism
      Cognitivism
      Constructivism
      Design-Based
      Humanism
      http://www.learning-theories.com
    • Research Findings on IAs Usage
      Show on average a 10 to 15% increase in retention
      Show retention is potentially increased by as much as 80 percent.
      Source: http://www.dynamicflight.com/avcfibook/inst_aids
    • What Are Some IAs We Can Use In Our Classrooms?
    • Flash Cards
      • Large enough to be visible
      • One main point for each card
      • Different colours
      • Sequence ideas from simple to more difficult
    • Manipulatives
      • Plants
      • Styrofoam pieces
      • Stones
      • Mirrors
      • Elastic bands
      • Thread
      • Nails
      • Paper clips
    • Stuff around the home
      Coins
      Bottles
      Boxes
      Tins
      Straws
      Covers
      Used paper
    • Odds and Ends
      • Twist ties
      • Toothpicks
      • Toys
      • Cards
      • Antiques
      • Cut-aways/scrap materials
      • Seeds
    • Commercial Models
      Charts
      Tables
      Logs
      Diagrams
      Graphics
      Cartoons
    • Elmo
      The Elmo character is often used to reach children with important messages, such as fire safety.
    • Index Cards
      • Small
      • One main point per card
      • Colours…colours…colours
      • Precise
    • Role Play
      Student involvement
      One concept at a time
      Move from simple to more difficult
    • Marker Board
      • Keep clean
      • Erase all irrelevant material
      • Keep markers, erasers, cleaning cloths, rulers, and related items readily available to avoid interruption of your presentation
       
    • Smart Boards
      The Smart Board is an interactive whiteboard that uses touch detection for user input – e.g., scrolling, right mouse-click – in the same way normal PC input devices, such as a mouse or keyboard, detect input.
    • Pictures…pictures…visuals…
      ... worth a thousand words
    • Virtual Learning Environments (VLE)
      • Blackboard
      • Moodle
      • Sakai
    • Visual Media
      Purpose?
      Advantages?
      Disadvantages?
      Effectiveness?
    • Videos
      You Tube
      Self made
      Commercial ones
      Mash ups
    • Podcasts/Videocasts
      Digital media files (either audio or video)
      that are downloaded through web
      syndication
      Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcast
    • Webcast
    • Blogging
      A blog is a type of website or part of a website maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video.
      One many = uni-directional
    • Wiki
      • Website that allows the creation and editing of any number of interlinked web pages via a web browser using a simplified markup language or a WYSIWYG text editor
      • Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki
    • With permission Alan Levine http://www.slideshare.net/cogdog/50ways-plp
    • Prezi
      A web based presentation application and storytelling tool using a single, infinite canvas instead of traditional slides
    • http://www.slideshare.net/
    • Mashups ….
    • Concept Maps
    • Collaborative Editing
      Collaborative editing tools e.g. Google Docs allow a group of individuals to simultaneously edit a document, see who else is working on it, and watch in real time as others make changes.
    • Mobile Apps. and Mobile Literacy
      Mobile application development is the process by which application software is developed for small low- power hand held devices such as personal digital assistants, enterprise digital assistants or mobile phones.
    • Social Networking
      • Facebook
      • Twitter
      • Yahoo
      • Skype
      • Google Talk
    • Before it was announced on mainstream media the micro-blogging site was responding to the death of the singer and ‘Amy Winehouse’ quickly became one of Twitter’s 'trending' topics.
       
      Trending refers to whichever names or terms are the most talked about at that particular moment. These are defined by the site as ‘most breaking’ topics.
      Shortly after the confirmation of her death, Winehouse was mentioned in nearly 10 per cent of all tweets worldwide. As there are 200million users this equates to 20million people communicating with one another about her death.
    • Educational Gaming
      Student
      • enjoyment
      • participation
      • personal interest
    • … but also
      • Open Wonderland, Open Cobalt, Open Simulator (OpenSim) and realXtend a
    • Diverse 2008, INHolland University
      Arts Metaverse in Croquet 1.0 (2:10, 4:20, 6:15)
    • Resource Materials
      • Library
      • Internet
      • Conferences
      • Workshops
      • Seminars
      • Colleagues
      • Talking circles
    • Thank You!