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  • Using Technology in Teaching and Learning

    1. 1. Using Technology in Teaching and Learning Nicolé Mandel AETC National Resource Center
    2. 2. Outline <ul><li>The possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Enhancing in-person training with technology </li></ul><ul><li>Online training </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping connected: Social media </li></ul><ul><li>More information </li></ul>
    3. 3. The Possibilities <ul><li>Affordable options are expanding rapidly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Web is very “DIY” friendly but hiring a tech savvy person can be economical and give better results </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Publishing: Blogs, Content Management Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Networking: Facebook, Linked in </li></ul><ul><li>Video: YouTube, Vimeo </li></ul><ul><li>Surveys: AETC NEC Survey Tool, Surveymonkey </li></ul>
    4. 4. Enhancing In-Person Trainings <ul><li>Online registrations, PIFS and followup surveys save time, ease data collection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Include needs assessment questions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Audience Response Systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Real time feedback for the trainer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engages the audience in a “safe” way </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real time posttests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used correctly, move a “level 1” training to “level 2” </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Online Training <ul><li>Huge range of formats </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Live or recorded webinars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Didactic text with posttest questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case-based text and discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive text and questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia (audio, video, text, questions) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Principles of adult learning apply online, too. Engage your learners on multiple levels. </li></ul>
    6. 6. New Media Overview <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul></ul><ul><li>And MORE </li></ul>
    7. 7. Why would you use them? <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion </li></ul>
    8. 8. Why are they so popular?
    9. 9. Why are they so popular? <ul><li>Web-based </li></ul><ul><li>Free or low-cost </li></ul><ul><li>User-friendly for the non-tech </li></ul><ul><li>Fun: manage an active social life, be creative </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful: lots and lots of features (tools!) </li></ul><ul><li>Helpful: take on goals not previously feasible </li></ul>
    10. 10. Blogs: What are they? <ul><li>“ Blog” is a contraction of “web log.” </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs are the most common form of online self-publishing. Many are personal journals or diaries. </li></ul><ul><li>Many blogging sites provide sophisticated tools allowing users to design and manage their blogs. </li></ul><ul><li>FREE services include: Blogger, Wordpress, Xanga. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Blogosphere numbers <ul><li>133,000,000 – number of blogs indexed by Technorati since 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>346,000,000 – number of people globally who read blogs </li></ul><ul><li>900,000 – average number of blog posts in a 24 hour period </li></ul><ul><li>77% – percentage of active Internet users who read blogs </li></ul><ul><li>81 – number of languages represented in the blogosphere </li></ul>Technorati, State of the Blogosphere / 2008.
    12. 12. Who is blogging? <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Sax (NE AETC) - HIV and ID Observations: </li></ul><ul><li>NASTAD: / </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Global Health Policy (IDSA): / </li></ul><ul><li>LOTS of dental blogs: </li></ul>
    13. 20. Twitter: What is it? <ul><li>Short messages - no more than 140 characters, also called “micro-blogging” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Send or receive “tweets” from your computer or phone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Follow” people or organizations and be followed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tag message keywords with hash tags (#), attach images, links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search the twitter universe for keywords using # </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Differs from IM or texting in that it’s usually more of a broadcast than a private message </li></ul></ul>
    14. 21. Twitter: Who is tweeting? <ul><li>LOTS of people: 3,500,000,000+ tweets ever and a current pace of 20,000,000 tweets/day ( http:// / ) </li></ul><ul><li>Community organizations, conference attendees, fundraisers, public health depts., politicians, marketers </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone wanting to create buzz </li></ul>Technorati, State of the Blogosphere / 2008.
    15. 24. Social Networking: What is it? <ul><li>Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn (& many others) </li></ul><ul><li>The sites provide tools to create a network and interact with it, such as games, quizzes, text updates, photo galleries, recommendations, affinity groups </li></ul><ul><li>Organizations a growing part of the picture </li></ul><ul><li>NCCC is the first AETC on Facebook. Become a fan! </li></ul>
    16. 25. Facebook by the numbers <ul><li>200,000,000 – number of active users </li></ul><ul><li>100,000,000 - number of users who use Facebook at least 1x/day </li></ul><ul><li>170 - number of countries/territories that use Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>35 - number of different languages used on Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>100 – number of friends the average user has </li></ul><ul><li>> 3000 – number of dentist groups </li></ul>Technorati, State of the Blogosphere / 2008.
    17. 30. What else is out there? <ul><li>Yelp : consumer reviews of services & etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Texting : send short messages/images from phone to phone </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Appointment/medication reminders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses different technology than web-based communication so can be used in places w/o Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Podcasts : audio or video files that you can watch/listen to online or download to your PDA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CDC has lots, popular PSA format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube channels </li></ul></ul>
    18. 31. Media Planning: The POST Approach <ul><li>People </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul>Bernoff J. The POST method: a systematic approach to social strategy. In: Groundswell: How People with Social Technologies Are Changing Everything. December 11, 2007. Accessed September 1 , 2009.
    19. 32. People <ul><li>Who are you trying to reach? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you know about how/if they use new media? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you find out more? </li></ul><ul><li>Don't start a social strategy until you understand the capabilities and preferences of your audience. </li></ul>
    20. 33. Objective <ul><li>What do you want to accomplish with new media? </li></ul><ul><li>How does new media support your organization’s mission or communications plan? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you starting a program to get information from your target audiences, to educate or inform them, to exchange ideas, or to collaborate on projects? Decide on your objective before you decide on a technology. Consider how you’ll measure success. </li></ul>
    21. 34. Strategy <ul><li>How does new media support your online strategy? </li></ul><ul><li>How will you get your organization to embrace your new media strategy? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there an “offline” component that you need to support/connect? </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy here means figuring out what will be different after you're done. Do you want a closer, two-way relationship with your best trainers or trainees? Do you want to get people talking about your program? Do you want a permanent focus group for testing new ideas and generating new ones? Imagine the endpoint and you'll know where to begin. </li></ul>
    22. 35. Technology <ul><li>Technology: What tools best support your objectives and match your intended audience? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you have the capacity to implement? </li></ul><ul><li>A community. A wiki. A blog or several blogs. Once you know your people, objectives, and strategy, then you can decide with confidence. </li></ul>
    23. 36. From
    24. 37. Resources <ul><li>HIV and Oral Health </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AETC National Resource Center ( </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project ECHO ( </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New Media and HIV </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>