Information and Learning Technologies MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 Trends  Opportunitie...
Introduction MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>E-Channel is more than delivery of on...
Introduction MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Integrating 21 st  technologies into ...
History MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>1988   - CoSy and AlphaCom </li></ul><ul><...
Here and Now MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Various common trends are evident in ...
Here and Now MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Information and Learning Technologies...
Opportunities and Challenges MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Infrastructure  - alw...
Infrastructure MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Comprehensive systems providing all...
Infrastructure MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Broadband connectivity, server mana...
Teaching MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Practitioners are connected in networks e...
Teaching MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Learner support can be provided in many w...
Learning MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Leverage existing 21 st  century technolo...
Learning MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Adults need to master the use of ILTs req...
Assessment MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>A 21st century model of education requi...
Assessment MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Assessment data can be used to drive co...
Productivity MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Leverage existing 21 st  century tech...
Productivity MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Rethink basic assumptions about progr...
Questions/Discussion MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010
References Bates, T.  2009.  Trends and Developments in  e-learning.  Sudbury, ON. Contact North http://intranet.contactno...
References Bynner, John, Reder, Steve, Parsons, Samantha, Strawn, Clare. 2010  The Three Divides:  the digital divide and ...
References Getting Online Project. 2008.  Getting online: A research report on online learning for Canadian literacy pract...
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  1. 1. Information and Learning Technologies MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 Trends Opportunities Challenges
  2. 2. Introduction MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>E-Channel is more than delivery of online learning </li></ul><ul><li>to adults </li></ul><ul><li>E-Channel is about meeting the challenges of the </li></ul><ul><li>work place, life-long learning, and civic participation </li></ul><ul><li>E-Channel is about harnessing the opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>presented by existing 21 st century technologies </li></ul><ul><li>for adult learners and instructors </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Integrating 21 st technologies into literacy and </li></ul><ul><li>employment training programs provides </li></ul><ul><li>opportunities for growth, but also many challenges </li></ul><ul><li>that can only be met with a comprehensive </li></ul><ul><li>approach in a consolidated environment </li></ul><ul><li>Ontario has been a proactive change agent and </li></ul><ul><li>National leader in the integration of technology for </li></ul><ul><li>over two decades </li></ul>
  4. 4. History MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>1988 - CoSy and AlphaCom </li></ul><ul><li>1996/99 – AlphaRoute development, research, piloting </li></ul><ul><li>1998 - Tools for a New Beginning – Online learning for </li></ul><ul><li>technology enhanced program delivery </li></ul><ul><li>2001/02 - AlphaRoute distance pilot w/ Contact North </li></ul><ul><li>2003/06 - Flexible Learning Pilot – Developing and testing </li></ul><ul><li>online delivery models </li></ul><ul><li>2007 - E-Channel – Province-wide online and distance </li></ul><ul><li>learning opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>2010 - Employment Ontario – Integrated service delivery </li></ul><ul><li>and stakeholder engagement </li></ul>
  5. 5. Here and Now MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Various common trends are evident in the research </li></ul><ul><li>on online and distance learning for education, the </li></ul><ul><li>workplace, and civic participation. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Here and Now MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Information and Learning Technologies (including Social Media) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>provide opportunities to existing adult learning systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and learners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>present challenges to existing adult learning systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and learners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Addressing both requires managed change to the existing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>systems and needs to involve a variety of stakeholders from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>education and employment fields </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Opportunities and Challenges MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Infrastructure - always available and accessible resources </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching - connected professional development </li></ul><ul><li>and instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Learning - flexible, focused, and personalized training </li></ul><ul><li>for adults </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment - using data to drive continuous </li></ul><ul><li>improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity - planning and managing cost-effective </li></ul><ul><li>quality systems </li></ul>
  8. 8. Infrastructure MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Comprehensive systems providing all stakeholders with </li></ul><ul><li>the appropriate resources when and where needed </li></ul><ul><li>People, processes, policies, and sustainable models are </li></ul><ul><li>the backbone of a comprehensive infrastructure </li></ul>
  9. 9. Infrastructure MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Broadband connectivity, server management, software </li></ul><ul><li>availability, management systems, and administration tools </li></ul><ul><li>Learning, training and professional development resources </li></ul><ul><li>are always available for adult learners and instructors </li></ul>
  10. 10. Teaching MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Practitioners are connected in networks enabled by ILTs </li></ul><ul><li>for the development of instructional materials and </li></ul><ul><li>professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Learning data assists practitioners to create and assess </li></ul><ul><li>engaging learning experiences meeting various </li></ul><ul><li>learner needs </li></ul>
  11. 11. Teaching MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Learner support can be provided in many ways and </li></ul><ul><li>learners can be assisted in becoming increasingly more </li></ul><ul><li>self-directed </li></ul><ul><li>Instructors need time and resources to become change </li></ul><ul><li>agents and champions in the increasing integration </li></ul><ul><li>of technologies </li></ul>
  12. 12. Learning MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Leverage existing 21 st century technology to create </li></ul><ul><li>engaging, relevant, and personalized learning experiences </li></ul><ul><li>that mirror learners' reality at work, for further learning, </li></ul><ul><li>and for their communities </li></ul><ul><li>Adults need to acquire competencies and expertise such </li></ul><ul><li>as critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, and </li></ul><ul><li>communications in connection with ILTs woven into all </li></ul><ul><li>content areas </li></ul>
  13. 13. Learning MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Adults need to master the use of ILTs required to pursue </li></ul><ul><li>further learning opportunities and quickly adapt to </li></ul><ul><li>technological changes in the workplace </li></ul>
  14. 14. Assessment MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>A 21st century model of education requires better ways </li></ul><ul><li>to measure what matters, diagnose strengths and </li></ul><ul><li>weaknesses in a program </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment powered by technology can result in </li></ul><ul><li>improvements to learner performance on an ongoing basis </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple stakeholders can be involved in the process of </li></ul><ul><li>designing, conducting, using assessment </li></ul>
  15. 15. Assessment MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Assessment data can be used to drive continuous </li></ul><ul><li>improvement by making data available to the right people </li></ul><ul><li>at the right time and in the right form </li></ul><ul><li>Support for ILT tools and training to help manage the </li></ul><ul><li>assessment process, analyze date, and take appropriate </li></ul><ul><li>action is needed </li></ul>
  16. 16. Productivity MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Leverage existing 21 st century technology to provide </li></ul><ul><li>decision-makers and various stakeholders with an </li></ul><ul><li>accurate, reliable, and complete view of the performance </li></ul><ul><li>of the system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use technology to plan, manage, monitor, and report to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>various stakeholders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use technology to improve productivity and manage costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for service delivery </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Productivity MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010 <ul><li>Rethink basic assumptions about program delivery, e.g. </li></ul><ul><li>time-based measures of educational attainment, learning </li></ul><ul><li>organized by disciplines, curriculum-based learning, </li></ul><ul><li>instructor-student relationships, peer support, etc. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Questions/Discussion MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010
  19. 19. References Bates, T. 2009. Trends and Developments in e-learning. Sudbury, ON. Contact North http://intranet.contactnorth.ca/en/data/files/download/All%20Staff%20%200910%20FY/2009_September_30_Trends_Developments_eLearning.pdf Best , L. et al. 2009. Bridging Distance: Promising Practices in Online Learning in the Canadian Literacy Community. Barrie, ON. Community Literacy Ontario http://www.nald.ca/gettingonline/goresources/bridgingdistance/bridgingdistance.pdf Bynner, John, Reder, Steve, Parsons, Samantha, Strawn, Clare. 2008. The Digital Divide: Computer Use, Basic Skills and employment . U.K. London. NRDC http://www.nrdc.org.uk/publications_details.asp?ID=149 MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010
  20. 20. References Bynner, John, Reder, Steve, Parsons, Samantha, Strawn, Clare. 2010 The Three Divides: the digital divide and its relation to basic skills and employment in Portland, USA and London, England. U.K. London. NRDC http://www.nrdc.org.uk/publications_details.asp?ID=164 Fahy, P.J. & Twiss, D. 2010. Adult literacy practitioners’ uses of and experiences with online technologies for professional development. Journal of Applied Research on Learning, 3, Article 2, pp. 1-18. http://www.ccl-cca.ca/pdfs/JARL/Jarl-Vol3Article2.pdf Folinsbee, S. 2008. Online Learning for Adults: Factors that Contribute to Success A Literature Review . Sudbury, ON., College Sector Committee for Adult Upgrading http://www.collegeupgradingon.ca/ace/litreview/cover.htm MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010
  21. 21. References Getting Online Project. 2008. Getting online: A research report on online learning for Canadian literacy practitioners www.nald.ca/gettingonline McCain, M. 2009. The Power of Technology to Transform Adult Learning. New York, NY. Council for Advancement of Adult Learning http://www.caalusa.org/POWER_OF_TECH.pdf Silver-Pacuilla, H. 2008. Investigating the Language and Literacy skills required for independent online learning. Washington, D.C. The National Institute for Literacy http://www.nifl.gov/publications/pdf/NIFLOnlineLearningReport.pdf MTCU -LBS e-Channel Stakeholder Engagement Session June 8, 2010

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