Virtual Museum of Educational Technology


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This presentation by Richard Schwier launches the Virtual Museum of Educational Technology project.

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Virtual Museum of Educational Technology

  1. 1. Virtual Museum of Educational Technology Project SCoPE session, October 1, 2008 Richard A. Schwier University of Saskatchewan
  2. 2. Purposes of the project <ul><li>To investigate the contemporary history of educational technology </li></ul><ul><li>To populate a virtual museum of educational technology with interviews, artifacts, media and print documents. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Question 1: <ul><li>What is your earliest memory of an educational technology? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Question 2: <ul><li>Who is the most influential scholar in educational technology you can name? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Question 3 <ul><li>What is an important event in the history of educational technology? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Historical Lenses Photo credit: André Karwath, Wikimedia Commons
  7. 7. The People Lens
  8. 8. The People Lens
  9. 9. The People Lens
  10. 10. <ul><li>Wikipedia: Karl Fisch Ian Jukes Jamie McKenzie Scott McLeod Alan November Seymour Papert Will Richardson Gary Stager John Sweller Joyce Kazman Valenza David Warlick David Marcovitz </li></ul>“ Thinkers” in ECT lens Rick’s additions: Comenius James Finn Robert Gagné Katy Campbell Albert Bandura George Siemens Stephen Downes Marshall McLuhan Allan Paivio Marcy Driscoll M. David Merrill Larry Lessig David Jonassen Charles Reigeluth Andy Gibbons Elizabeth Burge Denys Hlynka Your additions:
  11. 11. The Organizational Lens
  12. 12. - 2007 AMTEC - 1971 CADE - 1980s CAVA - 1961 EMAC-1968 DAVI - 1958 ETRAC - 1968
  13. 13. <ul><li>CAVA News - 1958 </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Media - 1969 - 1971 </li></ul><ul><li>Media Message - 1973 - </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian Journal of Educational Communication 1983 - 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian Journal of Learning & Technology 2001 - ?? </li></ul>The Publication Lens
  14. 14. <ul><li>AVCR - 1952-1977 </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Communication and Technology (ECTJ) - 1978 - 1992 </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Instructional Development 1978-1992 </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Technology Research & Development 1992 - ?? </li></ul>The Publication Lens
  15. 15. <ul><li>Film - 1940s </li></ul><ul><li>Television - 1950s </li></ul><ul><li>Programmed instruction - 1960s </li></ul><ul><li>Systematic instructional design - 1970s </li></ul><ul><li>Computers - 1980s </li></ul><ul><li>The Internet - 1990s </li></ul><ul><li>Social networks & Web 2.0 - 2000s </li></ul>The Panacea Lens
  16. 16. The Social Lens
  17. 17. <ul><li>Objectivism </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitivism </li></ul><ul><li>Constructivism </li></ul><ul><li>Connectivism - Social learning </li></ul>The Theoretical Lens Individuals Groups
  18. 18. Shifts in ET lens from Teemu Arina
  19. 19. Shifts in ET Objectivism Cognitivism Social Learning Constructivism Connectivism
  20. 20. Shifts in ET Objectivism Cognitivism Connectivism Constructivism Individual growth Group growth
  21. 21. The National Lens
  22. 22. Partners/Collaborators George Siemens University of Manitoba Sylvia Currie BCcampus Online YOU
  23. 23. But what can you do <ul><li>Any of you can contribute something to the site </li></ul><ul><li>Identify & gather innovative content. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Artifacts? Stories? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video interviews with key people in the field? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples of classroom media and hardware? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual tours of historical sites? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You might interview someone to gather stories and artifacts of historical significance </li></ul><ul><li>You might prepare summaries of the interviews and add your contact's contributions to the museum site </li></ul><ul><li>Join us for the launch of the Museum in April </li></ul>
  24. 24. Questions (examples) <ul><li>Describe important contributors and contributions to ET. </li></ul><ul><li>Who was influential in the growth of ET, and why? </li></ul><ul><li>Any stories from your own experience that inform the history of our field of study? </li></ul><ul><li>What can we learn from our past? </li></ul><ul><li>What issues in educational technology do we face? </li></ul><ul><li>What locations are significant to ET and why? </li></ul><ul><li>What artefacts or documents are important to us, and why? </li></ul>