Ecer 2009


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Podcasting and Pre-service Teachers

Presentation for ECER 2009: Network: 16. ICT in Education and Training

David Muir ( and Nicholas Souter from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland

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Ecer 2009

  1. 1. Podcasting and Pre-service Teachers David Muir and Nicholas Souter University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
  2. 2. Where? Strathclyde University Image from Uploaded by DavidDMuir
  3. 3. Who? BSc Biology with Teaching Image from Uploaded by lhy709
  4. 4. What? Student produced podcasts Image from Uploaded by DavidDMuir
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  6. 6. FirstClass (VLE)
  7. 7. Assessment Image from Uploaded by DavidDMuir
  8. 8. Results <ul><li>Not about the podcasting! </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion and peer assessment </li></ul>Image from Uploaded by DavidDMuir
  9. 9. What’s it all about? It’s not about the te ch… a
  10. 10. Findings <ul><li>2008 Cohort - Six students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>101 messages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average of 3 responses to every question </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2009 Cohort - Seven students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>62 Messages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average of 1 response to every question </li></ul></ul>Image from Uploaded by DavidDMuir
  11. 11. Criteria <ul><li>In the course of the presentation, specify your research questions, describe your methodology and show how your findings emerge from these </li></ul>Image from Uploaded by DavidDMuir
  12. 12. Criteria <ul><li>In the course of your presentation, draw on your practical experience in schools and on appropriate principles introduced in course material and other relevant reading </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver a professional, coherent and well-managed presentation which achieves stated objectives. </li></ul>Image from Uploaded by DavidDMuir
  13. 13. Assessment Results Image from Uploaded by DavidDMuir M S M 6 M M M 5 M S S 4 M S M 3 M U S 2 S U S 1 Criteria 4 Criteria 3 Criteria 2 Candidate
  14. 14. Results continued <ul><li>Grading translated into a percentage </li></ul><ul><li>Range from 50% to 88% </li></ul><ul><li>Mean 69% </li></ul><ul><li>Comparable with other cohorts </li></ul><ul><li>Clearly able to deliver coherent presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Deeper engagement with peers </li></ul>Image from Uploaded by DavidDMuir
  15. 15. Was listening to the podcasts beneficial? <ul><li>All listened more than once and four students listened more than twice </li></ul><ul><li>Four repeated parts of the podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Five stated that it was a productive use of their time </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated technically and professionally </li></ul><ul><li>All agreed it was beneficial </li></ul>Image from Uploaded by DavidDMuir
  16. 16. Was the online discussion valuable? Image from Uploaded by DavidDMuir 17 5 6 15 9 5 12 0 4 8 5 3 17 4 2 3 0 1 Responses Questions Candidate
  17. 17. Conclusions <ul><li>Challenging and rewarding; significant additional commitment was evident </li></ul><ul><li>Several made further use of the technology </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrated their understanding of the principles of learning and teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Extended their professional learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT technical competence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedagogically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professionally </li></ul></ul>Image from Uploaded by DavidDMuir
  18. 18. Questions [email_address] SlideRocket Image from Uploaded by Oberazzi