Harnessing the power of new mediafor learning, teaching and research     Gráinne Conole, Leicester University             ...
Outline• Characteristics of  new media• Harnessing the net  for research• A new approach to  design• Reflections and  impl...
Activity• What are the  characteristics of new  technologies?• What are their  implications for  learning, teaching and  r...
New mediaCharacteristics        Implications                            Conole and Alevizou, 2010
Learner experience • Technology immersed • Learning approaches: task-   orientated, experiential,   just in time, cumulati...
EDUCAUSE study• Students drawn  to new  technologies but  rely on more  traditional ones• Consider  technologies  offer ma...
Game changers• Harness the power of new  media• Need to rethink education• How can we reach more  learners, more effective...
Activity: What’s your digital          network?      http://www.flickr.com/photos/factoryjoe/195492568/
My network
Activity: fb love it or hate it?Pros                   Cons
Activity: using new media for research• How would you use the following for research (i.e. data  collection, dissemination...
Using new media for research
So why use blogs?•   Of the moment reflections•   Digital archive•   The power of peer review•   Record of events, reviews...
Bloggers worth reading                    M. Weller                         G. Siemens                    T. Anderson
Using facebook
TwitterIdeas for harnessing Web 2.0?
Twitter and facebook #fb
Blending real and virtual• Think about strategies to make the most of each  of the following and then think about how you ...
Conferences                                  A personal example• Purpose:presentation & feedback• Network, network, networ...
Networking• Build links with  international colleagues• Get on national-level  committees• Invite key researchers in  your...
Publishing• Write books - edited or single authored (post drafts)• Become an editor for a special issue of an online  jour...
Promise and realitySocial andparticipatory mediaoffer new ways tocommunicate andcollaborate           Not fully exploitedW...
Learning Design  Shift frombelief-based, implicit       approaches todesign-   based,explicit approaches          Learning...
Conceptualise                                  What do we want to design,                                      who for and...
MSc in Learning Innovation          Dissertation   Case Studies of Innovation Research Design and Methods        Learning ...
Course team work     Plenary work                                                       (e-tivities)Session 1•Overview of ...
Course team work      Plenary work                                      (e-tivities)Session 4• Review of completed resourc...
Background to the workshop• Useful sites and resources  – OULDI website  – Carpe Diem website  – 7Cs OER page  – Cloudwork...
How to ruin a course
How to ruin a course
The Course Features template        http://linoit.com
Course Features resources• http://tinyurl.com/coursefeatures• http://tinyurl.com/coursefeatures-Excel• http://linoit.com
Course features                  Linoit.com
Course Features Key•   Orange = Guidance and support•   Blue = Content and activities•   Green = Communication and collabo...
Develop a Course Map  www.tinyurl.com/coursemap-flickr
www.tinyurl.com/ouldi-coursemapThe Course Map template
Course map view
Course Map resources• www.tinyurl.com/coursemap-cloudworks• www.tinyurl.com/ouldi-coursemap• www.tinyurl.com/coursemap-ds•...
Learning Design Resource Audit                  www.tinyurl.com/resource-audit
Develop your Activity Profile• http://tinyurl.com/ActivityProfileFlash• http://tinyurl.com/ActivityProfileExcel
Activity Profile Resources• www.cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/3420• www.tinyurl.com/activity-profile-ds• www.tinyurl.com/Act...
LearningoutcomesSTART               END Assessment
Storyboard template    http://linoit.com
Story board
Develop your e-tivities
Mapping pedagogies to technologies                    Social   InformationInformal                             Formal     ...
Activity:Mapping e-pedagogies to technologiesPedagogies                          Technologies•   Problem-Based Learning (P...
SocialInformal            Formal                              Experience       Individual                        Informal ...
IBL/Twitter     Social     PBL/VWCoP/Google+                Dial/forumDial/Skype                 Collab/WikiInformal      ...
Ref/Blog      Experience    PBL/VWCoP/Google+                 Ref/e-PortfolioDial/Skype                  Dial/ForumInforma...
Conclusion• Structured guidance to think  about design• The power of visualisation• Beyond content to activities  and expe...
Final thoughts• Participatory and social media enable new forms of  communication and collaboration• Communities in these ...
http://www.ld-grid.org/Conole, G. (forthcoming), Designing for learning in an open world, New York: Springer              ...
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    1. 1. Harnessing the power of new mediafor learning, teaching and research Gráinne Conole, Leicester University 23rdMay 2012 JTEL Summer School Estoril, Portugal
    2. 2. Outline• Characteristics of new media• Harnessing the net for research• A new approach to design• Reflections and implications
    3. 3. Activity• What are the characteristics of new technologies?• What are their implications for learning, teaching and research?
    4. 4. New mediaCharacteristics Implications Conole and Alevizou, 2010
    5. 5. Learner experience • Technology immersed • Learning approaches: task- orientated, experiential, just in time, cumulative, social • Personalised digital learning environment • Mix of institutional systems and Cloud-based tools and services • Use of course materials with free resources 5 Sharpe, Beetham and De Freitas, 2010
    6. 6. EDUCAUSE study• Students drawn to new technologies but rely on more traditional ones• Consider technologies offer major educational benefits• Mixed views ofLMSs http://www.educause.edu/studentsAndTechnologyInfographic
    7. 7. Game changers• Harness the power of new media• Need to rethink education• How can we reach more learners, more effectively?• Impact of free resources, tools and expertise?• New business models?• New digital literacies? http://www.educause.edu/game-changers
    8. 8. Activity: What’s your digital network? http://www.flickr.com/photos/factoryjoe/195492568/
    9. 9. My network
    10. 10. Activity: fb love it or hate it?Pros Cons
    11. 11. Activity: using new media for research• How would you use the following for research (i.e. data collection, dissemination, discussion)? – Blogs – Facebook – Google+ – LinkedIn – Academia.edu – Twitter – Flickr and Youtube – Diigo – Mandeley – Dropbox – Others?
    12. 12. Using new media for research
    13. 13. So why use blogs?• Of the moment reflections• Digital archive• The power of peer review• Record of events, reviews and resources• Wider audience reach and hence profile• Link into facebook and Twitter• Complements traditional publication routes
    14. 14. Bloggers worth reading M. Weller G. Siemens T. Anderson
    15. 15. Using facebook
    16. 16. TwitterIdeas for harnessing Web 2.0?
    17. 17. Twitter and facebook #fb
    18. 18. Blending real and virtual• Think about strategies to make the most of each of the following and then think about how you can do this both in a face-to-face and virtual context – Conferences – Networking – Publishing
    19. 19. Conferences A personal example• Purpose:presentation & feedback• Network, network, network!• Potential collaborators & bid partners• Put in a symposium of experts• Expertvalidation workshops• Put papers/presentations online• Follow upcontacts afterwards: email, fb, Twitter, blogs, etc.• Work up into aresearch paper• Work the hashtag• Live blog or follow conference-related blogs
    20. 20. Networking• Build links with international colleagues• Get on national-level committees• Invite key researchers in your field to be involved in a joint research activity• Invite people to give seminars at your institution• Build connections online via Twitter, facebook, etc.• Participate in online events• Leave comments on blogs
    21. 21. Publishing• Write books - edited or single authored (post drafts)• Become an editor for a special issue of an online journal• Keep publication list up to date in your research repository• Set up a writing group or workshop (real/virtual)• Co-write with lots of different people (using a wiki)• Disseminate publications via Tweet, fb etc• Post up drafts for comment on blogs etc• See Twitter, blogs, journals, books as complementary GO OPEN!!!!
    22. 22. Promise and realitySocial andparticipatory mediaoffer new ways tocommunicate andcollaborate Not fully exploitedWealth of free Replicating bad pedagogyresources and tools Lack of time and skills
    23. 23. Learning Design Shift frombelief-based, implicit approaches todesign- based,explicit approaches Learning Design A design-based approach to creation and support of courses Encouragesreflective,scholarly practicesPromotessharing and discussion http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/OULDI/
    24. 24. Conceptualise What do we want to design, who for and why? Carpe Diem: 7Cs of learning Design Consolidate Evaluate and embed your designhttp://beyonddistance.wordpress.com/2012/02/07/carpe-diem-the-7cs-of-design-and-delivery/
    25. 25. MSc in Learning Innovation Dissertation Case Studies of Innovation Research Design and Methods Learning Design Technology-Enhanced Learning
    26. 26. Course team work Plenary work (e-tivities)Session 1•Overview of learning design•Mini-pres: background to E-tivity: How to ruin a courseworkshop•Intro to e-tivity 1 E-tivity: Course FeaturesSession 2•Review of Course Features•Intro to e-tivity 2 E-tivity: Course MapSession 3• Review completed course E-tivity: A Learning Designmaps Resource Audit• Intro to e-tivity 3 http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloudscape/view/2379
    27. 27. Course team work Plenary work (e-tivities)Session 4• Review of completed resourceaudit• Intro to e-tivity 4Session 5 E-tivity: Activity Profile•Review of Activity Profiles•Intro to e-tivity 5 E-tivity: StoryboardSession 6•Review of Storyboards•Task Swimlane•Intro to e-tivity 6•Stock-taking and target-setting E-tivity: E-tivitiesfor next day
    28. 28. Background to the workshop• Useful sites and resources – OULDI website – Carpe Diem website – 7Cs OER page – Cloudworks cloudscape
    29. 29. How to ruin a course
    30. 30. How to ruin a course
    31. 31. The Course Features template http://linoit.com
    32. 32. Course Features resources• http://tinyurl.com/coursefeatures• http://tinyurl.com/coursefeatures-Excel• http://linoit.com
    33. 33. Course features Linoit.com
    34. 34. Course Features Key• Orange = Guidance and support• Blue = Content and activities• Green = Communication and collaboration• Purple = Reflection and demonstration
    35. 35. Develop a Course Map www.tinyurl.com/coursemap-flickr
    36. 36. www.tinyurl.com/ouldi-coursemapThe Course Map template
    37. 37. Course map view
    38. 38. Course Map resources• www.tinyurl.com/coursemap-cloudworks• www.tinyurl.com/ouldi-coursemap• www.tinyurl.com/coursemap-ds• www.tinyurl.com/coursemap-flickr
    39. 39. Learning Design Resource Audit www.tinyurl.com/resource-audit
    40. 40. Develop your Activity Profile• http://tinyurl.com/ActivityProfileFlash• http://tinyurl.com/ActivityProfileExcel
    41. 41. Activity Profile Resources• www.cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/3420• www.tinyurl.com/activity-profile-ds• www.tinyurl.com/ActivityProfileFlash• www.tinyurl.com/ActivityProfileExcel
    42. 42. LearningoutcomesSTART END Assessment
    43. 43. Storyboard template http://linoit.com
    44. 44. Story board
    45. 45. Develop your e-tivities
    46. 46. Mapping pedagogies to technologies Social InformationInformal Formal Experience Individual
    47. 47. Activity:Mapping e-pedagogies to technologiesPedagogies Technologies• Problem-Based Learning (PBL) • Virtual Worlds (VW)• Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL) • Google• Didactic (Did) • E-Books• Reflection (Ref) • Blogs, e-Portfolios• Dialogic Learning (Dial) • Discussion Forums (DF)• Collaboration (Collab) • Wikis• Assessment (Ass) • MCQs• Communities of Practice (CoP) • Google+• IBL – social • Twitter• User-Generated Content (UGC) • Youtube
    48. 48. SocialInformal Formal Experience Individual Informal Formal Information
    49. 49. IBL/Twitter Social PBL/VWCoP/Google+ Dial/forumDial/Skype Collab/WikiInformal FormalRef/Blog Ref/e-PortfolioIBL/Google Did/e-BookUGC/YouTube Individual Ass/MCQs
    50. 50. Ref/Blog Experience PBL/VWCoP/Google+ Ref/e-PortfolioDial/Skype Dial/ForumInformal FormalIBL/Twitter Coll/WikiIBL/Google Did/e-BookUGC/YouTube Information Ass/MCQs
    51. 51. Conclusion• Structured guidance to think about design• The power of visualisation• Beyond content to activities and experience• Iterative, creative and messy• Making designs explicit• Social media to foster communication and collaboration
    52. 52. Final thoughts• Participatory and social media enable new forms of communication and collaboration• Communities in these spaces are complex and distributed• Learners and teachers need to develop new digital literacy skills to harness their potential• We need to rethinkhow we design, support and assess learning• Open, participatory and social media can provide mechanisms for us to share and discuss teaching and research ideas in new ways• We are seeing a blurring of boundaries: teachers/learners, teaching/research, real/virtual spaces, formal/informal modes of communication and
    53. 53. http://www.ld-grid.org/Conole, G. (forthcoming), Designing for learning in an open world, New York: Springer Chapters available on dropbox grainne.conole@le.ac.uk

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