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Multimedia Chapte7r Review77

  1. 1. Communicating With Technologies Meaningful Learning With Technology Communicating with Technologies Chapter 7 by David Jonassen, Jane Howland, Rose M. Marra and David Crismond By Irvin Engle Chinara DeGross Carrie Olson
  2. 2. Media Multi-tasking <ul><li>Media multi-tasking behaviors have strong implications for the way we should think about structure of our classrooms, curricula, and technology use in our schools. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Community <ul><li>Community building is a critical element of meaningful learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging students in social negotiation and shared knowledge building. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Communications <ul><li>The Internet and it’s related networking technologies has created communication leading to learning communities. </li></ul><ul><li>Linking users and institutions together allowing all kinds of interactions to occur. </li></ul><ul><li>Tying students and teachers together and keeping them connected through the power of telecommunications tools. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Advantages of Exchanging Ideas Asynchronously With Discussion Boards <ul><li>Connects students and opens new windows for learning through new ideas, cultural diversity, and unique partnerships. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows more time to consider an idea and formulate powerful impressive responses while experiencing a new level and freedom of participation. </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes international connections and project work with the convenience of responding with others across time zones. </li></ul><ul><li>Extends conversations that enrich classroom activity establishing a classroom community. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Advantages of: Exchanging Ideas Asynchronously With Discussion Boards <ul><li>Help students’ ability to work together in collaborative groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Applications such as Blackboard System , Global Schoolhouse or ePals have access to several integrated communication tools. </li></ul><ul><li>Shapes and directs the discussion to higher quality subsequent postings. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can create new forums based on ideas that emerge from existing ones involving students decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps students to concentrate on key points, identifying the most relevant ideas and steering the direction of the conversation to maintain purpose. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Advantages of: Exchanging Ideas Synchronously with Interactive Chats and Messaging <ul><li>Provides instant, real-time exchange of ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is designed mainly for group (many-to-many) communication in discussion forums called channels as well as for one-to-one communications. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows anyone to post a statement to the group by typing into a field and than clicking a button to submit the statement. </li></ul><ul><li>IRC client software is used for chat sessions such as Colloquy or mIRC etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Four of the largest IRC networks are EFnet , IRCnet , QuakeNet and Undernet (Wikipedia). One can join servers by using the irc:// Web link </li></ul>
  8. 8. Advantages of: Exchanging Ideas Synchronously with Interactive Chats and Messaging <ul><li>Instant Messaging (IM) is a form of real-time communication between two people. </li></ul><ul><li>Client programs that support IM are ICQ (I Seek You), Yahoo! Messenger , Skype , Google Talk , AOL Instant Messenger and MSN Messenger . </li></ul><ul><li>Increases communication allowing easy collaboration and exchange of ideas with one or more individuals. </li></ul><ul><li>IM and IRC can serve as useful classroom tools for connecting students in real-time communications. </li></ul><ul><li>Community-oriented Web sites such as Tapped In , ePals , Global Schoolhouse and iLearn offer communication tools with an element of secure networking. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Safety Guidelines for Online Communications <ul><li>Safety guidelines for online communication should be used to insure good secure communication lines with other users. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a pseudonym </li></ul><ul><li>Never give out personal information </li></ul><ul><li>Never share passwords </li></ul><ul><li>Never agree to meet with someone </li></ul><ul><li>Notify your teacher of obscene or inappropriate messages </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware that someone you talk with might be pretending to be someone they aren’t </li></ul><ul><li>If someone is rude or disagreeable, ignore them rather than engaging in conversation. </li></ul>(These guidelines are from Meaningful Learning with Technology Chapter 7 page 14 figure 7.8)
  10. 10. Making Connections Through Video Conferencing <ul><li>Interactive videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two or more locations interacting simultaneously by two-way video and audio transmission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can connect students with experts and highly trained professionals in various fields </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defeats costs barriers of physical travel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can serve as a bridge between school learning and real world experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology can be achieved by use of webcams, microphones, speakers and a high-speed internet connection </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Making Connections Through Video Conferencing <ul><li>Video conferencing at work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>VIA Dyer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connected students with a weekly videoconference presentation from astronomers at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students saw astronomy video and were able to hear narration and engage in meaningful dialogue with renowned experts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videoconferencing Weekly Topic Series (Year 3) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Missouri high school students used technology to further knowledge on civics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interacted via videoconferencing with Supreme Court judges and a constitutional expert </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students brainstormed important topics to discuss and opened up dialogue to hear expert opinions </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Making Connections Through Video Conferencing <ul><li>Purposes for videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students taking classes not offered at their school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enrichment tutoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual field trips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration and exchange of information with other schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local government hearings and court functions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And many more! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Things to consider: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher training needed on using the technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student coaching on using technology appropriately </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost of equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videoconferencing is meant to be supplemental and not substituted for in-class content </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Broadcasting with Podcasts and Internet Radio <ul><li>Podcasting~ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Broadcasting audio and/or video content over internet sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saved as an MP3 file and made available over the internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individuals may subscribe to various Podcasts posted on sites such as iTunes, Playpod, and Spider. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Constantly expanding technology used in the educational field </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Podcasting in the Classroom <ul><li>What does it Offer? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative and critical thinking skills for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration skills in working with other to create a content-rich podcast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An audience for students to connect with outside of the classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology and ethics skills in uploading and locating copyright free content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum extension to increase immersion in the content </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Broadcasting with Podcasts and Internet Radio <ul><li>Simple Steps to Podcast Creation </li></ul><ul><li>1. Record an audio or video clip using a computer with audio software and microphone set up. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Files are saved in MP3 format </li></ul><ul><li>3. Upload MP3 file to a Website hosting Podcasts such as or </li></ul><ul><li>Further tutorials can be found via sites such as: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  16. 16. Conclusion <ul><li>Online communication is not meant to replace face-to face interaction but rather supplement it </li></ul><ul><li>Use of technology can sometimes isolate individuals from personal interaction with others </li></ul><ul><li>Brings expertise and knowledge to student’s fingertips </li></ul><ul><li>Meant to engage students in meaningful dialogue and connect with diverse audiences </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages students to be participants and creators of media </li></ul><ul><li>“ The illiterate of the 21 st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.” –Alvin Toffler (n.d.) </li></ul>
  17. 17. Picture Credits <ul><li>Clip Art A man Multi-tasking http:// =FSP/FSP557/671002.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Busy Multi Tasking Assistant Secretary Woman Typing, Filing, Organizing and Taking Phone Calls </li></ul><ul><li>Multitasking Man </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-tasking Virtual Assistant http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-tasking juggler http:// -on-the-run/ </li></ul><ul><li>Mom Multi-tasking </li></ul><ul><li> tips.html?cat =3 </li></ul><ul><li>DiscussionBoard Picyure of Einstein http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Picture of children around globe http:// =1383 </li></ul><ul><li>Space Bus Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast with earphones </li></ul>
  18. 18. References <ul><li>Jonassen, D., Howland, J., Marra, R. N., & Crismond, D. (2008). Meaningful Learning With Technology 3 rd edition. Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall. </li></ul>