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  1. 1. Emerging Technologies in the Adult Education Classroom Tim Ponder & Nell Eckersley
  2. 2. WelcomeEmerging Technologies in the AdultEducation Classroom Tim Ponder The Ohio Literacy Resource Center Nell Eckersley Literacy Assistance Center nelle@lacnyc.org2 #COABE13
  3. 3. http://lincs.ed.gov3 #COABE13
  4. 4. Introductions What do you know about Emerging Technologies? What would you like to learn? What is one thing would you like to take away from this session?4 #COABE13
  5. 5. Agenda Why use technology? How to integrate technology into your practice Web 2.0 and Social Media  QR Codes  Twitter  Facebook  Pinterest  Blogs  Wiggio  PollEverywhere Other Resources 5 #COABE13
  6. 6. How are you using Technology? In your life? In your work? How has it changed?6 #COABE13
  7. 7. Why Include Technology? 21st Century Employment Skills Makes tasks authentic & challenging More young people entering adult education classes Support the diverse needs of adult learners including family digital literacy Real life experience Extends time devoted project Supports collaborative work Inexpensive, multiplatform 7 Help break down the digital divide #COABE13 7
  8. 8. Integrating TechnologyHow do you include technology in your practice? Find a tool and figure out how to use it with your students/staff Think about what you already do with your students/staff and then how technology could deepen or expand on the lesson (POST) Think of a challenging task and how technology might help8 #COABE13 8
  9. 9. POST MethodP is People. Know the capabilities of your audience. Know what scaffolding they’ll need.9 #COABE13 9
  10. 10. Our “People” Students Staff Self10 #COABE13 10
  11. 11. POST MethodO is objectives. Pick one. Decide on your objective before you decide on a technology. Then figure out how you will measure it.11 #COABE13 11
  12. 12. Instructional “Objectives” Presenting Information Enhancing communication between student and teacher Enhancing communication between students in collaborative or cooperative learning groups Supporting student creation and/or student use of technology for learning Using productivity tools for classroom management #COABE1312 12
  13. 13. POST Method S is Strategy. Figure out what will be different after youre done. Imagine you succeed. How will things be different afterwards? Imagine the endpoint and youll know where to begin. 13 #COABE13 13
  14. 14. “Strategies” for Implementing EmergingTechnologies CollaborativeWriting Multimodal Communication Online Networking Mobile Learning Productivity14 #COABE13 14
  15. 15. POST Method T is Technology. A community. A wiki. A blog or a hundred blogs. Once you know your people, objectives, and strategy, then you can decide with confidence.The POST Method: A systematic approach to social strategy by Josh Bernoff 15 #COABE13 15
  16. 16. Examples of “Technology” Blogs YouTube Wiggio GoogleVoice Delicious16 #COABE13 16
  17. 17. Integrating Technology into Adult Ed Blooms Taxonomy Creating Evaluating Analyzing Applying Understanding Remembering 17 #COABE13 17
  18. 18. Blooms Digital Taxonomy Pyramid 18 #COABE13 18
  19. 19. 5 Moments of Learning Dr. Conrad Gottfredson’s Five Moments of Learning Needs: • When Learning for the First Time • When Wanting to Learn More • When Trying to Remember • When Things Change • When Something Goes Wrong 19 #COABE13 19
  20. 20. Why Use Social Media in Adult Ed? 20 #COABE13
  21. 21. What is Social Media Social media includes web-based and mobile based technologies which are used to turn communication into interactive dialogue among organizations, communities, and individuals. --Wikipedia 21 #COABE13
  22. 22. Components of Social Media Web 2.0 22 #COABE13
  23. 23. Personal Learning Network 23 #COABE13
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  26. 26. Components of Social Media Cloud Computing  performing computer tasks using services delivered entirely over the Internet.  movement away from applications installed on an individuals computer towards the applications being hosted online.  The "cloud" refers to the Internet and was inspired by technical flow charts and diagrams, which tend to use a cloud symbol to represent the Internet.  gontheroad/f/cloudcomputing.htm 26 #COABE13
  27. 27. Components of Social Media Mobile Learning  The use of common handheld hardware, wireless networking and mobile telephony to facilitate, support, enhance and extend the reach of teaching and learning.  https://mobilelearningi /page/41751137/What %20is%20mobile%20 27 #COABE13 learning
  28. 28. Myths about Social Media  Only young people use Social Media  Social Media; just a waste of time  Fears about security & privacy  Hierarchy of needs; technology comes after28 #COABE13 literacy
  29. 29. Tagging29 #COABE13
  30. 30. QR Codes30 #COABE13
  31. 31. What are QR Codes?  Q R stands for  Invented in Japan by Toyota in 1994 to track vehicles during the manufacturing process  QR code is detected as a 2-dimensional digital image by a semiconductor image sensor and is then digitally analyzed by a programmed processor. Translation: You can scan it with your smart phone or tablet.31 #COABE13
  32. 32. QR Code vs Bar Code #COABE13
  33. 33. QR Code Readers QR Codes can be used with a mobile device like a smart phone or a tablet that has access top the internet The device must have an QR Code reader (also called scanner) app installed  Scanlife is an app that works on most devicesNOTE: You should NOT have to pay money or give information about yourself when selecting and installing a QR Code reader or scanner33 #COABE13
  34. 34. QR Code ReadersThe QR Code reader uses the camera on your device to scan the code and then uses the internet to interpret the instructions in the code 34 #COABE13
  35. 35. QR Codes in Real Life35 #COABE13
  36. 36. QR Codes in Education36 #COABE13
  37. 37. Steps to Using in Education1. First consider what is the learning goal2. Make sure you have devices that can read a QR Code3. Create the QR Codes you need 37 #COABE13
  38. 38. QR Codes in Education  Make your own QR Code Scavenger Hunt!  Scavenger Hunt  5 Real Ways To Use QR Codes In Education  Black & White and Scanned All Over (video)  QR Codes Connect Students to Books  Shambles QR Code Resource  Desktop QR Code Reader  QR Codes in Education Livebinder  50 QR code resources for the classroom38 #COABE13
  39. 39. Make Your Own QR Code Bitly Google Kaywa ScanLife #COABE13
  40. 40. Shortening Links for Your TweetsYou can use BitLy to shorten URL’s without creating an account. 40 #COABE13 40
  41. 41. Make Your Own QR CodeAnd with or without an account you can make any of the shortened URLS into a QR Code by adding .qr at the end 41 #COABE13
  42. 42. Twitter42 #COABE13
  43. 43. What is Twitter? Microblogging;140 characters maximum Hashtag #AdultEd Unlike most social media, just because I “follow” you, you don’t have to “follow” me43 #COABE13 43
  44. 44. Why Use Twitter Meta-Cognition Accessiblefrom many places “Snackable” education Follow people you can learn from44 #COABE13 44
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  46. 46. What Can You Say in 140 Characters? 46 #COABE13 46
  47. 47. @cookbookRhubarb Upside Down Cupcakes: Beat1/2c sug&mltdbuttr/2egg/c yogurt, +2c flr/2t bkgpdr/t salt. Buttr12cup; +T sug/2T rhubarb, batter e. 25m@350 F 47 #COABE13 47
  48. 48. Retweeting  RT @Username48 #COABE13 48
  49. 49. HashTags #COABE13  #GED2014 #AdultEd # EdTech49 #COABE13 49
  50. 50. Hashtags vs Mentions Hashtags have # in front of them (no spaces allowed) Hashtags are like signposts to content Mentions start with @ followed by a person or organization’s twitter name (no spaces allowed) Mentions help connect people who tweet (tweeple?) Mentions are like sign posts to other people who tweet 50 #COABE13 50
  51. 51. Hashtags are Ephemeral Hashtags lose their value if they are not used often. If using a hashtag for a short term event it’s a good idea to archive the content so it can be found later Two tools   51 #COABE13 51
  52. 52. Anatomy of a Good Tweet52 #COABE13 52
  53. 53. Shortened URLS school-for-an (73 characters) (13 characters) 53 #COABE13
  54. 54. Shortening Links for Your TweetsYou can use BitLy to shorten URL’s without creating an account. 54 #COABE13 54
  55. 55. Customizing Your Shortened URLBut if you create an account on, you can customize your shortened URLSGo from to 55 #COABE13
  56. 56. AnalyticsWith an account you can also track how many times the URL you created has been clicked. 56 #COABE13
  57. 57. QR CodeAnd with or without an account you can make any of the shortened URLS into a QR Code by adding .qr at the end 57 #COABE13 57
  58. 58. Search Twitter Search on for people, keywords or hashtags Search on for keywords or hashtags even if you don’t have a Twitter account Track hashtags and tweet from 58 #COABE13 58
  59. 59. Finding People to Follow  search hashtags and words like #COABE13 #AdultEd  See who experts follow  Look for Twitter links on websites you like59 #COABE13 59
  60. 60. Sending and Receiving Tweets   Texts via your cell phone  Applications on computers & smart phones  Tweetdeck  HootSuite  Seesmic  TweetChat60 #COABE13 60
  61. 61. TweetDeck61 #COABE13 61
  62. 62. Before You Join Twitter Come up with possible Twitter names  Have options incase your first choice is taken  Shorter is better Develop a list of five people/places to follow Have a picture to upload as your avatar 62 #COABE13 62
  63. 63. Once You Join Follow at least five people  @theLACNYC, @LACNYCNell, @NCLAdvocacy for example  Search for people using #AdultEd  Search for your favorite hobby, writer, singer, actor, comic, political figure, tv show, magazine, organization Retweet one tweet and create one of your own tweets. Remember to use hashtags 63 #COABE13 63
  64. 64. What to Do in the Next Few Weeks Spend 15 minutes on Twitter every morning (or some other time)  reading Tweets  retweeting  following new people Try TweetDeck or receiving tweets as sms text messages on your cellphone 64 #COABE13 64
  65. 65. ExamplesComedy Tips 65 #COABE13 65
  66. 66. Facebook66 #COABE13
  67. 67. What is Facebook? Originally a form of online yearbook Now a social media platform for sharing all kinds of information67 #COABE13 67
  68. 68. Why Use Facebook? Public or Private platform Share information about your program, about your students, about yourself n Teach people how to use it for Good68 #COABE13 68
  69. 69. FacebookTools Security and Privacy Pages  Don’t do on facebook what you Groups wouldn’t do in “real Events life” Causes  Unfriend as you Notes need  Set up groups to Photos control who sees “Like” what Many other Apps  Review privacy settings frequently69 #COABE13 69
  70. 70. Facebook Profile 70 70 #COABE13
  71. 71. Facebook Page71 71 #COABE13
  72. 72. Facebook Group72 #COABE13 72
  73. 73. Facebook Groups  Classes  Small group projects Pages  Organization  Agency 73 #COABE13 73
  74. 74. Groups and Pages or-pages.html facebook-pages-vs-facebook-groups-vs- linkedin-groups st=32470697713074 #COABE13 74
  75. 75. Pinterest75 #COABE13
  76. 76. What is Pinterest? Online version of an “inspiration” board Visual bookmarking tool Collaboration tool76 #COABE13 76
  77. 77. Pinterest 77 #COABE13
  78. 78. Boards78 #COABE13
  79. 79. Pins 79 #COABE13
  80. 80. Repinning, Liking, and Following80 #COABE13
  81. 81. Pinterest in Education81 #COABE13
  82. 82. Pinterest in Education Is Pinterest a Teacher’s New Best Friend in the Classroom? 25 Great Educators To Follow On Pinterest TechChef4U Pinterest In The Pinterest Of Education 82 #COABE13
  83. 83. Blogs83 #COABE13
  84. 84. What is a Blog? Coming from term “Weblog” Originally a tool for online journaling Now a robust tool to create websites Various blogging tools Consider  Skills and roles of participants  Type of content want to create  Level of access to hardware and internet84 #COABE13 84
  85. 85. Why Use Blogs? Collection of single posts containing text, photos, videos, and links. Most often in reverse chronological order. General public or specific audience (by invitation or accepted upon request) Various levels of users from reader to admin Self-reflection, chronological updates85 #COABE13 85
  86. 86. Blog platforms Tumblr Wordpress Blogger Posterous86 #COABE13 86
  87. 87. Using Blogs with Students -to-america-2/ 87 #COABE13 87
  88. 88. Wiggio88 #COABE13
  89. 89. What is Wiggio? Our very own social network 89 #COABE13 89
  90. 90. Why Use Wiggio? Private online platform Easy to set up Can share files, comments, event info, create and share polls…. Accessible at school and at home Subgroups possible90 #COABE13 90
  91. 91. How to Join Our Wiggio Go to Sign up or sign in Group Name: SoMe Tools in Adult Ed Password: discovery 91 #COABE13
  92. 92. Technology IntegrationAction Plan92 #COABE13 92
  93. 93. Look for this readingon our Wiggio 2010.pdf 93 #COABE13 93
  94. 94. PollEverywhere94 #COABE13
  95. 95. PollEverywhere 95 #COABE13
  96. 96. PollEverywhere in Education Increasing classroom participation and attentiveness Encouraging risk-taking with anonymous student responses Eliciting diverse opinions when there isn’t a correct answer Gauging student comprehension of material immediately Grabbing students with thought-provoking opening questions Assessing last night’s reading with a quick quiz 96 #COABE13
  97. 97. PollEverywhere in Education Best of Web 2.0: Using Poll Everywhere QR and Poll Everywhere Upcycled Education: PollEverywhere SMS Education: Poll Everywhere Is Making the Mobile Pop Quiz More Affordable Our Poll 97 #COABE13
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  100. 100. More Resources100 #COABE13
  101. 101. Media Literacy & Digital Citizenship Center for Media Literacy 5 Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages Connecting the Digital Dots: Literacy of the 21st Century Center for Digital Literacy Digital Citizenship: Using Technology Appropriately Flickr Creative Commons101 #COABE13 101
  102. 102. Top 100 Tools for Learning102 #COABE13
  103. 103. Adult Educations & Technology Paperli 103 #COABE13
  104. 104. Technology Tools For Teaching & Learning 104 #COABE13
  105. 105. Go2Web20105 #COABE13
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  107. 107. Questions?107 #COABE13 107
  108. 108. COABE Evaluation 108 #COABE13