Generation ECreating Legacy 21st Century e-StyleSharon M. BiggsDoctoral Candidate Seton Hall Univ. Cohort XV Cybernetic ResearchCourse ELMP 7768 EX Profs: Alan November Julia Leong Jan - April 2012
Learning Empowerment Shift According to Alan November: (Empowering Students With Technology, 2010, p.4) “Educational leaders who provide… „informating‟ model of technology leadership…lead „cultural shifts toward collaboration & learning empowerment‟…shift…focus from infrastructure development to information literacy & development.”
2012 PSA Series Project e-Collaboration & Real-time “Collabos” Video Productions students & teacher Public Service Announcement (PSA) Series ~ Character Development, Anti-Bullying, HIB Awareness HIB-FREE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS PSA SERIES ~LEGACY of Safe Learning Environments
• PSA Project direction was unknown– TRUST…• Students lead ~ Gen-E flavor, appeal, HIB issues, TECHNOLOGY SKILLS… RELATIONSHIP, COMMUNICATION, TRUST, INFORMATION… Technology… Must Haves for PSAs…
1st PSA in Series First, modeled PSA creation to establish a standard.http://monroetv.pegcentral.com/player.php?video=5f35f958fc0b6c3e1459b21b42935c8a
Collabo With VP1 and VP2 Students VP1 & VP2 students wanted in because they want to stop HIB in schools! • Met with VP1 class (had them move linear desks into a large circle) – student groups constructed PSA themes: 1. If You See Something, Say Something 2. Diversity 3. Judging Others 4. Possible Relationship? (HIB & Youth Suicide)
EXPANDING LEARNINGBOUNDARIES VP1 and VP2 STUDENTS WRITE PSA PROPOSALS & SCRIPTS on iPads – e-SUBMIT TO TEACHER (& ME) FOR APPROVAL– STUDENTS Film/Edit PSAs for broadcast-- MUST HAVE TECHNOLOGY FOR THIS!
“Think Before You Post”VideoProd. 3Classjumpedinto PSAProject tohelppreventHIB! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03RcZRRm1Created qc“Netiquette” video for http://screencast.com/t/vTcUzMLouNa
Global reach of PSAs?Local learning communityCounty Anti-Bullying CoordinatorsTraumatic Loss Coalition – state &national student website (About Youth Suicide)Educational Leaders --YouTube,LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter…global
PSA Project transformative? MINDSET • “Cool visual messages that make us think & about what HIB does to people.” (students) LEGACY • “Clear, concise, impactful messages toLEADERSHIP share in districts.” (educational leaders – local, regional, national) CULTURE • “KEEP GIVING US PSAs! HIB MESSAGES & ARE GREAT & WE LIKE SEEING THEM ONCOMMUN. TV!” (local community officials & residents) YES! PRIDE
Reflections• Technology leadership, capacity & usage• Innovative -- reach students with HIB messages online 24/7…YouTube PSA Series Portfolio – global reach…• Start earlier in school year – create one HIB PSA per month?• Other leaders create PSAs? Teachers shift pedagogy to meet Gen-E learning needs?