Successfully reported this slideshow.

e-Learning A to Z - Part 2 (N-Z)

1,691 views

Published on

For CAFDN group at Chicago State University on April 27, 2011.

Most images are copyright protected. Do not use images without permission.

Published in: Education, Technology, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

e-Learning A to Z - Part 2 (N-Z)

  1. 1. e-Learning AlphabetE-Learning Atheists E-Learning Zealots My images: rights reserved
  2. 2. Barry Dahl dot com
  3. 3. A-Z A-ZA-Z N O P Q R S A-Z
  4. 4. A-Z Networked Learning A-Z How many people are in this room?A-Z N O P Q R S A-Z
  5. 5. Select each site where you have an account.78% 1. Facebook56% 2. Twitter67% 3. Linked In33% 4. Google Plus50% 5. You Tube11% 6. None of the above
  6. 6. A-Z A-ZA-Z N O P Q R S A-Z
  7. 7. A-Z A-Z OpenA-Z N O P Q R S A-Z
  8. 8. A-Z A-ZA-Z N O P Q R S A-Z
  9. 9. A-Z Postman A-Z Now this...A-Z N O P Q R S A-Z
  10. 10. Neil Postman• Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business• Published 1985
  11. 11. Amusing Ourselves to Death• Many of the remarks he made about television can be made today about computers and social networking
  12. 12. Which of these books have you read?32% 1. 198411% 2. Brave New World47% 3. Both of them21% 4. Neither of them
  13. 13. Graphics by Stuart McMillenHey Barry! Read the beginning of the book!
  14. 14. Graphics by Stuart McMillen• All words from “Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business” by Neil Postman … a book about the possibility that Huxley, not Orwell, was right.
  15. 15. My Take on Postman• Web 1.0 was just another one-way distraction device, very TV-like.• However, Web 2.0 goes beyond amusement by bringing people together and encouraging creativity.
  16. 16. Related Questions• How does the use of emerging technologies add value?• If we aren’t adding value, are we simply trying to amuse ourselves?
  17. 17. A-Z A-ZA-Z N O P Q R S A-Z
  18. 18. A-Z Quality A-Z E-Learning Quality = Quality Matters Right?A-Z N O P Q R S A-Z
  19. 19. Quality Matters is Sufficient Learning• Um, no, it isn’t!!• Quality Matters looks at the quality of course design. Quality• That’s good, but it’s Concerns only one leg holding up the stool. Teaching Design
  20. 20. 3 Major Components of e-Quality Learning Level Is High Learning Assessment Teaching Level Course Design Is High Meets Standards
  21. 21. Is This a Problem? Learning Level Is High Learning AssessmentTeaching Level Course Design Is High Below Standard
  22. 22. Beautiful, Just Beautiful Learning Level Is Low Learning AssessmentTeaching Level Course Design Is Low Meets Standards
  23. 23. A-Z A-ZA-Z N O P Q R S A-Z
  24. 24. A-Z A-Z RubricA-Z N O P Q R S A-Z
  25. 25. Table Exercise• Revisit your list of factors affecting the amount of time flexibility in online courses.• Construct a rubric that could be used to score the level of flexibility.
  26. 26. A-Z A-ZA-Z N O P Q R S A-Z
  27. 27. A-Z SMS A-ZA-Z N O P Q R S A-Z
  28. 28. McLuhanism“We shape our tools and afterwards our tools shape us.” CC-BY Photo of Marshall McLuhan painting. Credit to Adobe of Chaos 41
  29. 29. McLuhanism“We shape our Mobile phones tools and afterwards our tools shape us.” For Talking? CC-BY Flickr Photo: snappybex 42
  30. 30. McLuhanism“We shape our Mobile phones tools and afterwards our tools shape us.” No, for Texting! CC-BY Flickr Photo: mattwi1s0n 43
  31. 31. Texting: most used data service in world 4.2 Billion Texters WorldwideSource: http://www.mbaonline.com/planet-text/ 44
  32. 32. Texting: 72% of cell phone users 45Source: http://cellphones.org/blog/facts-about-text-messaging/
  33. 33. Texting: higher minority use 46Source: http://cellphones.org/blog/facts-about-text-messaging/
  34. 34. Texting: 95% of 18-29 y-o 47Source: http://cellphones.org/blog/facts-about-text-messaging/
  35. 35. A-Z SMS A-Z Texting your Students?41% 1. Good idea59% 2. Bad ideaA-Z N O P Q R S A-Z
  36. 36. Texting about what?• Reminders about due dates• Helpful hints about assignments 49
  37. 37. Texting about what?• Breaking news relevant to class• Links to useful information 50
  38. 38. Texting about what?• Inspiration and encouragement• Whenever you need their immediate attention 51
  39. 39. Hand Holding? • Overheard: “There’s a bit too much hand holding going on here. These students need to fend for themselves.” CC-BY Flickr Photo: mikebaird 52
  40. 40. Lots of naysayers out there - 1 • “Really? Should we stay up all night and ‘cram’ with them also? Come on, let the STUDENT be accountable, load the due dates in their own phones, etc. Good grief Higher Education is not Kindergarten.”http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/professor-textblaster/21451 53
  41. 41. Lots of naysayers out there - 2 • “Students can ignore this text like they do all other written communications, like the syllabus and class schedules. The good students get a break and the weaker students will still live in denial.”http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/professor-textblaster/21451 54
  42. 42. Hand Holding? • Overheard: “There’s a bit too much hand holding going on here. These students need to fend for themselves.” • Also overheard: “We have huge retention issues. Going the extra mile can save a student from failing.” CC-BY Flickr Photo: mikebaird 55
  43. 43. Group Messaging Options 56
  44. 44. A-Z A-ZA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  45. 45. A-Z Twitter A-Z Speaking of Twitter …….A-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  46. 46. A-Z A-Z Twitter is Stupid!!!31% 1. Twue69% 2. FalseA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  47. 47. My Twitter Network• Social Learning• I learn more every day from my Twitter network than I ever did in school. (Blasphemy, I know)
  48. 48. A-Z A-ZA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  49. 49. A-Z Un A-Z Unfriend Unfollow UncircleA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  50. 50. Twitter makes me like people I’ve never met and Facebookmakes me hate people I know in real life. @shaylamaddox
  51. 51. A-Z A-ZA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  52. 52. A-Z VILOS A-ZA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  53. 53. A-Z A-ZA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  54. 54. A-Z Wi-Fi A-Z Campus Wi-Fi is an Important Component to Student Success88% 1. True12% 2. FalseA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  55. 55. Educause: ECAR Undergrads Study ECAR National Study of Undergraduate Students and Information TechnologySource: http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ERS1103/ERS1103W.pdf
  56. 56. 70-75% of students 78% of students who Educause: say they use Wi-Fi ECAR Undergrads Studyit is use Wi-Fi say networks and want “extremely important” anytime, anywhere to their academic access. success. 79% say that college “would be a lot harder” without Wi-Fi access.Source: http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ERS1103/ERS1103W.pdf
  57. 57. Beer or Wi-Fi? • 48% would give up • Before giving up Wi-FiSource: http://www.wi-fi.org --- short URL = http://goo.gl/Eg5kp
  58. 58. Better Wi-Fi = Better Grades? • 75% of students polled • agree that Wi-Fi helps them get better grades.Source: computerworld.com --- short URL = http://goo.gl/Fh2F2
  59. 59. Importance in College Choice?Source: http://www.wi-fi.org --- short URL = http://goo.gl/Eg5kp
  60. 60. 60% say they wouldn’t attend a college that doesn’t offer free Wi-FiSource: http://www.wi-fi.org --- short URL = http://goo.gl/Eg5kp
  61. 61. Choose each true statement89% 1. You are a texter89% 2. You have Wi-Fi in your house53% 3. You have 5+ cloud documents42% 4. You can define the term “Web 2.0”5% 5. None of the above are true
  62. 62. What is Web 2.0?
  63. 63. A-Z A-ZA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  64. 64. A-Z X A-ZA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  65. 65. A-Z Xena, Warrior Princess A-ZA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  66. 66. A-Z A-ZA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  67. 67. A-Z You Tube A-ZA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  68. 68. The State of YouTube
  69. 69. A-Z A-ZA-Z T U V W X Y Z A-Z
  70. 70. The e-Learning Battle• The Zealots are those that tout the benefits of online learning without having any evidence to back it up.• Zealots begin many of their sentences with “one time there was this one student …” E-Learning Zealots 83
  71. 71. Sample Zealot Comment• And here we are, in 2011, fer cryin‘aloud, with dodgy naysayers STILL kicking and screaming and throwing fits in regards (sic) to online teaching and learning. Get over it, already – the days of having students seated around your flowing toga in utter awe of your knowledge and acumen are LONG GONE. Welcome to the present. Source: http://chronicle.com/article/How-Big-Can-E-Learning-Get-At/128809/ 84
  72. 72. Last Words Wrap-up fromPostman and Godin
  73. 73. Quoting Postman• “Our politics, religion, news, athletics, education and commerce have been transformed into congenial adjuncts of show business, largely without protest or even much popular notice.• The result is that we are a people on the verge of amusing ourselves to death.” Pg. 3
  74. 74. LinchpinsDon’t Need(no stinkin’) Résumés
  75. 75. What is a linchpin?
  76. 76. An artistWhat is an artist?
  77. 77. Anyone who does“emotional work”Work that matters
  78. 78. Everyone’s an artist now It’s notwhat you do
  79. 79. It’s how you do itMake the leap
  80. 80. Be an artistDo emotional work
  81. 81. It’s a choice Choose it

×