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Teaching Technology Myths & Realities CIT 2009

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Clicker slides from my presentation at League for Innovation in Community Colleges - Conference on Information Technology (CIT) - October 2009 in Detroit, Michigan

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Teaching Technology Myths & Realities CIT 2009

  1. 1. Teaching with Technology Myths and Realities Barry Dahl Lake Superior College
  2. 2. ITC eLearning 2010 February 20-23 Fort Worth Omni Hotel More info at itcnetwork.org
  3. 3. Clicker Time Practice Question Famous Quotes from Famous People
  4. 4. Famous Quotes #1 • P.T. Barnum once said: • “There’s a sucker born every minute.” • (Or did he?)
  5. 5. Famous Quotes #2 • Mark Twain once said: • “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” • (Or did he?)
  6. 6. Famous Quotes #3 • Sigmund Freud once said: • “Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.” • (Or did he?)
  7. 7. Myths and Realities of Teaching with Technology For each of these, just pick a side. No middle ground allowed. Which do you think is most true?
  8. 8. Net Generation
  9. 9. Next Generation
  10. 10. Nexters
  11. 11. Texters
  12. 12. Generation Y
  13. 13. Generation Why
  14. 14. Millennials
  15. 15. Digital Natives
  16. 16. Generation Now
  17. 17. iGeneration
  18. 18. Echo Boomers
  19. 19. Google Generation
  20. 20. Nintendo Generation
  21. 21. Trophy Generation
  22. 22. Screenagers
  23. 23. That’s Crazy talk. Let’s consolidate.
  24. 24. Digital Net-Gennials
  25. 25. They have very few technology skills that we expect them to use in higher education. Whose problem is that?
  26. 26. Name this Device
  27. 27. About Those Digital Net-Gens • Are students of today technologically competent, or just confident? • Having no fear is not the same as having knowledge or skill.
  28. 28. Which Digital Divide?
  29. 29. Source: Stanford
  30. 30. Not this kind of entertainment
  31. 31. More like a Tupperware Party
  32. 32. Pull out your cell phones. Send short text message to 99503 Poll Everywhere
  33. 33. Which is closer to your position on students having cell phones in schools? • Ban them! They are a complete distraction and detract from learning. • Use them! They are powerful devices that can be used for learning. Choices:
  34. 34. Time to learn new things
  35. 35. I Don’t Have the Time • Since when is it okay for a teacher to stop learning? • Are you sure that all the things you do now are more valuable than learning new things? • What if the new things make you better, or more efficient, or more effective?
  36. 36. Faculty are embracing the concept of shareable learning objects. Reality M yth 79% 21% 1.Reality 2.Myth
  37. 37. Learning Objects? • Define SCORM. • What is a SCO? • Name 3 different ways that an LOR can be used effectively. • Huh? What’s an LOR?
  38. 38. Barry Dahl Lake Superior College barrydahl.com desire2blog.blogspot.com barrydahl@gmail.com

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