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Otan at 2011 casas

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The Outreach and Technical Assistance Network (OTAN), a California adult education
project, explores what technology can do for adult education students. Hear about promising
practices, frameworks and mandates regarding the role of technology in the future of
education, and learn how to apply new concepts to classroom and distance instruction. Join
the discussion about effective integration of content, pedagogy, and technology in preparing
adult learners for twenty-first century skills.

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Otan at 2011 casas

  1. 1. Technology in the Classroom: PromisingPractices and New Directions Branka Marceta OTAN [Outreach and Technical Assistance Network] bmarceta@otan.us
  2. 2. Objectives  Identify frameworks and mandates • Rich Higher, America • The Power of Technology to Transform Adult Learning • Investigating the Language and Literacy Skills Required for Independent Online Learning • National Educational Technology Plan  Examine promising practices • Cell phones & other mobiles • Social media, open source, learning analytics  Apply new concepts to classroom and distance education  Discuss effective integration of content, pedagogy and technology in preparing adult learners for the 21st Century SkillsCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 2
  3. 3. Frameworks and mandatesCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 3
  4. 4. Reach Higher, America  Crisis in education and workforce  Prison population  Family literacy  20 million by 2020  6/26/08CASAS National Summer Institute 2011 4
  5. 5. High School Attainment GraphCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 5
  6. 6. Reach Higher, America - Quote “Technology should be used in all its forms to make learning a continuous process of inquiry and improvement that keeps pace with the speed of change in business and society.” June 2008, p.24CASAS National Summer Institute 2011 6
  7. 7. Tech to Transform Adult Ed  Information and communications technology skills (ICT literacy) are essential, both on and off the job…. Some 70 percent of all jobs in the U.S. will require some level of ICT skills by 2016. p. iiiCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 7
  8. 8. Independent Online LearningCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 8
  9. 9. New Horizon Report 2011, k-12 Edition, this year  Time-to-Adoption: One Year or Less • Cloud Computing • MobilesCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 9
  10. 10. New Horizon Report 2011, k-12, in the future  Time-to-Adoption: Two to Three Years • Game-Based Learning • Open Content  Time-to-Adoption: Four to Five Years • Learning Analytics • Personal Learning EnvironmentsCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 10
  11. 11. National Ed Tech Plan Transform the… professional learning of educators…by leveraging technology to create career-long personal learning networks… p. 11CASAS National Summer Institute 2011 11
  12. 12. A Model of Learning, Powered by Technology From the National Education Technology Plan 2011, US Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology, page 11CASAS National Summer Institute 2011 12
  13. 13. Shifts Happening  From consuming to producing  From authority to transparency  From the expert to the facilitator  From the lecture to the hallway  From "access to information" to "access to people”CASAS National Summer Institute 2011 13
  14. 14. Shifts Happening – cont.  From passive to passionate learning  From presentation to participation  From publication to conversation  From formal schooling to lifelong learning Steve Hargadon, Educational Shifts, http://web20ineducation.wikispaces.comCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 14
  15. 15. TPACK  Mishra & Koehler, 2006  …knowledge about technology cannot be treated as context-free, and ...good teaching requires an understanding of how technology relates to the pedagogy and content.CASAS National Summer Institute 2011 15
  16. 16. Promising practicesCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 16
  17. 17. Mobiles: Cell Phones in the Classroom  OTAN workshop developed by Susan Gaer, Santa Ana Community College • Features • Etiquette • Question of the Day - texting • Call in a Poem - audio • Create a story around a photo - camera Phone On My Phone By Stephanie Krishnan On FlickrCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 17
  18. 18. Other Mobile Devices in the Classroom  “Clickers” –  Tablets formative and Classroom systems, summative evaluation personal tablets, educational tablets,CASAS National Summer Institute 2011 18
  19. 19. Digital Textbooks & Open Content Ck-12 FlexBooks National Repository of Online Courses  customizable, standards-aligned,  a growing library of high-quality free digital textbooks for K-12 online course content for students and faculty in higher education and high schoolCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 19
  20. 20. Math Anywhere & Learning Analytics  Khan Academy Tracking SystemCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 20
  21. 21. PLNs – Social Networking  Facebook • PR for adult education programs • Way to extend learning and communication: stay in touch with alumni • Personal PD for teachers and administrators  Twitter • Personal PD for teachers and administratorsCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 21
  22. 22. The only link you need to know Resource wiki page: http://webtwopointohinadulted.wikispaces.com/CASAS+2011CASAS National Summer Institute 2011 22
  23. 23. Thank you from CASAS!  We value your feedback! • Please fill out the evaluation form. • Return the evaluation to your presenter.  Visit the Resource & Technology Exhibits • Golden Foyer • Tuesday & Wednesday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm  Attend the Poster Session • Golden Ballroom • Thursday, 8:00-9:15 amCASAS National Summer Institute 2011 23

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