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The Digital Revolution & the Educator's Dilemma<br /> Kate Carruthers<br />April 2010<br />1<br />
2<br />Kate Carruthers<br />www.katecarruthers.com       <br />
Goal 1: Australian schooling promotes equity and excellence <br />3<br />Educational Goals for Young Australians<br />Sour...
Goal 2: All young Australians become: <br />Successful learners<br />Confident and creative individuals<br />Active and in...
	 “…equip all young Australians with the essential skills, knowledge and capabilities to thrive and compete in a globalise...
“communications devices have changed”<br />6<br />
7<br />
 a brave new world<br />8<br />
 a connected world<br />9<br />
10<br /> with connected people<br />
11<br /> with connected people<br />
12<br /> + social participation<br />
13<br /> + collaboration<br />Wikinomics<br />
14<br />
15<br />
Traditional teaching<br />16<br />Source: Kate Carruthers Dec 2009<br />
17<br />19th Century<br />
Hierarchical<br />Physical discipline<br />Structured<br />Linear<br />Teacher centred<br />Received knowledge<br />18<br ...
19<br />Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1026381/Pupils-better-maths-facing-teacher-pairs-according-governm...
Hierarchical<br />Physical discipline<br />Semi-structured<br />Linear <br />Teacher centred<br />Received knowledge<br />...
21<br />Source: http://mypencilranoutofink.wordpress.com/2009/03/12/7-cmc/<br />
Networked<br />Non-physical discipline<br />Collaborative<br />Student centred<br />Knowledge discovery<br />22<br />21st ...
Social web values<br />23<br />Source: Kate Carruthers Dec 2009<br />
24<br />Educator’s dilemma<br />
25<br />
26<br />
27<br />
28<br />Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/2922421696/<br />
Technology enabling<br />Personalisation<br />Customisation<br />Interaction<br />Collaboration<br />Ongoing assessment<br...
30<br />Thank-you<br />
Slides available: www.slideshare.net/carruthk<br />Website: www.katecarruthers.com<br />Twitter: @kcarruthers<br />31<br />
Some resources<br />Clive Thompson on the New Literacy http://www.wired.com/techbiz/people/magazine/17-09/st_thompson<br /...
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The digital revolution & the educator's dilemma

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The digital revolution is already here and it is changing the way people expect to communicate or share knowledge and information. Educators are facing technology changes together with changing expectations from students about the use of technology in an educational context.

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The digital revolution & the educator's dilemma

  1. 1. The Digital Revolution & the Educator's Dilemma<br /> Kate Carruthers<br />April 2010<br />1<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />Kate Carruthers<br />www.katecarruthers.com <br />
  3. 3. Goal 1: Australian schooling promotes equity and excellence <br />3<br />Educational Goals for Young Australians<br />Source: 2008 Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians<br />
  4. 4. Goal 2: All young Australians become: <br />Successful learners<br />Confident and creative individuals<br />Active and informed citizens<br />4<br />Educational Goals for Young Australians<br />Source: 2008 Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians<br />
  5. 5. “…equip all young Australians with the essential skills, knowledge and capabilities to thrive and compete in a globalised world and information rich workplaces of the current century.”<br />5<br />Australian curriculum<br />Source: http://www.acara.edu.au/curriculum.html<br />
  6. 6. “communications devices have changed”<br />6<br />
  7. 7. 7<br />
  8. 8. a brave new world<br />8<br />
  9. 9. a connected world<br />9<br />
  10. 10. 10<br /> with connected people<br />
  11. 11. 11<br /> with connected people<br />
  12. 12. 12<br /> + social participation<br />
  13. 13. 13<br /> + collaboration<br />Wikinomics<br />
  14. 14. 14<br />
  15. 15. 15<br />
  16. 16. Traditional teaching<br />16<br />Source: Kate Carruthers Dec 2009<br />
  17. 17. 17<br />19th Century<br />
  18. 18. Hierarchical<br />Physical discipline<br />Structured<br />Linear<br />Teacher centred<br />Received knowledge<br />18<br />19th century<br />
  19. 19. 19<br />Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1026381/Pupils-better-maths-facing-teacher-pairs-according-government-adviser.html <br />
  20. 20. Hierarchical<br />Physical discipline<br />Semi-structured<br />Linear <br />Teacher centred<br />Received knowledge<br />20<br />20th century<br />
  21. 21. 21<br />Source: http://mypencilranoutofink.wordpress.com/2009/03/12/7-cmc/<br />
  22. 22. Networked<br />Non-physical discipline<br />Collaborative<br />Student centred<br />Knowledge discovery<br />22<br />21st century<br />
  23. 23. Social web values<br />23<br />Source: Kate Carruthers Dec 2009<br />
  24. 24. 24<br />Educator’s dilemma<br />
  25. 25. 25<br />
  26. 26. 26<br />
  27. 27. 27<br />
  28. 28. 28<br />Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/2922421696/<br />
  29. 29. Technology enabling<br />Personalisation<br />Customisation<br />Interaction<br />Collaboration<br />Ongoing assessment<br />29<br />Challenge for educators is keeping up with the technology<br />
  30. 30. 30<br />Thank-you<br />
  31. 31. Slides available: www.slideshare.net/carruthk<br />Website: www.katecarruthers.com<br />Twitter: @kcarruthers<br />31<br />
  32. 32. Some resources<br />Clive Thompson on the New Literacy http://www.wired.com/techbiz/people/magazine/17-09/st_thompson<br />Wikinomics http://www.wikinomics.com/blog/index.php<br />2010 Horizon Report http://wp.nmc.org/horizon2010/<br />Morgan Stanley Internet Trends 2010 http://www.morganstanley.com/institutional/techresearch/pdfs/Internet_Trends_041210.pdf<br />Pew Future of the Internet 2010 http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Future-of-the-Internet-IV.aspx?r=1<br />32<br />

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