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PACCS Conference 2011 opening presentation

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Opening presentation for 2011 PACCS Conference in Galway, Ireland (PACCS = Parents Associations of Community & Comprehensive Schools)

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PACCS Conference 2011 opening presentation

  1. 1. PARENTS’ ASSOCIATIONS OF <br />COMMUNITY & COMPRENSIVE SCHOOLS<br />27th Annual Conference<br />4th/5th March 2011<br />Clayton Hotel, Galway<br />“Reflect & Move Forward”<br />
  2. 2. Catherine Cronin<br />» Online educator – Information Technology<br />» Academic Coordinator, online MScSED<br />MSc Software Engineering & Database Technologies<br />
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  4. 4. We are not what we know<br />but what we are willing to learn.<br />− Mary Catherine Bateson<br />Image from iStockphoto.com<br />
  5. 5. Changes in education<br />Digital literacy<br />We are not what we know<br />but what we are willing to learn.<br />− Mary Catherine Bateson<br />
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  7. 7. All images from iStockphoto.com<br />
  8. 8. digital literacy<br />
  9. 9. Learners will need new ‘literacies’ – Steve Wheeler<br /><ul><li>Social networking
  10. 10. Privacy maintenance
  11. 11. Identity management
  12. 12. Creating & organising content
  13. 13. Reusing & repurposing
  14. 14. Filtering & selecting
  15. 15. Self broadcasting</li></ul>Image from iStockphoto.com<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  16. 16. “We are not <br />what we know, but what <br />we are willing <br />to learn.”<br />- Mary Catherine Bateson<br />
  17. 17. Happy to continue the conversation!<br />E-mail:<br />Blog:<br />Twitter:<br />catherine.cronin@nuigalway.ie<br />http://catherinecronin.wordpress.com<br />@catherinecronin<br />@Parents_GortCS<br />@PACCSIrl<br />
  18. 18. PARENTS’ ASSOCIATIONS OF <br />COMMUNITY & COMPRENSIVE SCHOOLS<br />27th Annual Conference<br />4th/5th March 2011<br />Clayton Hotel, Galway<br />“Reflect & Move Forward”<br />

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