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Social Learning


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A short introductory presentation to social learning tools and pedagogy

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Social Learning

  1. 1. Social Learning <ul><li>Pedagogy for the Connected Age </li></ul>
  2. 2. Fill in the Blanks (i) <ul><li>“[This Device] appealed at once to the eye and to the ear, thus naturally forming the habit of attention, which is so difficult to form by the study of books. Whenever the pupil will not fully understand [it] will have the opportunity of enlarging and making more intelligible.” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Fill in the Blanks (ii) <ul><li>“[These instruments are] not uncommon, but are little resorted to by the teacher.” </li></ul><ul><li>“The teacher almost knows as little how to use [it] as his pupils.” </li></ul><ul><li>What are they talking about? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Educator Quotes from the 1840’s about the Chalkboard
  5. 5. Fill in the Blanks (iii) <ul><li>“... the existing system is utterly inefficient. The teacher ... may pour it in the ear, or extract it from the printed page ... but unless he teaches through the eye, no satisfactory instruction can be conveyed.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sir David Brewer (1856) on the Magic Lantern
  7. 7. Fill in the Blanks (iv) <ul><li>“[It] is going to make school so attractive that a big army of swords and guns couldn’t keep boys and girls out of it.” </li></ul><ul><li>“Mix [it] with education and you’ll have something that makes kids want to go to school. You’ll have to lick’em to keep ‘em away.” </li></ul>
  8. 8. Edison (1911) on Moving Pictures
  9. 9. buzzwords experiential collaborative democratic media transparent open connected digital new media web 2.0 constructivist engagement creators vs. consumers multiliteracies empowering simulations school 2.0 digital literacy
  10. 10. The Networked Teacher
  11. 11. Tools of the Social Web
  12. 12. Ed. Blogs
  13. 13. Wikis
  14. 14. Google Tools
  15. 15. Photosharing
  16. 16. Social Bookmarking
  17. 17. Podcasting
  18. 18. Video Sharing
  19. 19. Implications
  20. 20. Key Resources <ul><li> (wiki) </li></ul><ul><li> /show (videos) </li></ul><ul><li> (online sessions) </li></ul><ul><li> (community) </li></ul><ul><li> (the network) </li></ul><ul><li>subscribe, read, write, participate </li></ul>