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  1. 1. Future of Education<br />
  2. 2. Future of Education<br />Distance education trends<br />Education and uses of social media<br />Post Secondary<br />Curriculum<br />Globalization<br />Positives, Negatives<br />Classroom in Future<br />
  3. 3. Future Education<br />Social media plays an important role in the future education<br />Along with advanced technologies, education restriction by time and location were no longer exist<br />Distance learning and asynchronous learning were become more popular<br />
  4. 4. Trends<br />More courses, degrees, and universities are available for distance-education<br />The distinction between distance and local education is disappearing<br />The percentage of adult, female, and minority learners is increasing<br />Distance Education<br />
  5. 5. Tools<br />Video conferencing<br />Mobile learning<br />Internet online learning<br />Distance Education<br />
  6. 6. Typical websites:<br />Canada distance education website:<br />Worldwide classroom:<br />Global development learning network:<br />Distance Education<br />
  7. 7. Huge Growth in Social Media<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li>Types of social media will widely use in education </li></ul><br /><ul><li> Social networking – Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, Ning
  9. 9. Social bookmarking - Digg, Delicious
  10. 10. Photo sharing - Flickr, Photo bucket
  11. 11. Video sharing - YouTube, i-Memories
  12. 12. Blogs – Wordpress, Type Pad, Blogger
  13. 13. Wikis - Wikipedia</li></ul>Social Media in Education<br />
  14. 14. <ul><li>Social Media will change teaching and learning style
  15. 15. Teaching students how to learn in an information economy
  16. 16. Providing students with access to professional networks
  17. 17. Modeling Life-Long learning practices
  18. 18. Education cost will obviously drop down
  19. 19. Free College Education---Open Course Ware
  20. 20. The University of the People
  21. 21. Lower cost or free text book download –Flat world; Learn out loud</li></ul>Social Media in Education<br />
  22. 22. Top 10 Learning Tools<br /><br />
  23. 23. Future of Education<br /><ul><li>Canadians in all regions are uncertain the impact of change in education next ten years
  24. 24. 46% Canadians believe changes are necessary. However a remainder is split between 21 and 27%
  25. 25. Canadians have a high level of satisfaction of school system across nation. They feel that there could be improvement</li></li></ul><li>Post Secondary<br /><ul><li>In 2006, report released was called challenges for post secondary sector
  26. 26. This revealed challenges for Post secondary were beyond financial resources
  27. 27. Key Findings
  28. 28. There is a lack of mechanisms
  29. 29. High tuition costs
  30. 30. Access to benefits are not distributed equally to Canadians
  31. 31. Data tracking process are incomplete
  32. 32. Goals
  33. 33. Life learning
  34. 34. Affordable post secondary education
  35. 35. Healthy citizenry</li></li></ul><li>Post Secondary<br /><ul><li>A report indicated that a 25% hike in next coming years
  36. 36. This cost will generate $2 billion for campuses
  37. 37. Students who are attending paying tuition are paying $2,500-$8000.
  38. 38. This is including books, housing and course fees</li></li></ul><li>Post Secondary<br /><ul><li>Facts
  39. 39. Sixty percent of people
  40. 40. with low earnings do not have more high school education
  41. 41. In the US a private college tuition costs $34,132.
  42. 42. In 2020 average cost of post secondary will cost $76,688.42</li></li></ul><li>Curriculum<br /><ul><li>The Education curriculum changes passes as years go bye
  43. 43. Students will be able
  44. 44. To think
  45. 45. Use knowledge for problem solving
  46. 46. Attain the level of wisdom approciate
  47. 47. Future of curriculum
  48. 48. Virtual classes will allow students to access classes
  49. 49. Students will be a community of smaller numbers . This will support more adult and student connection
  50. 50. Students will be engaged in learning groups
  51. 51. Learning that matches their group will be with help of technology</li></li></ul><li>Globalization<br /><ul><li>Global market and skills increase the demand of education
  52. 52. Multi-culture education in a global environment
  53. 53. Study abroad booming
  54. 54. 60 % increase studying outside their native country since the year 2000.
  55. 55. The number of U.S. students going abroad increased by 150%
  56. 56. More universities attending study-abroad programs</li></li></ul><li>Globalization<br /><ul><li>Recent studies show 107 developing countries
  57. 57. The study found that from 1980-1990 a fall was in demos tic product
  58. 58. $2.8 billion live less $2.00/day
  59. 59. South Asia has the highest number of poor people
  60. 60. 552 million of South Asians live less $1/day
  61. 61. Debt service
  62. 62. Debt had increase to reach a better share of 87% in least developed countries</li></li></ul><li>Cont’d<br /><ul><li> Education in South
  63. 63. In 1950-1970 people were enrolling in school rose
  64. 64. This also included literacy rates as well
  65. 65. However women were still missing out from the opportunities
  66. 66. Access to Education would lead to benefits
  67. 67. skilled work force
  68. 68. national unity
  69. 69. participation in politics</li></li></ul><li>Cont’d<br /><ul><li>Recently the situation has improved in South Africa
  70. 70. Number of children in school have risen 599-681 million
  71. 71. In Latin America and Caribbean have achieved universal education
  72. 72. Literacy rates remain high</li></li></ul><li>Delivery of lecture using chalk and blackboard.<br />Researches based upon published materials. E.g. newspaper article, research paper, books, etc.<br />Formation of group for combine studies.<br />Education focused more on theory, less practical. <br />Needed extensive time to do researches.<br />Growing trend of education for better future.<br />Computers and internet as new invention.<br />Past Education Trend<br />
  73. 73. Delivery of lectures on powerpoints; less use of whiteboards.<br />Internet used for sharing lectures and materials. <br />Less time on research. E.g. Wikipedia as a digital library <br />Effective use of new innovation(laptops for PowerPoint, sound system for audio delivery, etc.)<br />Social medias like msn, facebook, myspace used for forming educational groups.<br />Availability of online course ultimately reducing time.<br />Colleges are famous for providing practical education.<br />Current Education<br />
  74. 74. There will be increase in online courses.(Deutsch, 2004)<br />Teachers will deliver soft skills rather than academic/technical expertise. (Deutsch, 2004)<br />All future courses might have internship and co-op.<br />Computer courses might be a compulsory course in high school.<br />Courses might be 80 % practical and 20% theory .<br />Social medias like YouTube, blogging, FaceBook, etc. might be alternate way for delivering lectures.<br />Both teachers and students would work on new technologies.<br />Future Education Trends<br />
  75. 75. Smart phone applications according to the subject that will be taught<br />Windows 7, Microsoft Words and new innovations to save time<br />Hi-tech sound system, LCDs screen in a big lecture room to give comfort in education<br />Reference to Cyberspace as researches<br />Blogging and social media used as showing knowledge<br />Web seminars in order to strengthen communication<br />Touch screen innovation to feel comfortable towards getting education<br />Technologies On Education<br />
  76. 76. Saves time.<br />Students would get enough subjective materials.<br />Students will have quick adaptability on any working situation.<br />Education will be focused upon practical world.<br />Digital library will be interestingly filled up with videos, podcasts, research papers, etc. than traditional library.<br />There will be choice over extensive educational courses and fields.<br /> Quality manpower would be produced in a long run.<br />Positives<br />
  77. 77. Student might get lower grades as online materials can be edited by anyone. E.g. Wikipedia’s content.<br />Online exams are based on open book. <br />Parents might not like their children sitting on their laptops or PC everyday. <br />Facebook, MySpace, etc. might distract student from subject materials.<br />Student might lack discipline because parents when busy rely on school to make their children disciplined. (Carter, 1999) <br />Student’s will loose interest on reading real books, newspaper, etc. in a long run.<br />Negatives<br />
  78. 78. Keeping in touch with each students will be stressful to teacher<br />Guiding parents on behalf of their children’s online performance is hard.<br />Moving forward to latest technology will be expensive.<br />Learner’s might not get enough materials from teacher.<br />Teacher might not know what their student’s like.<br />It might be hard for an international student from Third World Countries in North America to adapt into modern computing learning.<br />Challenges<br />
  79. 79. Colleges/universities will provide options for classroom or online course depending on the course.<br />Classroom would be equipped with computers, comfortable chairs and table as in Sheridan. <br />Classroom will focus on new innovations, hands-on-experiments so students will gain experience for future jobs.<br />Online courses might be fully online or might be combination of class and online.<br />If a class is missed by a student, materials will be posted on institutional website.<br />Future Classroom<br />
  80. 80. Dirk Van Damme (2008, December 9) OECD/CERI/France Conference<br />Martin Carnoy (2005) OSI Education Conference: Globalization, educational trends and the open society :<br />Scott L, Howell, Peter B. Williams & Nathan K. Lindsay (n. d.) :Thirty-two Trends Affecting Distance Education: An Informed Foundation for Strategic Planning<br />Video Conferencing in K-12 Education ( n. d.)<br />Mobile learning (iPhone) (2008, Nov 11)<br />Bibiliography<br />
  81. 81. <ul><li>Sarah Robbins(n. d.): Educause08: Social Media and Education
  82. 82. ShaiReshef (2009, July 26): In the Future, the Cost of Education Will Be Zero.
  83. 83. Open Course Ware
  84. 84. University of the People:
  85. 85. Flat World:
  86. 86. Learn Out Loud:
  87. 87. Jane Hart ( 2009, Nov 15): Top 100 Tools for Learning:</li></ul>Bibiliography<br />
  88. 88. Bibliography<br /><ul><li>
  89. 89.
  90. 90.
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  92. 92. Deutsch, Nellie. (2004). Future trends in educational technology. Retrieved from:
  93. 93. Carter, Susan. (1999). Thinking ahead: Trends affecting public education in the future . Retrieved from</li>