who is with us today? tell us your name tell us why you’re here; and do you play a musical instrument?
my practice teaching advising research service et alia
design research interests Better know the ways in which social media supports/deepens formal and informal learning activity for teachers & students & community Share findings
design research interests What does a good online course look like? What does a great online course look like?
social media (shirky, 2008) share communicate collaborate act
political platform entertainment hub engaging can lead to action
every person can be seen & heard, a media producer, a singer, dancer, writer, talk show host, reporter photographer, dj
social media & creativity organize without organizations museums with and without walls social justice & artistic expression
social media in action Reduced to its most core elements, this book is about the relationship between three concepts - media convergence , participatory culture , and collective intelligence .... Jenkins, 2006
social media & eLearning ecology-based tools/canvas rethink time & space learning redesign (Reeves)
what can I offer? Teaching & Advising: f2f & online Service: monthly colloquia; pd Research: dr + tpck Leadership: coordinate grad/undergrad ed tech programming
what I’m reading Deschooling Society – Ivan Illich, 1970 How We Decide – Jonah Lehrer, 2009 The Elements of User Experience – Jesse James Garrett, 2003 Persuasive Technology – B.J. Fogg, 2003 Emotional Design – Donald A. Norman, 2004 Context & Consciousness – Nardi, Ed., 1996 Designing for Virtual Communities in the Service of Learning – Barab, Kling, Gray, 2004 The Art of Innovation -- Tom Kelley, 2001
walt whitman (1865) WHEN I heard the learn’d astronomer, When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me, When I was shown the charts and the diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them When I, sitting, heard the astronomer, where he lectured with much applause in the lecture-room, How soon, unaccountable, I became tired and sick; Till rising and gliding out, I wander’d off by myself, In the mystical moist night-air, and from time to time, Look’d up in perfect silence at the stars.
technology integration research & implications IT’S PERSONAL CHANGE TAKES TIME :: SUSTAINABILITY = ONGOING INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION part of daily work (not an add-on) :: developmentally appropriate IMPORTANCE of COACHING, MENTORING, MODELING technology as a process vs technology as hardware CURRICULUM as FOCUS successful integration = aligned with curriculum CREATE CO-LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES LEADERSHIP = clear admin message and support STRUCTURE EMPLOY INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN FRAMEWORK BE AUTHENTIC THE PROBLEM IS NOT TECHNOLOGY but often PEDAGOGICL BELIEFS SUPPORT ONGOING discussion, EXPLORATION, trial & error