MEC Conference  April 2011 The Vowel of Confusion
Is E-Learning an educational fad?
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Societal paradigm shift? http://www.onlinemarketer.co.nz/internet-usage-behaviour-in-new-zealand/ Key findings from the WI...
Q1 2011 38% increase in profits 900 000 e-books available to purchase Circulation 1997: 3 887 097 Circulation 2011: 3 001 ...
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E-learning
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E-teaching
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Tyranny of the pencil 3+1=3 Short term memory – 3 low level cognitive functions Long term memory – schema complex cognitiv...
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Many educators prefer slow and controlled release of information from limited sources. Us   Them Digital learners prefer r...
You Tube and the visual learner 35 hours of new content added every 2 minutes.... 2 nd  most used search engine after Goog...
http://youtu.be/zDZFcDGpL4U Sir Ken Robinson – Changing Education Paradigms
Disengaging statistics 20% of students leave education by age 16 12.5% truancy rate – secondary every day 4000 students ex...
 
http://www.ted.com/talks/sugata_mitra_the_child_driven_education.html Tackling disengagement
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Collaborative problem solving – Draw a house
E-learning?
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  1. 1. MEC Conference April 2011 The Vowel of Confusion
  2. 2. Is E-Learning an educational fad?
  3. 3. We are already a very connected society 3 500 000 or 83.1% of New Zealanders are internet users 915 000 of these users are using broadband http://www.internetworldstats.com/pacific.htm#nz NZ Facebook 1 675 540 users or 49.87% of NZ online population
  4. 4. Societal paradigm shift? http://www.onlinemarketer.co.nz/internet-usage-behaviour-in-new-zealand/ Key findings from the WIPNZ 2008 survey <ul><li>% of New Zealand Internet users browsing habits </li></ul><ul><li>83% access information about products online </li></ul><ul><li>60% purchase products online </li></ul><ul><li>62% book travel online </li></ul><ul><li>71% rate Internet higher as an information source than traditional media </li></ul>
  5. 5. Q1 2011 38% increase in profits 900 000 e-books available to purchase Circulation 1997: 3 887 097 Circulation 2011: 3 001 182 Finance,Retail, News, Travel, Books, Music, Industry, Government
  6. 6. Learning
  7. 7. E-learning
  8. 8. Disjointed e-teaching
  9. 9. C21 e-teaching but is it e-learning? Convergence and interoperability
  10. 10. E-teaching
  11. 11. C19 learning with C21 tools
  12. 12. Tyranny of the pencil 3+1=3 Short term memory – 3 low level cognitive functions Long term memory – schema complex cognitive constructs
  13. 13. http://www.useit.com/alertbox/reading_pattern.html Are you a Z or F reader?
  14. 14. Many educators prefer slow and controlled release of information from limited sources. Us Them Digital learners prefer receiving information quickly from multiple multimedia sources. Digital learners prefer parallel processing and multitasking. Taken from: “Understanding the Digital Generation” – Lee Crockett Digital learners prefer processing pictures, sounds, color, and video before text. Many educators prefer to provide text before pictures, sounds, and video. Digital learners prefer to network simultaneously with many others. Many educators prefer students to work independently before they network and interact.
  15. 15. You Tube and the visual learner 35 hours of new content added every 2 minutes.... 2 nd most used search engine after Google 2 billion videos viewed every day http://www.viralblog.com/research/youtube-statistics/ 2 000 000 000
  16. 16. http://youtu.be/zDZFcDGpL4U Sir Ken Robinson – Changing Education Paradigms
  17. 17. Disengaging statistics 20% of students leave education by age 16 12.5% truancy rate – secondary every day 4000 students excluded each year 4500 leave primary but never get to secondary 52% of students do not complete the post secondary qualification they start “ Disengagement is a direct consequence of the way the education system has developed.” – Dr Stuart Middleton Learning at School 2010 http://www.core-ed.org/learningatschool/previous-conferences/2010
  18. 19. http://www.ted.com/talks/sugata_mitra_the_child_driven_education.html Tackling disengagement
  19. 20. Self Organising Learning Environments http://www.slideshare.net/djakes/would-you-want-to-learn-here-3015221
  20. 21. Create a SOLE for Monday
  21. 23. “ If a child has interest, then education happens.” Arthur C. Clarke New ERA – Engaging learning, Relevant learning Authentic learning Create SOLE in your class Less is more – Computers Time poor – student rich Pedagogy of the Pencil! The vowel of confusion?
  22. 24. Collaborative problem solving – Draw a house
  23. 25. E-learning?
  24. 26. Mail: [email_address] Web: http://dakinane.com Blog: http://dakinane.com/blog Skype: dakinane Twitter: @dakinane Ph: 021 100 5087 – 09 8892375

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