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#pstn: engaging pre-service teachers in the Twitterverse

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#pstn: engaging pre-service teachers in the Twitterverse

  1. 1. #pstn: engaging pre-service teachers in the Twitterverse Narelle Lemon (@rellypops) – RMIT Sarah Thorneycroft (@sthcrft) – UNE David Jones (@djplaner) – USQ Lauren Forner (@laurenforner) – Deniliquin High Schoolhttp://moourl.com/pstnPaper
  2. 2. Overview Origins Solution Outcomes Why? What next?http://www.flickr.com/photos/atbaker/1577665185/
  3. 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/twid/410697715/
  4. 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/akira_kev/2307577638/
  5. 5. http://universityofawesome.org/pstn/
  6. 6. http://hootcourse.com/course/2088/
  7. 7. http://groups.diigo.com/group/icts-and-pedagogy
  8. 8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lord_yo/3518155367/
  9. 9. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lord_yo/3518155367/ However, while quite a few UNE students investigat #pstn, few actually joined the project to participate
  10. 10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lord_yo/3518155367/ What was evident was that many struggled in seeing Twitter as a social media for professional use having been indoctrinated with use of other mediums for personal sharing of content.
  11. 11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lord_yo/3518155367/ ..interactedin different ways – many in class time an others when they were reminded while a few becam regular sharers of content both class related and professionally related.
  12. 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lord_yo/3518155367/ Only a small handful of students have started using Twitter, with a similar number starting an individual blog. Participation in #pstn has been very limited.
  13. 13. http://moourl.com/pstnWhyhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/fboyd/2897598148/
  14. 14. http://moourl.com/theChasmhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Technology-Adoption-Lifecycle.png
  15. 15. We learn what we do Dewey http://moourl.com/theChasmhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Technology-Adoption-Lifecycle.png
  16. 16. Atrribute #PSTN Developers Majority of StudentsSocial media Long-term users of Twitter Any social mediaexperience for PLN experience = Facebook for personal reasonsFocus Helping PSTs build Pass their current course networks to aid their for which #pstn may be a transition into the work requirement forceRisk taking Willing to take risks Averse to taking risksExperimentation Willing and keen to Prefer proven and known experiment applicationsNeed for Self-sufficient Require supportassistance
  17. 17. Atrribute #PSTN Developers Majority of StudentsSocial media Long-term users of Twitter Any social mediaexperience for PLN experience = Facebook for personal reasons Do the students see themselvesFocus as pre-service PSTs build Helping teachers? Pass their current course networks to aid their for which #pstn may be a transition into the work requirement forceRisk taking Willing to take risks Averse to taking risksExperimentation Willing and keen to Prefer proven and known experiment applicationsNeed for Self-sufficient Require supportassistance
  18. 18. http://www.flickr.com/photos/isaacmao/5186236109/
  19. 19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/crystalflickr/2317183342/
  20. 20. http://cognitive-edge.com/library/methods/ritual-dissent-basic/
  21. 21. Proposal To enable learners to develop PL(N|E)s in the context of your course/unit/teaching. #pst n Chose a context Your own imaginaryhttp://cognitive-edge.com/library/methods/ritual-dissent-basic/
  22. 22. Presentation to management 1. Volunteer audio recorder 2. Select a Presenterhttp://cognitive-edge.com/library/methods/ritual-dissent-basic/
  23. 23. Presentation to management 1. Presenter moves clockwise 2. 5 minute presentation 3. Turn your chair around and listen 4. Flame on (ignore the presenter) 5. Return to group and share 6. Repeathttp://cognitive-edge.com/library/methods/ritual-dissent-basic/
  24. 24. Upload files http://droptito.me/djplaner Password: pstn1http://cognitive-edge.com/library/methods/ritual-dissent-basic/

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