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Alumni event november 2011


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Presentation by Elaine Lally at the UTS Adult Education Alumni event, 16th November 2011.

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Alumni event november 2011

  1. 1. Social media and learning Elaine Lally Associate Professor, Creative Practices, FASS Course coordinator, MA e-Learning Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UTS Contact: Phone: 02 9514 1960
  2. 2. UTS MA in e-Learning <ul><li>Responding to the challenge of constantly changing technologies: digital technologies now ubiquitous, social, mobile. Technology mix continuously in flux and needs to be extended. </li></ul><ul><li>Survey: all commencing students very familiar or familiar with web browsing & email; 79% very familiar or familiar with sharing images, video or audio, or with social networking </li></ul><ul><li>44% very familiar or familiar with blogging, but only 30% very familiar or familiar with microblogging (Twitter) </li></ul><ul><li>Less familiar with wiki, coding/scripting, social bookmarking, RSS subscription, multimedia </li></ul>
  3. 3. Horizon Reports <ul><li>Mobile computing </li></ul><ul><li>Open content </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic books </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual, augmented reality </li></ul><ul><li>Gesture-based computing </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud computing </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative input devices </li></ul><ul><li>User-created content </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Multiplayer educational gaming </li></ul><ul><li>Location-based computing </li></ul><ul><li>Smart objects and devices </li></ul>
  4. 7. Personal Learning Environments