INLS 745 - Technology


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  • INLS 745 - Technology

    1. 1. Technology April 10, 2008 I am I am Who is the librarian? How can technology be used effectively to teach for understanding?
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Housekeeping (blogs / journals /more) </li></ul><ul><li>Ed Tech in the News (group discussion) </li></ul><ul><li>Readings </li></ul><ul><li>Technology integration exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Going forward – some emerging technologies </li></ul>
    3. 3. Blog thoughts & other housekeeping <ul><li>Anything of interest from the blogs – technology or otherwise? </li></ul><ul><li>Doug Johnson’s post about technology training in library media programs. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Blog thoughts & other housekeeping <ul><li>What is educational technology? What counts? Video games? MySpace? </li></ul>
    5. 5. Ed Tech in the News <ul><li>News and Observer article </li></ul><ul><li>Small groups read How do N.C. Schools Compute . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What contributions can the LMS make to the three core areas mentioned in this article? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are some of the issues which will affect our jobs and how can we prepare to respond to them? </li></ul></ul>Full story here
    6. 6. Ed Tech in the News (The report is at
    7. 7. Ed Tech in the News
    8. 8. Ed Tech in the News <ul><ul><li>Three Core Areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Access to instructional technology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(presence of hardware/software) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use of technology (classroom integration) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity (teacher/administration know how and training) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Readings <ul><li>Valenza article </li></ul><ul><li>we must retool to serve learners </li></ul><ul><li>explore the pedagogical uses of technologies </li></ul><ul><li>seek professional development even when official credit is not offered </li></ul>
    10. 10. Readings <ul><li>Richardson chapter </li></ul><ul><li>Parallel versus sequential learners (students versus teachers) </li></ul><ul><li>The Toolbox (wikis, RSS and more) </li></ul><ul><li>What needs to change about curriculum when students can reach audiences beyond our classroom walls? </li></ul><ul><li>What does literacy mean when we are preparing students to be creators of content? </li></ul><ul><li>How does teaching change as it becomes easier to bring in primary sources? </li></ul>
    11. 12. Technology integration exercise <ul><li>Modify these projects by integrating educational technology. Be sure to include the LMS as a teaching partner. </li></ul><ul><li>Use </li></ul><ul><li>The ISTE technology student profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the toolbox items from Richardson (and others too) </li></ul><ul><li>What we know about Teaching for Understanding </li></ul>ISTE profiles
    12. 13. Going Forward – The Horizon Report 2008 Time to Adoption – One Year or less Grassroots Video: cheap to film, edit, produce / ease of distribution Collaboration Webs : Two components Webware – (photos) (video) Online social spaces – Facebook, but also do it yourself social networks such as those from ,
    13. 14. Going Forward – The Horizon Report 2008 Time to Adoption – Two to Three Years Mobile Broadband: High end hand held computing becomes more ubiquitous, most students already have these devices. Data Mashups: “ A web application that combines data from more than one source via a single, unified tool” More and more tools are available to enable anyone to mashup data -
    14. 15. Going Forward – The Horizon Report 2008 Time to Adoption – Four to Five Years Collective Intelligence : wikipedia and other multi author resources tagging, photo sharing (to reveal community info) Google Page ranks, Amazon buying histories, cell phone tracking to map traffic flow Social Operating Systems : Smarter MySpace….