Learning 2.0 Learning OPPORTUNITIES for students and teachers Elaine Talbert, CLI Research – March 2008 Classroom 2.0 Social Networks
Purpose of this slideshow <ul><li>To raise awareness among educators of: </li></ul><ul><li>our flat world 2.0 context </li></ul><ul><li>web 2.0 social software tools and services </li></ul><ul><li>the vast range of web 2.0 tools through text & graphics </li></ul><ul><li>web 2.0 language, concepts & issues </li></ul><ul><li>web 2.0 potential learning applications </li></ul><ul><li>You can: </li></ul><ul><li>hear, see and plan to discuss learning opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>commit to an action learning 2.0 project to practise the skills with colleagues and students. </li></ul><ul><li>Your call…where to </li></ul><ul><li>for you? </li></ul>
What are the implications for YOU, ME, US? CONTEXTS Global Australia NSW School Global National & state Local
Flatworld 2.0 and 24/7 realities digital natives – millennials – net generation – Kindy 2008
Flatworld 2.0 and 24/7 realities The KEY is QT – how we use the software with the latest hardware and infrastructure Quality Teaching
Trends and Principles <ul><li>Services instead of websites </li></ul><ul><li>Users are in control – hive, mob, swarm, viral </li></ul><ul><li>Collective intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Consumers & producers = prosumers </li></ul><ul><li>Remixing content </li></ul><ul><li>Communities build social information </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking software </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging by users </li></ul><ul><li>Learning as creation </li></ul><ul><li>Social elearning </li></ul><ul><li>Personal learning environments </li></ul><ul><li>Immersive vlearning environments </li></ul>
Web 2.0 Concepts participating collaborating file sharing tagging connecting social software Social networking social bookmarking user-generated Refer to wikipedia for more detailed explanations information clouds crowdsourcing blogging wikis creating INNOVATION feeding THE SOCIAL WEB networking community interacting social graph swarm effect viral speed widget commenting ~ a brand new language ~ perpetual beta
Teaching In A Flat World Mishra, & Koehler, 2006 Britt Watwood. Center For Teaching Excellence Teaching in a Flatworld slideshow “ Young girls in high school can now move their thumbs faster than they can type on a PC.” Tom Friedman: The World is Flat
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More Feeds, Readers, Alerts .. Jane Hart’s elearning handbook Classroom 2.0 http://www.stevehargadon.com/2008/03/web-20-is-future-of-education.html George Siemens – presentation with audio and slides http://www.elearnspace.org/media/worldwithoutcourses/player.html
igoogle - feeds to keep up! Save and share the best! Determine your search terms Select sources Identify form of delivery
Google – applications glut! Similar to del.icio.us Is software obsolete?
Social bookmarking Send in the clones …. Get a bookmarklet Grab a button or badge comment save share group network tag POST POST POST diigo blink digg reddit del.icio.us
Build a wiki = social elearning wikipedia wikieducator wikiversity free features for educators User-generated - DIY Collect, sort, share, create, add, edit Information Wetpaint PBwiki Wikispace
Build a blog = social elearning free features for educators User-generated - DIY Blogosphere More and more widgets and gadgets that link other platforms 2006 50 million Popular, but not tried Livejournal Typepad Wordpress Favourite with educators Has an awards system Edublog Google owned - Blogger
Mlearning – anytime, anyplace The world of i - just for me! Latest best way to personalise learning!
vlearning - Second Life http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23276977/ http://www.secondlife.com Immersive learning VLE Serious games and …
Learning - TPL - Teaching Estimated 15% of teachers implement what they learn in a professional development workshop. Karl Fisch “most influential blog “ comment 2007
Change – an opportunity? Engaging the MY generation? How do we ensure that generations Boomer, X and Y are …
On the Horizon vlearning smart mobs serious gaming learning platforms
More Flatworld 2.0 and 24/7 realities Blue sky thinking Horizon planning Flatworld working and learning Click of a mouse and …?
What transformations are occurring? How will education be affected? In schools,what strategic vision and planning is required to respond? Too numerous to mention Other software as a service applications RSS, aggregators and lifestreaming services ning wiki del.icio.us flickr blog Web 2.0 social software elearning ~ mlearning ~ vlearning
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