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2012 - Presentation - Local Knowledge and Mobile Devices

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2012 - Presentation - Local Knowledge and Mobile Devices

  1. 1. WHAT DO THEY WANT?CC-BY – Children in India (http://pkdeviance.blogspot.com/) – But this applies to many places
  2. 2. DEVELOPMENT & DEPENDENCYhttp://www.tomshardware.co.uk/behind-the-closed-doors-of-amd,review-15637-2.html
  3. 3. TIMELINESummer 2012 – Visit D.R. (Pre-Dissertation) Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 – Collect Data (Online Portion – Development of PLEs) Summer 2013 – Visit D.R. (Culmination)
  4. 4. WHY D.R.High Investment in ICT (Broadband, Mobile, CTC) Close Proximity to the US (Migration History)Moderate to Low Regional Education PerformancePersonal Relations and Connections (ITLA, Family)
  5. 5. 2008 G r a d ua t io n r a te s18 Latin American c o u n t r ie s . S T E A L , 2 01 0
  6. 6. COMMUNIT Y TECHNOLOGY CENTERS
  7. 7. STAGE 1: PRE-DISSERTATION RESEARCH Visiting the DR this summer for two months.  Establish a working relationship with 3 CTCs.  Visit ITLA, the Ministry of Education and record interviews.  Continue to work with ITLA to promote open and mobile learning.  Begin recording a Documentary about Invisible Learning.  Request donation for a 1 to 1 mobile learning project through a CTC.
  8. 8. LEVELS Gov. CommunityCTC Administrators CTC Users
  9. 9. METHODS Interviews Participant Observation Field Notes Survey Focus Group
  10. 10. QUESTIONS – (CTC MEMBERS)a. How do you think the technology available to you through the CTC has influenced your learning?b. How does tecnología impact the economy?c. Was the building of the CTC a good investment?d. What is your opinion of the local education system?e. What would you like to learn that you currently are unable to?f. Why did you buy a mobile phone over a landline phone?g. What is your opinion of the CTC?h. Do you have internet at home?i. Do you own a per sonal computer?j. Do you have family abroad? How impor tant is their suppor t?
  11. 11. BROAD ICT AND EDUCATION - THEORY It Depends ICT Against-ICT Pro-ICT Positivists Constructivist Neo-ClassicistsThere are constructivist and critical writers that are in all three categories.Most positivist are pro-technology, while some neo-classicists see it as a corruption of traditional values.
  12. 12. HOW IS INVISIBLE LEARNING TAKING PLACE Formal Non-formal Informal Serendipitous Invisible Learning 1- Sociotechnological archetype for a new ecology of education
  13. 13. PRE-DISSERTATION QUESTIONIs access to information through ICT transforming the educational experience (“invisiblelearning”) of community members?How are community members learning through the CTC? Are they developing Personal LearningEnvironment. Do these learning environment will focus on using high quality low costeducational resources?
  14. 14. STAGE 2 – DEVELOPING A “PLE”How does Mobile Learning impact and Internet Access impact their education? Can individualslearn marketable skills through PLE? How does Mobile Learning impact their informational anddigital literacy skills? High Cost High Cost Low Quality High Quality Community Technology Center Low Cost Low Cost Low Quality High Quality
  15. 15. MATERIALS- HQ-LC Closed Open Pirated Cerrado Abierto Pirat aFlickr Images (CC BY 2.0) - Victor1558, (CC BY 2.0) - Laihiu, (CC BY 2.0) - Uncle Catherine
  16. 16. LEARNING COMMUNITIES - IOS
  17. 17. OPENNESS The Internet and Open Data (Berners -Lee) Free Culture Movement ( Lessig) Open Source Software Movement (Stallman) Open Licenses (Lessig) Open Access Journals (Suber) Openness Open Educational Resources (Wiley) OC Massive Online Open Courses ( Downes) OER Open Badges (Mozilla, OERU) OCW Open Economies (Benkler)
  18. 18. OPEN INFORMATION
  19. 19. CONSTANT IMPROVEMENT Diptic PicFrame Fuzel Jun 23, „10 May 4, „11 Feb 29 12Credit: Apple
  20. 20. LEARNING AT A LOW COSTArts and Crafts Reading Student‟s Formal Informal Experience iTunes U Apps Learning Activity Knowledge
  21. 21. DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF PLES
  22. 22. MOBILE PLE STUDY iPod Touch PLEiPod Touch PLE iPod Touch PLE
  23. 23. SET UP – MOBILE PLE Inter views and Selection of Par ticipants Understanding of 1 Year Par ticipation Project Based Cour se – Creating an OER Course Together on Setting Up a PLE Communicate Via Moodle or Ning Site Weekly Meetings – Progress Repor ts Obtain a Badge, Credit from ITLA Co-Edit a Documentar y (Knowledge Remittances)
  24. 24. ICT AND LIFELONG LEARNINGFlexible Learning TheoryAndragogyMeasuring Lifelong LearningConnectivismTransactional Distance Theory
  25. 25. MAKING A DOCUMENTARY TOGETHER
  26. 26. SHARING A FINAL PROJECT
  27. 27. STAGE 3 – SUMMER 2O13 Revisiting the Dominican Republic Focus Groups Interviews Member Checking Reactions to the Documentary

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