Top 10 Emerging Educational Technologies October 2008


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  • The Theoretical Framework is Learning 2.0
  • College education is moving beyond the dissemination of content toward a more holistic view. Looking at individual university courses and/or programs, we can see that there are at least three major components necessary for students to achieve each learning objective: -- Resources related to the learning objective(s), which can be print-based, web-based, or multimedia files, such as text files, animations, web pages, audiotaped and/or videotaped lectures, traditional textbooks and journals, and so on -- Activities related to the learning objective(s), which can be individual, small-group or large group activities to encode or retain the skill or knowledge. These activities range from homework assignments to participation in discussion forums, from blogging as an individual reflective activity to participation in wikis as a collaborative group activity to solve problems or to create a document. There are quite a few more... -- Assessment strategies related to the learning objective(s), which include rubrics or other evaluation guidelines used in conjunction with written work, observable field work, etc.; online quizzes and tests; electronic portfolio assessment; and more.
  • Top 10 Emerging Educational Technologies October 2008

    1. 1. TOP 10: Web-based Technologies… (as of 5:00pm on October 16, 2008) Ver 3.5 G. Andrew Page, PhD Assistant Professor College of Education University of Alaska Anchorage [email_address] Creative Commons License
    2. 2. -Theoretical Framework- Web 2.0 tools promoting Learning 2.0 John Seely Brown and Richard Adler Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail and Learnng 2.0 (2008). Educause Review, 43,1, 16–32 Creative Commons License
    3. 3. Paradigm Shift in Education <ul><li>Instead of “I think, therefore I am” </li></ul><ul><li>We have evolved to: </li></ul>We participate, therefore WE ARE! Creative Commons License
    4. 4. Learning 2.0 Creative Commons License
    5. 5. #10 (tie) Zimbio & Digg What is it? A collaborative website to share your articles, photos, blog. Who is it for? Pre-Journalism majors, artists, writers, photographers Creative Commons License
    6. 6. <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>A place to share all the interesting “gems” you find on the Internet, let the online community decide what they “Digg” (or like best) and then join a discussion of its content; a place to meet people with like interests (social networking). </li></ul><ul><li>• Who’s it for? Teachers and Students </li></ul><ul><li>• What’s needed? Reading (no account required); posting ( Join! ). </li></ul>Creative Commons License
    7. 7. Digg Click to explore Creative Commons License
    8. 8. #9 Wikis <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>A means for online collaboration and creation. </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG interface </li></ul>Creative Commons License
    9. 9. #9 Wikis Creative Commons License
    10. 10. Wiki Examples <ul><li>The UAA e-Learning Wiki This wiki was created by students and not only DEFINES the Web 2.0 tools but tell HOW they can be used in an educational context. </li></ul>Creative Commons License
    11. 11. #7 <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul>Creative Commons License
    12. 12. # 7 <ul><li>Community Social Software NING Create you own social network. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Higher Education Ning </li></ul><ul><li>UAA Nings </li></ul>Examples Creative Commons License
    13. 13. # <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>An online, collaborative, mind-Mapping tool </li></ul>Creative Commons License
    14. 14. Creative Commons License
    15. 15. # <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>SlideShare is the world's largest community for sharing presentations on the web. You can </li></ul><ul><li>upload your presentations (ppt, pdf, pps, pot, odp, keynote) and share with others </li></ul><ul><li>find/download interesting presentations </li></ul><ul><li>embed them into blogs or websites create a slidecast by linking your slides with audio </li></ul><ul><li>And it's completely free. </li></ul>Creative Commons License
    16. 16. SlideCasting <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>The combination of visual and audio. Combine your powerpoint files with audio and stream the presentation over the Web. </li></ul>Creative Commons License
    17. 17. # 6 Wix What is it? Build a Flash website Free! No coding! Creative Commons License
    18. 18. Wix <ul><li>Click to explore </li></ul>Creative Commons License
    19. 19. #5 Coursecasting What is it? CourseCast captures video-based instructional content, automatically streams it over the Internet and makes it available for students and lecturers alike in all of the popular formats. Creative Commons License
    20. 20. Panopto Creative Commons License
    21. 21. Panopto Creative Commons License
    22. 22. What is it? Synchronous Video Interactive Conferencing # WizIQ Creative Commons License
    23. 23. #3 Free Online Learning Open Courseware <ul><li>100 Free Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Carnegie-Mellon University </li></ul><ul><li>Alison: Technology Certification & Free Tutoring </li></ul>Free! Creative Commons License
    24. 24. Free Nursing Education Courses Click here an example Creative Commons License
    25. 25. Open Learning Initiative Creative Commons License
    26. 26. RSS Feeds <ul><li>RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a Web standard used for syndicating frequently-updated content to readers. Only two things are required: a connection to the Internet and a small application called a news reader, which is usually free. </li></ul>
    27. 27. Engaged learning is inspiring greater performance in students, and VR is based around this model. Constructing Virtual Field Trips & WEBQUESTS Webquests Examples Teacher Tap: Virtual Reality & Education #1 Engaged Virtual Learning Web 3.0! Creative Commons License
    28. 28. Swivel <ul><li>• What? Sites where users can interact online through data analysis (Swivel) and visualization (Many Eyes)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>• Who’s it for? Teachers and Students </li></ul><ul><li>• What’s needed? Exploring (no registration); creating visualizations ( registration /Many Eyes… registration /Swivel)‏ </li></ul>Creative Commons License
    29. 29. Creating Virtual Content <ul><li>SecondLife </li></ul>Creative Commons License
    30. 30. SecondLife at the University of Alaska Anchorage Click
    31. 31. Peace to you! <ul><li>G. Andrew Page </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Professor </li></ul><ul><li>University of Alaska Anchorage </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>(o) 907.786.4331 </li></ul><ul><li>PSB 218G </li></ul><ul><li>SKYPE: gapman1 </li></ul><ul><li>SL = Eclectic Kohime </li></ul>Creative Commons License
    32. 32. Peace!