Digital Natives are accustomed to: twitch-speed, multitasking, random-access, graphics- first, active, connected, fun, fantasy, quick-payoff world of video games, social media and the Internet .
1. ICT Literacy or Knowledge Acquisition with ICT2. The driving forces for e-learning3. Results so far: Good teachers make a difference4. Characteristics of the new teaching approach5. ICT influences the overall operation of a school6. Necessary steps for teachers
Shift from presentation to participation ◦ Collaborative learning ◦ Use of multi-media ◦ Interactive learning ◦ Expect to be entertained ◦ Personalised learning ◦ Digital game-based learning ◦ Personalised assessment & feedback ◦ Immediate results
Ask the right questions: ◦ Who are our learners? ◦ How are today’s learners different from (or the same as) teachers / administrators? ◦ What learning activities are most engaging for learners? ◦ What uses of ICT make learning more successful?
Social vs. educational use of technology Educators need to be critical & inquisitive Value research & personal development Differentiate between generational differences and social change