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Presentation to University of Prince Edward Island, May 19, 2010

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  1. 1. Amplifying the University: Integrating Learning, Knowledge, and Technology<br />George Siemens<br />Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute<br />Athabasca University<br />May 19, 2010<br />Presented to:<br />
  2. 2. Current State and Developing Trends<br />The Changing Role of Higher Education<br />How is Society/University Responding?<br />The Role of Technology<br />Integrating Technology, Knowledge, and Learning<br />
  3. 3. “all countries, whatever their level of development, have been obliged to review and reorganize their capacities for accessing and benefiting from the high-level knowledge which shapes social change.”<br />UNESCO, Higher Education: Research and Innovation, 2009<br />
  4. 4. Global Education Digest, 2009, UNESCO, Institute for Statistics<br />
  5. 5. “For institutions, finding new sources of revenue which are not based on equities and are not under the control of governments will be of key importance.”<br />Educational Policy Institute, 2009<br />
  6. 6. Foreign Students in Tertiary Education by Country of Destination, OECD, 2009<br />
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  10. 10. Martin Prosperity Institute, 2009<br />
  11. 11. Adapted from: UNESCO, Trends in Global Higher Education, 2009<br />
  12. 12. Current State and Developing Trends<br />The Changing Role of Higher Education<br />How is Society/University Responding?<br />The Role of Technology<br />Integrating Technology, Knowledge, and Learning<br />
  13. 13. Role of universities is shifting from producing“better citizens” to “a better economy”<br />
  14. 14. Current university model is not sustainable<br />
  15. 15. Current State and Developing Trends<br />The Changing Role of Higher Education<br />How is Society/University Responding?<br />The Role of Technology<br />Integrating Technology, Knowledge, and Learning<br />
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  17. 17. Triple Helix: university, government, industry<br />Etzkowitz, 2003<br />
  18. 18. Partnerships (“globalized university”)<br />Alliances (private sector, international)<br />Consortia<br />Distributed Research Labs<br />For-profit<br />Online - U of California: http://chronicle.com/article/In-Crisis-U-of-California/65445/<br />
  19. 19. Excellence Research Chairs<br />http://www.cerc.gc.ca/cpch-pctc-eng.shtml<br />“If you read the British press you will see they are screaming bloody murder that we’re taking the best from Britain and bringing them to Canada. Well, precisely. That was the name of the game”<br />Derek Burney<br />
  20. 20. Ontario Online Institute <br />
  21. 21. Current State and Developing Trends<br />The Changing Role of Higher Education<br />How is Society/University Responding?<br />The Role of Technology<br />Integrating Technology, Knowledge, and Learning<br />
  22. 22. It’s just a tool<br />
  23. 23. Silly humans. Technology is for transformation<br />
  24. 24. Technology as cross-discipline<br />
  25. 25. New affordances of technology<br />
  26. 26. What has technology invalidated?<br />
  27. 27. “…profound changes whose revolutionary nature is better revealed by their eventual breadth and depth of the clusters of innovation that emerge than by the pace at which they achieve their influence”<br />Paul A. David (2000)<br />
  28. 28. Current State and Developing Trends<br />The Changing Role of Higher Education<br />How is Society/University Responding?<br />The Role of Technology<br />Integrating Technology, Knowledge, and Learning<br />
  29. 29. Learning & knowledge<br />Netherlands: “knowledge infrastructure”<br />TEKRI, Athabasca University: AB economy<br />King Abdullah University of Science Technology<br />Ecosystems for innovation<br />
  30. 30. Integrated learning structures, strategy execution<br />MIT<br />Queensland: CEIT<br />South Korea: KERIS<br />
  31. 31. Critical challenge facing schools/universities/colleges<br /> Strategic integration of learning & knowledge in relation to technology, generating capacity for innovation<br />
  32. 32. Grassroots gives way to systemic change<br />
  33. 33. Policy and strategy: to integrate faculty, learners, technology, knowledge<br />
  34. 34. Analytics<br />Data collection now, predictive resources later<br />Better analytics=increased learning success?<br />
  35. 35. Higher education as driver of economic development<br />Rockefeller Institute<br />
  36. 36. Stats Canada Higher Education Data Sources (disjointed, incomplete)<br />Access and Support to Education and Training Survey (ASETS)<br />Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada (LSIC)<br />National Apprenticeship Survey (NAS)<br />National Graduate Survey (NGS)<br />Program for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC)<br />Post-secondary Student Information System (PSIS)<br />Registered Apprenticeship Information System (RAIS)<br />Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)<br />University and College Academic StaffSurvey (UCASS)<br />Workplace Employee Survey (WES)<br />Youth in transition survey (YITS— Statistics Canada)<br />MEASURING WHAT CANADIANS VALUEA Pan-Canadian Data Strategy for Post-secondary Education, CCL, 2007<br />
  37. 37. UPEI & economic development<br />Regional service (from campus to country)<br />Startups, incubators, triple helix model<br />
  38. 38. How does technology use evolve in universities?<br />Lone radical model<br />Tweaking playing, running your own servers<br />
  39. 39. Canada: lack of national elearning strategy hampering development of sector<br />State of elearning in Canada, CCL, 2009<br />
  40. 40. “The good news is that strong foundational technology is enabling much richer and more diverse knowledge flows. The bad news is that mind-sets and practices tend to hamper the generation of and participation in those flows.”<br />Deloitte, Center for the Edge<br />
  41. 41. Weekly newsletter: www.elearnspace.org<br />Social Networks & Learning (June 21-25, 2010)<br />https://tekri.athabascau.ca/dr_seminar/<br />Gmail/Facebook/Twitter/Whatever: gsiemens<br />

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