understanding 21st century learning Leadership in Digital Age Education – CSE Sylvia Guidara 27.04.2012
essential questions • How would you deﬁne digital age learning? • What are the implications for what and how we teach / engage students? • If students were asked to deﬁne essential literacies for a digital age teacher, what would they include?
our values and norms in education arebeing challenged by a shifting landscapeof media and communications
Australian Council of Deans – 2001! ๏ Skills of collaboration will supersede the competitive skills of the old industrial economy. ๏ 21st century learners must be open to autonomous, assisted and collaborative learning. ๏ Shape students with attributes rather than knowledge. ๏ Shape students who know how to learn what they don’t know through problem solving.
the internet landscape | key concepts media social mobile real time convergence
Buzzwords Social Mediagather, communicate, share, collaborate Web 2.0 social media tools
what would education look like if it resembledthe culture?
the community is waking-upweb as participatory platform:‘us-ness’ | community | connect | network | share
new media – new learningNew media forms have altered how youth socialise and learn.Implications for schools and teaching: digital virtual pedagogy pedagogy social learning
the internet landscape matters in education what’s important: the properties and dynamics of the internet landscape – not the tools – and how to evolve with them
21st century ICT proﬁles for students and teachersInternational Society for Technology in Education [ISTE] Students 1. Creativity and Innovation 2. Communication and Collaboration 3. Research and Information Fluency 4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making 5. Digital Citizenship 6. Technology Operations and Concepts Digital-Age Teachers 1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity 2. Design Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments 3. Model Digital-Age Work and Learning 4. Promote Digital Citizenship and Responsibility 5. Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership
21st Century Education Rethinking the who, what, where & when of learning. From prescriptive to connective practices. The delivery & distribution of learning. Who participates in the learning process.21st Century Education Diverse learning spaces.
pedagogy | learning networks Beyond the institutionalised logic of the school towards the network logic of the learning community. Learning institutions rethinking the possibilities around what can be learnt, where learning can happen and who is involved in the learning process.
Responding to opportunities & challengesTrying to protect students and instructional time by banningWeb 2.0 or setting policies to keep it “safe.”Preserving existing programmes and practices by usingtechnology in a way that ‘ﬁts’ into what is already in place.Taking a progressive approach by allowing technology totransform the organisation rather than moving it faster andfurther on its existing path.
How is your school preparingstudents for the digital age?
Current technology demands a totally differentapproach to instructional design and also teachingmethodology. It requires new skills from both teacherand student.