introduction to digital learning uni bridges workshop Sylvia Guidara 12.12.2011
the digital landscape and implications for teaching and learning
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?
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 just knowledge• shape students who know how to learn what they don’t know through problem solving
our values and norms in education arebeing challenged by a shifting landscape of media and communications
internet landscape – key concepts media social mobile real time convergence
web 2.0 explainedweb 2.0 refers to second generationinternet based services that emphasisecollaboration and sharing among usersparticipation and the user as protagonistare key features of web 2.0
web 2.0 explainedweb 1.0 = web as information sourceweb 2.0 = web as participation platformweb 2.0 characteristicsaccess: applications used through a web browsermanage: users exercise controlcreate: users add valueparticipate: social networking aspects are includedeasy to use: rich, interactive user-friendly interface
what might educationlook like if it resembledthe culture?
what might education look like if it resembled the culture?onlineﬂexibleparticipatorymultimodaluser-drivenchallenge traditional teacher – student roles
new media – new learningnew media forms have altered how youth socialise and learn implications for schools and teaching .... digital virtual pedagogy pedagogy social learning
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.