AACE SITE 2012: Out of the comfort zone

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AACE SITE 2012: Out of the comfort zone

  1. 1. Out of the Comfort Zone - Promoting Growth and Change in Faculty for 21st Century Knowledge Society Hanna Teräs Mark Curcher Marianna Leikomaa Image: Jim MoranTuesday, March 6, 2012
  2. 2. “How teachers are supposed to educate their students in what they themselves lack education in?”Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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  4. 4. Johnson, L., Smith, R., Willis, H., Levine, A., and Haywood, K., (2011). The 2011 Horizon Report. Austin, Texas: The New Media Consortium.Tuesday, March 6, 2012
  5. 5. There is no automatic update! Young teachers copy teacher roles from their teachers. Image: Matthew Stinson Students get socialized in traditional student roles.Tuesday, March 6, 2012
  6. 6. Social technologies Ongoing dialogic as learning assessment environments Our approach Principles of to teaching authentic learning faculty development Team learning (Herrington et al) Progressive inquiry Networking modelTuesday, March 6, 2012
  7. 7. Image: Bodum Authentic context and tasks • Teacher’s own classroom as a part of the learning environment • Alongside work -> context • Avoiding oversimplification • Team project (progressive inquiry) throughout semesterTuesday, March 6, 2012
  8. 8. Access to experts & multiple perspectives • Continuing access to to other learners and stories about professional practice • Local facilitators trained prior to beginning of the program • Social networkingTuesday, March 6, 2012
  9. 9. Collaborative knowledge construction • Encourage and require different types of collaboration in diverse teams • Also individual tasks include a collaborative element • Assessment also on group level.Tuesday, March 6, 2012
  10. 10. Reflection and articulation • Social media offers powerful tools for reflection: compare experiences, assess one’s own skills, relate new skills to previous experience and learn from others • Group activities require articulation of growing understanding and negotiating it with others.Tuesday, March 6, 2012
  11. 11. Scaffolding and assessment • Ongoing facilitation • Ongoing, integrated assessmentTuesday, March 6, 2012
  12. 12. Expectations Technology Community Image: mrpbpsTuesday, March 6, 2012
  13. 13. Learning from others Reflection Applying Image: NailaJTuesday, March 6, 2012
  14. 14. Transition to 21st century collaborative learning is demanding and requires support to faculty. Initial feedback is promising and shows that the approach carries potential. The process does not happen without stepping out of the comfort zone. Facilitation & communication!Tuesday, March 6, 2012
  15. 15. Thank you! hanna.teras@tamk.fi mcurcher@hct.ae.ae marianna.leikomaa@tamk.fiTuesday, March 6, 2012

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