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  1. 1. E-Teaching Be a suceessful e-teacher to New Generation Learners
  2. 2. New Generation Learners <ul><li>Motivated </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Directed </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Access to wealth of information </li></ul><ul><li>Expects instant results and benefit from learning </li></ul><ul><li>Role Models are neither parents nor teachers but “PEERS” </li></ul><ul><li>New Generation learners will demand “engagement” in everything they do </li></ul><ul><li>Traditionals methods used in school today often fail to engage many learners and can easily miss some of the learners completely </li></ul>
  3. 3. Comparison <ul><li>Traditional Classroom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher decides the scope and direction of learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluation usually occurs at the end of the unit study </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New Generation Class room </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher must take on the role of explainer, context provider, meaning maker, evaluator/coach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluation that will be ongoing and meaningful </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Teaching the pre-decided material and preparing the learners for a “Test” is not preparing them for future
  5. 5. New Generation Learners Students of today are far ahead of their parents in technology level Much of their learning takes place away from school – when they take part in self-directed activities like blogging, social networking through Facebook, Orkut etc or participating in alternate reality world like Secondlife
  6. 6. Changes required in New Generation Classroom <ul><li>Engage Learners through </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auditory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kinesthetic (learning by actually carrying out a physical activity)‏ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Focus on Concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment of learners is part of the curriculam and done continuously </li></ul><ul><li>Continuously evaluate learners ability to move to new things </li></ul><ul><li>It is essential that you keep the group very small less than 20 so that monitoring can be done </li></ul>
  7. 7. Don't just adjust the level of difficulty of questions for students of varying abilites or do not grade some students harder and some easily offer variety of learning options, designed to tap into different readiness levels, interests and learning profiles
  8. 8. Successful teaching to new generation <ul><li>Engage Learners </li></ul><ul><li>Manage them in small groups </li></ul><ul><li>Activities and assignments designed as per the groups ability </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware that learning happens outside of the class room as well, encourage them to participate in out side of class room activity </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is no longer a good to have feature, it is perhaps a minimum requirement if you are into teaching </li></ul>
  9. 9. Can't ignore technolgy in teaching any more
  10. 10. Adopt e-teaching !
  11. 11. What do I need to do e-teach ? <ul><li>All you need is </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Management System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing and assessment systmem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-meeting tool to connect with learners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-hosting and internet infrastructure </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. How can I put all this together ? <ul><li>There are many tools available today which you can use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are over 500+ Learning Management systems available for a license fee and some available for Free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There are over 100+ Testing and assessment tools available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There are over 20+ Web meeting software for you to choose from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finally- 1000+ web hosting service providers to host your website </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Or you can get all these at one place at ivarsity.net for free !
  14. 14. How do we help you to do e-teaching ! <ul><li>In less than 5 minutes you can </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lauch your course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take it to global audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enroll students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get paid for the course that you conduct </li></ul></ul>