Predac 2009 – e-Learning 14 July 09


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The e-Learning presentation given on 14 July 2009 to participants in the Predac seminar for newly appointed lecturers of Stellenbosch University.

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Predac 2009 – e-Learning 14 July 09

  1. 1. Predac2009e-Learning14 July 2009<br />
  2. 2. View from the clouds<br />Hello without goodbye<br />The future of Learning<br />Definitions, definitions …<br />Learning theories (Teach – Learn)<br />Teaching with technology<br />Cloud nr 1: Webstudies<br />Cloud nr 9: New trends<br />Java (the drinkable kind)<br />Best practice in e-Learning<br />Round table rotations<br />Interactive Telematic Services (Antoinette & Tommy)<br />Best practice lecturer (Liezel)<br />Click clinic (learn by doing) (Marinda & JP)<br />
  3. 3. Hello without goodbye<br />REALLY an intro<br />Seeing faces again (and again)<br />Key words:<br />Relationship<br />Collaboration<br />Thinking with<br />Service<br />Energise – enthuse - excite<br />
  4. 4. Video: the future of learning<br />
  5. 5. Video: Some questions<br />What is the role of technology?<br />How does experiencing the video make you feel?<br />Are we ready for the future of learning?<br />Can this help me engage my students?<br />Part of learning-centred approaches?<br />
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  7. 7. Technology rules!<br />
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  9. 9. l34rn<br />Technology<br />
  10. 10. Student<br />Engage<br />Reflective<br />Learning<br />
  11. 11. Planning the Curriculum / Beplan die kurrikulum<br />Instruksioneleontwerp /Instructional design<br />Situational<br />analysis<br />Writing <br />outcomes<br />Evaluation<br />Planninga module<br />Facilitating <br />learning<br />Assessment<br />
  12. 12. What is e-learning?<br />Technology<br />Learn | Teach<br />
  13. 13. Definitions, definitions …<br />“… The use of the Internet to access learning materials; to interact with the content, instructor, and other learners; and to obtain support during the learning process, in order to acquire knowledge, to construct personal meaning, and to grow from the learning experience” (Ally 2005)<br />…the &quot;e&quot; should be interpreted to mean exciting, energetic, enthusiastic, emotional, extended, excellent, and educational in addition to &quot;electronic&quot; that is a traditional national interpretation” (Luskin<br />
  14. 14. Learning theories<br />
  15. 15. E-Learning Grid i<br />Distribution (Behaviourism):<br /><ul><li>CMS (content management system)
  16. 16. E-Mail
  17. 17. SMS
  18. 18. Website
  19. 19. RSS feeds
  20. 20. You Tube
  21. 21. Flickr
  22. 22. Mobile sites
  23. 23. Open Course Ware (OER)</li></li></ul><li>E-Learning Grid II<br />Interaction (Cognitivism):<br /><ul><li>LMS (Learning Management System)
  24. 24. Blogs
  25. 25. Wikis
  26. 26. Google Docs
  27. 27. Google groups
  28. 28. Forums
  29. 29. Mobile chat services (MXit)
  30. 30. Twitter</li></li></ul><li>E-Learning Grid IiI<br />Collaboration (Constructivism):<br /><ul><li>LMS (Learning Management System)
  31. 31. Wiki’s
  32. 32. Blogs
  33. 33. Tags (Delicious)
  34. 34. Google docs
  35. 35. Google groups</li></li></ul><li>E-Learning Grid Iv<br />Connectivism (Social Networking):<br />&quot;What we have here is a transition from a stable, settled world of knowledge produced by authority/authors, to a world of instability, flux, of knowledge produced by the individual&quot; (Insitute of Education, London 2007)<br />“The major responsibility of education is to arm every single person for the vital combat for lucidity” (Morin – taken from Siemens)<br />
  36. 36. New challenge: Sense-making and way-finding in abundance!<br />
  37. 37. E-learning @ maties<br />Library!<br />Portal (student and staff)<br />IT (office, web, wikis, blogs, e-mail, listserves, sharepoint)<br />CUA’s (Computer Users Areas) and Hostels (“black ops”)<br />iTD (integrated platform, satellite, mobile phones, Webstudies)<br />Webstudies (Web-based, blended, off-campus)<br />Internet (Web2, Google, RSS, Delicious, Diig, Facebook)<br />Blogs and Wiki’s<br />Webhosting<br />
  38. 38. Cloud nr 1: Webstudies<br />The system (LMS)<br />Black Board/ Webct Vista 8<br />Turnitin<br />Respondus<br />The support<br />Web:<br />E-mail:<br />Telephone: 021-808-2993/4<br />The SOTL<br />Training<br />Consultations and planning<br />CTL Integration<br />
  39. 39. Cloud nr 9: New trends<br />
  40. 40. Web 2.0<br />Wikis – Some examples (Ancient Wiki Project)<br />Facebook – Clint le Bruyns<br />Podcasts – Echo 360<br />Blogs – Mphil HSE e-Learning module<br />
  41. 41. M-learning<br />Mobile learning = Mobile learning (not just mobile phone learning!)<br />Facebook on cell phone<br />Twitter on cell phone - SOTL Conference<br />MLE (Mobile Learning environment)<br />Ukwanda Rural Health Rotation Project!<br />
  42. 42. Future plans<br />Workshop: Teaching with Web 2.0<br />Auxin project: Technology and knowledge<br />Using free tools for e-formative learning<br />Echo 360<br />Webstudies blog<br />
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  46. 46. Take aways<br />Follow the vision<br />Learning centered<br />Outcomes drive curriculum<br />How can we serve you?<br />This is not a good bye<br />Get your feet wet/ dry!<br />
  47. 47. Give e-Learning a try!<br />
  48. 48. New Ideas<br />Johann Steyn – What comes first? Tech etc<br />Story – the Amish (Harrold Rheingold)<br />Technology (Tail wagging the dog? Or is Technology on a leash)<br />Video – Future learning<br />Problem – Head in the cloud! Overflow of information<br />George Siemens – Connectivism<br />M-Learning projects<br />What’s in it for me?<br />Mobile code – with my name on (and on the screen)<br />Better definition of e-learning<br />Technology Basket (have a real basket?)<br />Open courseware – MIT/ UCT<br />student engagement, learning centred approaches to teaching, being a reflective practitioner, <br />New tools (Hot Potatoes – Echo 360)<br />Mobile codes: (Nokia N82, N93, N93i, N95, N95 8GB, E66, E71, E90 or 6220 Classic) – Install:<br />Examples: <br />Facebook (Clint, Mphil HSE)/ <br />Lecture capture – Echo 360 (Liezel)/ David Holgate<br />Tablet PC’s (David Holgate)<br />M-Learning (Ukwanda Rural Platform project)<br />Blogs (Mphil HSE e-Learning module)<br />
  49. 49. What is e-Learning?<br />Catch-all concept<br />Computer-based, Web-based, ICT based, m-Learning<br />SOTL<br />Integrated technology platforms (e-Learning grid)<br />Why?<br />It is not the “flavour of the month”<br />The oil price and e-Learning<br />Can we afford not to?<br />Stellenbosch:<br />Knowledge partner<br />University of excellence<br />Vision 2012<br />
  50. 50. The future of learning<br />Shifts our understanding of our world<br />Prepares us for our future<br />How do we react?<br /> be afraid …<br /> be brave …<br />Digital natives | digital immigrants<br />
  51. 51. E-Learning Grid II<br />Scholarship of Teaching and Learning:<br />Personal learning (knowledge management, e-Portfolios, Research, Networking, Collaboration)<br />Knowledge partner learning:<br />Distribution<br />Interaction<br />Collaboration<br />Connecting<br />
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  53. 53. George Siemens<br />