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Integrating technology workshop 2012


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One of my workshops at Aoraki's staff development conference 2012. Using web 2.0 tools to create exciting learning opportunities for our students.

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Integrating technology workshop 2012

  1. 1. IntegratingTechnology Workshop Peter Mellow 2012
  2. 2. A PDF copy of these notes is availablefrom: Aoraki_Polytechnic/
  3. 3. “We don’t want to teach technology. We want the technology to just support what we do. It needs to disappear and let us teach.”Anton Harfmann, Assoc Dean,University of Cincinnati
  4. 4. “If you can do it you must do it, otherwise your competitors will…”“These are just technologies. Using themdoes not make you modern, smart, moral,wise, fair, or decent. It just makes youable to communicate, compete andcollaborate farther and faster. In theabsence of a world-destabilising war,every one of these technologies willbecome cheaper, lighter, smaller andmore personal, mobile, digital andvirtual.” Thomas Friedman
  5. 5. Web4.0
  6. 6. All about Activity not data Interactive Web Ubiquity Blogs Identity Wiki’s Connection Mashups Web XML Metatags 4.0 The semantic web 3D artificial intelligenceStatic pages data drivenHTML
  7. 7. When someone asks "Why should we letour staff waste time using social computingtools (or Enterprise2.0 tools)?"I say, "They are just new tools - like phoneor email when they first got introduced" andthen ask "Do you see opportunities to createmore value, move ahead of competitors andserve your customers better by allowing staffto more easily discover/scan what othertalented colleagues in my company aredoing, and allow new connections toemerge?" Dr. Bonnie Cheuk
  8. 8. Blog-Web log-Reflectivejournal-Online diary-Soapbox-Readers cancomment butnot edit
  9. 9. Blog Will Lion
  10. 10. Blogging
  11. 11. Blogging
  12. 12. Blogging
  13. 13. iTunesU - Podcasting 11
  14. 14. Three types of podcasts1 - Audio only - MP32 - Enhanced - MP43 - Video - MP4
  15. 15. Three types of podcasts1 - Audio only - MP32 - Enhanced - MP43 - Video - MP4
  16. 16. 2 - Enhanced podcastStill images andaudioNavigationchaptersLinks to URLMP4300 x 300
  17. 17. Korero Pt England
  18. 18. Audio podcast • Majority of current podcast content • MP3/4 audio only
  19. 19. Let’s record!
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  22. 22. “I found it most useful when I was on thebus and in bed”“This feature is useful when you are notat your computer or in your study area”“Convenient to have answers in themobile and have a look at it at anytime”“Mobile phone is natural”“Allowed for revision on the bus etc. So itwas great, I could study in places Iusually could not”Petrova, K. (2007) Students Revising fora Test using SMS. mLearn conference,
  23. 23. “And despite what some may consider cell phones “limitations,” our students are already inventing ways to use their phones to learn what they want to know.If we educators are smart, well figure out how to deliver our product in a way that fits into our students digital lives - and their cell phones. And instead of wasting our energy fighting their preferred delivery system, well be working to ensure that our students extract maximum understanding and benefit from the vast amounts of cell phone-based learning they will all, no doubt, soon be receiving.”Prensky, M. (2004) What can you learn from a cell phone? Almost Anything!
  24. 24. Tablets in the “post PC era”
  25. 25. “…whether we like it or not,whether we are ready forit or not,Mobile learningrepresents the next stepin a long tradition oftechnology-mediatedlearning.”Ellen D. Wagner, Educause Review vol 40, no. 3May/June 2005 pp. 40-53
  26. 26. Curation• Curation as thought leadership• Additional resources around your specialist subject area for students to use• Fast and easy to do• Increase your mana and develop your own personal ‘brand’/web footprint
  27. 27. Will Lion
  28. 28. Let’s Scoop!Please remember, you are the quality control!
  29. 29. Think - Pair - ShareFrom what you have seentoday, what tool could youuse and how would you use itfor your students learning?