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Teaching & Learning Forum presentation

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Presentation I gave at the Teaching & Learning Forum in Sydney 29 Sept 2011. The sub-theme of this was the use of Web 2.0 to engage students.

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Teaching & Learning Forum presentation

  1. 1. Engaging students in the learning experience Carol Skyring Broadreach Services National Learning and Teaching Forum 29 September 2011
  2. 2. Video viewable on YouTube
  3. 3. The learning landscape has changed!
  4. 4. New tools & devices Mobile
  5. 5. A new type of student http://www.flickr.com/photos/56155476@N08/5667864872
  6. 6. We’re moving from this: To this:
  7. 7. Which describe you?1. I have a ‘smart’ device2. I would have a ‘smart’ device if someone would buy me one3. I’m happy with my ‘dumb’ device4. I have a number of devices with me & they’re all turned on5. I tweet therefore I am6. My PLN is very important to me
  8. 8. Who am I?• I’m NOT technical• I work with teachers & lecturers• I help them achieve great learning with the help of technology• I’m a Gen Y in a Baby Boomer body!
  9. 9. The Tools - well a few of them • Blogs • Microblogging • Social Networking • Sharing These are all FREE!
  10. 10. Blogs• ‘Blog’ - shortened term for ‘Weblog’• Way to easily publish to the Web• Can be public or private• Group blog for sharing ideas• Individual blogs - reflection• Collect & publish resources
  11. 11. Microblogging• Share what you are doing in 140 characters• People are using it to share resources, thoughts, ideas...• Closed microblogging service
  12. 12. Evolution of Twitter !"#$ %&$ "()*+$ !"#$%&()$ *+,$)(&-$ #-./#0$ !"#$%"$ &"$()*$ !"#$%%&# #+,&--$ ()$)*+,-).# !"#$%&()*$ +,-..$/(0%$!"##$% 12#$&$#(%
  13. 13. Social Networking • Teens & musicians • Teens are moving here • Myspace for grown-ups! • Thousands of groups • Professional networking • Groups & forums
  14. 14. Closed SNS Small cost Free with ads Free & paid Open source
  15. 15. PLN ! !"#$%&()*+),-../0+)1#23)425#)67#829"$)$7"#9%9:)97;32#)!"#$%&%()(!"#*&%(+&,-(."/-%01023(45,<0()6+)=>0))
  16. 16. Collaborative workspace
  17. 17. Sharing
  18. 18. QR CodesRead more at: http://ht.ly/6HYnT
  19. 19. 5 Tips1.No ONE technology is right - mix it up2.Know what you want to achieve3.Ask students where & when they are online4.Start small5.Design great learning experiences - not technological ones http://www.flickr.com/photos/suckamc/153361917
  20. 20. cskyring@broadreachservices.com @carolskyring http://www.slideshare.net/learntel

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