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Nwelearn

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  1. 1. Let&apos;s change the world!<br />Leveraging participatory culture<br /> in the online classroom<br /> for powerful learning<br />
  2. 2. This IS a participatory session<br />edtech.acrobat.com/nwelearn/<br />
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  5. 5. Over 1,000<br />
  6. 6. “...on average, students inonline learning conditionsperformedbetter than thosereceiving face-to-face classes.” <br />
  7. 7. Impossible!<br />
  8. 8. I knew it!<br />
  9. 9. The effectiveness of online learning is tied tolearning time,curriculum,pedagogy,and opportunities for collaboration<br />
  10. 10. Online learning can be enhanced by givinglearners control of their interactions with media<br />http://voicethread.com/share/704030/<br />http://openreflections.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/rip-a-remix-manifesto.jpg<br />
  11. 11. Online learning can be enhanced by prompting learner reflection<br />
  12. 12. What are your participatory cultures?<br />
  13. 13. Participatory Culture & The New Media Literacies<br />Play<br />Performance<br />Simulation<br />Appropriation<br />Multitasking<br />Distributed Cognition<br />Collective Intelligence<br />Judgment<br />Transmedia Navigation<br />Networking<br />Negotiation<br />Visualization<br />
  14. 14. Play<br />the capacity to experiment with one’s surroundings as a form of problem-solving<br />
  15. 15. Performance<br />the ability to adopt alternative identities for the purpose of improvisation and discovery<br />
  16. 16. Simulation<br />the ability to interpret and construct dynamic models of real-world processes<br />
  17. 17. Appropriation<br />the ability to meaningfully sample and remix media content<br />
  18. 18. Multi-tasking<br />the ability to scan one’s environment and shift focus as needed to salient details<br />
  19. 19. Distributed Cognition<br />the ability to interact meaningfully with tools that expand mental capacities<br />
  20. 20. Collective Intelligence<br />the ability to pool knowledge and compare notes with others toward a common goal<br />
  21. 21. Judgment<br />the ability to evaluate the reliability and credibility of different information sources<br />
  22. 22. Transmedia Navigation<br />the ability to follow the flow of stories and information across multiple modalities<br />
  23. 23. Visualization<br />the ability to interpret and create data representations for the purposes of expressing ideas, finding patterns, and identifying trends<br />
  24. 24. Negotiation<br />the ability to travel across diverse communities, discerning and respecting multiple perspectives, and grasping and following alternative norms<br />
  25. 25. Networking<br />the ability to search for, synthesize, and disseminate information<br />
  26. 26. Networking<br />ability to search for, synthesize, and disseminate information<br />
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  30. 30. Educator Networks In and Around Second Life<br />
  31. 31. 1,550 members<br />
  32. 32. Professional Presentations<br />
  33. 33. Hosting formal <br />and informal <br />social events<br />
  34. 34. Teach people how to build<br />
  35. 35. Social Network Knowledge Construction<br />Pedagogical framework <br />Develops “avatar capital”<br />
  36. 36. EDTECH Island Then<br />January 2007<br />
  37. 37. EDTECH Island NowSeptember 2009<br /><ul><li> 12 graduate courses, $200K tuition
  38. 38. 8 instructors, multiple Gas
  39. 39. Avg. 450 unique visitors per week
  40. 40. Numerous guest speaker events
  41. 41. “Home” to over 50 international educators
  42. 42. EDTECH Community group over 1,500 members
  43. 43. Sandbox, classrooms, amphitheater, and learning centers open to the public
  44. 44. CAVE Island – Partnership with AECT, iNACOL & ARVEL SIG</li></li></ul><li>Leading Students in the Global Network<br />
  45. 45. I appreciate your contributions!<br />

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