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Online-Session EduCamp: Web2.0 meets Conference


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The presentation gives an introduction to the origins of EduCamp, the key principles, helpful rules and challenges in organisating such an event. Finally some survey results from the 3rd EduCamp in Ilmenau are presented.

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Online-Session EduCamp: Web2.0 meets Conference

  1. 1. Web 2.0 meets conference » The EduCamp as a new format of participation and exchange in the world of education « Dipl.-Medienwiss. Marcel Kirchner | November 16th 2009 Impressionen:
  2. 2. <ul><li>outline </li></ul><ul><li>background and origins </li></ul><ul><li>key principles and rules </li></ul><ul><li>tools, techniques and planning </li></ul><ul><li>challenges of arranging </li></ul><ul><li>survey results of Ilmenau </li></ul><ul><li>conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Web 2.0 meets conference background and origins 3
  4. 4. <ul><li>foundations in Barcamp </li></ul><ul><li>„ an open and participative unconference whose order, procedure and topics are predefined by the participants themselves” (Wikipedia 2009) </li></ul>Patzig 2007b cp. Gassner 2006, Patzig 2007a
  5. 5. <ul><li>development in German-speaking regions </li></ul><ul><li>June 2007: Steffen Büffel´s blog entry </li></ul><ul><li>BarCamp with focus on „teaching and learning 2.0“ </li></ul><ul><li>bringing together experts and students </li></ul><ul><li>1st German EduCamp: 18th to 20th April 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>at the Technical University of Ilmenau </li></ul><ul><li>2nd German EduCamp: 10th to 12th October </li></ul><ul><li>at the Humboldt University in Berlin </li></ul><ul><li>3rd again at TU Ilmenau April 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>4th at TU Graz in Austria: 6th to 7th November 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>5th will be at University of Hamburg: 5th to 6th Feb.10 </li></ul><ul><li>topics like Web 2.0 in classroom, corporate learning etc. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Web 2.0 meets conference key principles and rules
  7. 7. <ul><li>main characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>active participation of all requested </li></ul><ul><li>time slots and schedule established on location </li></ul>Leschke 2008a cp. Patzig 2007a, Wikipedia 2009a
  8. 8. <ul><li>The rules of EduCamp </li></ul><ul><li>1st rule: You do talk about EduCamp. </li></ul><ul><li>2nd Rule: You do spread the idea of EduCamp (by blogging, twittering…). </li></ul><ul><li>3rd Rule: If you want to present, you must write your topic and name in a presentation slot. </li></ul><ul><li>4th Rule: Introduce yourself by three tags about your relation to education. </li></ul><ul><li>5th Rule: As many presentations at a time as facilities allow for. </li></ul><ul><li>6th Rule: Normally no pre-scheduled presentations, except planned connections to experts from other time zones. </li></ul><ul><li>7th Rule: Presentations will go on as long as they have to or until they run into another presentation slot. Additional slots are possible and topics can be immersed. </li></ul><ul><li>8th Rule: No tourists. EduCamp means &quot;balance of give and take&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>9th Rule: If this is your first time at EduCamp, you SHOULD present. </li></ul><ul><li>10th Rule: You don’t really HAVE to, but try to find someone to present with, or at least ask questions and be an active participant. </li></ul><ul><li>(cp., 2008) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Web 2.0 meets conference tools, techniques and planning
  10. 10. <ul><li>tools, techniques and planning </li></ul><ul><li>EduCamp-Community on </li></ul><ul><li>EduCamp-Blog, Twitter, Monitter, Skype and Mogulus </li></ul>Leschke 2008b
  11. 11. Web 2.0 meets conference challenges of arranging
  12. 12. <ul><li>challenges of arranging </li></ul><ul><li>schedule on location is advantage but even risk! </li></ul><ul><li>reduced guarantee for high quality presentations </li></ul><ul><li>insecurity for potential participants about content etc. </li></ul><ul><li>reducing risk by motivating for topic recommendation in wiki and forum </li></ul><ul><li>invite several international experts for scope program </li></ul><ul><li>improve and guarantee a comprehensive documentation of the results and encourage ongoing activities between the Camps </li></ul>
  13. 13. Web 2.0 meets conference survey results of Ilmenau
  14. 14. statistical facts participants overall 60 gender 43 men 17 women therefrom on the EduCamp 52 persons function student 23 teacher 7 scientist 12 freelancer 10 others …
  15. 15. information supply I
  16. 16. information supply II
  17. 17. panel discussion
  18. 18. sessions
  19. 19. organisation overall
  20. 20. Web 2.0 meets conference conclusion
  21. 21. <ul><li>summary </li></ul><ul><li>EduCamp as a flexible new conference solution in the rapidly changing world of education </li></ul><ul><li>discussing new educational trends immediately </li></ul><ul><li>join-in conference in which all are attendees and presenters at the same time </li></ul><ul><li>supporting and raising active involvement </li></ul><ul><li>current résumé: </li></ul>Take part and be part of the event! Make the most of it!
  22. 22. <ul><li>sources </li></ul><ul><li> (2008). TheRulesOfBarCamp. Retrieved February 6, 2009, from </li></ul><ul><li>Gassner , O. (2006). Happy Campers. Retrieved February 5, 2009, from </li></ul><ul><li>Leschke , C. (2008a): Angeregte Diskussion (Picture). Retrieved June 3, 2009 from </li></ul><ul><li>Leschke, C. (2008b): E-Learning mit Web 2.0 (Picture). Retrieved June 3, 2009 from </li></ul><ul><li>Patzig , F. (2007a). Was ist eigentlich BarCamp? Retrieved January 8, 2009, from </li></ul><ul><li>Patzig , F. (2007b). Swarm (Picture). Retrieved January 8, 2009, from </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia (2009). BarCamp. Retrieved January 8, 2009, from </li></ul><ul><li>Büffel , S. (2007). Dokumentation zum Skypecast. Retrieved February 4, 2009, from </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>video sources </li></ul><ul><li>Lutzland (2009a): Impressionen vom educamp 2009. Retrieved June 3, 2009 from </li></ul><ul><li>Lutzland (2009b): Andreas Auwärter interviewt Graham Attwell. Retrieved June 3, 2009 from </li></ul>
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