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PAL Award Training Session 2 (01.11.11)


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PAL Award Training Session 2 (01.11.11)

  1. 1. Learning Development Peer Assisted Learning Leicester Award: Training Session 2 Matt Mobbs Steve Rooney Zoe Enstone Marta
  2. 2. Plan of session • Social media • OER and the Creative Commons licence • Independent IT/group
  3. 3. What is Social Media? Internet services where online content is generated by the users. Users comment on and discuss the
  4. 4. Tools for education Experiencial Instapaper Interactive Social Collaborative Wordpress Wikispacesblogger
  5. 5. “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” Carl
  6. 6. Blogs http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com
  7. 7. Wikis w/page/24836860/What%20are%20Open%20Ed
  8. 8. Social networking /FCELH?hl=en&lnk=
  9. 9. Google
  10. 10. What are OER? “Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that are freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student or self-learner. Examples of OER include: full courses, course modules, syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, lab and classroom activities, pedagogical materials, games, simulations, and many more resources contained in digital media collections from around the world.” 860/
  11. 11. What is a Creative Commons licence? “Our tools give everyone from individual creators to large companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to keep their copyright while allowing certain uses of their work — a “some rights reserved” approach to copyright — which makes their creative, educational, and scientific content instantly more compatible with the full potential of the internet.”
  12. 12. Where should I look for OER?
  13. 13. Remainder of this session • Try out the social media • Make use of us and ask questions • Talk and plan in your groups Refreshments are available in the Library Seminar
  14. 14. Proposal: new due date: 14th November Accessed online: • Title • Proposal (200-300 words) – use the project stages document as a guide – include timescales and division of responsibility within the team • What resources will you need? • What skills will you need to develop?
  15. 15. Questions/
  16. 16. Contacting us and staying in touch (0116) 2231889 2nd floor, David Wilson