Outdoor learning <ul><li>Mart Laanpere, Tallinn University </li></ul>
Roadmap <ul><li>Learning environment is changing </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor learning in Estonia  </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor ...
Defining the learning environment <ul><li>Narrow definition : classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Wider definition : physical and ...
Learning environment is changing <ul><li>2400 years ago: Socrates banned the books </li></ul><ul><li>500 years ago: learni...
Two trends <ul><li>Back to “authentic learning environment”: real-life tasks, apprenticeship learning, back to the nature ...
Outdoor learning <ul><li>You need whole body to learn </li></ul><ul><li>Different traditions: boy scouts, camp school, hea...
Outdoor learning environment
Virtual learning environment <ul><li>VIKO: viko.opetaja.ee </li></ul><ul><li>KRIHVEL: krihvel.opetaja.ee </li></ul><ul><li...
Combination: M-learning <ul><li>We can use technology for leading kids closer to the nature </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor lear...
Experiential learning
Examples <ul><li>Environmental detectives:  http://education.mit.edu/ar </li></ul><ul><li>Geocaching: geocaching.com, Trav...
Examples <ul><li>Knowledge building: mobiled.uiah.fi </li></ul><ul><li>Sound of Water: unesco.uiah.fi/water </li></ul><ul>...
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Outdoor Learning and ICT

  1. 1. Outdoor learning <ul><li>Mart Laanpere, Tallinn University </li></ul>
  2. 2. Roadmap <ul><li>Learning environment is changing </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor learning in Estonia </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor learning and ICT </li></ul>
  3. 3. Defining the learning environment <ul><li>Narrow definition : classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Wider definition : physical and social environment that surrounds a learner, including learning resources, technical equipment, curriculum, fellow learners, teacher (with her implicit learning theories and teaching methods) etc. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Learning environment is changing <ul><li>2400 years ago: Socrates banned the books </li></ul><ul><li>500 years ago: learning environment = working environment </li></ul><ul><li>150 years ago: village schools </li></ul><ul><li>100 years ago: learning environment was rationalized/industrialized </li></ul><ul><li>30 years ago: subject-specific classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>10 years ago: virtual learning environment </li></ul>
  5. 5. Two trends <ul><li>Back to “authentic learning environment”: real-life tasks, apprenticeship learning, back to the nature </li></ul><ul><li>Forward to technology-enhanced learning environment: learning through collaborative knowledge building, intelligent tutoring systems, simulations, augmented reality </li></ul>
  6. 6. Outdoor learning <ul><li>You need whole body to learn </li></ul><ul><li>Different traditions: boy scouts, camp school, health sciences, folklore </li></ul><ul><li>Five pillars of outdoor learning (Mikk Sarv): hand, sense, deed, story, point </li></ul>
  7. 7. Outdoor learning environment
  8. 8. Virtual learning environment <ul><li>VIKO: viko.opetaja.ee </li></ul><ul><li>KRIHVEL: krihvel.opetaja.ee </li></ul><ul><li>LMS: IVA, Moodle, Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Learning Environments: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog: blogger.com, wordpress.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo album: flickr.com, nagi.ee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos: youtube.com, video.www.ee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aggregator: netvibes.com, del.icio.us </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Combination: M-learning <ul><li>We can use technology for leading kids closer to the nature </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor learning + technology-enhanced learning = m-learning (m: mobile) </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile technologies: GPS, PDA, Internet, smartphone, mp3-player, digital camera … </li></ul><ul><li>M-learning environment: outdoors and indoors, combining nature and virtual learning environment </li></ul>
  10. 10. Experiential learning
  11. 11. Examples <ul><li>Environmental detectives: http://education.mit.edu/ar </li></ul><ul><li>Geocaching: geocaching.com, Travel Bug </li></ul><ul><li>eMapps: http://emapps.com </li></ul><ul><li>Garbage Watch: http://web.gc.cuny.edu/dept/case/lsc </li></ul>
  12. 12. Examples <ul><li>Knowledge building: mobiled.uiah.fi </li></ul><ul><li>Sound of Water: unesco.uiah.fi/water </li></ul><ul><li>Taggin Tallinn: tt.tlu.ee </li></ul><ul><li>YellowArrow.net: places and meanings </li></ul>

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