Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Quality in Technology-enhanced Learning: Old Traditions, New Delights

432 views

Published on

Invited keynote presentation at Enhancing Quality of Technology-Enhanced Learning at Jordanian Universities, Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Amman, 8th May 2017.

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Quality in Technology-enhanced Learning: Old Traditions, New Delights

  1. 1. Quality in Technology-Enhanced Learning: Old Traditions, New Delights Professor Mark Brown Dublin City University Amman, Jordan 8th May 2017
  2. 2. @mbrownz
  3. 3. @mbrownz National Institute for Digital Learning
  4. 4. 10 x Online Scholarships for Refugees
  5. 5. Outline… 1. Old promises 2. Quality models 3. New BOLD delights Quality in Technology-Enhanced Learning: Old Traditions, New Delights
  6. 6. Key message… “Not everything that can be counted counts, not everything that counts can be counted.” Albert Einstein
  7. 7. 1. Old promises…
  8. 8. “With the coming of the New Media, the need for print on paper will rapidly diminish. The day will soon arrive when the world’s literature will be available from The Automatic Library at the mere pressing of a button” (Uzanne, 1994).
  9. 9. “With the coming of the New Media, the need for print on paper will rapidly diminish. The day will soon arrive when the world’s literature will be available from The Automatic Library at the mere pressing of a button” (Uzanne, 1894).
  10. 10. “I believe that the motion picture is destined to revolutionize our educational system and that in a few years it will supplant largely, if not entirely, the use of textbooks.”
  11. 11. “We will undoubtedly have lectures of every conceivable kind presented to us right in our homes, when practical television arrives, possibly a year or two off.” Short Wave Craft, 1935
  12. 12. Project Plato – 1960s
  13. 13. Project Plato – 1960s
  14. 14. Cuban, L. (1986). Teachers and machines: The classroom use of technology since 1920. New York: Teachers’ College Press. Technology Expectation Cycle (1986) High Expectations Subsided Enthusiasm Growing Support
  15. 15. Gartner Hype Cycle “Technology-enhanced learning involves an ongoing cycle of hype, hope and disappointment” (Gouseti, 2010). MOOCs 2016
  16. 16. “Resilience requires adaptation and evolution to new environmental conditions, but retains core identity” (Weller & Anderson, 2013, p.55).
  17. 17. Off Campus in Class Off Campus out of Class On Campus in Class Acquisition Participation On Campus out of Class Synchronous Asynchronous The new learning ecology…
  18. 18. 2. Quality models…
  19. 19. 3. New BOLD delights…
  20. 20. Quality is Standardized (i) Mass production metaphor…
  21. 21. Quality is Unique (ii) Boutique craft metaphor…
  22. 22. You need quality milk to make great ice cream! Quality depends on the raw ingredients
  23. 23. And… Quality is NOT to Everyone’s Taste
  24. 24. Quality standards are important… …but they are not a proxy for innovation!
  25. 25. Quality is a ‘relative’ concept (iii) Personal ethos metaphor…
  26. 26. Help teachers learn how to make their own unique ice cream that students can enjoy!
  27. 27. • Complex • Contestable • Multi-layered • Context bound • Discipline specific • Is a moving target • Involves an X factor In sum…
  28. 28. Involves an X Factor
  29. 29. Conclusion…
  30. 30. Conclusion…
  31. 31. Conclusion… …efforts might end up looking like this! Without the right quality culture and institutional supports then your…
  32. 32. Professor Mark Brown Director, National Institute for Digital Learning www.dcu.ie/nidlmark.brown@dcu.ie @mbrownz www.slideshare.net/mbrownz

×