Modern Technologies in Learning - New Pedagogy New Evaluation?
IEFE2013, WorkshopModern Technologies in LearningNew Pedagogy – New Evaluation? Mervi Jansson – Aalto Director, Education Partnerships
Omnia, The Joint Authority of Education in the Espoo RegionMul$sector ini$al and con$nuing upper secondary and voca$onal educa$on for nearly 10000 students, employing over 700 staﬀ. Omnia Omnia Omnia Omnia Adult ApprenticeshipVocational Youth InnoOmnia Education Training College Workshops Centre Centre Administration, Economic and Financial Services, Management Services, Facility Services, Information Management Services
Omnia’s Regional Development Model Companies Municipali$es K-‐12 VET OMNIA U. of Applied Universi$es Sciences Finnish Na$onal Ministry of Board of Educa$on Educa$on
Teachers - The Critical Success Factor in Building Quality Education
InnoOmnia – Connectingstudents, teachers andentrepreneurs Contextual learningMobile technology Cloud-based solutionsPiloting new tools and assessmentProfessional development to support school leaders and teachers
In 21st Century Education Teachers Have Multiple Roles Learner Par$cipant Teacher Co-‐creater Consumer
Assessing Teachers’ Edtech Skills Digital resources Online presentationsScreen capture videos and tutorials Collaborative content on multiple platformsSocial bookmarking and curation Shared files and other resources
AnswerGarden – A free web platform works with all devices 2. To respond, type your max. 20 character answer and hit submit. 1. Go to your AnswerGarden URL or create a QR-‐ code for quick and easy access.
21st Century Teachers Understand What are digital literacy skills and why they are important. How to use cloud-based services to foster a collaborative learning culture. How to make the most of the mobile devices students carry with them anyway. The value of creating a personal learning environment! That learning should be an engaging process with no boundaries...
SWAB and CuSe - Cases from Omnia Holistic learning experiences Tech and web integration Soft skills and content Applying theory to practice Higher order thinking New forms of assessment
SWAB - Entrepreneurial Thinking Teams from secondary school, vocational upper secondary school and university of applied sciences compete in solving business challenges. Platforms: Dream platform, Google docs, Facebook and Youtube. Authentic learning bringing together schools and businesses. Requires creativity, problem solving skills, team skills, digital presentation skills and an understanding of business.
CuSe – It’s All About Communication A 10-week roleplay involving teachers and students. Focuses on two modules: customer service and visual design. Platforms: Facebook, Soundcloud, Skype and Wikispaces, Twitter. Requires team skills, problem solving skills, negotiation skills, business skills, professional use of social media and knowledge of licensing on the web.
CuSe - Learning Customer Service Through Roleplay and Social Media
Recipes for Success - Pilot Cases and Training Pedagogy Tools and Tech Applica$ons Integra$on
National Collaboration on Modeling of Best Practices in Mobile Learning Working group coordinated by Omnia. Pedagogical and technical questions addressed. Professional development offered.
What Have We Learnt? Focus on the learning goals! Be critical. What is the added value to the students, teachers? Plan! How will the tools and technology be used in the learning process? Can everyone access and use the tools? Code of conduct, copyright and licensing issues. What will be assessed, how and by whom?
Scope of Assessment A specific learning outcome? The learning process? Knowledge? Skills? Competence? Ability to ask/answer questions? Creativity/performance? Collaboration?Self/peer/teacher evaluation? What will count in the real world, ten years from now?
Wallwisher - A Great Tool for Feedback Give it a try! 1. Go to URL hNp://bit.ly/iefeomnia3 or scan QR-‐code. 2. Double tap on the wall to open a comment box, tap on the box to write a message.