Learning skills we need to develop among our students

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This is a presentation delivered last May 19, 2011 as the last segment of the teacher competency training on interculturalism & tech support for the faculty of University West (Hogskolan Vast) in Trollhattan, Sweden.

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  • A beautiful good morning to everyone. I am mavicpineda and I am very glad to be part of your culminating activity . I would like to extend my appreciation to University West specifically the Dept of Economics and IT for inviting me here. My role this morning is to present ideas about ICT support for teaching,learning and interculturalism and impart concrete examples from the Phils in the short 15minutes.
  • Some basic informationabt the Philippines
  • Some trivia on how (or why) DLSU was established in the Phils.
  • This is an example with discussions on PLE/PLN
  • Personal learning network or PLE is a new approach in learning. It is a philosophy, a pedagogy. It provides learners space under their own control. It provides a more holistic learning environment providing bringing together sources and context or even separately.
  • Learning skills we need to develop among our students

    1. 1. Preparing our students in the global settingThe Philippine experience<br />May 19, 2011<br />Högskolan Vast<br />Trollhattan, Vastra, Sweden <br />MavicPineda<br />GuestLecturer<br />From De La Salle University<br />Manila, Philippines<br />E-mail address: mavic.pineda@delasalle.ph<br />
    2. 2. Agenda<br />About the Philippines<br />About DLSU<br />Who are our new generation students<br />Present technological trends<br />Can we prepare our students for these?<br />Howdowedo it in the De La Salle University?<br />
    3. 3. Basic Info<br />Archipelago of 7,107 islands<br />Best practices in community development & mobile commerce<br />A leading IT & financial outsourcing service country<br />A country of many natural resources & natural hazards<br />Had been under the Spanish, American & Japanese rule in the past<br />Our ancestors: <br />the Aetas/Negritos, the Indones and the Malays<br />the 8th most multicultural nation in the world<br />We are a developing country<br />Source of map image: http://www.infoplease.com/atlas/country/philippines.html<br />
    4. 4. De La Salle in the Philippines<br /><ul><li>Founded in 1911
    5. 5. Manila Campus
    6. 6. Trimester schedule
    7. 7. 5 colleges
    8. 8. Highest level of HEI accreditation in the Philippines
    9. 9. www.dlsu.edu.ph</li></li></ul><li>Up-to-date and wide selection of printed and online learning resources <br />Competent faculty <br />Empowered student services<br />Transformative Learning <br />Teaching<br />Research<br />Community Service<br />24/7 availability of reliable web portal & wifiservices <br />IVLE-LMS<br />
    10. 10. The IT Internship Program<br /><ul><li>480 hours of fulltime work in a span of 3-4months
    11. 11. Deployment of students in various IT companies
    12. 12. Systems analysis & development work
    13. 13. Average of 60 companies participating</li></li></ul><li>Who are our net-gen students?<br />Social media is the new form of expression<br />Born after 1985<br />Content creator<br />High degree of media exposure since age 0<br />Self-service learning skill<br />Ownership of a game console, music player or mobile phone at age 8<br />“Milleneal learners”<br />Grew up with regular web connectivity<br />View connections as friending & friendships<br />
    14. 14. Present Technological Trends (Dijk, 2006)<br />Massive socialization of space and disregard to privacy<br />Fragmentation and spawning of culture<br />Culture of speedCulture of great fixation on screensCulture of conversations<br />Not just information but communication overload<br />
    15. 15. What do we do now??<br />From cartoonresource.com - http://www.cartoonresource.com/changemanagement_1.htm<br />
    16. 16. My personal learning network<br />
    17. 17. My PLN supports my teaching<br />
    18. 18. My Support Tools<br />My virtual whiteboard for instance-<br />http://ideasonsocialcomputing.blogspot.com/<br />
    19. 19. Analyzing online data such as Youtube traffic<br />http://angorero.blogspot.com/2010/07/soccomp.html<br />
    20. 20. Hosting of International Symposia<br />
    21. 21. The A(h1n1) Influenza virus<br />Hit Metro Manila in May 2009<br />DLSU has tosuspendschool operations for 10days following the Commission on HigherEducation & DeptofHealth’squarantinemandate<br />What do we do whenthere is a crisis?<br />How do wepreparewhenthere is a crisis?<br />Bulletin : Influenza A (H1N1) Virus<br />DATE : 25 May 2009TO : The Academic CommunityFROM : The DLSU Medical and Dental ServicesRE: Questions & Answers on the Influenza A H1N1 (Swine Flu)___________________________________________________________<br />Reference: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention<br />What is H1N1 (Swine flu)?<br />Influenza A H1N1 (referred to as "Swine flu") is a new influenza virus causing illness in people. This virus is spreading from person-to-person, much the same way that regular seasonal influenza viruses spread. This virus was originally referred to as "swine flu" because laboratory testing showed that many of the genes in this new virus were very similar to influenza viruses that normally occur in pigs in North America.<br />Is the H1N1 virus contagious?<br />The H1N1 virus is contagious and is spreading from human to human.<br />What are the signs and symptoms of this virus in people?<br />The symptoms of this new H1N1 flu virus in people are similar to the symptoms of seasonal flu and include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. A significant number of people who have been infected with this virus have also reported diarrhea and vomiting.<br />
    22. 22. Asynchronus and synchronous online discussions—<br />Supported by e-groups, YM & blog<br />Guidelines for the online discussions – <br />http://whymanagetech.blogspot.com/2009/06/guidelines-for-1st-online-discussion.html<br />
    23. 23. Demographyproject<br />a. Entertainmentb. Student residencesc. Home Servicesd. Financial servicese. Dining and food outletsf. Education and training<br />What’s the impact to DLSU??<br />Relatedlink: http://whymanagetech.blogspot.com/2011/03/dlsu-demographics-mapping.html<br />
    24. 24. Portfolio on Environment & ethical Reflections<br />http://heytheredelilah.wikispaces.com/<br />
    25. 25. Intercultural competence as defined by Johannes De Gruyter (2011) <br />the ability to understand and respond to cultural difference in increasingly sophisticated ways.<br />This ability shows itself in three aspects: it is about the changes of an individual’s knowledge (cognition), attitudes (emotions) and skills (behaviour) in order to enable a positive and effective interaction with members of other cultures, both abroad and at home.<br />
    26. 26. LearningSkillsweneed to developamongour students<br />a.    informationalskillsb.    visualskillsc.    interculturalskillsd.    linguistics skillse.    crisis skillsf.    environmentalliteracyg.    ethicalliteracy<br />
    27. 27. ”The teaching you give the young is not a mere matter of words, but accompanied by a great abundance of grace for those who respond to it.” – John Baptist de La Salle<br />Tack så mycket. Bra dag för alla!<br />Mavic Pineda<br />De La Salle University<br />Manila, Philippines<br />E-mail address: mavic.pineda@delasalle.ph<br />http://www.slideshare.net/mobilemartha/slideshows<br />
    28. 28. Some references<br /><ul><li>Atwell, G. (2007). The personal learning environments- the future of e-Learning? eLearning Papers vol. 2 no. 1 ISSN 1887-1542.
    29. 29. Communit-eLearning (2010) . Please PLEs me. Retrieved from http://sitchensis.wordpress.com/2010/09/15/please-ples-me/
    30. 30. Dijk, J. V (2006). The network society 2nd edition. London: Sage publications.
    31. 31. Siemens, G. (2004). Connectivism: a learning theory for the digital age. Retrieved from http://www.elearnspace.org/Articles/ connectivism.htm
    32. 32. Wenger, W. (2006). Communities of practice a brief introduction. Retrieved from http://www.ewenger.com/theory/</li>

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