M ed surg_edu_toro-troconis_feb2014_v02

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This presentation on 'Current and Future Trends in e-learning' was delivered as part of the MEd in Surgical Education - Module 4 at Imperial College London on 27th February 2014.

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M ed surg_edu_toro-troconis_feb2014_v02

  1. 1. Dr Maria Toro-Troconis 27th February 2014 Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  2. 2. Pre-reading materials - Storify Current and Future Trends in e-Learning http://storify.com/torotroconis/current-and-future-trends-in-e-learning Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  3. 3. Learning Outcomes By the end of this session you should be able to: • Discuss the important developments in Educational Technology for Higher Education identified in the Horizon Report 2014. • Recognise the effects of these innovations in teaching and learning in medical education. • Demonstrate awareness of the benefits and importance of social media use for healthcare professionals. • Define Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) and recognise its potential impact in Education. • Define Digital Literacy and recognise its importance in the future of Education. Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  4. 4. Horizon Report 2014 Important developments in Educational Technology for Higher Education Time-to-adoption Developments One year or less • • Flipped classrooms Learning Analytics 2-3 years • • 3D Printing Games & Gamification 4-5 years • • Quantified self (wearable technology) Virtual Assistants (Knowledge Navigator – Apple) New Media Consortium Horizon Report 2014: http://www.nmc.org/publications/2014-horizon-report-higher-ed Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  5. 5. Learning is changing Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  6. 6. Learning is changing According to Wheeler (2013), learning is change because: “ – the pace of technology developments is changing rapidly - what we can learn no longer has any boundaries. - learning is also changing because we can contribute to knowledge on a global scale. - we now have tools at our disposal that enable us to connect to any knowledge we want, anywhere, and at any time we prefer’.” Wheeler, S. (2013). ‘Learning is changing’. Learning with 'e's Blog http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/learning-is-changing.html [Accessed 12 February 2014] Toro-Troconis, M. (2013). ‘Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning and MOOCs. Learning Design In the 21st century. http://tinyurl.com/q4xr5gm [Accessed 12 February 2014] Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  7. 7. Internet access 2.7 billion people have access to the Internet 39% world’s population 77% developed countries – 31% developing countries Internet.org Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg Source: International Telecommunication Union (2013) Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  8. 8. Disruptive Innovation – Augmented Reality Google Glass http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_DsUl_vqvo Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  9. 9. Disruptive Innovation – Augmented Reality A Day Made of Glass 2: Same Day. Expanded Corning Vision (2012) http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=jZkHpNn XLB0#! Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  10. 10. Disruptive Innovation – Augmented Reality A Look into the Body – Augmented Reality in Computer Aided Surgery http://www.in.tum.de/en/research/research-highlights/augmented-reality-inmedicine.html Augmented Reality medical app http://mobilecrossmedia.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/augmented-reality-medicalapp.html Health CARE (Creating Augmented Reality for Education) City University Farzana Latif http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=kMWdFadqjg0#!
  11. 11. Group discussion Discuss the impact of these developments in Educational Technology in Medical Education (15 min) Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  12. 12. Social Media • Social media, such as wikis, blogs, Twitter (#hashtag), social bookmarking tools, social networking websites, etc. facilitate collaboration and gathering and sharing of information. • Social media can facilitate research dialogues. • Social Media at Imperial College London - Storify Minocha, S. and Petre, M. (2012). Handbook of Social Media , The Open University http://www.vitae.ac.uk/CMS/files/upload/Vitae_Innovate_Open_University_Social_Media_ Handbook_2012.pdf Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  13. 13. Examples of Social Media sites used by Healthcare Professionals • Dr. Anne Marie Cunningham’s (Blog) on Medical Education http://wishfulthinkinginmedicaleducation.blogspot.co.uk/ • Dr Ronald Kavanagh (Website, Blog, Patient Education, Appointments, etc.) http://www.ronankavanagh.ie/ • Medicine and Social Media by Dr Bertalan Mesko http://scienceroll.com/medicine-20/ • Medicine, Health and Social Media by Dr. Brian Vartabedian’s (Blog) http://www.33charts.com/ • Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson’s use of video technology for sharing information (Video Blog) http://seattlemamadoc.seattlechildrens.org/ • The Social MEDdia Course http://thecourse.webicina.com/ Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  14. 14. Twitter Hashtags for Healthcare Professionals Social Media in Healthcare Hashtags via Symplur #hcsm http://www.symplur.com/healthcare-hashtags/hcsm/ #hcsmeu http://www.symplur.com/healthcare-hashtags/hcsmeu/ #ukmeded http://www.symplur.com/?s=%23ukmeded&cat=5 Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  15. 15. MOOCS – Massively Open Online Courses What is a MOOC? By Dave Cormier http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=eW3gMGqcZQc Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  16. 16. MOOCS – Massively Open Online Courses • Edx (MIT, Harvard and University of California Berkeley) • Coursera (Stanford University, California Institute of Technology, University of Washington, among others) • Udacity – Co-Founders (Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens and Mike Sokolsky ) • Future Learn (Open University - UK) • UnX – Iberoamerican MOOC (Open University Spain) Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  17. 17. Types of MOOCS cMOOCs – Knowledge creation and generation xMOOCs – Knowledge duplication Knox, J., Bayne, S. (2013). Multimodal profusion in the literacies of the Massive Open Online Course. Research in Learning Technology Journal. Vol. 21: 21422. Siemens, G. (2005). Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age, International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, Vol. 2 No. 1 http://www.itdl.org/Journal/Jan_05/article01.htm Downes, S. (2012). The rise of MOOCs. http://www.downes.ca/post/57911 accessed 2012-09-22 Daniel, J. Making Sense of MOOCs: Musings in a Maze of Myth, Paradox and Possibility http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/Making-Sense-of-MOOCs.pdf Subramanian, P.(2013). Towards a massive online education: A Business Model Innovation for Elite Universities in the UK. MBA Thesis – Imperial College Busines School http://prabhus.com/media/Subramanian-P-2012-WEMBA-thesis.pdf Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  18. 18. Activity Theory Vygotsky (1978), Engestrom (1987) Flavin, M. (2012). Disruptive technologies in higher education. Research in Learning Technology. Supplement: ALT-C 2012 Conference Proceedings. http://tinyurl.com/b63raw2 Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  19. 19. Digital Literacy ‘Digital Literacy defines those capabilities which fit an individual for living, learning and working in a digital society’ (JISC, 2009) Digital Literacies with Dr Doug Belshaw http://www.slideshare.net/dajbelshaw Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  20. 20. Digital Literacies JISC - Developing Digital Literacies Programme – 2011-13 The programme aims to promote the development of coherent, inclusive and holistic institutional strategies and organisational approaches for developing digital literacies for all staff and students in UK further and higher education. Digidol – Developing Digital Literacy – Cardiff University Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  21. 21. Summary Topics covered: • Important developments in Educational Technology for Higher Education identified in the Horizon Report 2014. • Effects of these innovations in teaching and learning in medical education. • Benefits and importance of social media use for healthcare professionals. • Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) and its potential impact in Education. • Digital Literaciy and recognise its importance in the future of Education. Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro
  22. 22. THANK YOU! Dr Maria Toro-Troconis m.toro@imperial.ac.uk @mtorotro Scoop it!: http://www.scoop.it/t/maria-toro-troconis Current and future trends in eLearning – Dr Maria Toro-Troconis - @mtorotro

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