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eLearning: Technologies & pedagogies
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Today, we will explore:
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Digital/Information age
Changing educational paradigms
Challenges in higher education...
Lord Puttnam: Digital Champion for Ireland
“Thinking digital in all aspects of
policy, business, and daily citizen
activit...
How do you use technology for learning?

• What is “The Role of Technology in Teaching and the
Classroom” in the 21st cent...
What devices do you most use?
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Rethinking education
Take note of questions posed in this video. What is your opinion or answer to
these questions?
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What does the digital age mean for learning?
New forms of learning:

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Formal

Informal
Challenges for Higher Education
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Massification – 250,000,000 students by 2025
Increased learner audiences (persona...
Education as delivery or education as
participation?
Key Trends: Horizon Report 2013
What do you think the key trends for technology enhanced
learning are?
My Educational Philosophy

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What are my values as an educator?
How can technology enable participative and act...
CHALLENGES
Dealing with Information overload……….
Challenges: Managing Information Overload
• How do we manage information
overload?
• Filtering of quality information
• In...
Digital wisdom
Developing digital
wisdom in our
educational practices
within the 21st century

(Prensky, 2011)

Image: Ste...
New skills are needed
• Digital professionalism
• Digital literacy
• Online identity
• For educators and for
students
Academic integrity & plagiarism
………the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas
and passing them off as one's own……...
technology supporting learning

SOME TOOLS AND IDEAS
Technology can support:
Think- Pair-Share
• Within your professional area - What are the
opportunities for learning that can be enabled by
technol...
Seery, 2013
Online Learning Content
• Open educational resources (OERS)
• Reusable learning objects
– NDLR, MIT open courseware, Jorum...
Flipped classroom:
Provide feedback on how I might have created a flipped classroom
today?
Student as producer
John Biggs:
• “It’s not what teachers do, but what students do, that
is the focus here”
• Seymour Pape...
Podcasts & pedagogy
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Podcast guest lecturers
Record feedback to students.
Students create podcasts for project wor...
Clickers for large group teaching
Benefits to Large groups
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Anonymity
Feedback
Peer learning - Peer instruction
Results generate discussion
Contin...
Wikis
• What is a wiki?
• Group work
• Facilitates collaboration and sharing between
learners
• Puts the learners in contr...
Discussion Forums
• Online bulletin board
• Moodle or Linkedin

• Threads
• Asynchronous
Benefits of a Discussion Forum
Educator
• Extend the classroom
• Enrich discussion and acknowledge thoughtful ideas by
ref...
Gaming & Simulation
• Serious games
• Educational game-thinking, principal intent not
amusement or pleasure, express goal ...
SOCIAL MEDIA:
THE PARTICIPATORY WEB
Evolution of Participatory Web
What is Social Media?
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Website that allows social
interaction
Communities of people who
share interests
Botto...
My online identity

Muireann O’Keeffe
Twitter - Why I use it
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Ranked as Top tool for learning (http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/)

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Tool to support my profess...
Healthcare practitioners using Social Media
References & Further Reading
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Flipped classroom - http://blog.peerinstruction.net/2013/04/22/what-is-aflipp...
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    1. 1. RCSI Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn eLearning: Technologies & pedagogies Muireann O‟Keeffe, Nov 2013 MSc in Leadership in Health Professions Education
    2. 2. Today, we will explore: • • • • • • Digital/Information age Changing educational paradigms Challenges in higher education Key trends in technology enhanced learning Digital literacy & wisdom Opportunities/challenges • Enhancing learning with technology – tools to consider
    3. 3. Lord Puttnam: Digital Champion for Ireland “Thinking digital in all aspects of policy, business, and daily citizen activity, presents huge opportunities……….. ….for efficiency and effectiveness…….. ….……to help unlock the extraordinary creative potential that exists in this country” ….Calls on teachers to be adventurous experimenters
    4. 4. How do you use technology for learning? • What is “The Role of Technology in Teaching and the Classroom” in the 21st century? (Prensky, 2011)
    5. 5. What devices do you most use? 50% 50% pt op bl et Ta La Sm ar t ph on e 0% 0% De sk to p A. Smartphone B. Tablet C. Laptop D. Desktop
    6. 6. In my use of technology I consider myself a A. Power user B. Ordinary user C. Irregular user D. Basic user 50% Ba sic se r ru Ire gu la us er Or di n ar y er u Po w us er 0% se r 0% 50%
    7. 7. Rethinking education Take note of questions posed in this video. What is your opinion or answer to these questions? This video lists issues that we need to address in the information age. Do these issues resonate with you? In your groups discuss how, as educators, we can deal with questions and issues raised here?
    8. 8. What does the digital age mean for learning? New forms of learning: Personal Formal Informal
    9. 9. Challenges for Higher Education • • • • Massification – 250,000,000 students by 2025 Increased learner audiences (personal, informal, formal) More supports for students Costs – Fixed costs for preparation – content – Variable costs for feedback and guidance • Innovative curriculum design • Academics need to be „digital‟ learning designers Diana Laurillard, London Knowledge Lab
    10. 10. Education as delivery or education as participation?
    11. 11. Key Trends: Horizon Report 2013 What do you think the key trends for technology enhanced learning are?
    12. 12. My Educational Philosophy • • • • • • What are my values as an educator? How can technology enable participative and active ways of learning for my students? As educators and life long learners what can technology offer me? As educators how do we support our learners within this digital environment? As educators how do we design curriculum and teaching methods to enable active learning? How are we learning from our students?
    13. 13. CHALLENGES
    14. 14. Dealing with Information overload……….
    15. 15. Challenges: Managing Information Overload • How do we manage information overload? • Filtering of quality information • Involvement in medical social networks in fields of interest • Crowd sourcing clinical questions in correct fields/communities • Knowing the communities • Trust is fundamental, established relationships • Need to learn about digital literacy
    16. 16. Digital wisdom Developing digital wisdom in our educational practices within the 21st century (Prensky, 2011) Image: Steve Wheeler Slideshare
    17. 17. New skills are needed • Digital professionalism • Digital literacy • Online identity • For educators and for students
    18. 18. Academic integrity & plagiarism ………the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own………. Digital/information literacy Tool:Turnitin
    19. 19. technology supporting learning SOME TOOLS AND IDEAS
    20. 20. Technology can support:
    21. 21. Think- Pair-Share • Within your professional area - What are the opportunities for learning that can be enabled by technology? • As an educator what are the challenges you experience? Can technology help?
    22. 22. Seery, 2013
    23. 23. Online Learning Content • Open educational resources (OERS) • Reusable learning objects – NDLR, MIT open courseware, Jorum, OER Commons • MOOCs – Coursera, Edx, Udacity – European Commission Open Up Education – FutureLearn UK • • • • TedTalks Khan Academy Alison Lynda.com
    24. 24. Flipped classroom: Provide feedback on how I might have created a flipped classroom today?
    25. 25. Student as producer John Biggs: • “It’s not what teachers do, but what students do, that is the focus here” • Seymour Papert – “I am convinced that the best learning takes place when the learner takes charge” • Learning cannot be transmitted by direct instruction….understanding happens through activities learner engages in is created by learner activity
    26. 26. Podcasts & pedagogy • • • • Podcast guest lecturers Record feedback to students. Students create podcasts for project work. iPods to help teach X-ray techniques at university (http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/health/2008/1216/ 1229035763113.html )
    27. 27. Clickers for large group teaching
    28. 28. Benefits to Large groups • • • • • Anonymity Feedback Peer learning - Peer instruction Results generate discussion Continuous assessment
    29. 29. Wikis • What is a wiki? • Group work • Facilitates collaboration and sharing between learners • Puts the learners in control (Student centred learning) • Creation of dynamic web content • Enables peer review • Free wiki tool: www.pbworks.com/
    30. 30. Discussion Forums • Online bulletin board • Moodle or Linkedin • Threads • Asynchronous
    31. 31. Benefits of a Discussion Forum Educator • Extend the classroom • Enrich discussion and acknowledge thoughtful ideas by referring to postings in class • Continuous assessment Student • Provide quieter students with an outlet for sharing ideas. • Students may learn how to value revision when they receive comments on their writing from their peers • Student exposure to different perspectives • Students have the flexibility to reflect on their thoughts and read the responses of others
    32. 32. Gaming & Simulation • Serious games • Educational game-thinking, principal intent not amusement or pleasure, express goal of improving medical education • 2010 survey of 2 medical schools, students responded they would use serious games under the following conditions: • 97% if game is fun • 77% if helped to accomplish an important goal • 90% if helped to develop skills in patient interactions Source: https://www.aamc.org/download/326404/data/technologynowgamebasedlearninginmedicaleducation.pdf
    33. 33. SOCIAL MEDIA: THE PARTICIPATORY WEB
    34. 34. Evolution of Participatory Web
    35. 35. What is Social Media? • • • • • Website that allows social interaction Communities of people who share interests Bottom up approach to collaboration rather that top down Web-based and mobile technologies to turn communication into interactive dialogue Web 2.0 refers to interactions on social media to encourage participation, collaboration and knowledge creation
    36. 36. My online identity Muireann O’Keeffe
    37. 37. Twitter - Why I use it • Ranked as Top tool for learning (http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/) • Tool to support my professional development • I share and collect information relating to my discipline via twitter • Conferences: continues dialogue, commentary and networking, backchannel • Support mechanism for my studies & research
    38. 38. Healthcare practitioners using Social Media
    39. 39. References & Further Reading • • • • • • • Flipped classroom - http://blog.peerinstruction.net/2013/04/22/what-is-aflipped-classroom-in-60-seconds/ Gartner (2012) http://futurepredictions.com/2012/08/gartner%E2%80%99ssoftware-hype-cycles-for-2012-and-beyond/ Horizon report (2013) http://www.nmc.org/publications/2013-horizon-reporthigher-ed Prensky. M. (2012) From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom. Sage Seery, M. (2013) Harnessing Technology in Chemistry Education. Pedagogic directions. NDIR, Vol 9, Issue 1. Steve Wheeler‟s eLearning Blog http://stevewheeler.blogspot.co.uk/#!/2013/11/the-meaning-of-pedagogy.html Steve Wheeler Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/timbuckteeth

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