How do we encourage teachers to take up educational technologies?

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Discussing different reasons that prevent teachers from taking up educational technologies, and some resources that may help them to overcome these barriers.

How do we encourage teachers to take up educational technologies?

  1. 1. Teacher Involvement in e-Learning Technologies How do we encourage teachers to use educational technologies? Simon Brown Stonemasonry teacher SkillsTech Australia
  2. 2. WIIFM? “What’s in it for me?”
  3. 3. WIIFM? Who’s asking?
  4. 4. Where do I get the time?
  5. 5. Creative excuses not to use technology
  6. 6. Resources 
  7. 7. The Vocational e-Learning Mentors’ network (VeMentoring) Thursday lunchtime videoconferences from 26 th February 2009
  8. 8. Sue Waters’ free Friday PD
  9. 9. Delicious social bookmarks tagged “TROPIC”
  10. 10. SkillsTech Australia VeM Jiffycast
  11. 11. SkillsTech Australia VeM Jiffycast Presenting: Tricks of my Trade Engaging teachers in using videoconferencing to present and share information (Date to be advised) Thursday, 12-1pm at the Acacia Ridge and Eagle Farm videoconference rooms Inviting all SkillsTech Australia teaching teams to Videoconference a PowerPoint presentation Limited to exactly 10 slides, the slides in each slideshow are automatically timed at exactly 10 seconds’ duration.

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