Collaborative and Cooperative Learning  in Forestry Higher Education From Teaching Forestry to Learning Forestry Juan Pico...
<ul><ul><li>This presentation is a general approach to Cooperative Learning from the personal point of view of a professor...
 
<ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul>One Content Many Contents Cooperative
BUT FORESTRY HAS ALWAYS BEEN COOPERATIVE !!!
Is not only a matter of Learning Concepts and  Information <ul><li>it is also a matter of Learning Capabilities : </li></u...
From “OLD CLASS” to “METACLASS”  a two-stage revolution stage 1
New Role of the Teacher / Instructor <ul><li>- Consultants and information facilitators  - Learning facilitators </li></ul...
New Role of the Teacher / Instructor <ul><li>- Consultants and information facilitators  - Learning facilitators </li></ul...
Social and active learning must be encouraged (student-teacher)  Students cooperate with other students and the teacher (s...
Social and active learning must be encouraged (student-teacher)  Students cooperate with other students and the teacher (s...
From “OLD CLASS” to “METACLASS”  a two-stage revolution Post graduate students <ul><li>Professionals </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
Learning with  web 2.0 tools <ul><li>Blogs  (CMs, Blogger, Wordpress, ...) </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis  (Wikispaces...) </li><...
<ul><ul><li>Open Code. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low cost or even free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tool integration feasib...
Visual Map of Web 2.0 http://www.internality.com/web20/
Map of my own experience
License and Contact Details Juan Picos Mart í n Universidade de Vigo Dpto. Enxe ñ er í a dos Recursos Naturais e Medio Amb...
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Collaborative and Cooperative Learning in Forest Higher Education. From Teaching Forestry to Learning Forestry

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This presentation, presented at Medel Univeristy Brno (Czech Republic) is a general approach to Cooperative Learning from the personal point of view of a professor at Forestry School.

It is complemented with a brief explanation of the experience of using some specific tools for that purpose.

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Collaborative and Cooperative Learning in Forest Higher Education. From Teaching Forestry to Learning Forestry

  1. 1. Collaborative and Cooperative Learning in Forestry Higher Education From Teaching Forestry to Learning Forestry Juan Picos Forest Engineering School University of Vigo - Galicia - Spain Brno 05.12.08
  2. 2. <ul><ul><li>This presentation is a general approach to Cooperative Learning from the personal point of view of a professor at Forestry School. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is complemented with a brief explanation of the experience of using some specific tools for that purpose. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul>One Content Many Contents Cooperative
  4. 5. BUT FORESTRY HAS ALWAYS BEEN COOPERATIVE !!!
  5. 6. Is not only a matter of Learning Concepts and Information <ul><li>it is also a matter of Learning Capabilities : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to improve Critical Reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to Select and Filter Information. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to Recongize a Good Source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to Manage Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to present results and proposals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to Dicuss and Debate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Efficient Team Work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to have information up-to-date </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to use information in other languages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to see trees from the forest. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>how to look at the forest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>how to guess what can be seen (lookin for traces) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>how to ask </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 7. From “OLD CLASS” to “METACLASS” a two-stage revolution stage 1
  7. 8. New Role of the Teacher / Instructor <ul><li>- Consultants and information facilitators - Learning facilitators </li></ul><ul><li>- Learning Media Designer - Moderators and Virtual tutors - Continuous evaluator and advisor - Career counselor </li></ul>
  8. 9. New Role of the Teacher / Instructor <ul><li>- Consultants and information facilitators - Learning facilitators </li></ul><ul><li>- Learning Media Designer - Moderators and Virtual tutors - Continuous evaluator and advisor - Career counselor </li></ul>All that and … for the same salary?
  9. 10. Social and active learning must be encouraged (student-teacher) Students cooperate with other students and the teacher (student-collaborator ) Teamwork is endorsed (student-cooperator) New Role of the students / Learners
  10. 11. Social and active learning must be encouraged (student-teacher) Students cooperate with other students and the teacher (student-collaborator ) Teamwork is endorsed (student-cooperator) New Role of the students / Learners But this is not what we have been doing since we first attend school
  11. 12. From “OLD CLASS” to “METACLASS” a two-stage revolution Post graduate students <ul><li>Professionals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Researchers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public-servants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry </li></ul></ul>Other clases Other subjects Other related disciplines Other clases Same Subjects other Universities / regions / countries METACLASS stage 2 The Class
  12. 13. Learning with web 2.0 tools <ul><li>Blogs (CMs, Blogger, Wordpress, ...) </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis (Wikispaces...) </li></ul><ul><li>Creation & edition of images, videos and presentations ( Flickr, Youtube, Slideshare) </li></ul><ul><li>Microblogging, social networks: Twitter, Jaiku, Facebook, MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>Inormation clasification (links, directories…) del.icio.us, Furl, CiteULike </li></ul><ul><li>Specialized browsers: Google Scholar, Technorati, Blogsearch </li></ul><ul><li>Feeders: Google Reader, Bloglines… </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><ul><li>Open Code. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low cost or even free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tool integration feasible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to learn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuneable to (almost) every specific need </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Widespread </li></ul></ul>Chracteristics
  14. 15. Visual Map of Web 2.0 http://www.internality.com/web20/
  15. 16. Map of my own experience
  16. 17. License and Contact Details Juan Picos Mart í n Universidade de Vigo Dpto. Enxe ñ er í a dos Recursos Naturais e Medio Ambiente Escola Universitaria de Enxe ñ eiros en Industrias Forestais Campus A Xunqueira s/n - E36005 Pontevedra - Spain Tel: + 34 986 80 20 35 Fax: + 34 986 80 19 07 [email_address] http://webs.uvigo.es/jpicos http://silvicultor.blogspot.com http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/es/ This presentation is licensed under a Creative Commons 2.5 License
  17. 18. Collaborative and Cooperative Learning in Forestry Higher Education From Teaching Forestry to Learning Forestry Juan Picos Forest Engineering School University of Vigo - Galicia - Spain Brno 05.12.08

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