Day 1 Slides

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Slides for the first day (first night, actually) for the class "Technology for Teaching and Learning" in Traverse City, MI, Summer 2009.

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Day 1 Slides

  1. 1. Welcome to Traverse City! Technology for Teaching and Learning Summer 2009
  2. 2. Introductions ❖ Class Introductions ❖ Discuss “Where We’re At, Where We’re Going” ❖ Discuss Post-Class Assignment ❖ A bit about “multimodal literacy,” “writing as technology,” and “Web 2.0” ❖ “Teaching Tips” wiki ❖ Signing up for accounts
  3. 3. Class Intros ❖ Meet n’ greet... ❖ Syllabus questions/discussions ❖ Course as collaborative/improvisational/TBA ❖ Course as “workshop” and as “camp” ❖ Some other logistics/housekeeping matters
  4. 4. “Where We’re At, Where We’re Going” Projects ❖ Family income/class ❖ Home computer purchases ❖ Games, chatting, home video, file sharing and “non-school” activities ❖ Old OLD computer memories ❖ Typing matters (which actually ties in with this class....)
  5. 5. The Post-Class Assignment ❖ “Internet-based exercise/project/lesson” ❖ Something having to do with teaching and learning (hopefully) ❖ A 1250-2500 word analysis and rational for project, including some research ❖ Published on your wordpress.com site by August 25 ❖ PS: It can’t be technology being “better” or “worse, and it can’t be about “access”
  6. 6. Writing as Technology/ Multimodal Literacy/ Web 2.0 ❖ Writing and Literacy is a Technology (quoting from Ong’s “Writing is a Technology that Restructures Thought”) ❖ “New Media Texts” defined (Wysocki et. al. 15) ❖ The importance “Paying Attention” (Selfe) ❖ “Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us”
  7. 7. “Teaching Tips” Wiki ❖ Collaborative writing exercise based on our experiences here in Traverse City ❖ Our own ideas, links to other sites, citations, etc., etc. ❖ Hopefully, it will have a life after this, too! ❖ Teaching with Tech Tips Home
  8. 8. Signing up for accounts? ❖ wordpress.com ❖ facebook.com ❖ twitter.com ❖ google.com ❖ (and more later, too)

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