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  • WHY ICT suppoted ???
  • We started with a PEDAGOGICAL focus. We nominated 4 PILOT PROJECTS
  • ME to market....
  • Oner unique log in every 10 second, all around the day and night
  • 1500 PC’s 5 supportställen
  • 38 msek= 5 M$
  • Flaxible Learning at KTH

    1. 1. Tools and Strategies forflexible learning at KTH. Anders Ambrén MScEE ICT-Advisor ambe@kth.se
    2. 2. Pedagogical development for KTHteachers. Basic Communication and Teaching Course Learning and Teaching Course module 1 for teachers and professors Learning and Teaching Course module 2 for teachers and professors Learning and Teaching in a Subject Perspective Learning and Teaching with ICT tools Knowledge building in Teachers Practice Tutoring techniques for professors Pedagogic consultation
    3. 3. Internal Projects Learning spaces, Media technology program Netbased, flexible learning at Campus and at distance KTH Overall Quality Projects Benchmark of E-learning KTH ICT infrastructure to support the Learning Process
    4. 4. External projects. CDIO, multi university project  Mix non-tech knowledge in Courses. ICT competence in national Teacher training programs. LIKA –project Film/Video production för Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
    5. 5. Learning is a social activity.. Professor Roger Säljö Gothenburg University
    6. 6. Books Classroom Student INTERNET Virtual WWW classroom LecturesResources Monitoring Support
    7. 7. Experiences from ICT supportedteaching and learning Learning management system Personal web meeting tools Infrastructure activities ICT-Services for Students
    8. 8. Students ask for Flexibility Time Space Pace
    9. 9. Bilda, The KTH LCMS-tool From evaluation project 2001 to Business as usual Focus on:  Students active learning  Campus courses  Pedagogical use  Ease of use  Usability
    10. 10. Example of KTH use Assignment and peer review Test yourself, Quizzes (Read, test, reflect, read, test again..) KTH Summer courses for ”newcomers” Teacher to student communication  Noticeboard, E-mail, SMS, Forum
    11. 11. Continued.. Course evaluation Digital File archive Student community building  Chat, Instant Messaging Projectgroups Exam online Distance Tutoring (final thesis)
    12. 12. Services.. overview Noticeboard  Assignment FAQ  Drop box Chat  Plagiarism Ctrl Forums  File archive  Personal Instant Messaging  Course SMS  Project Projectgroups  Quiz/Test Calendar  Survey  Progress  Portfolio
    13. 13. KTH LCMS Summary All students and courses in the system HTML-knowledge not mandatory Import of existing HTML-code Log in with KTH-account Many (to many?) services
    14. 14. Status of LCMS tool today >1000 active KTH teachers >4800 courses since 2001. >12500 users/day >250000 logins/month Further developement in close cooperation with other universities Large variation in use of the system  Complete, fully automated, distance courses  Just post Lecture notes in File area.
    15. 15. Personal meeting Tool,Adobe Connect Pro WebCamera  Video Headset  Voice Server  Chat Personal Computer  Whiteboard  Windows  Share document  Mac OS  Share desktop  Unix-flavours  Record/Re-use  Vote
    16. 16. Use of Webmeeting tools Distance Lecture Projectmeetings Distance Tutoring Distance exam of single course Still hardware and software dependences.   You do need to practice several times  Keep it as simple as possible. 
    17. 17. ICT Infrastructure Critical to operations (demand for 24/7) Support organisations Secure Networks Mail and user database Student Computer rooms (Support to laptops) Software distribution routines Personal File areas available from anywhere Printing
    18. 18. Resources for students andteachers KTH Social for all KTH Courses Studentweb  My pages for progress and student records  Timetables  IT-support and Computers  E-mail  Computer rooms  Software (including Microsoft products)  Services at helpdesk
    19. 19. Resources.. continued Library  Information Searching  Dissertations  Ask the library KTH Learning Lab  Resources  Text matching tool against Plagiarism
    20. 20. Additional services to Students Single sign on ”My personal pages”  Results from official records  Assign to tests an exams of courses  Schedules Download course software free from KTH server 500 pages free printing /semester
    21. 21. Use of video in T&L-activities
    22. 22. First of all.. some examples• 2 cameras and edited and compressed• 2 cameras, powerpoint included, some editin• Instruction video. 1 camera, PC-screen includ• Personal video in a single subject• Including active whiteboard• Do it your self 1• Do it your self 2
    23. 23. Examples … continued Live Broadcast  Via Bambuser (Cameras and live editing)  We will do it tomorrow at 13.15  Bambuser via mobile recording  Via Adobe Connect Pro (also on demand)
    24. 24. Typical set up 1
    25. 25. Typical set up 2
    26. 26. Routines Access data base
    27. 27. Tomorrow.....? Keep on making small steps to meet strategic goals Coordinate with other KTH IT activities Introduce Open Educational Resources  Quality assurance  Copyright issues  Improve infrastructure  Expanded use of streaming media
    28. 28. Thank you !! Any Questions?