Educational Values in a Digital Age

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Educational Values in a Digital Age

  1. educational values in a digital age Steve Wheeler Faculty of Health, Education and Society http://www.vend123.com/ revised and updated
  2. Takeaways... <ul><li>the nature of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>values in education </li></ul><ul><li>digital learning </li></ul><ul><li>assessment for learning </li></ul><ul><li>creative teaching </li></ul>Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  3. everything is relative Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  4. knowledge or wisdom ? http://slated.org Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  5. Declarative vs Procedural http://slated.org Knowing that Knowing how Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  6. “ For the first time we are preparing students for a future we cannot clearly describe.” - David Warlick Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011
  7. “ It's not what you know that counts anymore. It's what you can learn.” – Don Tapscott http://www.nationalpost.com Connections... Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  8. what is education for? <ul><li>“ An education allows children to develop the skills and confidence they need to strengthen their societies, break the cycle of poverty and build peace in their communities.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Save the Children </li></ul>Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  9. Looking for teachable moments http://www.candyapplecostumes.com Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  10. What’s the best thing about school? – my friends Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  11. What’s the worst thing about school? – being treated like you’re an idiot Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  12. Doctors save lives. Teachers make lives. http://www.taranakicareers.co.nz Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  13. <ul><li>Introducing computers into schools </li></ul>http://aproposofnothing.files.wordpress.com Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  14. “ A computer once beat me at chess... ...but was no match for me at kickboxing.” http://woodforthetrees.files.wordpress.com Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  15. “ How can technology make a person better? Only in this way: by providing each person with chances.” - Kevin Kelly http://www.global-images.net http://www.global-images.net Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  16. Digital Natives? The Net Generation? http://www.flickr.com/photos/56155476@N08/5667863948/ Homo Zappiens? Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  17. Learners need critical thinking skills Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  18. “ 60% of all Internet pages contain misleading information.” - Thomas Edison Learners need digital wisdom Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  19. Managing identity language personal data language name images netiquette reputation avatar interaction privacy identity legacy reputation name privacy images interaction LOLZ lets post dis up on 2 Facebook Responsibility and safety online http://i.dailymail.co.uk Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  20. The goal of education “ The goal of education is to enrich the lives of students while producing articulate, expressive thinkers and lifelong learners that are socially responsible, resilient, and active citizens of the world. Education is about teaching students, not subjects.” – Dave Truss http://www.dailymail.co.uk Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011
  21. personalised Learning? cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2009 http://www.hseb.utah.edu Are we preparing learners for the future or the past?
  22. funnels or webs? “ The current search for new educational funnels must be reversed into the search for their institutional inverse: educational webs which heighten the opportunity for each one to transform each moment [...] into one of learning, sharing and caring”. – Illich (1970) http://zumu.com The Virtual Learning Environment? Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  23. Learning 2.0 User generated content architecture of participation Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  24. Learning 2.0 Tools Collaborating Sharing Voting Networking User generated content architecture of participation Tagging Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  25. fair measures? Assessment of, or for, learning? http://www.flickr.com/photos/darrenhester/3901158717/ We need to think critically about assessment Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
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  28. Source: http://www.masalatime.com Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  29. Source: http://www.masalatime.com Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  30. Source: http://www.goiit.com/posts/show/944766.htm Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  31. Source: http://www.masalatime.com Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  32. http://4closurefraud.org Assessment fails because the pedagogy fails... Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011
  33. Ipsative assessment... ...where a student’s learning is measured against previous attainment. Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  34. Source: http://www.masalatime.com Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  35. Source: http://www.masalatime.com We need to think critically on our beliefs about learning Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  36. VAK model Visual Seeing and reading Auditory Hearing and speaking Kinaesthetic Touching and doing Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  37. situated learning Auditory Visual Kinaesthetic I hear, I know Cognition I see, I remember Memory I do, I understand Meta Cognition Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  38. situated learning Auditory Visual Kinaesthetic I hear, I know Cognition I see, I remember Memory I do, I understand Meta Cognition Deeper Learning Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  39. http://www.nonformality.org/2006/04/excuse-misuse-or-abuse/ http://www.ldu.leeds.ac.uk/ldu/ “ There are as many learning styles as there are people.” – Wheeler (2009) Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  40. http://www.maslowshierarchyofneeds.net “ This field suffers from serious conceptual confusion and a lack of accumulated theoretical knowledge.” – Coffield et al Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  41. we need to think critically about creativity What are the barriers to creativity? Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  42. barriers to creativity <ul><li>Teacher insisting on the ‘right answer’ </li></ul><ul><li>Impatience with ‘dreamers’ </li></ul><ul><li>Contempt for ‘unusual’ solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Not enough time for questioning </li></ul><ul><li>Not enough time for experimentation and ‘play’ </li></ul><ul><li>Regimented learning through a rigid curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Transmission’ mode </li></ul><ul><li>Fear? </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of self confidence? </li></ul>Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  43. Join all nine dots Using four straight Lines. Do not take Your pen from the Paper and do not Go back over any Lines. Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
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  45. <ul><li>A man enters a field with an unopened package and dies. Why? </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/gogap/423485388/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  46. creative use of ICT <ul><li>Creativity in mobile texting </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity in social network spaces ( Bebo , MySpace , YouTube , FaceBook , Flickr etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity in Animation </li></ul><ul><li>Using IWBs interactively </li></ul><ul><li>Creative writing in wikis & blogs </li></ul><ul><li>etc… </li></ul>cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2009 Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  47. what is this? http//wordle.com Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011 Barack Obama Inauguration Speech in Wordle
  48. what is this? dad@hvn ur spshl. we want wot u want & urth 2b like hvn. giv us food & 4giv r sins lyk we 4giv uvaz. don't test us! save us! bcos we kno ur boss. ur tuf & ur cool 4 eva! ok? Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  49. ‘ squeeze’ text The competition was for re-writing the Lord's Prayer for the mobile phone, using just 160 characters or less. It was judged for Ship of Fools by the Churches' Broadcasting Conference. The task itself was not easy. The traditional version of the Lord's Prayer is 372 characters long, so whittling it down to 160 characters meant cutting the prayer by more than half but without losing anything important. http://www.canada.com Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  50. ...and in second place… r pa in evan, respect 2 u, may u rain ear as in evan. giv us r needs, 4giv r sin as we 4giv r nmes. resq us from the evil 1. 4 ur always the most xlent dude. yo Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  51. “ Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire”. W. B. Yeats www.preservefortlouis.org Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2011
  52. jupiterimages.com Thank you W: http://steve-wheeler.net E: swheeler@plymouth.ac.uk B: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com
  53. http://steve-wheeler.net This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK: International Licence. Steve Wheeler [email_address] Plymouth University, United Kingdom

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