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Changing Cultures in Higher Education (Uni Cambridge)


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Changing Cultures in Higher Education (Uni Cambridge)

  1. 1. Prof. Dr. Ulf-Daniel Ehlers Baden-Wurttemberg Cooperative State University European Association for Institutes of Higher Education Changing Cultures in Higher education Moving ahead to future learning
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  3. 3. © 2007 Dr. Ulf-Daniel Ehlers ::: Reflexion im Netz ::: Serendipity and the prepared mind?! Is higher eductaion fit for this challenge?
  4. 4. Higher education „Kompetenzen erfassen […] prinzipiell unbegrenzte dispositionelle Fähigkeiten, selbstorganisiert in eine zieloffene, komplexe, unbestimmte Zukunft hinein erfolgreich zu handeln.“ Knowing-in-Action Reflection-in-Action Reflection on Reflection-in-Action Higher Education as Reflection-Laboratory (Schön 1983, 1986) Implicit Action-Knowledge Ad-Hoc Strategies Development of ind. Action Theories Professionality Competence Responsibility Action Adequacy Abilities Will Knowledge Apply Information Connect (Wildt 2006) (Erpenbeck 2005)
  5. 5. Teaching Strategies Transfer Tutor/in Coach Facts („know-that“) Procedures („know-how“) Social Practices („knowing-in-action“) Transmission Dialogue Interaction Knowledge, Remenbering Doing, Problemsolving Reflective Action, innovation Teaching I Teaching II Teaching III Steering Enabling (Baumgartner 2004) (Reinmann 2005)
  6. 6. Changing E-Learning From Distribution … Learning Management Systems Materials online PresentationInformation …to reflection und Collaboration E-PortfoliosWeblogs Communikation Collaboration WiKisCommunities Rezeption Entwicklung
  7. 7. Do you use Google? Perpetual Beta = Co-Produktion of Learning =
  8. 8. Time for 8 ChangingPerspective
  9. 9. Some picks from current chatter... The Substitution Model • Open Education will substitute traditional higher education The Enrichment Model • Open Education is used to enrich traditional higher education The Lifelong Learning Model • Open Education will be used to offer lifelong learning opportunities
  10. 10. From education to learning
  11. 11. Anno 1088!prettyPhoto-205/0/ Exclusively for the chosen few...
  12. 12. Anno 1965 Industrialisation, Massification, Standardisation
  13. 13. Anno 2004 Postmodern, Individualised, Disaggregated
  14. 14. The career of an idea in higher Education ... Where does that leave us? • The traditional model: Exclusively for few chosen. • The modern (massification) model: Standard model for masses. • The post-modern model: Individualised and diversified HE (Rip and Mix Approach/ Patchwork)
  15. 15. Modern (Massification) Education Model Postmodern HIGHER EDUCATION Model Defined degrees Short and patchwork study cycles Study in a degree framework Study according needs and interest Curriculum is oriented to professions No clear curriculum, but certifiation needs Expert led/ Prof. led knowledge transfer Students are peers Exam driven/ Certification bound Learning experience in the foreground Certifiation of knowledge/ achievements Assessment of competences Institution bound De-institutionalised Institution‘s reputation determines value Experience + practice value gain importance Clear timebound structure of degrees Flexibilisation Disciplins are structure giving Inter-disciplinary/ trans-disciplinary Disciplin oriented: canon of methods and knowledge Problem oriented Academic status, traditions, clothing Individualised Differentiation against „non-higher education“ Continuum through ed.-sectors + levels CHANGING CULTURES IN HIGHER EDUCATION
  16. 16. Post-Secondary Education STRUCTURE • Vocational Education and Training • Higher Education • Lifelong Learning • Formal • Informal
  17. 17. What happens if you open the cages?
  18. 18. A Thought Experiment... A school beginner in September 2016... • ... finishes 2020 primary school • ... gradutaes from high school in 2028 • ... receives his bachelor degree in 2031 • ... and his Master in 2033 • ...starts to work... 18
  19. 19. Individualised Learning: Drivers and Larger Context Modernization of the World of Work Flexibilisation of the World of Education Lifelong Learning
  20. 20. Modernization of the World of Work Resolution of system of fixed professions From lifetime employment to lifetime employability From employed professionals to entrepreneurial professionals 1 2 3 (Lisop 1997) (Beck, Giddens, Lash 1996) (Voß, Pongratz 1998)
  21. 21. Flexibilisation of World of Education Flexibilisation of Degrees: Recognition of informal and non-formal education/ learning (EQR, NQR) Flexibilisation of Curricula and of learning contexts: Modularisation Flexibilisation of Contents: Key-Qualifications and Competence Flexibilisation of Methods and Learning Design: self- organised learning (Gruber 2007) 1 2 3 4
  22. 22. Lifelong Learning Between Emanzipation and Obligation: LLL from option to necessity LLL as medium of pleasure in present living Between Risk-Avoidance and Risk-generation 3 Perspectives on Lifelong Learning (Kade/ Seitter 1998) 1 2 3
  23. 23. Dr. Ulf-Daniel Ehlers ::: European Foundation for Quality in E-Learning ::: E-Learning 1st Gen LMS as island
  24. 24. Dr. Ulf-Daniel Ehlers ::: European Foundation for Quality in E-Learning ::: E-Learning 2nd Gen LMS as a Gate
  25. 25. Digital What is a convincing digital agenda for eductaional institutions?
  26. 26. Flexible How does that fit in the educational model ? Con we organise that in our ed-institutions?
  27. 27. Everywhere What do we do in the classroom?
  28. 28. Learning Community
  29. 29. Global
  30. 30. Open
  31. 31. Shared
  32. 32. Learner generated
  33. 33. The Digital Myth With E-Learning and availability of (OE)resources learning will improve!
  34. 34. From Resources to Practices (Initiative from 2010-2012) A Mindshift in Adult Learning
  35. 35. Open Education Practice
  36. 36. Digital Import of Curriculum 38
  37. 37. 39 Recoginition of Open Learning?
  38. 38. Erweiterte Anerkennungspraxis: Anerkennung von Angeboten anderer Hochschulen 40
  39. 39. Baden-Wurttemberg Cooperative State University Thank you for your attention!