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Emerging Technologies And Sla – Vance Stevens


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Presented as panelist on CALL-IS Academic session at TESOL New York April 4, 2008

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Emerging Technologies And Sla – Vance Stevens

  1. 1. Emerging Technologies and SLA – Vance Stevens CALL and SLA: Research, Applications, and Beyond TESOL 2008 New York City April 4, 2008
  2. 2. Ten aspects of paradigm shift <ul><li>Pedagogy : Didactic --> constructivist and conversational </li></ul><ul><li>Modeling : Do as I say --> AND as I do </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing : Copyrighted --> creative commons </li></ul><ul><li>Trepidation : Will they find out? --> ok to say I don’t know </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy : Print literacy --> multiliteracies </li></ul><ul><li>Heuristics : Client server -->peer to peer </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer : Informal technology is F.U.N. --> applied to professional practice </li></ul><ul><li>Directionality : Push --> pull </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership : Proprietary --> open source </li></ul><ul><li>Classification : Taxonomies --> folksonomies </li></ul>Here, I first suggested multiple aspects of paradigm shift required
  3. 3. Paradigm Shift <ul><li>Many aspects: 2 especially relevant ones </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction of Knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Algorithmic vs connectivist </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search and retrieval </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Folksonomies vs taxonomies </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Stephen Downes at WiAOC 2007 <ul><li>Teaching is </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Modeling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrating </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning is </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Personal Learning the Web 2.0 Way . </li></ul><ul><li>Slides: </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Part 1: </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Part 2: </li></ul>
  5. 5. Construction of Knowledge per Downes at WiAOC 2007 <ul><li>Expert systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shrink wrapped </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Algorithmic / Cartesian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information disseminated </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Connectionist </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Model of learning appropriate to ed tech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total Knowledge = that which exists in network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ineffable </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Connectivism <ul><li>Siemens </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proponent of the theory of connectivism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The “pipe” is more important than its content Siemens, G. (2005). Connectivism: Learning as network-creation. Retrieved July 3, 2007 from: . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Essential elements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Folksonomies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tagging </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aggregation </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Classification: Taxonomies  Folksonomies
  8. 8. Connectivism at TESOL <ul><li>2000 Vancouver – Webheads appeared live at Invited Presenters’ Session </li></ul><ul><li>2002 CALL-IS Academic Session broadcast live </li></ul><ul><li>2003 Baltimore – Case study of CoP with remote participants; Webheads at Electronic Village Internet Fairs </li></ul><ul><li>2004 Long Beach – PCI on CoPs with voice and webcams; classic Internet Fair </li></ul>
  9. 9. TESOL 2005 San Antonio <ul><li>CALL-IS Academic Session on Future Visions of CALL with Deborah Healey, Karen Price, and Jim Duber. </li></ul><ul><li>website for the event at: . </li></ul><ul><li>The session was webcast.and the recording is available at: http:// =774660 . </li></ul>2006 Seattle - Colloquium entitled: &quot;CALL IS Electronic Village Online Communities“
  10. 10. Meanwhile, other conferences <ul><li>WiAOC 2005, 2007 demonstrate, model </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proceeds 2006, 2008 reflect and practice </li></ul></ul><ul><li>K-12 Online 2006, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>George Siemens 2 conferences Future of Learning, Connectivism </li></ul><ul><li>IATEFL – Manchester, Exeter </li></ul><ul><li>Educon2.0 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Communities <ul><li>Webheads </li></ul><ul><li>Wordbridges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EdTechTalk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers Teaching Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Writingmatrix </li></ul>
  12. 12. Tools <ul><li>VoiceThread </li></ul><ul><li>Ustream </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>Authorstream </li></ul><ul><li>Gabcast </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>WiZiQ </li></ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul><ul><li>Chinswing </li></ul><ul><li>Yakpack </li></ul>I added some of these tools here during session and promised to upload this presentation to You can find it there (here?)
  13. 13. Don’t forget … Today’s handout soon to be at http:// Vance Stevens, TESOL 2008 New York City