080314 Pixel Ache University2008


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Pixel Ache University 2008 presentation: short briefing on Internetix, Nettilukio and Sometu-network.

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    1. 1. Ville Venäläinen March 14yh, 2008 PixelAche
    2. 2. <ul><li>What is Internetix? </li></ul><ul><li>Nettilukio - high school in the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Sometu - Social media supporting learning -netwotk </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Some facts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The first open learning environment in Finland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It was founded with the belief in mind that we are now living a time where our society will shift into a information era </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Traditional means of existing institutions are not going to work in a new world </li></ul><ul><li>New institutions and new ways to operate must be found </li></ul><ul><li>The first thing to do was to find a place where new forms of behaviour can be born or found </li></ul><ul><li>In the mid 90's the Internet was a untouched playground for this kind of trial </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Seeking was made with on demand approach </li></ul><ul><li>We started to look for what we will find on our way </li></ul><ul><li>Soon was founded: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internetix campus – www.internetix.fi open learning environment for studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metodix - learning environment for methodological studies and research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nettiradio mikaeli – first digital learning radio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different kind of tools and experiments on the future research, learning environments, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...and Nettilukio </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Students form a very heterogeneous group: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Age (16-75) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Place of residence (around the globe) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aims of studying (degree, hobby) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Various situations in life (athletes, shift workers, parents of small children, various disabilities etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Over 400 students studying over the net </li></ul><ul><li>The whole studying is done on the net with no student parties or breaks between lessons </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>The big thing isn't that it operates fully on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>The big thing is that it’s based fully on trust on its students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are hardly no tests in courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grades are given on evaluation of the course specific portfolios or other skills demonstrations made in different kind of projects etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Still these people pass matriculation examination, which is the only time that they are forced be present IRL </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Social media supporting learning- network
    9. 9. <ul><li>Is an experiment where people from different domains gather around a common interest in social media </li></ul><ul><li>It started in a workshop hosted by Internetix in co-operation with presenters and participants </li></ul><ul><li>a network containing over 200 participants </li></ul><ul><li>Network members have a very heterogenous background: business, teaching, studying, citizen media, activism etc. </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>It is a network which is defining itself all the time  </li></ul><ul><li>It has no single </li></ul><ul><ul><li>mission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>opinion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>• It's all about experimentation, encounters, sharing information and ideas - a journey where we learn and build something new together  </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Action is what ever comes to people's mind </li></ul><ul><li>The interest can be work or study related or something just for fun </li></ul><ul><li>Current  actions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Theme meetings monthly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometumob </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different sessions and forums related to support for social media and teaching </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You can join us in http:// sometu.ning.com/ </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Ville Venäläinen </li></ul><ul><li>internetix </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>+358 44 794 5102 </li></ul><ul><li>skype:ville.venalainen </li></ul>