Crates102009

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This is the presentation provided to Dr. Crates Curriculum and Instruction class on Oct. 20, 2009.

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Crates102009

  1. 1. Educational Technology<br />What’s new? What works?<br />
  2. 2. What Matters?<br />The BIG Picture—Strategic Changes<br />Globally—Forces shaping our world<br />Regionally—Connect Ohio; Stimulus Proposals; Ohio’s University System and Strategic Plan<br />Locally—UF IT Projects<br />What? Examining Emerging Technologies<br />So What? Do these technologies improve learning?<br />Connecting brain research, technology and learning<br />
  3. 3. What Matters?<br />The BIG Picture—Strategic Changes<br />Globally—Forces shaping our world<br />Regionally—Connect Ohio; Stimulus Proposals; Ohio’s University System and Strategic Plan<br />Locally—UF IT Projects<br />What? Examining Emerging Technologies<br />So What? Do these technologies improve learning?<br />Connecting brain research, technology and learning<br />
  4. 4. The Big Picture<br />Forces Shaping our World<br />Socio-Economic<br />Technologic<br />China and India— Globalization, & Global Competition<br />Recession & Recovery<br />Terrorism & War<br />Environmentalism<br />Broadband Connectivity & Improved Access<br />Wireless & Mobile Tech<br />Online Social Networking/ Communication<br />Web 2.0 Applications<br />“The Cloud”<br />Miniaturization of size and reduction in cost<br />Open Source Software<br />
  5. 5. The Big Picture<br />With these forces changing our world, why aren’t we more pluralistic, inclusive and cooperative? <br />
  6. 6. What Matters?<br />FederatedIdentityManagement<br />The BIG Picture—Strategic Changes<br />Globally—Changes shaping our world<br />Regionally—Connect Ohio; Stimulus Proposals; University System of Ohio and Strategic Plan<br />Locally—UF IT Projects<br />What? Examining Emerging Technologies<br />So What? Do these technologies improve learning?<br />Connecting brain research, technology and learning<br />
  7. 7. What Matters?<br />The BIG Picture—Strategic Changes<br />Globally—Forces shaping our world<br />Regionally—Connect Ohio; Stimulus Proposals; Ohio’s University System and Strategic Plan<br />Locally—UF IT Projects<br />What? Examining Emerging Technologies<br />So What? Do these technologies improve learning?<br />Connecting brain research, technology and learning<br />
  8. 8. What Matters?<br />Network Services<br />Co-location<br />BbTS<br />Bb 9 (LMS)<br />Virtualization<br />Centralized Authentication<br />Security<br />Programming Services<br />Admission/Candidate Portlets<br />Cognos<br />Document Imaging<br />Faculty & Student Portlets<br />Technology Support Services<br />Vendor Review<br />Replacement Cycle<br />Enterprise Tech Management Tool<br />Windows 7 Deployment<br />*<br />*<br />*<br />*<br />*<br />
  9. 9. What Matters?<br />The BIG Picture—Strategic Changes<br />Globally—Forces shaping our world<br />Regionally—Connect Ohio; Stimulus Proposals; Ohio’s University System and Strategic Plan<br />Locally—UF IT Projects<br />What? Examining Emerging Technologies<br />So What? Do these technologies improve learning?<br />Connecting brain research, technology and learning<br />
  10. 10. Taking Stock<br />Before we look at specific emerging technologies, let’s take stock of where we are…<br />
  11. 11. What are our students doing with technology?<br />What do you think are the top five ways our students are spending their time with new technologies?<br />Your answers!<br />one<br />two<br />three<br />four<br />five<br />
  12. 12. What are our students doing with technology?<br />What do you think are the top five ways our students are spending their time with new technologies?<br />Scott’s guesses…<br />Facebook<br />Texting<br />Music—P2P<br />Gaming<br />Video sites—YouTube<br />
  13. 13. What are our students doing with technology?<br />…and what does this mean for the following paradoxes?<br />Cacophony of Clutter vs. Focused Reasoning <br />Always Connected vs. Quiet Reflection<br />Distraction vs. Ubiquitous Access<br />Superfluous Information vs. Essential Learning <br />
  14. 14. What Matters?<br />The BIG Picture—Strategic Changes<br />Globally—Forces shaping our world<br />Regionally—Connect Ohio; Stimulus Proposals; Ohio’s University System and Strategic Plan<br />Locally—UF IT Projects<br />What? Examining Emerging Technologies<br />So What? Do these technologies improve learning?<br />Connecting brain research, technology and learning<br />
  15. 15. Exponential Change<br />The world today’s children will live in as adults is significantly different from the world we have lived in throughout our adult lives and to prepare them for this world our schools need to change too… <br />Did You Know? 4.0<br />Pew Internet— The Democratization of online social networks<br />
  16. 16. What’s New<br />Social Networking Tools<br />Google Wave<br />Twitter— YouTube Video<br />Teen Second Life<br />Del.icio.us<br />Productivity Tools<br />Prezi<br />Google Docs <br />Voice Thread<br />Elluminate & Vyew<br />TransferBIGFiles.com<br />Tiny URL<br />*<br />*<br />*<br />Personal Communication Tools<br />Mesh<br />Teen Buzz Ringtone; Listen<br />YouMail<br />Joomla<br />Graphics<br />Wordle<br />Slideshare<br />3. Gimpshop<br />Hardware<br />eReaders—Barnes & Noble / Kindle<br />Emotiv—YouTube Video<br />Readius (Digital Paper)<br />*<br />Information Tools<br />Worldwide Telescope<br />Text Answers<br />Customized Search<br />Mashup<br />Sixth Sense<br />
  17. 17. Web 2.0 Tools<br />Web 2.0 Tools<br />
  18. 18. What Matters?<br />The BIG Picture—Strategic Changes<br />Globally—Forces shaping our world<br />Regionally—Connect Ohio; Stimulus Proposals; Ohio’s University System and Strategic Plan<br />Locally—UF IT Projects<br />What? Examining Emerging Technologies<br />So What? Do these technologies improve learning?<br />Connecting brain research, technology and learning<br />
  19. 19. The Axemaker’s Gift<br />The tools we create shape us too!<br />
  20. 20. Audience Response<br />Biggest fear?<br />Best use in your classroom?<br />Biggest obstacles to classroom use?<br />When will every child have an electronic learning device to facilitate learning?<br />
  21. 21. What is your biggest fear when using educational technology?<br />Looking foolish when it doesn’t work<br />The fear of losing instructional time when technology fails<br />Breaking something<br />Losing valuable information<br />Other—Let’s dicuss…<br />
  22. 22. What is the biggest obstacle to great use of educational technology in the classroom?<br />Inadequate technical support<br />Unreliable equipment<br />Lack of faculty tech skills<br />Filters and other safeguards<br />Lack of administrative support<br />Standardized testing<br />Other… let’s discuss!<br />
  23. 23. What’s the best use of educational technology you’ve seen?<br />Better and more accurate source material for students<br />Use of collaborative online tools <br />Student engagement with interactive whiteboards<br />Teacher access to more engaging learning materials<br />Better communication with parents and students<br />Other… let’s discuss!<br />
  24. 24. When will every child bring an electronic learning device to school?<br />Never<br />Within 20 years<br />Within 10 years<br />Within 5 years<br />
  25. 25. Brain Rules<br />Repeat to Remember<br />Images<br />PowerPoint<br />Multitasking<br />
  26. 26. Images<br />The End!<br />

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