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Concept Mapping


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Concept Mapping

  1. 1. Tech Academy: Concept Mapping Eric Wilson [email_address] Heather Fogell [email_address]
  2. 2. "Knowing content" is not sufficient in itself -- rather, students must apply knowledge to: • construct new understandings, • solve problems •  make decisions • develop products and • communicate Technology can facilitate this type of learning
  3. 3. Teacher directed, memory-focused instruction Student-centered, performance-focused learning Isolated work on invented exercises Collaborative work on authentic, real-work projects Factual, literal thinking for competence Creative thinking for innovation and original solutions Transforming Learning Environments Traditional Environments Emerging Learning Landscape
  4. 4. Pedagogical Foundations <ul><ul><li>Curriculum must drive the need for technology integration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology is simply the tool used to facilitate student-centered learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology makes it easier to accomplish </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taxonomy of Technology Use 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Experiencing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Informing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reinforcing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integrating </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Utilizing </li></ul></ul></ul>1 Thomas and Boysen, Iowa State University, 1984
  5. 5. Ben and Jared Taxonomy <ul><li>Observing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are passive observers of technology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interacting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are engaged with the technology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Producing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students create product with a single technology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Developing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students begin to combine and integrate technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Applying </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are making sound choices about appropriate technology to use </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. National Educational Technology Standards for Students <ul><li>Creativity and Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Communication & Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Research & Information Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking, Problem-Solving, & Decision-Making </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Operations and Concepts </li></ul>
  7. 7. National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers <ul><li>Student Learning & Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Age Learning Experiences & Assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Age Work & Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Citizenship & Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Growth & Leadership </li></ul>