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DNA of a 21st Century Educator at #MoodleMOOC 4 (MM4)!


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Webinar Recording (WizIQ version):
During your lifetime you have probably experienced inspirational educators, or witnessed inspiring lectures. But, what about you? Are you such an educator? If not, why not? In this online talk, we will explore some of the ingredients top educators in the 21st century have, and how we can learn from them to reinvent ourselves to reach our true potential as an educator. Are you up for the challenge?

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DNA of a 21st Century Educator at #MoodleMOOC 4 (MM4)!

  1. Zaid Ali Alsagoff MoodleMOOC Webinar Details (June 3, 2014):
  2. DNA Habits Knowledge Skills Attitude Behavior 21st Century Educator? Drive PassionCompetencies Creativity Style Inspire FunEmpathy
  3. CONTENTS 21st Century Educator Content Engagement Assessment Reflection Transformation 2 1 3 4 5 6 7 Learning
  5. BUT, FIRST…
  6. Time Cover:,16641,20061218,00.html
  7. Video: Book: Image Source: Minds for the Future5 Howard Gardner
  8. Survival Skills for Careers, College & Citizenship 1. Critical Thinking & Problem-Solving 2. Collaboration Across Networks & Leading by Influence 3. Agility & Adaptability 4. Initiative & Entrepreneurialism 5. Effective Oral & Written Communication 6. Accessing & Analyzing Information 7. Curiosity & Imagination Presentation Slides: Video: 7 Dr. Tony Wagner
  9. Route 21 A Roadmap For 21st Century Learning • Critical Thinking • Problem Solving • Creativity • Innovation • Communication • Collaboration
  10. Image :
  11. 21st Century Educator? (Slides 5 – 12): Rainbow:
  12. Let’s try to make some sense out of all this!
  14. How does our BRAIN LEARN? ATTENTION - We don't pay attention to boring things. WIRING - Every brain is wired differently. GENDER - Male and female brains are different. MEMORY - Repeat to remember. SENSORY INTEGRATION - Stimulate more of the senses. VISION - Vision trumps all other senses. STRESS - Stressed brains don't learn the same way. SLEEP - Sleep well, think well. EXERCISE - Exercise boosts brain power. EXPLORATION - We are powerful and natural explorers. Summary: Dr. John Medina
  15. Brain-Targeted Teaching: Rules: Explore Brain-Designed Learning… Minute Rule …to Stimulate the Brain and Maximize the Students’ Potential. 10
  16. Research shows us that each learning style uses different parts of the brain. By involving more of the brain during learning, we remember more of what we learn. Learning Choices: Diagram adapted from: LEARNING STYLES Learning Styles
  18. Empower Personal Learning Environments! Remixed version from: SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2011 LMS
  19. Examples of PLEs A collection of PLEs:
  20. CURATING? How do you FIND what you are looking for online? Curating refers to the process of COLLECTING, ORGANIZING and SHARING resources relevant to a particular topic or area of interest.
  21. Other Tools?
  22. Use Social/Intelligent Curation Tools… To Pull, Discover, Filter, Organize & Share!
  23. To Collect, Organize, Cite, and Share your Research Sources! Social Citations/Referencing Tools... Zotero: End Note: OneNote:
  25. Higher-Level Thinking Evaluate Create Analyze Apply Understand Remember Generating new ideas, products, processes, or ways of viewing things. Lower-level Thinking Design to Empower Creativity! The Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy
  26. Android iPAD Web 2.0 Bloom’s Digital Taxonomies! Google M O R E
  27. Embrace Multi-Device/Platform Learning! Inspired by: Bring Your Own Devices (BYODs)
  28. Rethink (Responsive) e-Learning Design! Source: Steve Rayson
  29. Build e-Learning Content Rapidly… Chunked Juicily (1 - 10 min) for Mobile Learning! Co-Create content with students?
  30. Reuse/Remix OER & Repurpose MOOCs... dScribe: For Course Content! *OER: Open Educational Resources
  31. SIMPLIFY COMPLEXITY into engaging learning experiences… (Re)Using:  Open Educational Resources  Rapid e-Learning Tools  Social Media
  32. Infuse Creativity & STORIFY Learning! “BULLETS stick for exams, STORIES stick for life.” – Zaid Ali Alsagoff!
  34. STUDENTS Today’s Students? Always on Social Media! Disengaged! Demotivated! Sleeping in Class! No Time to Study! No Patience! Expects us to Reply in a Nanosecond! Googling is Thinking!
  35. Engage Students to Learn! Average retention rate 5% 10% 20% 30% 50% 75% Lecture Reading Audiovisual Demonstration Discussion Group Practice by Doing TEACHING OTHERS 90%
  36. Blended *F2F: Face-to-Face Find the Right Blend! Online F2F Video: Christensen Institute (Source):
  37. Interact & Collaborate Using… IMU Webinar Series (example): Various Web 2.0 Tools!
  38. Infographic: Introduction Video: Rethink Classroom Learning!
  39. How Long Does MIT Professor Walter Lewin… Take to Prepare one Lecture?
  40. If (recorded) Lectures are Needed… Lively Educative Creative Thought (provoking) Understandable Relevant Enjoyable Inspire Influence Inform
  41. Construct Learning Spaces that… INSPIRE STUDENTS to Connect, Collaborate, Think and Learn!
  42. Use Interactive Web Tools to Spice Up… Face-to-Face (F2F) Learning!
  43. Use Augmented Reality & Wearable Technologies… …To Transform Learning & Teaching Experiences! Infographic: Google Glass in Education:
  44. Empower Educators & Student with 3D Printers…  To Create 3D models that illustrate complex concepts or illuminate novel ideas, designs, and even chemical and organic molecules.  “Imagine Medical Students rapid prototyping and building artificial body parts.” Article: Why Imagine only, when you can do it!
  45. Gamify Student Learning Experiences!
  46. C2S2C Method
  47. GAMIFY IT! Use C2S2C Method to… 1 Challenge 2 Compete 3 Show COURSE Learning Outcome (LO) LO LO LO LO LO LO LEARNING ACTIVITY 4 Score 5 Celebrate!
  48. Discover the C2S2C Method Here…
  49. Inspire Deeper Questions to Infuse… Solo Taxonomy
  51. 21st Century Educators Don’t Say… Hand It In! They say, Publish It!
  52. Example? IMU Student Blogging Project to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle!
  53. Use a Variety of Methods to Assess More… Learning AnalyticsPeer-Assessment E-PortfolioRubrics AUTHENTIC Learning & Empower PERSONALIZED Learning!
  56. Stian Håklev 21st Century Educators are Open Scholars!
  57. Continuously Reflect their Learning & Teaching! Sharing Feedback LEARNING
  59. How can we use Technology to TRANSFORM Learning?
  60. 5 Frameworks
  62. RETHINKING 5F + i = *F = Frameworks *i = Innovation TEST-L
  63. ENVIRONMENT TRANSFORMATION Online F2F Substitution Redefinition - Zaid Ali Alsagoff Training Support TEST-Learning Framework STUDENT Motivation Learning Styles Technology Knowledge TEACHER ExpertiseTechnology Motivation x-Gogy LEARNING Modification OERs MOOCs *F2F: Face-to-Face *MOOCs: Massive Open Online Courses *OERs: Open Educational Resources *X-Gogy: Peda/Andra/etc./gogies LEARNING OUTCOME(S) ASSESSMENT CONTENT / ACTIVITIES TOOLS
  64. 21st Century Educators… 1. Explore possibilities to discover the right blend of online and F2F learning to transform the courses. 2. Empower student-centered learning experiences that embrace higher order thinking skills and mastery learning. 3. Design collaborative and engaging learning experiences using social media, rapid e-learning tools and reusing/remixing OER/MOOC content (when possible). 4. Assess learning continuously (formative & summative) using a variety of methods to measure more authentic learning. + = Online F2F Blended
  65. 21st Century Educators… 5. Personalize learning using adaptive assessment technologies and learning analytics. 6. Encourage student ownership through negotiation and co-creation of learning targets and experiences. 7. Transform ourselves to become better educators proactively by always embracing change and exploring possibilities. + = Online F2F Blended
  66. Have a ZaidLearn! Finally, You Might Want To…
  67. Zaid Ali Alsagoff E-Learning Manager E-mail : Blog : Slides : Twitter: IMU : DID : +603-2731 7327 Ext. : 3115