Workshop given at the TVET conference in Amman, Jordan on using the Technology Integration Matrix (TIM). This workshop explores the 5 levels of Technology Integration as well as the 5 Classroom Characteristics. 23/2/12
Teaching – Art of assisting others in discovery. Training – Focusing on specific areas of development (technical & soft skill). Coaching – Observing strengths/weaknesses and developing weaknesses. Monica Paul, 2010
With your partner, discusslearning experiences youenjoyed.List them on the handout.What made them good?Why did you like them?
Problem Solving Decision-Making Communication Oral & Written Collaboration: Teams Business Analysis Project Leadership Ethics & Tolerance Functional Area Knowledge Luftman: Society for Information Management (2007)
Problem Solving Critical Thinking Communication Collaboration Creativity Innovation
How can technology be used in learning? Brainstorm ways technology can be used in teaching.
Organize your ideas by who is using the technology Teacher Use Student Use
Teacher Use Student Use Entry Adoption Adaptation Infusion TransformationTeacher Teacher Teacher Teacher Teacherdelivers directs facilitates provides supportscontent to students in students learning innovative techstudents conventional / exploring & content and tool use. Tools procedural use using tech student used for higher- of tech tools tools choose tech order learning tools activities not possible without technology
Add your activities to the appropriate cells. Add new activities to complete the cells. Discuss the differences between the applications.
Active – Actively Engaged w/ technology Collaborative – Use tech to work together Constructive – Use tech to connect new information to prior knowledge Authentic – Use tech to link beyond classroom Goal Directed – Use tech to set goals, plan activities, monitor progress and evaluate results.
Select a learning event Identify the Technology Use Identify the Characteristic Identify the cell where this event lies Discuss/Read what this means
Identify the activity’s cell Improve the activity’s position Make technology more Transitional Use a different characteristic Discuss how this could change learning in your educational system
Use the Technology Integration Matrix to review some of the lessons/activities in your curriculum. Identify the cells for 10 events. For each event, change the Technology Use or Learning Characteristic to better integrate the technology and learning.
“Well-integrated use of technologyresources by thoroughly trained teachersmakes twenty-first-century learningpossible.”Edutopia, 2007