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Web 2.0 INSET Presentation

  1. 1. Web 2.0 in Teaching & Learning
  2. 2. Outline E-Strategy: Summary of DCSF ‘Harnessing Technology’ report Web 2.0: The second generation of the internet Learning Platforms: Virtual or Managed Learning Environments (VLE/MLE)
  3. 3. E-strategy The government’s perspective on harnessing technology in education
  4. 4. At the heart of the government’s e-strategy is the notion of personalised learning
  5. 5. “Personalised learning demands that every aspect of teaching and support is designed around pupil’s needs.” - David Miliband, Minister for Schools Standards, September 2003
  6. 6. “The promise of personalised learning in schools is part of the government’s agenda to bring public services in line with this societal change. The leap is from an education system that delivers the best for some to the best for everybody.” - Professor David Hargreaves, Chair of Becta, October 2004
  7. 7. Practically, it means actively engaging children in their own learning, helping them to understand what they need to achieve, and what they need to do to meet those goals. - Jim Knight, Minister for Schools, January 2007
  8. 8. Benefits of technology in T&L ✓ Raise engagement ✓ More choice to progress ✓ Support Assessment for Learning (AfL) ✓ Improve communication and sharing ✓ A more inclusive society
  9. 9. Targets for schools ✓ 100% schools connected to broadband by 2006 ✓ every teacher to receive continuous professional development (CPD) that includes ICT in 2006/7 and 2007/8 ✓ all schools should have a personalised learning space with the potential to support e-portfolios by 2008 ✓ every school should have an integrated learning and management system by 2010 (CMIS with MLE)
  10. 10. Key Terms The following terms are used frequently by government and their policy partners in reference to technology in schools
  11. 11. e-learning ‘E-learning is learning that is enhanced through the effective use of new technologies’ - QCA, August 2007
  12. 12. e-maturity ‘The capacity of a learning institution to make strategic and effective use of technology to support educational outcomes’ - Becta, March 2008
  13. 13. (Virtual) Learning Platform A learning platform brings together hardware, software and supporting services to enable more effective ways of working within and outside the classroom. - Becta, March 2008
  14. 14. Web 2.0 The second generation of the internet
  15. 15. Web 1.0 - The First Internet Model Company Example: Amazon Accessed through URL Up-dated Centrally controlled
  16. 16. Web 2.0 - The Second Internet Model Flickr Wikipedia Company 1 Company 3 Access through URL or RSS feeds YouTube BBC Company 2 Company 4 Companies share stored information User-centred
  17. 17. RSS - Really Simple Syndication Blogs d Fee tom SA RS News Sites RSS Atom Feed
  18. 18. Web 2.0 Applications Flickr for photo sharing Audacity for audio editing Soundsnap for free sound clips Animoto for audio visual music-style presentations Blip.tv or Google Videos for uploading and sharing videos Slideshare for sharing PowerPoint presentations Bubble.us for collaborative brainstorming Storymaker for creating stories Splashr and Flickriver for displaying images through tags Google Maps for geotagging images and places Voki for language simulation Edublogs for free blogging web space
  19. 19. As teachers, you are already using Web 2.0 applications...
  20. 20. E-Portal
  21. 21. Learning Platforms A learning platform brings together hardware, software and supporting services to enable more effective ways of working within and outside the classroom. - Becta, March 2008
  22. 22. Structure of a Learning Platform ‣ CONTENT MANAGEMENT COMMON enabling teaching staff to create, store and repurpose resources ACRONYMS and coursework which can be accessed online VLE - Virtual Learning ‣ CURRICULUM MAPPING & Environment PLANNING MLE - Managed Learning providing tools and storage to support assessment for learning, Enviornment personalisation, lesson planning etc. MIS - Management ‣ LEARNER ENGAGEMENT & Information System ADMINISTRATION CMIS - Common enabling access to pupil information, attendance, timetabling, e- Management Information portfolios and management information System ‣ TOOLS & SERVICES providing communication tools such as email, messaging, discussion forums and blogs.
  23. 23. Benefits of Learning Platform ✓ Store and share learning resources in a central location that is easily accessible ✓ Improve communication ✓ Interact with content (forums, comments, upload documents) ✓ Track and monitor progress ✓ Provide instant formative feedback ✓ Encourage creativity and authorship
  24. 24. Moodle VLE (Virtual Learning Environment)
  25. 25. Fronter LONDON MLE (Managed Learning Environment)
  26. 26. VLE Case Studies: Art & Photography ➡ Shared resources for class groups ➡ Discussion forum to develop analysis skills ➡ KS3 quiz on Yinka Shonibare ➡ A2 WIKI on photographers to research