Learning in the 21st Century

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Learning in the 21st Century

  1. 1. Learning in the 21stCentury <br />Prof Dr. ZorainiWatiAbas<br />Faculty of Education & Languages<br />Open University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur<br />zoraini@oum.edu.my/zoraini@gmail.com<br />http://www.facebook.com/zoraini<br />http://eyeonlearning.blogspot.com<br />
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  3. 3. Do you own a supercomputer?<br />A typical computer today…<br />Everything’s wireless<br />Everything’s sleek in design<br />Everything’s integrated<br />Everything’s with memory that is more that you will ever need<br />Everything’s internet-ready!<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Outline<br />4<br />
  5. 5. A global view<br />5<br />
  6. 6. ICT Developments<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Friedman’s ten "flatteners" in the leveling the global playing field:<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Did you know?<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ILQrUrEWe8<br />4:46<br />8<br />
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  10. 10. 2010<br />1890<br />120 years<br />apart <br />10<br />
  11. 11. Yesterday<br />Today<br />11<br />
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  14. 14. 21st century learning<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Generations of Learners<br />Net Gen<br />(Digital Natives/<br />Millennials)<br />1981-99 <br />(12-30 yrs old)<br />Baby <br />Boomers<br />1946-64<br />Generation X <br />1965-80<br />TV generation<br />Typewriters<br />Telephone<br />Memos<br />Family focus<br />Video games<br />PC<br />Email<br />CDs<br />Individualist<br />Web<br />Cell phone<br />IM<br />MP3s<br />Online communities<br />Source: http://www.slideshare.net/gskeesee/learning-theories-341414<br />15<br />
  16. 16. 2000 -<br />1990s<br />1980s<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Diana G. Oblinger and James L. Oblinger, <br />Editors (2005)<br />Aptitudes, attitudes,expectations,and learning styles of Net Gen students reflect the environment in which they were raised<br />The book explores the Net Gen and the implications for institutions in areas such as teaching, service, learning space design, faculty development, and curriculum.<br />http://www.educause.edu/educatingthenetgen<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Educating the Net Generation: <br />A Handbook of Findings for Practice and Policy<br />http://www.netgen.unimelb.edu.au/outcomes/handbook.html<br />18<br />
  19. 19. Immediate and constant access to information and a global community;<br />Intensity, relevance and personalization of learning;<br />Highly developed teacher capacities; and<br />Highly developed student dispositions.<br />Toward a New Learning Ecology: Teaching and Learning in 1:1 Environments<br />The 1:1 environment is prompting a new learning ecology, which we describe through four unique conditions:<br />http://www.fi.ncsu.edu/podcast/white-paper-series/2009/04/22/toward-a-new-learning-ecology/<br />19<br />
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  21. 21. What is Next Generation Learning?<br />21<br />
  22. 22. 2001 - Revised<br />1956 - Original<br />Bloom’s Taxonomy<br />22<br />
  23. 23. Bloom’s Taxonomy Digital Pyramid<br />http://www.usi.edu/distance/bdt.htm<br />23<br />
  24. 24. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs<br />http://www.hypergene.net/wemedia/images/uploads/maslow.gif<br />24<br />
  25. 25. 21st century tools & approaches<br />25<br />
  26. 26. Evolution in Educational Technology<br />26<br />
  27. 27. The tools are beyond imagination!<br />http://multisocialmedia.com/ttsgusp/ttsg.html<br />http://chronicle.com/wiredcampus/article/2699/a-professors-tips-for-using-twitter-in-the-classroom<br />27<br />
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  30. 30. Fostering learning in a networked world: The cyber learning opportunity and challengeA 21st Century Agenda for the National Science Foundation <br />http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2008/nsf08204/nsf08204.pdf<br />30<br />
  31. 31. Birth of OCW<br />Announcement by MIT President Mr. Charles M. Vest on April 4, 2001, ..…<br />Photo retrieved Feb 27, 2010 from <br />http://tech.mit.edu/V121/N16/16ocw.16n.html<br />Excerpt<br />“This is something bigger than MIT. …..we very much hope that OpenCourseWare will draw other universities to do the same. …. we have a world wide web of knowledge that raises the quality of learning – and ultimately, the quality of life – around the globe.” (para 17)<br />Retrieved Feb 27, 2010 from http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2001/ocw.html<br />31<br />
  32. 32. http://academicearth.org/<br />32<br />
  33. 33. http://academicearth.org/<br />33<br />
  34. 34. http://academicearth.org/<br />34<br />
  35. 35. http://www.apple.com/education/mobile-learning/<br />iTunes U<br />35<br />
  36. 36. Peer2Peer University http://www.p2pu.org/<br />$70,000 seed grant from the Hewlett Foundation to launch its first 10 pilot courses. Opened for enrolment on 9-09-09<br />Different kind of universities (in the future)<br />http://www.uopeople.org/<br />Computer and Business Programs<br />Dr. Russell S. Winer<br />36<br />
  37. 37. How can sharing help globally?<br />Global Target<br />37<br />
  38. 38. Online collaboration & teamwork tools by<br />Groove & SharePoint come with a price!<br /> Groove<br />38<br />
  39. 39. Wide array of online collaboration tools with amazing features…<br />DimDim<br />Eluminate<br />Adobe Connect Pro<br />WebEx<br />Centra<br />39<br />
  40. 40. A Teachers’ Guide to Web 2.0 at School<br />A-teachers-guide-to-web-2.0<br />40<br />
  41. 41. Blended learning: what, why, where, when & how?<br />41<br />
  42. 42. “We, as a species, are blended learners.” <br />Elliot Masie<br />
  43. 43. Memorizing information is now much less important than knowinghow to access information.Elliot Masiecalls this“fingertip knowledge”.<br />43<br />
  44. 44. What is blended learning?<br />Source:<br />http://mrwilliamsmaths.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/blendedlearning.jpg<br />Source:<br />http://e4innovation.com/?p=181<br />44<br />
  45. 45. Definition<br />Integration of teaching, learning and assessment using different modes and media to optimise learner engagement<br />45<br />
  46. 46. Blended Learning Models<br />Blended Learning Theories<br />www.agilantlearning.com/instructionaldesign.html<br />46<br />
  47. 47. What is a good blend?<br />http://blendedlearning.wikispaces.com/Setting+up+for+blended+learning<br />47<br />
  48. 48. Learning Styles<br />48<br />
  49. 49. The Blend at an ODL institution<br />49<br />
  50. 50. Learning Styles<br />50<br />
  51. 51. Transform Learning from Push to Pull<br />Adapted from:<br />Morrison(2003). E-Learning strategies: How to get implementation and delivery right the first time. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley<br />51<br />
  52. 52. Centralised Learning<br />Adapted from:<br />Morrison(2003). E-Learning strategies: How to get implementation and delivery right the first time. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley<br />52<br />
  53. 53. Learner-Centric Learning<br />Adapted from:<br />Morrison(2003). E-Learning strategies: How to get implementation and delivery right the first time. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley<br />53<br />
  54. 54. Use of Social Learning Platforms<br />54<br />
  55. 55. Learning Matrix (Form, Style, Tool)<br />Web 2.0<br />55<br />
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  58. 58. The way forward<br />58<br />
  59. 59. Making Art Lessons Come Alive (5:55)<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BO9rqJD1GXo<br />http://yunyun-expressiveart.blogspot.com/<br />http://yunyun-creativearteducation.blogspot.com/<br />59<br />
  60. 60. FRAMEWORK FOR 21ST CENTURY EDUCATION<br />60<br />
  61. 61. What are you willing to do for your students today?<br />61<br />
  62. 62. The End<br />62<br />
  63. 63. Thank you for your attention <br />On the web:<br />zoraini@oum.edu.my<br />zoraini@gmail.com<br />http://www.facebook.com/zoraini<br />http://eyeonlearning.blogspot.com/<br />http://research-zwa.blogspot.com/<br />Skype: zoraini<br />63<br />

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