2012 Professorial lecture/Future

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Delivering education in the future

  • Open Education Resources
    • “OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others.” (Hewlett Foundation, n.d.)
    • must be both gratis (available at no-cost) and libre (everyone has the legal rights to repurpose the resource) (Vollmer, 2012).
  • MOOC
  • The 100,000-student classroom (Norvig, 2012) http://www.ted.com/talks/peter_norvig_the_100_000_student_classroom.html
    • In the fall of 2011 Peter Norvig taught a class with Sebastian Thrun on artificial intelligence at Stanford attended by 175 students in situ -- and over 100,000 via an interactive webcast. He shares what he learned about teaching to a global classroom. (Note not OER as courseware not libre)
  • New challenges: wiki spam
  • Khan academy

Wikieducator, OERu : EPIs and Open Education the $$$$

WikiEducator (http://wikieducator.org )

  • Open content licensing for educators (OCL4Ed) 3 - 14 December 2012
  • Learning4Content Workshop dates to be announced
  • AST1000 : Regional Relations in Asia and the Pacific

Copyright and Creative commons

Video: With OER how is © handled?

Video: CreativeCommons AotearoaNZ (2011)

Classroom 2020

“You wake up at 9:23 a.m. one September morning in 2020. Your alarm failed to sound and now you’re late. But don’t fret. Your commute to school consists of carrying your laptop to the kitchen table. No need for a back-to-school outfit, as you settle in wearing pyjamas.” … “After a while, your eyes wander to the window. It’s a gorgeous day, ... you abandon your computer and finish the lecture on your cellphone from your backyard.”

“Is the university as a physical place obsolete?”

Core competencies

Alongside the traditional competencies of literacy and numeracy:

  • Digital literacy:
    • Social networking
    • Media competencies
    • Rise of visual representations
    • Infographics
    • Portfolios (images, video)
    • E-Safety (protecting identity

Adapted from: Dr Jason Ohlers Learning Technologies, Digital Citizenship and Digital Storytelling (http://www.jasonohler.com/index.cfm 17 Oct, EIT presentation)

.. What’s coming up?

Gartner's Hype Cycle for 2012[1]

Gartner's Hype Cycle 2012

Challenges for teachers and learners

Challenges for teachers and learners
  • Keeping up with:
  • Tsunami of information
  • Pedagogies (ways to teach)
  • Students
  • Technology
  • Copyright and ownership
  1. Gartner (2012) Hype Cycles | 2012. Retrieved August 22, 2012 from http://my.gartner.com/resources/233900/233931/233931_0001.gif