How do you harness the disroptive technologies in your classroom?
The backchannel is very productive and should be enhanced! Twitter questions?
Should we outsource infrastructure to free up people who maintain it? We are with mail!
Curric develop should be done by teacher/ professionals/private together
1 Reaching and engaging today’s learners
2 Applying 21st century literacies
3 Creating environments for active collaborative learning, critical thinking and knowledge creation
4 Engaging faculty and instructors
5 Advancing innovation in teaching and learning with technology in an era of ﬁscal uncertainity
1 Web 2 style apps
2 Software as service
3 Global class computing (cloud)
4 Consumerization of web
5 Open movements
Discontinuities create opportunities!
Don’t park the laptop and cell at the door! Retrograde approach.
Youtube.edu used to share content for free! Marketting strategy.. Doesn’t give you a harvard degree but may attract you to go there.
Dimdim web conferencing service, again is free.
200 solidstate laptops from company in Victoria…
100 million creativecommons licenced on flickr
We don’t need to own every box, software as service. IT shops need to let go of many things into the cloud as we have with google apps.
Gerry Paille plugged our switch to google apps during the presentation… Thx Gerry!
SOL*R is an LOR for post secondary instructors
Dare2BDigital allows students to rebuild, remix etc. Based on drupal, freely available engine.
Digital astronomy online telescope in the Caribou Chilcotin
Collaboratory – find other people that want to work on something together
Freelearning.bccampus.ca google spider that checks educational resources on the web, name your topic! All cc licensed and open textbooks… Wow wow wow.
Bccampus working on online trades theoretical training, eprentice. RFPs for colleges and high schools to work online to build the courses. (Brian Campbell)
How do we map it together? Bc Learning Gateway… Another wow.