01.EducationalChangeWiki

01.EducationalChangeWiki - Educational Change A lecture in...

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Educational Change
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A lecture in the Wiki-spirit In the first half of this PowerPoint, the bullets were filled in via student comments in class. These comments are written in BLUE . The second half contains Dr. Allen’s original PowerPoint on the topic of educational change
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Guest Lecturer: Dr. Patrick O’Shea
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Patrick O’Shea Project Director, HARP (Hand-held Augmented Reality Project) Graduate School of Education in Harvard
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What does today’s guest lecture suggest about the ways Education is changing? Greater ambiguity: fewer “correct” answers provided by teachers; students (and teachers) have to defend their answer based on data and other credible sources – IMPORTANT! More emphasis on simulations/models Teachers serve as mentor and guide Emphasis on problem-based learning; inquiry model Students can interact regularly and in real time with other students, teachers and subject area experts around the world
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How should we address educational change? Traumatic personal experiences with education Increased discussion Focus on diverse technologies Totally different class formats
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In what ways has education changed since you started school? Technology -- diverse and powerful; better learning outcomes; Internet generation has changed teachers’ and students’ responsibilities Teacher-centered--->student-centered Standardization and accountability have increased (and stress) Societal sensitivity has changed discipline practices and other classroom issues
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ECI 301 taught by Professor Allan during the Fall '08 term at Old Dominion.

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