Dean did his presentation using Cooliris. Definately something I want to check into.
Links to videos and items presented at this session:
Inspiration for the presentation:
- Disrupting Class by Clayton M. Christensen
- Horizon report 2009 edition from the new media consortium
- "Experiment of anarchy" Eric Schmidt
- "The future has already arrived. It's just not evenly distributed yet." William Gibson
- Microsoft commercial "How they see the future" video
- Smart Phones and other mobile devices - video "iphoneu" "tonchidot" "poll everywhere"
- Low cost computing - netbooks (what do you spend on textbooks?, kindle on Amazon
- Cloud Computing - everything is housed on the web, Google Apps
- Live Streaming - ustream, Brian Crosby: Sparks Nevada teacher to include students using Skype, qik video, Mr. C's Class Blog
- Back Channels and Micro-Blogging - Sharing, public chat, K12 Conference.org for video, Twitter, social networking
- Immersive Environments - video games, teen second life environment, applying new knowledge and allow for collaboration, online engaging environment
- Privacy - idea of privacy is changing (outside interaction between teachers and students)
- Time Shifting - What is Face to Face good for? - taking lectures out of school time and spending the time working together at school.
- Open and Connected - free stuff online - MIT Open Courseware, online courses how to offer distance learning.
- Outsourced Instruction - Differentiated instruction and grouping students based on need and interest (ex. Clarence Fisher teaching with a school in L.A.)