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					Emerging technologies…
Pru Mitchell, Senior Information Officer
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Emerging technologies
Benefit recognised but not yet standardised
• ICT & telecommunications
• Nanotechnology & biotechnologies

Reading list
Emerging technologies: a framework for thinking
 ACT Education, 2005
Emerging technologies for learning
 BECTA, 2006
Coming of age: an Introduction to the new world wide web
 ed. Freedman, 2005
Today’s journey
•   physical technologies
•   search technologies
•   technologies for learning online
•   technologies for networking online

    Overview and IMPLICATIONS
Physical technologies
• expensive but easy
• gadget trends
   • shrinking
   • personalising
• cool hunting
• fit for education
     eople          urpose             olicy
• personalise   • pedagogy       •   procedures
• prior         • proof of       •   protection
  experience      concept        •   passwords
• personality   • play           •   persistence
• preparation
                • productivity   •   payment
• patience
                • promotion      •   property…
• privacy
• plagiarism    • publication
• parents       • publicity            (s)pam
     roperty
• National Copyright Guidelines
 Version 2.0
• Licences
  • EUS: Electronic Use Scheme
  • NEALS: National Educational Access
    Licence for Schools
  • Free for education
  • Creative Commons
Licence-based search

Google
Usage rights search
Flickr
Creative commons search
Search technologies
      Catalogue                   AV, print, journal titles

                    MARC



                    metadata                websites




        LMS                             learning activities
                       LOM




Journal Databases    Digital AV
Search case studies
•   Mega catalogue: Libraries Australia
•   Academic literature: Google scholar
•   Commercial vs research: Yahoo mindset
•   New formats: Google labs Google 2084
•   VELS search: Vic education channel
•   Distributed search: edna DSM
23 October 2006

edna 2.0
edna Groups
Publish online      Teach online
File sharing        Assignments
Shared calendar     Learning design
Web publishing      Quiz
Discuss online      Connect online
Forums              Blogs
Instant messaging   RSS feeds
Live chat           Wikis
                                              edna groups: schools

100 Schools & Learning                        Australian Association
of Distance Ed   Books and reading        Chief Information Officers
Network    Digital Photography         ESL and Literacy
Exploring Learning Objects Game making in
education iHistory Blog Intel senior trainers Japanese
language teachers   Learning for leadership Library
policies Maths investigations                   Qld Senior secondary
Sciences   School reports   Society & culture teachers forum Accelerated

literacy          Teachers as knowledge
           TasMaths
           workers Learning Federation trials
                            ICT professional learning
Publish: Books & reading
Discuss: Learnscope
Teach: Moodle Users
Connect: Web 2.0
Web 2.0




             But wait!
          There’s more…
Connection technologies
•

     Content Syndication


     Wikis



     Blogs



     Podcasts
       RSS
•Content: News, Search, Media, Events
•Feeds
•Subscribe as alternative to search
•Personalisation of content
•RSS readers
 •Web: 24eyes, Bloglines
 •Email: Squeet
 •Application: Moodle
 •Desktop: RSS Reader, BlogBridge
•edna search
•http://www.edna.edu.au/search?qt=rss
                      Custom feeds



feed2js.edna.edu.au


                  image


                 Display RSS
                 content on
                 your site
       Wikis
•   Quick and easy web publishing
•   Collaborative content creation
•   Trusted community
•   Experts of all ages
•   Book lists wiki
    www.groups.edna.edu.au/course/view.php?id=616
• edna search
  www.edna.edu.au/search?qt=wiki*
      Blogging
•Contributor not just consumer
•Journal (chronological)
•Personal reflection
•Community of learners
•Authentic audience for student writing
•Read alert blog (SLV)
 www.slv.vic.gov.au/services/education/youthlit/readalert/
•edna search
 www.edna.edu.au/search?qt=blog*
     Podcasting
•Personalised radio on demand
•Auditory learners
•Learning on the run (or bike)
•Create own content
•Vodcasting
•ABC podcasts (and transcripts)
 www.abc.net.au/services/podcasting/
•edna search
 www.edna.edu.au/search?qt=podcast*
edna podcasts
Subscribe to
podcasts
or create your own
                     What’s next: mobile learning



mobile.edna.edu.au
Education headlines
to your mobile or PDA

mobile.edna.edu.au
mobile.edna.edu.au/schools
What’s next: web conferencing
pmitchell@educationau.edu.au

				
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