For education and learning Learning Environments/ ICT in Education

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> For education and learning Learning Environments/ ICT in Education </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> For education and learning Role of New Educational Technology Socially, culturally and physically distributed congnition Human beings &amp; External thinking tools Spread intelligence Social web Intelligent Learning Environments Blended Learning instead of eLearning Digital natives vs. digital immigrants </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> For education and learning ICT in Finnish Schools1998- Equipping schools with computers Networking schools Organizing teachers in-service training Developing teaching methods Virtual School project 2000-2006 Learning Environment project 2007 - </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> For education and learning ICT in Finnish Schools General recommendations in National core curriculum Schools are assumed to create their own ICT strategy as part of their local curriculum In-service training for teachers 1999-2005 Levels: I (Ope=teacher) basic skills II - ICT in education skills- pedagogical III I CT-experts </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> For education and learning Use of the devices in Finnish schools 2008 </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> For education and learning Learning Environment projects Writing to Read the Trageton Method GIS Learning Portal Get a Move On! Training with ICT Information and Safety from the Web Web 2.0 as a Learning Tool Learning using Second Life Learning with Mobil Phones </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> For education and learning Learning Environment Projects Virtual School project -ICT projects at Schools, mostly financed by the state -Best practices collection OpettajaTV= Teacher TV -co-operation project between Finnish National Broadcasting Company and FNBE -TV series for in-service teacher training and online courses based on the series -Pedagogical materials collected from Yles archive </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> For education and learning Efforts to promote ICT in Education Survey on digital learning materials Finnish and Swedish materials based on core curriculum Searching engine for Learning materials Both free and commercial materials can be found through the same database (co-operation project with European Schoolnet) eTwinning project </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> For education and learning Upper Secondary Distance School Makes studying possible for all The aims and content are the same in distance education as in regular school Lot of digital materials tailor made for distance education needs TV series and radio programs as well </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> For education and learning Current situation Developing learning environments 2007 ICT should become a natural part of daily work FNBE awards state grants for the development of learning environments (approximately 5 million euros/year) About 300 LE-ICT projects going on right now </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> For education and learning Current situation ICT at Schools Everyday Life 2008 -2010 The project is carried out by Ministry of Transport and Communications (co-ordination), Ministry of Education and National Board of Education and in co-operation with industry and commerce. (public-private-partnership) 1) Pedagogical practices of ICT for teaching and learning 2) Media culture in formal and informal learning environments 3) ICT mediated interaction, team work and competencies 4) ICT tools, infrastructure and usability </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> For education and learning Information and Communication Technology at Schools Everyday Life - A research and development project The project produces evidence-based and sustainable solutions for the application of ICT at schools everyday life. The core goal is to develop pedagogically and technologically sound models, practices and materials that can be flexibly and smoothly integrated into the life of every school in Finland. The project is realized via a broad collaborative research network :12 pilot schools; 12 university based research groups; Technical Research Center in Finland (VTT), 28 private enterprises; Finnish municipalities; and international partners. The project has been organized into four thematic research packages: 1) Pedagogical models and technological innovations, 2) ICT in and across disciplinary subjects, 3) mobile learning and the production of learning materials, 4) Public-private partnership models, infrastructure and accountability </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> For education and learning Whats now? New national strategy for ICT in education 2010 for all levels informal learning included Main issues: - in-service training for teachers - 1:1 computing for all (a goal ) - e-learning materials (more games and simulations) - research OPTEK-research-project- results 2010 - 12 local communities, 20 schools - 12 universities, 20 companies </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> For education and learning Whats now? The evaluation criteria wil be updated in 2011 Learning materials: - co-operation with publishers - FNBEs role as a learning material producer (material for a small targit groups) - no inspection of learning materials </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> For education and learning Quality criteria 1.Pedagogical quality - goals of learnining - target group - supporting learning 2. Usability - general easiness and fluency - technical solution - user interface </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> For education and learning Quality criteria 3. Accessibility -accessibility to all users -user interface 4. Quality of production -based on surveys and research </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> For education and learning Future visions (FNBE) By 2011 Finnish schools will have innovative and creative ICT models and practices for wide dissemination locally and globally. Finland will be one of the European leaders in the utilization and development of information and communication technologies for educational purposes. </li> </ul>


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