Edtech Strategicplanning 2009

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  • 1. 2009-10Strategic Planning Strategic Planning

2. Context:Why Were Here Why Were Here 3. A Vision of K12 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8 4. World Future Society Top 10 Breakthroughs Transforming Lifeover the next 20-30 years Best forecast data ever assembled

  • Alternative energy
  • Desalination of water
  • Precision farming
  • Biometrics
  • Quantum computers
  • Entertainment on demand
  • Global access
  • Virtual education or distance learning
  • Nanotechnology
  • Smart Robots

5. National Trends: Growth

  • Over 1,000,000 K-12 kids learn online in the U.S.
  • Fall 2007:20% of college students were enrolled in an online course (Sloan C)

6. Forty-four states currently offer either state supplemental programs,full-time K-12 online programs, or both Keeping Pace, 2008 7. Idaho K12 Virtual Schools

  • iSucceed, Insight School 325
  • Idaho Virtual Academy -2,400
  • Idaho Distance Education Academy 850
  • Inspire, Connections Academy 486
  • Richard McKenna Charter High School - 325
  • Idaho Digital Learning Academy - 9,780

Over 14,000 Idaho kids took online classes this year! 8. All Idaho K12 Students 9. All Idaho Teachers 10. Idaho K-12 Online Teaching Endorsement 11.

  • M.S. in Educational Technology &
  • Masters in Educational Technology
  • Graduate certificate programs:
        • Online Teaching - K12 and adult learner tracks
        • Technology Integration Specialist
        • School Technology Coordinator

Brick N Mortar campus; fully online programs 12. Where EDTECH students live 35% Idaho60% national5% international 13. Training K12 online teachers & curriculum designers Who isteachingonline and how do they get their training? Who isdesigningonline curriculumand how do they get their training? 14. K-12 Online Teachers

  • Experienced Workforce
    • 99% credentialed teachers
    • 27% new toonline teaching
    • Only 2% new to the teaching profession
    • 55%6-15 years of total teaching experience
    • 18%16+ years total teaching experience
    • 55%M.S. degree+
    • 46%45+ hours of training in online teaching

15. K12 Online Education Options Full-time Virtual Schools State Supplemental Programs College-Hosted Virtual Courses Brick N Mortar Full Virtual 0% of Day Online 100% of Day Online Traditional Tech Integrated Classroom Site-Based Online Course Lab Hybridcourses Online courses offered by B&M district Online Tech Enhanced Courses & Schools 16. What does digital media learning look like today and tomorrow? 17. Learning Management Systems 18. Desktop Video Conferencing 19. Videos 20. Voki Its about user-controlled digital media communication! 21. Blogs 22. Wikis 23. Glogs! 24. Virtual Worlds 25. 3D Learning Games 26. Open Source &Free Content Free Content

  • iTunes U access to free curriculum at Stanford & MIT
  • 3D virtual worlds:Opensource metaverse, Croquet
  • Moodle learning management system
  • Wikipedia

27. Mobile Learning

  • Educational apps
  • Texting
  • LMS access
  • Multimedia
  • GPS-based curriculum

Retrieved fromhttp://tinyurl.com/n9pq28 28. Social Networking 29. Exergaming Retrieved from http://www.nintendo.com/ 30. Professional Learning Communities 31. What works inonline learning online learning 32. What research says

  • In a meta-analysis of over 1,000 empirical studies, the U.S. Department of Education concluded, ...on average, students in online learning conditions performed better than those receiving face-to-face classes. (Evaluation of Evidence-based Practices in Online Learning, May 2009)

33. The effectiveness of online learning is tied to learning time, curriculum, pedagogy, and opportunities for collaboration.

  • Webcasts - live, recorded, guest experts, showcasing, daily check-in
  • Scavenger hunts, virtual world roleplay,science simulations, Google Apps
  • Peer tutoring and feedback (students and teachers), student teachers, professionallearning communities, community service

34. Online learning can be enhanced by giving learners control of their interactions with media

  • I like to move, use, remix, edit, build, change, click, interact, change, create,share, rate, record...!

http://openreflections.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/rip-a-remix-manifesto.jpg 35. Online learning can be enhanced by prompting learner reflection

  • Multiple modalities of learning
  • Self-monitoring and self-explanation
  • Blogs
  • Peer feedback
  • Reflective summaries

36. What doesnt impact learning?

  • Incorporating online quizzes
  • Media combinations dont necessarily matter, but control over them does
  • Scripts to support interaction can influence social engagement, but dont improve learning

37. SWOT

  • Strengths:What do you do well?What unique resources can you draw on?What do others see as your strengths?
  • Weaknesses:What could you improve?Where do you have fewer resources than others?What are others likely to see as weaknesses?
  • Opportunities:What opportunities are open to you?What trends could you take advantage of?How can you turn your strengths into opportunities?
  • Threats:What trends could harm you? What is your competition doing?What threats do your weaknesses expose you to?

38. Resources

  • All the reports provided here can be located on the iNACOL website:
  • iNACOL (International Association for K12 Online Learning) http://inacol.org
  • Certificate in Online Teaching, BSU http://edtech.boisestate.edu

Lisa Dawley, Ph.D. Dept. of EDTECH Boise State University [email_address]