Digital Learning – Eye Popping Trends Revealed in Guest Webinar and Survey

In early December Ray Gallon and Neus Lorenzo delivered their fourth and final episode in their “Tech Challenges: Surfing and Diving Deep” webinar series. You may view the recording of this webinar by clicking on the TITLE in the line below:

Sess 4) Digital Learning : Individual Adaptive Construction or Connected Social Interaction?

You may also wish to review the guest blog which Gallon and Lorenzo authored to preview the key points of this webinar: Digital Learning: Individual Adaptive Construction or Connected Social Interaction?

This post provides handy “minute markers” so you may fast forward through the recording to the topics and areas of keenest interest. This was a lively session, and had one of the busiest chat windows in the history of our webinars!

Minute Markers

03:20

Review over how many attendees saw previous 3 sessions

05:00

Education: survival strategy

06:00

Have we got a Digital Survival Strategy? Need to start with the digital world to create teaching and learning scenarios

07:00

Survey results show that 70 % have already taken digital learning for professional purposes

08:00

Step by step, to Digital Literacy:

  • Speech
  • Writing
  • Mass Printing
  • Digital Space: shared, ubiquitous

9:30

Paths to Digital Literacy: “Schooling” Systems

10:30

Paths to …

  • Changing Educational Paradigms
  • Reproduce, Master and Produce
  • Discover, Revise and Propose

11:45

Learning Metaphor

Person becomes a “medium”

Person outwardly expands, like a “Shaman”

14:00

Constructivist Beliefs vs. Direct Transmission beliefs

15:20

Digital Teaching Strategies

Survey Results

16:30

30 years ago, focus was over which computer tools

20 years ago, concern shifted to processes

Last 10 years, concern shifted to which values

Objective is to become life-long learning …

19:20

Focus: Your Perception of Enterprise Training Objectives

Survey results

20:40

Focus: Type of training you find most important for yourself

SURVEY indicates Tools and Processes (differs from enterprise offerings)

21:20

Shifting Focus: Digital Literacy through Digital Learning

22:10

Focus: Internet of Things Plus Big Data

Human cognition is more predictable than we had imagined

23:25

eKnowledge

Distinguish between Info I can look up … eLearning is NOT kEknowledge … focus on learning BEYOND factual knowledge

25:00

Multiple Digital Literacies

  • Multimodality
  • Transmedia
  • Transliteracy

26:00

Focus: Transliteracy Crosses many spaces

27:00

PIAAC literacy scale

Many major economies are under the average line

23:44

Demand for Different Task Types in the US Labor Market

Communication / Cognition are two key values

29:00

Attributes of Participatory Culture

  • Affiliations
  • Expressions
  • Collaborations
  • Circulations = shaping media flow (media is no longer one way)

30:30

Digital Generation Gaps?

Smart phones are spreading in portions of developing word that still lacks electricity or advanced highways

32:15

Delivery Method: mLearning

Survey results on “How would you take an on-line course?” – majority still prefer desktop computer

34:20

mLearning Media – it is about transformation: Augmented Reality, Wearables and Bionics

34:30

Instructional Designs

Cognitive Meta-levels for Instructional Design

36:00

Survey results on: “Are you familiar with these concepts in Digital Training?”

36:45

Webquest

  • Flipped Classroom
  • MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)
  • Recognize/Identify -> Select/Choose -> Use/Adopt/Apply

38:00

Is Digital Learning about Individual Adaptive Construction of Connected Social Interaction? Younger survey respondents leaned towards Connected Social Interaction.

39:20

15-year olds will soon be tested on “need to know” collaborative
problems-solving

41:00

The Components of Collaborative Problem-Solving

43:30

Technology for Education

44:20

Focus: Embodied Learning

view of embodied learning Lab, tech platform combines

student body movements into the lesson

45:00

Steps to Digital Learning: Access … Adopt … Adapt … Appropriate … Innovate

46:50

In Digital Age, Complexity is the Culture … and the essential skill is Connectivity. We see proliferation of types of learning ‘networks’.

47:30

Focus: new eLearning Market

48:30

Focus: What’s Next

  • Mini-learning courses
  • Direct sensory learning
  • Augmented Reality Contextual learning
  • Socially engaged learning (self-organized groups)

50:00

Discussion of directions eLearning and mLearning will go in based on attendee feedback

53:00

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Maxwell Hoffmann

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