Diana Oblinger presented a keynote via video conference, covering a lot of ideas on how to approach teaching with todays learners.
Some key points (for me anyway):
1. For teachers:
social connections - e.g. http://www.linkedin.com
2. For learning environments:
Round tables, small screens
Formal and informal learning environments
3. To change Teachers:
Focus on the learners - what are the like?
Change the teaching/learning spaces - promote interaction/collaboration environments
Gain a students perspective - get them to describe how they use different tools in their lives/learning
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5. Students are: