Presentation on theme: "Leitmotif at EB-Zuerich Social Media at EB Zurich, Workshop Samsun, 17th May 2013 Sustainable Learning – our main focus Competency orientation Competency."— Presentation transcript:
Leitmotif at EB-Zuerich Social Media at EB Zurich, Workshop Samsun, 17th May 2013 Sustainable Learning – our main focus Competency orientation Competency consists of a number of individual elements (knowledge, skills, views, …) as well as of the ability to combine them and to adopt them appropriately in specific situations Participant orientation The alignment of the adult educator towards the individual learner (his desires, his learning biography etc.) during the course Action and transfer orientation Alternating phases of theoretical knowledge acquisition and phases of practical exercise
Didactic Principles Social Media at EB Zurich, Workshop Samsun, 17th May 2013 Learning based on partnership and sustainable didactic action Principle of participation Learning as a collaborative experience, use of collaborative creativity Principle of self-activity / self accountability: Increases the motivation of the learners Principle of practical relevance learning leads to action Principle of flexibility Learning independently of space and time
Social Media and Didactic Principles E-Learning and Social Media promote many of these didactic principles and open new perspectives! Social Media at EB Zurich, Workshop Samsun, 17th May 2013 New offers like Skype, E-Learning etc They allow learning in our own pace, at our own place, then when we have time Social Media: Facebook, Google+ etc. They offer a toolbox for collaborative and interconnected learning and new options of sharing wisdom and experience with others. New technologies and new media platforms New devices (smartphones, tablets etc.) and platforms (e.g. YouTube) offer new opportunities for self activities and informal learning. Learners are now their own pace-makers, they choose their own topics and their own learning context.
Ongoing education for trainers Interesting offers for trainers of EB Zurich regarding new technologies and new media Social Media at EB Zurich, Workshop Samsun, 17th May 2013 Best Practice Meetings, e.g. «Visualization» «The use of Tablets in the classroom» «Moodle: an expedition» Moodle: In-depth courses Short Inputs, e.g. «My favourite text as a tag cloud» «Counselling with Skype» «Security Settings in Facebook»