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EDC3100 ICT and Pedagogy 10 December 2010 Trudy Olsen Student Number 0050089001 (Wieseneck, 2010).

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1 EDC3100 ICT and Pedagogy 10 December 2010 Trudy Olsen Student Number (Wieseneck, 2010).

2 What is Cloud Computing? (Kenny, 2010)

3 Cloud computing - masses of network functions available via the internet These include: Virtual learning spaces Personal learning environments Convenience Customisation Storage Information (Smart Schools, as cited in Chen, 2010) (Cloud Computing, n.d)

4 What are some Cloud Computing Services Some of the types of services that cloud computing offers include: Google Apps Google Maps Gmail Google Docs Amazon Microsoft Windows Live (Smart Schools, as cited in Chen, 2010)

5 Brainstorm Can you list any other cloud computing sites you have used? (Cloud-computing-grid n.d.)

6 Teaching using Cloud Computing Diversity of the classroom Individual and collaborative learning Researching Creating Cementing learning Storing individual achievement Sharing A motivational tool

7 Pedagogical Approach Collaborative learning Active involvement High teacher content knowledge Diverse range of teaching styles and strategies Supportive learning environment Higher order thinking Student centred (Motivated, inquiry based) Challenging Differing learning styles (Finger, Russell, Jamieson-Proctor & Russell, 2007; Palmer, as cited in Nighswander-Rempel, 2002 ; Mosston ^ Ashmont, 2008; and Vygotsky, as cited in Berk, 2008))

8 (Cloud Computing: Pros and Cons, n.d.) Advantages User pay - cost effective Customise to suit needs Up to date technology Abundance of information Accessible anywhere, anytime Supports creativity Convenience Personal Learning environment Virtual learning environment No need for IT specialists Deletions can often be reactivated Disadvantages Security of information stored Lack of hands on learning Inactivity Plagiarism and copyright Addictive Site disappears

9 Legal and Ethical Issues Students use of ICT in an “ethical, safe and responsible manner” (Queensland Study Authority (QSA) 2007, p.1) Teachers are responsible for teaching responsible se of ICT Careful monitoring or student use of ICT Plagiarism Copyright

10 Supporting Children’s Safety Online Policies and procedures only give us guidelines to ensure safety online. (McGrath, 2009) The following site netsmartzkids.org provides an array of games to support students to instil online safety

11 Class Organisation (Africa Studio, n.d.)

12 References: Andrew, T. (2008). Manage Students’ Computer Use: Tips for keeping kids on task when using technology in the classroom. Retrieved December 6, 2007, from a55267 Ashman, A., & Elkins, J. (2009). Education for inclusion and diversity (3 rd ed.). Pearson: Australia. Australian Government (2009). Queensland Cybersafety Policies. Retrieved December 7, 2010, from nd%20territory%20policies/Queensland%20cybersafety%20policies.aspx Berk, L.E. (2008). Infant and Children (6 th ed.). Boston MA: Pearson Education Inc. Brady, L. & Scully, A. (2005). Engagement: Inclusive Classroom Management. EDC 2400 Diversity and Pedagogy: Selected readings (2010, pp68-102). Retrieved from 0f4fb1f50934/1/Brady_2005_68.pd Chen, G. (2010). Head in the clouds: Why public schools are embracing cloud computing. Retrieved December 6, 2010, from Dawson, V. (2008). 'Use of Information Communication Technology by Early Career Science Teachers in Western Australia', International Journal of Science Education, 30(2), Den Brok, P., Brekelmans, M. & Wubbels, T., (2004). Interpersonal teacher behaviour and student outcomes. School Effectiveness and School Improvement 14 (3-4), Finger, F., Russel, G., Jamieson-Proctor, R. & Russell, N. (2007). Transforming Learning with ICT: Making it Happen. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia. McGrath, S. (2009). Help Kids to stay safe online: Internet safety for children. Retrieved December 7, 2010, from Mosston, M. & Ashworth S. (2008). Teaching Physical Education: First Online Edition. Retrieved August 22, 2010, from

13 References (cont.) Nighswander-Rempel, S. (2002). Vulnerability in the classroom: Reflections on Palmer’s ‘The Courage to Teach’. Journal of Christian Education 45 (1). Penney, D., Brooker, R., Hay, P. & Gillespie, L. (2009). 'Curriculum, pedagogy and assessment: three message systems of schooling and dimensions of quality physical education', Sport, Education and Society, 14(4), Queensland Study Authority (QSA) (2007). Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs): Cross-curriculum priority by the end of Year 3. Retrieved December 6, 2010, from Stronge, J. (2002). Teacher responsibilities and behaviours. In EDC 1400 Foundations of curriculum and pedagogy: Selected readings (2009, Module 4.1). Toowoomba: University of Southern Queensland. Images Africa Studio (n.d.). Computer Classroom. Retrieved December 7, 2010, from /stock-photo-computer-classroom.html Cloud Computing (n.d.). Retrieved December 7, 2010, from content/uploads/2010/01/cloudComputing.jpg Cloud-computing-grid (n.d.). Retrieved December 7, 2010, from Cloud Computing: Pros and Cons (n.d.). Retrieved December 6, 2010, from Kenny, C. (2010). We Know Business Magazine. Cloud Computing. Retrieved December 7, 2010, from McGrath, S. (2009). Online Safety. Retrieved December 7, 2010, from children-a Wieseneck R. (2010). Cloud Computing Trends. Retrieved December 6, 2010, from content/uploads/2010/11/internal-cloud.jpg


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