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1 1 Ghana Technology University College http://www.gtuc.edu.gh http://www.gtuc.edu.gh Graduate School Academic Resources Academic Excellence in Technology Education

2 2 Presentation Overview New Trends in Higher Education Social Networking Tools Open Educational Resources GTUC Learning Resources General Issues

3 New Trends in Higher Education Affordability and Access Demography- Changing student population Educational Delivery Mode- Distance/Blended/Online/Mobile Learning Performance/Assessment/Learning outcome Increasing strategic alliances, partnerships and networks

4 New Trends in Higher Education 1. Synchronous (live) Classroom format 2. Synchronous (live) online format 3. Asynchronous (not live) self-paced format

5 New Trends in Higher Education Face-to-face Tutoring Coaching or Mentoring Sessions Classroom Workshops Conferences Meetings Labs 1. Synchronous Physical/Face-to-Face Components (not limited to)

6 New Trends in Higher Education Internet conferencing Audio Conferencing (i.e., phone conferencing) Live Video via satellite or Videoconferencing Virtual Online Classroom Instant Messaging 2. Synchronous Electronic Components (not limited to)

7 New Trends in higher Education On-line self-paced Learning Content (Web pages) E-mail, Discussion Forums EPSS (Electronic Support Systems) Web/Computer-Based instruction Audio/Video (disc/tape/CD) Archived Live Events (e.g. Webinars) 3. Asynchronous Components (not limited to)

8 Teacher 1.0 Source: Courosa.Courosa.

9 Adapted from Courosa.Courosa. Teacher 2.0

10 Tools in an educational context: What? Why? How? Where?

11 Skype Mxit / Whatsapp G-talk iGoogle Netvibes Google Reader Read & write Share & Collaborate Tag clouds RSS & Widgets Social Media ???? Social Networking File-sharing sites Wikis Delicious Diigo Wordle Podcasts Videocasts Screencast Blogs Twitter Forums Free Easy to use Anywhere anytime Firells Mobile technologies Cloud computing QR codes Apps Chat Curation Multimedia Infographic s

12 12 Read-Write Technology: Forums An Internet forum, or message board, is an online discussion site where people can hold conversations in the form of posted messages. Depending on the access level of a user or the forum set-up, a posted message might need to be approved by a moderator before it becomes visible. They are commonly referred to as web forums, message boards, discussion boards, discussion groups, or simply, forums. See http://www.forums.com

13 Blog? Claiming your space in the flat world Like a website, but for non-techies Easy to create, update…. Very interactive, can embed cool stuff Reader Participant Author Collaborator Creator

14 Wiki-wiki Collaborative Can be edited by anyone /who has permission / members Examples: Wikipedia Ed wikis Social media wiki Tools: Wetpaint, Wikispaces, PBworksWetpaint Wikispaces PBworks

15 File sharing Technologies Presentations Slideshare Slideshare Documents Scribd, Box.net, Google docs, Dropbox.com, Filegooi ScribdBox.net,Google docs, Dropbox.com Filegooi Videos Youtube, Teachertube Youtube,Teachertube Photos Flickr, Picasa FlickrPicasa

16 16 File Sharing Technology: Slideshare SlideShare is the world's largest community for sharing presentations. Besides presentations, SlideShare also supports documents, PDFs, videos and webinars. People upload documents to SlideShare to share ideas, conduct research, connect with others, and generate leads for their businesses. Visit http://www.slideshare.nethttp://www.slideshare.net

17 17 File Sharing Technology: Box.net Is a File Sharing and Cloud Content Management service for enterprise companies You can share very large documents, photos, videos, and music files with your blog readers by uploading files to Box.net Visit http://www.box.nethttp://www.box.net

18 18 File Sharing Technology: Drop box It is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. This means that any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, phones, and the dropbox website. Visit http://www.dropbox.comhttp://www.dropbox.com GTUC dropbox (Go to www.dropbox.com)www.dropbox.com Email: gtucovp@gtuc.edu.ghgtucovp@gtuc.edu.gh Password: 12345,,,,,,,9

19 Research tools www.zotero.org Social Research

20 File Sharing: Scribd Scribd (pronounced skribbed) Scribd is the largest book club on the planet. It is the worlds largest website for social reading and publishing company Anyone can join the conversation on any topic.Sign up at http://www.scribd.com http://www.scribd.com 15/05/2008 18:10:18Academic excellence in ICT Education 20

21 21 Open Courseware Consortium http://www.ocwconsortium.org/

22 22 Open Educational Resources http://www.oercommons.org

23 23 Online Books http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Wikibooks:Computing_department

24 24 Online Books http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Wikibooks:Computing_department

25 25 Online Journals http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=subject&cpid=99

26 February 15, 2014Open Sharing, Global Benefits 26 Open Education: Global Trends October 2012 Anka Mulder, President OCW Consortium, Secretary General Delft University of Technology

27 Online Courses Coursera Class Central Udacity MIT Open Courseware 15/05/2008 18:10:18Academic excellence in ICT Education 27

28 Kindle Fire vs. New iPad 3

29 July 22, 2005Confidential Information Matsushita Σ book, CTLC Sony Librie E-reader, e-ink display Jinke Hanlin e- book, CTLC Founder EBOOK-E312, STN LCD E-readers using various display technologies Gemstar, AM-LCD Franklin eBookman, STN-LCD Sony Librie E-reader, e-ink display Jinke Hanlin e-book, e-ink display

30 GTUC Campus Companion 15/05/2008 18:10:18Academic excellence in ICT Education 30

31 GTUC Campus Companion 15/05/2008 18:10:18Academic excellence in ICT Education 31

32 15/05/2008 18:10:18Academic excellence in ICT Education 32

33 Anytime Anywhere

34 Graduate School Resource Centre 15/05/2008 18:10:18Academic excellence in ICT Education 34

35 Academia Modules Multi Institute DefinitionPre-Admission ManagementStudent Information SystemProgramme / Degree ManagementCourse ManagementTimeTable ManagementCertificates and Document ManagementAttendance Record ManagementMark sheet Management Membe r

36 Academia Modules Fees ManagementHR & Payroll ManagementHostel ManagementLibrary Management Inventory/Store Management Placement ManagementAlumni Management Reports Membe r

37 The Connected Classroom of Today Anytime Anywhere learning Highly Portable Individual Unobtrusive Source: Attewell, 2009 and Kukulska-Hulme, 2009

38 Connected Classroom

39 Academic excellence in ICT Education 39 Welcome to Ghana Technology University College Akwaaba 08/06/2010

40 Contacts Postal : The Administrator, GTUC Graduate School, PMB 100, Accra-North Telephone : Hotline: 020 269 8352 0202698353 0302 917152 0302969030 020 300 2283 Email: graduate@gtuc.edu.gh Website: http://www.gtuc.edu.gh Academic Excellence in Technology Education


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