Engaging Students with Digital Writing

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A presentation for Masters subject, Engaging Students with WritingMelbourne Graduate School of Education

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1. engaging students with writingin the digital age 2. why english matters It's hard to imagine what other department is bettersuited to helping us prepare, in practical and profoundways, for our future, for the highly unpredictable changesin how we read, write, and communicate that arereshaping school and work in the Information Age.Cathy Davidson, Duke University https://www.hastac.org/ 3. writing, technology and teens 4. writing, technology and teens Even though teens are heavily embedded in a tech-rich world, they do not believe that communication over the internet or text messaging is writing. 5. writing, technology and teens Even though teens are heavily embedded in a tech-rich world, they do not believe that communication over the internet or text messaging is writing. Teens believe good writing is important to success in life. 6. writing, technology and teens Even though teens are heavily embedded in a tech-rich world, they do not believe that communication over the internet or text messaging is writing. Teens believe good writing is important to success in life. Teens are motivated to write by relevant topics, high expectations, an interested audience and opportunities to write creatively. 7. writing, technology and teens Even though teens are heavily embedded in a tech-rich world, they do not believe that communication over the internet or text messaging is writing. Teens believe good writing is important to success in life. Teens are motivated to write by relevant topics, high expectations, an interested audience and opportunities to write creatively.Teens believe that the writing instruction they receive in school could be improved. 8. writing, technology and teens 9. writing, technology and teens Non-school writing, while less common than school writing, is still widespread among teens. 10. writing, technology and teens Non-school writing, while less common than school writing, is still widespread among teens.Multi-channel teens and gadget owners do not write any more or less than their counterparts, but bloggers are more prolic 11. writing, technology and teens Non-school writing, while less common than school writing, is still widespread among teens.Multi-channel teens and gadget owners do not write any more or less than their counterparts, but bloggers are more prolicAs tech-savvy as they are, teens do not believe that writing with computers makes a big difference in the quality of their writing. 12. writing, technology and teens Non-school writing, while less common than school writing, is still widespread among teens.Multi-channel teens and gadget owners do not write any more or less than their counterparts, but bloggers are more prolicAs tech-savvy as they are, teens do not believe that writing with computers makes a big difference in the quality of their writing.Teens enjoy non-school writing, and to a lesser extent, the writing they do for school. 13. web as participatory platform us-ness | community | participation 14. 21st Century Education 15. 21st Century Education Rethinking the who, what,where & when of learning. 16. 21st Century Education Rethinking the who, what,where & when of learning.The delivery & distributionof learning. 17. 21st Century Education Rethinking the who, what,where & when of learning.The delivery & distributionof learning.From prescriptive toconnective practices. 18. 21st Century Education Rethinking the who, what,where & when of learning.The delivery & distributionof learning.From prescriptive toconnective practices.Who participates in thelearning process. 19. 21st Century Education Rethinking the who, what,where & when of learning.The delivery & distributionof learning.From prescriptive toconnective practices.Who participates in thelearning process.Learning spaces. 20. pedagogy | shifts in learning 21. pedagogy | shifts in learning 22. research | 2009 horizon reportSHORT TERM HORIZON 1-2 YRS collaborative environments online communication tools MID TERM HORIZON 2-3 YRS mobiles cloud computingLONG TERM HORIZON 4-5 YRS smart objects the personal webHorizon Report: 2009 K-12 Edition http://wp.nmc.org/horizon2009 23. research | 2010 horizon report SHORT TERM HORIZON 1YR or less mobile computing open content MID TERM HORIZON 2-3 YRS electronic books simple augmented realityLONG TERM HORIZON 4-5 YRS gesture based computing visual data analysis Horizon Report: 2010 K-12 Editionhttp://wp.nmc.org/horizon2010 24. making it realhttp://hubpages.com/ http://hubpages.com/hub/short-story-When-The-Bird-Sings-in-the-Pine-Wood 25. making it real 26. microblogging Twitter in the Classroom? 100 Ways to Teach with Twitter http://www.emergingedtech.com/2010/02/100-ways-to-teach-with-twitter/ 27. microbloggingHow I learned to love Twitter Margaret AtwoodSo what's it all about, this Twitter? Is it signalling, like telegraphs? Is it Zen poetry? Is it jokes scribbled on the washroom wall? Is it John Hearts Mary carved on a tree? Let's just say it's communication, and communication is something human beings like to do. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/apr/07/love-twitter-hooked-fairies-garden 28. blended learningBlended learning is more effective than either face to face or online learning by themselves.Between online and face to face instruction, online is at least as good and may even have the advantage in terms of improving student achievement and potentially expanding the amount of time (and quality time) students spend learning. Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning [The US Department of Education 2009] 29. pedagogy | learning networks Beyond the institutionalised logic of the school towards the network logic of the learning community.Learning institutions rethinking the possibilities around what can be learnt, where learning can happen and who is involved in the learning process. 30. case study | jnr learning network 31. case study | jnr learning network 32. case study | jnr learning network 33. case study | middle school reading network 34. case study | 7 12 learning network 35. case study | 7 12 learning network 36. case study | 7 12 learning network 37. case study | yr 9 genre writing 38. case study | digital media & analytical writing 39. resources Reading National Writing Project: http://www.nwp.org/Teachers Are the Centre of Education: Writing, Learning and Leading in the Digital Age Paper (National Writing Project): http://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/3154Digital Literacy Across the Curriculum Handbook (Futurelab) http://www.futurelab.org.uk/resources/publications-reports-articles/handbooks/Handbook1706Writing, Technology and Teens (Pew Internet and American Life Project Research) http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2008/Writing-Technology-and-Teens.aspxNew Media Literacies Community http://projectnml.ning.com/Digital Media and Learning http://dmlcentral.net/Tools digimuve's social bookmarks http://www.diigo.com/user/digimuve 40. Sylvia Guidarawww.digimuve.com twitter.com/digimuve sguidara@me.com