What happens to learning in a free-range media environment where students are empowered to use the technology they own and access the internet available in the real world? How does it impact the way students and teachers think, create, communicate, and collaborate? Does it foster curiosity? How would we know? Conversation facilitators will encourage participants to exchange ideas on integrating mainstream social media and student-owned devices into teaching and learning as a strategy to promote 21st century teaching and learning.
During each of the six breakout sessions throughout the weekend, a large number of conversations will take place. This site will help you organize your plan for the weekend and provide the relevant information for each conversation. After signing in, search through the conversations below and mark the sessions you are interested in to populate your personal schedule on the right (or below if on your mobile phone).
Power to the People: (Rough Cut Media) Discussion on the role media literacy and production tools should have in schools
Discussion about the role media literacy and media creation tools should have in ALL high schools. Current and former students from SLA's Rough Cut Media program will participate.
Come learn about how network theory and social network analysis (SNA) allow us to move beyond bogus metrics of influence to generate more robust understandings of relationships between individuals. This is a hands-on, minds-on workshop about SNA and its applications for individual and organizational learning.