Workshops

By robynjay On December 15th, 2011

I am available to run a wide range of sessions and workshops. Any of the following can be adapted and I’m always happy to devise new programs to suit your needs.

 

Digital storytelling

  • Background to digital storytelling
  • Sample story
  • Ingredients
  • Uses in education
  • Hands on development with detailed guide
  • Show and tell

Social media and networking in education

  • Introductions and overview
  • What are social networks?
  • Your context/ your networks – What rules/boundaries exist? Who sets these? What is the purpose? How do people join?
  • Underlying concepts and shifts in thinking
  • The world is changing
  • Issues – discussion
  • Overview of available technologies
  • Hands on exploration

Using Facebook in education

  • Introductions and overview
  • What are social networks?
  • Your context/ your networks
  • Successful elements
  • Groups vs Pages vs News feeds
  • Setting up a Group
  • Privacy and access
  • User owned and designed ‘rules’ around engagement
  • Educational uses and examples

Digital images in education

  • Types of images
  • Don’t reinvent the wheel!
  • Creative Commons and FlickR – what’s out there?
  • Attributions and acknowledgement
  • Linking and embedding
  • Uploading and basic editing
  • Hands on

Audio in education – recording and editing

  • Uses in education
  • The basics of sound
  • Voicethread
  • Audacity (or other) for simple recording/editing
  • Embedding, storing and uploading
  • Podcasts vs recordings
  • Hands on

Designing for learner-centred engagement

  • Who ARE your learners?
  • What is the context?
  • The elements of how we learn
  • Moving from face-to-face to blended to online without losing the essence of good practice
  • Its all about choice?
  • Push vs conversation and engagement
  • But I don’t have time!