Authentic learning and Web 2.0 – Completing the equation
(Created in 2012—Backup from Wikispaces)
Definition: Web 2.0 is inclusive of Mobile/portable technologies.
Teaching and Learning Consultant, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand
Formerly: Academic Advisor, Unitec New Zealand.Twitter: vnarayan
Lecturer (Marine Technology)
Faculty of Built Environment
Unitec New Zealand
What it used to be.
What we did.
Reconceptualisation of learning and teaching – Student-generated content
“….. technology is not being used innovatively in education. It is both a strength and a weakness that technology can sit quite comfortably within current approaches to education; it is a strength that we can stay with those educational practices we are most used to, but this is also its weakness.” (Reeves, 1997, p. 220).
What the students did.
Videos – Playlist on YouTube
Pictures: Two projects in as many semester.
Semester One – Pictures
Semester Two – Pictures
Conversations, conversations and conversations 🙂 (With self, with others, with the teacher and outside experts – online and F2F)
Tacit and Explicit Knowledge
What some students had to say.
Refer to this blog post to read other student feedback
Web 2.0 and Authentic Learning?
Ascilite 2012 – http://www.ascilite2012.org/images/custom/narayan,_vickel_-_authentic.pdf
ICEFL 2012 – http://www.unitec.ac.nz/epress/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/ICELF-Proceedings.pdf