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Training for the Virtual World: The Reality of Learning. Fort McCoy January 5, 2000 Mary F. O’Sullivan, Ph.D. Reality is relative. Alexander Graham Bell: invented the telephone for symphonies Department of Defense: devised internet for cold war information safety

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training for the virtual world the reality of learning

Training for the Virtual World:The Reality of Learning

Fort McCoy

January 5, 2000

Mary F. O’Sullivan, Ph.D.

reality is relative
Reality is relative
  • Alexander Graham Bell: invented the telephone for symphonies
  • Department of Defense: devised internet for cold war information safety
  • Tim Berners-Lee: created html for scientific document sharing
thirty years that changed everything 60s 70s
Thirty years that changed everything: 60s & 70s
  • 1969 DoD’s Advanced Research Projects Agency -- 4 computers
  • 1971 Ray Tomlinson invents email -- 2 dozen computers
  • 1973 first international connections
  • 1976 Wang Laboratories creates first word processor -- $30,000
thirty years that changed everything 80s
Thirty years that changed everything: 80s
  • 1980--400 university, government, and military host computers
  • 1984--1000 host computers
  • 1989--100,000 host computers
thirty years that changed everything 90s
Thirty years that changed everything: 90s
  • 1991 Tim Berners-Lee invents hypertext
  • 1992 Internet links 17 networks, 33 countries, 1 millions hosts
  • 1993 Mosaic, 1.5 million host computers linked in 100 countries
  • 1994 3 million host computers
  • 1995 Dial-up access with AOL etc. and 20-30 million computers
speed of development
Speed of Development
  • Over 20 years from the Internet to the WWW--4 computers to 100,000
  • Two years from the invention of html to the first browser-- 15 times to 1.5 million computers
  • Two years from the first browser to dial-up-- an increase of 20 times to 20-30 million computers
next on the web

Next on the web:

e-Education

why e education
Why e-Education?
  • Gartner Group: Dataquest
    • 1995 -1998: 27%-50% households had computers
  • Kenneth Green 1999:
    • 54% of all college courses use email
    • 38.9% have syllabus online
    • 28.1% have a website
  • PC Week article on DoD: http://www.zdnet.com/pcweek/stories/news/0,4153,2391276,00.html
my background
My Background
  • Humanities to techno-geek
    • 25 years teaching communication
    • 1987 1st computer
    • 1988 began teaching in computer-supported classroom
    • 1989 went online
    • 3 years teaching online
  • http://learn.western.tec.wi.us/mfo
course content highlights
Course Content Highlights
  • Examples for inspiration
  • E-mail
  • Discussion Lists
  • Asynchronous and Synchronous Conferencing
  • Designing Learning Modules
  • Designing Websites
examples of online instruction
Examples of Online Instruction
  • Smart Planet: http://www.smartplanet.com/learn.asp
  • Learnativity: http://www.learnativity.com/
  • World Wide School http://www.worldwideschool.org/
examples of potentials
Examples of Potentials
  • VOICe: http://www.western.tec.wi.us/voice/
  • Translate Mail http://www.t-mail.com/ translates email
  • The Nine Planets http://www.anu.edu.au/Physics/nineplanets/nineplanets.html
discussion lists and email
Discussion lists and Email
  • Enable student collaboration http://www.western.tec.wi.us/mfo/elecwrit/mail180.htm
  • Facilitate communication between student and instructor
  • http://www.western.tec.wi.us/mfo/elecwrit/disc180.htm
  • Simplify distribution of materials
  • Provide transcript of all communication
asynchronous and synchronous conferencing
Asynchronous and Synchronous Conferencing
  • Creates a virtual classroom for discussion
  • Asynchronous allows for thoughtful conversation
  • Synchronous allows for immediate feedback
  • http://www.western.tec.wi.us/webboard/webboard.dll/~commskills
designing learning modules
Designing learning modules
  • Planning before creating
  • Designing to take advantage of hypertext
  • http://www.western.tec.wi.us/mfo/elecwrit/ass180.htm
the point
The Point
  • eEducation is already happening and those who ignore it will not have input into shaping what may well be the most significant development in education this century.
  • Use of computer-mediated communication is exploding.
what next
What Next?
  • TCP/IP
  • 2003-- America\'s Mars orbiters will serve as relays for SCP
  • Solarnet with .mars and .earth addresses
  • Eventually past the solar system and...
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