Curricular Reform and ICT Integration. Richard R. Rowe, Ph.D., Open Learning Exchange International www.ole.org. The Role of ICT4E Policy in Education Transformation. Montevideo, Uruguay 28 April 2011. Framing. Evidence: Seeing is believing But Believing is seeing
Richard R. Rowe, Ph.D.,
Open Learning Exchange International
The Role of ICT4E Policy in
28 April 2011
Evidence: Seeing is believing
Believing is seeing
We can only see what we believe.
So, What do we believe about
Who we are and how we learn?
Man and Machine
But this is Not the essential nature of
Connections Communication Cooperation
Much more aligned with our core nature
Many to Many
Q1. How can curriculum design & development take advantage of ICT integration?
Pre-K K 3 6 9 12 Higher Ed PG
Financial Human Physical Social Cultural
Open Educational Resources (OER)
Flexible Creative Commons Licenses
Open Courseware Consortium – 300+ members
K-12 growing rapidly- will become the standard
Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)
Growing movement- will experience resistance
Early stages of collaborative development
Cloud-based rapidly growing
Builds on inherent desire to connect and share
Will become more and more friendly
User Comments & Ratings
Feedback to sources
Translations & Customization
Need formatting standards
Rough drafts automated
Results available to others
Threatens current publishers
Substantial cost reduction
Reduces duplications of effort
Cost shifting (print or devices)
such as 21st Century skills in developing
A problem with the latter definition is that it falls into the “Basic/Fortran Trap.”
Who knows ICT skills will be widely needed five and ten years from now? Learning how to learn seems more important.
The former definition (a) seems more in line with the phrase.
methodologies be supported?
Learning Innovation Teams – in-service training
Develop model activity-based learning materials for basic literacy and numeracy
Video highly a highly effective teacher demonstrating this approach with students
Train coaches to use the materials and video with teachers and their students
Bring School BeLL (Basic e-Learning Library) to schools w videos and complete library
Show teachers and students video of model teaching and learning.
Encourage teachers and their students to discuss and practice the model.
Video teacher and their students practicing the model.
Show teachers and their students their video; have them compare it with the model.
Discuss what they have done well and how they can improve their performance.
Collaboratively set goals and expectations for the next coaching visit.
Leave the School BeLL at school with videos and flip video camera.
Repeat process two or three times during the first year.
Create internal school-based capacity to continually use LIT system to improve learning.
Unlimited many to many