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Presentation for CESI Conference 2014 -- inviting Irish educators to consider their identities and their practices with respect to openness.


  • 1.Becoming and Being Open Educators Catherine Cronin #cesicon 01 March2014

2. 3. I dont think education is about centralized instruction anymore; rather, it is the process [of] establishing oneself as a node in a broad network of distributed creativity. Joi Ito @joiQuote: Joi ItoImage: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 yo 4. 5. #cesicon consideringOPEN NESS-- 6. I am an open & networked educator. I use & adapt OERs in my teaching. I create & share OERs, using Creative Commons (CC) licenses. My students create & share OERs, using Creative Commons (CC) licenses. 7. Image: @fordofthekings 8. 20052013Source: Pew Research Centers Internet & American Life Project, 2005-2013 9. Networked Individualism Social NetworksMobileInternet 10. Networked Publics space constructed through networked technologiesthe imagined collective which emerges (people + tech + practice)danah boyd @zephoria danah.orgImage: CC BY-NC 2.0 Roo Reynolds 11. itscomplicated/ 12. Image: CC BY 2.0 dlofink 13. At its best openness is an ethos not a license. It's an approach to teaching and learning that builds a community of learners online and off. - Jim Groom 14. Networked TeacherImage CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Alec Couros 15. Networked Students tooStudentBased on image CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Alec Couros 16. Networked EducatorsNetworked StudentsClassroomBounded Online SpacesOpen Online Spaces 17. Flickr CC images: cdessums, infidelic, sholeh! 18. The Daily Divide Individuals with abundant access to ICTs who have habits of effective use of these technologies in information-seeking and problem-solving activities are unable to make effective use of these technologies in higher education settings. David Wiley & John Hilton III (2009) 19. Networked EducatorsNetworked StudentsClassroomBounded Online SpacesOpen Online Spaces 20. privacyauthenticity Image CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Frederic Poirotdigital identity 21. If institutions of learning are going to help learners with the real challenges they face... [they] will have to shift their focus from imparting curriculum to supporting the negotiation of productive identities through landscapes of practices. Etienne Wenger (2010)CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 choconancy1 22. 23. 24. de los Arcos @celTatis #oerrhub 25. The Politics of Education and Technology Conflicts, Controversies, and Connections Editors: Neil Selwyn @Neil_Selwyn Keri Facer @kerileefFirst chapter available free 26. Learners need to practice and experiment with different ways of enacting their identities, and adopt subject positions through different social technologies and media.These opportunities can only be supported by academic staff who are themselves engaged in digital practices and questioning their own relationship with knowledge. - Keri Facer & Neil Selwyn (2010) 27. Thank you! Catherine Cronin @catherinecronin