TOPIC: Faculty PD Workshops for Learning Computer Technology
Recruiting all Luddites....Old
dogs to learn new tricks - cats can come to class too.
(On the Internet, no one knows if you're a dog or a cat).
PD participants occasionally show their resistance and perhaps technophobia by falling back on poor student behaviour - eating and drinking in the lab, side-chatting, coming unprepared, coming late, not paying attention, working on grocery lists or catching up on e-mail - I'm sure you could add to the list.
: WOOF WOOF: Teaching Technology Tricks http://astralsite.com/learn/woof/sld001.htm
"The human teacher will not be
replaced by technology, but the human teacher may be replaced by the human
teacher who knows how to use technology," says Clara Yu, vice-president
for languages and director of the language schools at Middlebury College,
Vermont. (Barna, E. (1995). Languages & technology at Middlebury.
Liberal Education, 81(3), 16-21.)
Kurt Lewin's work - KL Institute
KL Biography http://muskingum.edu/%7Epsychology/psycweb/history/lewin.htm
KL's Change Theory http://www.sol-ne.org/res/wp/10006.html
Jonathan Kettleborough on elearning