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Preparing the Digital Generation with their Technological Future, Dr Jason Ohler, Auckland

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 03 August 2017
Notice reference #: 1H9do7

Digital international expert Dr Jason Ohler visits New Zealand for one day only, to present three minds-on, hands-on presentations that will help you and your students navigate their online futures not only safely and responsibly, but also creatively and productively.

You will leave this workshop with a lot to both think about and apply with your students, due to this workshop coming from a big picture approach to the world that details how big changes are changing everything (Big Data, the Semantic Web, Immersion, Extreme BYOD, Transmedia, and Neuro/biological enhancement).

Presentation 1: Navigating ethics during times of extreme change, fearlessly and hopefully

Get up to speed on the challenges and opportunities of digital citizenship.
This presentation addresses questions like: What is digital citizenship? Where did it come from and where is it going? How do I involve my students? What’s my role in helping students be safe and inspired on the internet?

Presentation 2: You're in Charge

Practising practical digital citizenship...helping students make ethical, savvy decisions about digital lifestyles.  This presentation addresses questions like: How do we help students to think critically and creatively about using their technology and online resources? How do we get them to own their learning and their futures, and navigate their digital lifestyles with a sense of insight, responsibility and humanity?

Presentation 3: Trends that Bend – Technology Trajectories that are Changing Everything Educational.

The future is just getting started and will be here before we know it. Be prepared!
This presentation addresses questions like: What are the main technological trends that are cresting and entering into the educational mainstream? How do we prepare for them now so we aren’t blindsided? How can we use these new technologies to improve our schools and communities, while understanding and avoiding their limitations?

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

14 September 2017 – 14 September 2017