Apresentação em tema: "Attitudes to technology"— Transcrição da apresentação:
1Attitudes to technology Janaina CardosoAPLIERJ / UERJ/ CelingBiodata: Janaina Cardoso Doctor in Applied Linguistics, MA in English Language, Dip RSA, President of APLIERJ, Celing manager and university teacher and coordinator of two special language projects (PLIC/LICOM and NEL) at Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. (38)
2Attitudes to Technology IntroductionGeneration YHadfield’s pyramidAttitudes to technology
4Cacique Almir, Paiter-Suruí tribe, Rondonia Almir Suruí: Elected one of the most creative leaders in the business world by the American magazine "Fast Company, he uses/prescribes technology to preserve traditionsurgos4patas.blogspot.com.br/2012/06/cacique-de-cocar-terno-e-iphone.html
10The Baby Boomer Generation GenerationsThe Baby Boomer Generationpost-warGeneration XWorking, independent and skepticalGeneration Yconfident and technologically advanced, and they come with a sense of entitlementGeneration Z2000-presentA group that has received little attention in the literature thus far.(Reilly 2012:03)
11Gen Y characteristics tech-savvy balances personal and work lives kinesthetic and visualfeedback-dependentpredilection for entertainment and gamesredefine respectseek a purpose and a passionread less and less wellGen Y and academic dishonesty
14Hadfields’ reversed pyramid Language labs, videos , computers, PowerPointCassette recorders, OHPs, photocopiersWhiteboards, booksPaper and pensBlackboardNothing(Harmer 2007:175)
15‘Other way up’ resources pyramid (Harmer 2007:176)
16‘Other way up’ resources pyramid (Harmer 2007:176)PeopleReal lifeBlackboardPaper and pensWhiteboards, booksCassette recorders, OHPs, photocopiesLanguage labs, videos , computers, PowerPoint
17Attitude to technology Using computers isn’t interactive. My students could do computer work at home.I can never get into the computer room in class time – it’s always being used.2My students know so much more about computers than I do.1I don’t know anything about technology!43I don’t like them, so I don’t see why I should use them in the classroom,56Why use computers anyway? We’ve got a perfectly good coursebook.I’d like to use computers more, but preparing materials is so time consuming.7
18Technological awareness process AccessUseKnowledgeCreativityAccess to technology (hardware and software);Know how to Use the technology you have;Transform data/information into knowledge;Create
19Learners profile: now and then Lack of familiarity with technologyMore negative attitude towards technologyLittle access to the InternetLack of modern technology at workUsed to read moreMethodology awarenessWish for a less traditional educationMore familiarity with technologyAddicted to technology, esp. social networkingAccess to internet on the phone all the timeRead less and don’t worry about what other people will think about their postsThink more about themselvesVery creative and funLack of methodology awarenessPASTNOWADAYS
20The Course: now and then PASTNOWADAYSIntroducing modern technologiesThinking their possible use in the classroomTechnology as a useful toolMain aim: Change of attitude towards technologyMethodology awarenessRethinking the use of technology – adapting it to language teachingTechnology without methodology doesn’t work.Technology is just a tool.Main aim: How to apply their technology skills to their teaching reality
24FindingsThere may be a generation gap between teachers working in the same institution.There may also be a greater gap between coordinators and the new generation of teachers.More study to understand this new generation as workforce.
26The future is now!Can we still consider the idea of “future” in relation to “modernity”?Nothing surprises us. What can be considered modern?
275 WAYS TO ATTRACT GEN Y TO YOUR WORKPLACE Offer flexibility.Use technology and social media as recruiting tool.Write great job descriptions to find your best fit.Develop onboarding programs.Be their mentor.(Huhman, Heather 2010)
28Homework ReflectionHow does this may affect the teaching and learning process? How do you cope with this new reality?What about dealing with the “brand-new” Generation Z? What is the next after Z?Does the difference between the generations take into consideration teachers’ and learners’ individual learning styles?Is there a need to develop different learning strategies depending on the generation?What is the role of the teacher/developer in this new scenario?
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