For Master's students in RERU Educational Administration
Prof. Dr. Will Barratt
Roi Et Rajabhat University
The simple answer is rarely true.
The truth is rarely simple.
Democratization of learning
Certification for micro-learning
Jane McGonigal collaboration games
Multiple means of representing content
Multiple means action and expression
Multiple means of engagement
We don’t pay attention to boring things
We learn better when we stimulate more
of the senses
We are powerful and natural explorers
Tell me and I forget.
Teach me and I remember.
Involve me and I learn.
Mind set, according to new research, may
be the most important factor in college
Is social media a teaching tool?
What is your PLN like?
European Higher Education Area
(1999, but we will count it in our century)
ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting (ASED)
Standardized ASEAN accreditation and
recognition of degrees
New standards for students means new
standards for teachers.
There is no longer a static knowledge base
and skill set
Knowledge has an expiration date
Skills have an expiration date
Knowledge and skills must be seen as
The only skill that counts is learning how
to learn new knowledge and skills
Learning is the acquisition of knowledge
and skills as the result of experience.
What experiences are we providing?
Using yesterday's pedagogy
Using yesterday's technology
Using yesterday's knowledge
Using yesterday's skills
Using yesterday’s mindset
Using yesterday’s paradigm
1. Memorizing is not a good learning
2. Lecture is not a good learning method
Shift the emphasis from learning static
content to learning how to learn new
knowledge and skills.
Interconnected educational systems
Build a world class education system now.
Lose students, faculty, and staff to the
Critical thinking skills
Cross cultural skills
Cross language skills
Hole in the wall computer
“A new type of thinking is essential if
mankind is to survive and move toward
24 May, 1946 writing on behalf of the Federation of American
Scientists about the implications of the atomic bomb.
Knowledge is a networked system, just
3. Fundamental Interconnectedness
Clean physical space using community
The broken window research
Inputs - Context
Processes – The student experience
Outcomes – Knowing how to learn
Balance data and values
Get the best data from people who do
Multiplies the effect of new knowledge
Cosmopolitans and locals
Systems thinkers and detail thinkers
Men and women
Young and old
If two people always agree on a leadership
team then we don't need both of them
Movement is dynamic balance.
What should you do?
You should hope it is not too late.
Software for learning?
Buildings and grounds management?
“Are students learning what they need to