26 March 2009 (Thursday) - Field Trip to Classroom of the Future (COTF) @ NIE
Purpose(s) of Visit to COTF
1. To learn how ICT is "integrated" into learning spaces in a seamless way 2. To generate ideas for SST's campus
Objective(s) of Activity
1. To upload images (and video clips, if any) to an online media depository platform (e.g. PICASA) 2. To share good ideas collectively as a team (via a Group Blog) [Revision]
Part 1 1. Take photos during the trip. 2. Upload the photos (no less than 5) into an online media depository platform (e.g. PICASA)
Part 2 1. Login to your blogger account 2. Select this blog* "PD-ICT for Key Personnel (#5)" 3. Submit a new post. In your post, (a) Insert at least 1 photo that shows a technology that you think is relevant to the SST context (b) Describe briefly how the technology can be adapted/adopted in the learning spaces or integrated into your subject T&L (c) Share your photo collection by embedding your photo album into the post.
*You have been invited as a co-author to this activity blog
Complete this activity by 29 March 2009 (Sunday).
Back to the Future@COTF
Honestly, the experience was exciting yet 'disturbing'... (Ask me personally over a cup of kopitiam's cheap cheap kopi gao siewdai, haha)
Ideas that stick:
Pleasant ambience conducive for learning
4 curved projector screens to display 4 different sets of scenario
To upload photos into an online media depository platform 1. Go to PICASA http://www.picasa.com/. Select Picasa Web Albums (do not click at Download) 2. Sign in using your google account (i.e. your blogger account) 3. Look for Upload button on top. Click and a new window will be displayed 4. Click at Create a new album at the top of the new window and follow the remaining steps...
To generate codes for album in PICASA (in order to embed it as a slide show) 1. On the right of the album, look for the hyperlink "Link to this album" 2. Click at the hyperlink and more options will be displayed 3. Click at "Embed Slideshow" and a new window will be displayed. 4. Choose the appropriate size, select Autoplay 5. Copy the code in the yellow box
To insert codes into blog post 1. In the posting page, click at the "HTML" tab 2. Paste the codes and click at Publish