Leadership in Education

Resources Links for Workshop on ‘ Leadership in Education’

General Resources on Educational Leadership:
1. The Sabre Tooth Curriculum ; An article about the need for curriculum change:
2. The Dragon Slayer Curriculum: Every Curriculum tells a Story ; http://www.socraticarts.com/docs/SCCwhitepaper.pdf
3. Declining by Degrees ; http://www.economist.com/node/16941775
4. University Challenge ; http://www.economist.com/node/21541398
5. Singularity University ; http://www.singularityu.org
6. Blue Ocean Strategy by W Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne ; http://www.strategicmanagement.ir/portal/files/articles/eBooks/BlueOceanStrategy.pdf
7. Disrupting Class by Clayton Christensen ; http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ECR0903.pdf
8. The Innovative University by Clayton Christensen ; http://www.acenet.edu/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Programs_and_Services&TEMPLATE=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&CONTENTID=40357
9. Universities in National Innovation Systems: http://innovate.ucsb.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/Mowery-Sampat-Univ-National-Innovation-Systems.pdf
10. The past, present and future of research Universities :

Session Specific resources:

Session 1: 10:00 am to 11:00 am : Global Challenges in Education
* The drive towards inclusive education and MDGs
What are MDGs? : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millennium_Development_Goals
Eight reasons why education is necessary to achieve the Millenium Development Goals : http://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/themes/leading-the-international-agenda/education-for-all/education-and-the-mdgs/eight-reasons-to-achieve-the-mdgs/
* Education as readiness for the future : 2050?
Is education’s past, it’s 2050 prologue? http://institutionalperformance.typepad.com/WHG/Is%20Education’s%20Past%20Its%202050%20Prologue.pdf
The 20 qualities of an educated person : http://www.thatmom.com/2009/09/16/the-20-qualities-of-an-educated-person/

* The College is dead : Long live College
An article in Time Magazine : http://nation.time.com/2012/10/18/college-is-dead-long-live-college/
Reinventing College: An article in Time Magazine : http://nation.time.com/2012/10/18/reinventing-college/
* Educational Measurements, Learning Metrics and Learning Analytics
Terms of reference for UNESCOs Task force on Learning Metrics: http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/Centers/universal%20education/learning%20metrics%20task%20force/LMTF_ToR_24092012.pdf
An infographics that explains Learning Analytics in one page : http://visual.ly/learning-analytics
This is a page with links to several youtube videos that explain ‘ learning Analytics’:
Learning Analytics: Definitions, Processes and Potential : http://learninganalytics.net/LearningAnalyticsDefinitionsProcessesPotential.pdf

Break 11:00 to 11:15
Session 2: 11:15 to 12:15 pm : Technology Driven Educational Disruption
* Recent and emerging Technologies that impact education
The Horizon report 2012: http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/hr2012.pdf
The Horizon report 2013: http://www.nmc.org/system/files/pubs/1359993875/2013-horizon-report-HE.pdf
* MOOCs and the classroom for 10,000 students
A Wikipedia comprehensive article on MOOCs : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massive_open_online_course
* Deploying Tablets and Smartphones for Education
Mobile Education Status Report: http://www.gsma.com/connectedliving/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/landscape110811interactive.pdf
Transforming learning through mEducation: http://g3ict.org/download/p/fileId_910/productId_224
* Mobile Apps and their implications for education
Learning : is their an app for that? : http://pbskids.org/read/files/cooney_learning_apps.pdf

Session 3: 12:15 to 1:15pm : Leadership through Innovation
* Innovation : Incremental and Disruptive
The pros and cons of incremental and disruptive education : http://creativity.atwork-network.com/2011/12/12/disruptive-versus-incremental-innovation-pros-and-cons/
* How disruptive innovation helps ?
Disruptive innovation in the classroom: http://thejournal.com/articles/2010/01/21/disruptive-innovation-in-the-classroom.aspx?m=2
* Disrupting Class
Will online learning disrupt class? http://www.educ.msu.edu/epfp/meet/11_17_08files/KeepingPace_2008_extract.pdf
* The Independent Educator and the Entrepreneurial University
* Towards the Entrepreneurial University : https://webspace.utexas.edu/cherwitz/www/articles/gibb_hannon.pdf

Lunch 1:15 pm to 2:00 pm
Session 4: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm : Open Education Resource Movement
* The origins of the OER movement
*. UNESCO declaration on OER ( June 2012)
*. The OER University
*. Leveraging the OER Opportunity

Open Education Resource Movement
* The origins of the OER movement : http://www.meaningprocessing.com/personalPages/tuomi/articles/OpenEducationalResources_OECDreport.pdf

* UNESCO declaration on OER ( June 2012):http://www.unesco.org/new/fileadmin/MULTIMEDIA/HQ/CI/CI/pdf/Events/Paris%20OER%20Declaration_01.pdf

* The OER University: http://wikieducator.org/OER_university/Home

* Leveraging the OER Opportunity : http://www.hewlett.org/uploads/files/Hewlett_OER_report.pdf

* Open Education Resources: An Asian perspective : http://www.col.org/_layouts/download.aspx?SourceUrl=http://www.col.org/PublicationDocuments/pub_PS_OER_Asia_web.pdf

Break 3:00 to 3:15 pm

Session 5:3:15pm to 5:00pm: Activity and Assessment for Certification
* There will be a short test of about 20 minutes requiring brief open ended responses and expression of opinions and ideas for coping with educational leadership challenges. No multiple choice questions.
* All participants will be required to do a longer task, requiring about and hour, that will involve developing a plan for responding to specific instances of change.
* The last few minutes would be for wrapping up and closing the workshop.

About mmpant

Prof. M.M.Pant has a Ph.D in Computational Physics, along with a Professional Law Degree, and has been a practitioner in the fields of Law, IT enabled education and IT implementation. Drawing upon his experience in world class international institutions and having taught in various modes of Face-to-Face, Distance Learning and Technology Enhanced Training, Prof. Pant is now exploring the nature of institutions which will be successors to the IITs, which represented the 1960s, IIMs, which represented the 1970 and Open Universities which were the rage of 1980s & 90s. He believes that the convergence between various media and technologies would fundamentally alter the way learning would be created, packaged, and delivered to learners. His current activities are all directed toward actual implementation of these new age educational initiatives that transform education in the post Internet post WTO era.. Prof. Pant, has been a Former Pro-Vice Chancellor, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and has been on the faculty of IIT – Kanpur (the premier Engineering institution in India), MLNR Engineering College and Faculty & Visiting Professor - University of Western Ontario-Canada. He has been visiting scientist to research centers in Italy, England, Germany & Sweden and has delivered international lectures with about 80 papers published. During his association of almost 15 years with the IGNOU, Prof. Pant has served as the Director Computing and has been the Member of All Bodies (i.e. School boards, Academic council, Planning board, Finance committee and the Board of management). With his interest in Law, backed with practice of Law in a High Court, and his basic training in Science and IT, Prof. Pant has been particularly interested in the Cyber Law, Patent & trade mark issues, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) issues etc. and has been involved with many activities, conferences on “Law & IT” Prof. Pant is presently; • Advisor to Media Lab Asia - Chairman of working group on ICT for Education, chairman of PRSG handling projects on ICT for education. • Lead Consultant for an ADB funded project for ICT in Basic Education in Uzbekistan • Member of the drafting Group for India’s National Policy on ICT in education • Chairman of the group creating books for class 11 and 12 students on ‘Computers and Communication Technology’ appointed by the NCERT • Preparing a ‘Theme Paper” for the NCTE in the area of ICT and Teacher Training • Advisor and mentor to several leading Indian and Multi-national Companies in the area of education. Prof. Pant has in the recent past been ; • Member – Board of Management – I I T, Delhi for 6 years (two consecutive terms) • One-man committee to create the Project Report & Legislation for Delhi IT-enabled Open University • Advisor to the Delhi Government on Asian Network of Major Cities Project (ANMC-21) distance learning project in association with Tokyo Metropolitan Government. • Chairman Board of Studies, All India Management Association With his mission to create and implement new business opportunities in the area of e-learning & learning facilitation, Prof. Pant has promoted Planet EDU Pvt. Ltd., as its Founder & Chairman, along with a team of highly experienced and skilled professionals from Education & Training, Operations, IT and Finance.
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