SPDG TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE Technology Focus Group Members DirectorsCoordinators

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SPDG TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE Technology Focus Group Members Directors/Coordinators Wilma Jozwiak (NY) John Green (KS)

SPDG TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE Technology Focus Group Members Directors/Coordinators Wilma Jozwiak (NY) John Green (KS) Pat Mueller (VT) Lori Massey Romano (FL) Lezlie Cline (FL) Evaluators Leanne Hawken (UT) Pattie Noonan (MO) Carlos Romero (NM) Alan Wood (CA)

Timeline of Events Nov. ‘ 08 2008 SPDG Regional Meeting Evaluation Jan. ‘ 09

Timeline of Events Nov. ‘ 08 2008 SPDG Regional Meeting Evaluation Jan. ‘ 09 SPDG Program Technology Survey #1 Feb. ‘ 09 Larry Edelman’s Webinar Feb. ‘ 09 SPDG Program Technology Survey # 2 April ‘ 09 • Finalize SPDG Technology Initiative (SPI) • Tech Talk Segments May‘ 09 Develop SPI Matrix

PURPOSE To assist the SPDG Program and SPDG projects in using use new technologies

PURPOSE To assist the SPDG Program and SPDG projects in using use new technologies effectively and efficiently to: • acquire data more easily so that they can make scientifically based decisions • collaborate more effectively • provide professional development in a more efficient and cost-effective way • efficiently support the use of innovations in the LEAs. • Access can be provided to people in rural areas and those with disabilities

Expected Outcomes • By October 2009, the SPDG program will have chosen, installed, and

Expected Outcomes • By October 2009, the SPDG program will have chosen, installed, and begun to use new technologies that can be accessed through the SIGNetwork site. • By January 2010, of 50% SPDG Project Directors and evaluators will have received training in a technology through the SPDG program. • By May 2010, 75% of SPDG Project Directors and evaluators will have used a new technology on the SIGNetwork site to: communicate, collaborate, and share tools, products, and strategies. • By September 2010, the Tech Focus Workgroup will have used feedback from the new technology users to improve the SIGNetwork’s use of technology.

Top 5 Needs • Provide TA, consultation, coaching, mentoring • Facilitate collaborative processes •

Top 5 Needs • Provide TA, consultation, coaching, mentoring • Facilitate collaborative processes • Evaluate activities and programs • Disseminate news, updates, documents • Manage data (including collection, analysis, reporting) *Based February 2009 SPDG Program Technology Survey Responses

List of Technologies: • Web conferencing (webinar, webcast) • Multiuser Virtual Learning Environment (MUVE)

List of Technologies: • Web conferencing (webinar, webcast) • Multiuser Virtual Learning Environment (MUVE) • Podcasts • Learning Modules • Online meetings spaces • Media sharing sites • Project Management • Rapid e-learning modules • Wikis • Collaborative Document Editing • Video conferencing • Blogs • • • • Communities of Practice Vidcast Vlogs Course/Content Management Systems Online surveys Resource/information repositories Text-based live chat Archived class, lecture, web event Social Networking Telephone conferencing Threaded discussions Video Email

What’s NEXT How Can you Help

What’s NEXT How Can you Help

Who has the floor? Matt Giugno

Who has the floor? Matt Giugno