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OTC Online Open Forum- PD and Online Reviews

  1. 1. Carla Bradley bradleyc@otc.edu https://twitter.com/carlabradley1 1 Professional Development and Online Reviews Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by INVESTINTECH
  2. 2. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions Desired Instructor Characteristics • What do students say is most important? A. Rules and Grades B. Teacher Skills C. Communication D. Motivational E. Emotional 2
  3. 3. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions 3
  4. 4. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions Factors Influencing Success of Online Programs What is the primary success factor? A. Pedagogical competency of online instructors B. Technical competency of online instructors C. Improvements in online technologies D. Monetary support 4
  5. 5. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions The Future of Online Teaching and Learning in Higher Ed. http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/TheFutureo fOnlineTeachingandLe/157426 5
  6. 6. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions • Online courses . . . relevant, interactive, project-based, and collaborative, while providing learners with some choice or control over their learning.” • K. M. Partlow and W. J. Gibbs, "Indicators of Constructivist Principles in Internet-Based Courses," Journal of Computing in Higher Education, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2003, pp. 68–97. 6
  7. 7. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions Ten Best Practices “Traditional courses have long focused on tools and techniques for the presentation of content. Traditional concerns from faculty focused on covering the material, getting through the book and meeting expectations . . . .” http://www.designingforlearning.info/services/writing/ecoach/tenbest.html 7
  8. 8. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions Ten Best Practices “A major drawback with designing for content as a priority is that it focuses attention on what the faculty member is doing, thinking and talking about and not on the interaction and engagement of students with the core concepts and skills of a course. The new focus on learners encourages a focus on learners as a priority.” http://www.designingforlearning.info/services/writing/ecoach/tenbest.html 8
  9. 9. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions #1 Be Present 9
  10. 10. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions #2 Create a supportive online community 10
  11. 11. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions #3 Share a set of clear expectations as to (1) how you will communicate and (2) how much time students will be working on course 11
  12. 12. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions #4 Use a variety of large group, small group, and individual work experiences 12
  13. 13. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions #5 Use both synchronous and asynchronous activities 13
  14. 14. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions #6 Early in the term, about week 3, ask for informal feedback 14
  15. 15. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions #7 Prepare discussions posts that invite questions, discussions, reflections and responses 15
  16. 16. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions #8 Focus on content resources, applications, and links to current events and examples 16
  17. 17. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions #9 Combine core concept learning with customized personal learning 17
  18. 18. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions #10 Plan a good closing and wrap activity for course 18
  19. 19. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions Professional Development and OTL CE • Beyond OTL 101 • 1-hour sessions • 2-week and other CE offerings • Online reviewer training http://www.otc.edu/online/otconline-trainingdevelopment.php 19
  20. 20. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions Online Reviews • Critical part of OTC Online’s part in reaccreditation • Introduced in fall 2010 with first pilot spring 2011 • Goal is for an interactive approach with instructor involved before, during, and after review process 20
  21. 21. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions Top 3 What are the three reviews referenced by the OTC Online Reviews? 21
  22. 22. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions Top 3 • Quality Matters • Chico State • Blackboard Exemplary 22
  23. 23. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions http://online.otc.edu/online/otconline-trainingdevelopment.php 23
  24. 24. Copyright©2010 Companyname Free template by Investintech PDF Solutions 24 Questions?

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