Delivering same course again : How to start afresh Alexandre Enkerli http://enkerli.wordpress.com/ http://www.slideshare.n...
Introductions (type in chatbox) <ul><li>Where are you from? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you teach? </li></ul><ul><li>Anythin...
Presentation <ul><li>Not expert </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some expertise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing from experience </...
Fresh New Semester <ul><li>Excitement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Born to teach ” on Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enthusias...
“ Same Course” <ul><li>Sections of same course </li></ul><ul><li>Similar courses same semester </li></ul><ul><li>Same cour...
“ I Can Teach It in My Sleep” <ul><li>Explored subject broadly </li></ul><ul><li>Expect student reactions </li></ul><ul><l...
Pet Theory <ul><li>Three Times a Charm </li></ul><ul><li>First semester: fresh </li></ul><ul><li>Second semester: rehearse...
Teacher  Crisper  <ul><li>Keeping fresh </li></ul><ul><li>Social life </li></ul><ul><li>Research involvement </li></ul><ul...
Teaching Elsewhere <ul><li>Visiting professor/lecturer </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching online </li></ul><ul><li>Attend colleagu...
Taking Chances <ul><li>Letting students share control </li></ul><ul><li>“ What’s the worst that can happen?” </li></ul><ul...
Adapting <ul><li>Freedom and loopholes </li></ul><ul><li>Changeup </li></ul><ul><li>Different lectures </li></ul><ul><li>“...
Student Diversity <ul><li>Students’ backgrounds </li></ul><ul><li>Change every year </li></ul><ul><li>Cohorts </li></ul><u...
Building Courses <ul><li>Building syllabi </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-built to pet course </li></ul><ul><li>Won’t be perfect the...
Syllabus <ul><li>Topics </li></ul><ul><li>Readings </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignments and text...
Collaborative Syllabus <ul><li>Have students vote on topics </li></ul><ul><li>IU FACET’s  More Quick hits </li></ul><ul><l...
Content <ul><li>Academic texts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coursepack </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New readings </li></ul></ul><ul...
Accumulating <ul><li>Shoulders of giants </li></ul><ul><li>Recording </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Test b...
Inviting Guests <ul><li>New content “for free” </li></ul><ul><li>Shift in student perspective </li></ul><ul><li>New people...
Project-Based Courses <ul><li>Always renewed </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative learning </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul...
Using Technology <ul><li>Not forced </li></ul><ul><li>Trying out </li></ul><ul><li>Playing with tools </li></ul>
Method to  My  Madness <ul><li>Free notetaking </li></ul><ul><li>Outline structure </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson plan </li></ul...
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Delivering same course again : How to start afresh

  1. 1. Delivering same course again : How to start afresh Alexandre Enkerli http://enkerli.wordpress.com/ http://www.slideshare.net/Enkerli
  2. 2. Introductions (type in chatbox) <ul><li>Where are you from? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you teach? </li></ul><ul><li>Anything else? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Presentation <ul><li>Not expert </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some expertise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing from experience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Outlined raw notes </li></ul><ul><li>Backchannel as separate stream </li></ul><ul><li>Free discussion at end </li></ul>
  4. 4. Fresh New Semester <ul><li>Excitement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Born to teach ” on Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enthusiasm </li></ul><ul><li>Fever (“febrility”=«fébrilité») </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eagerness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. “ Same Course” <ul><li>Sections of same course </li></ul><ul><li>Similar courses same semester </li></ul><ul><li>Same course different semesters </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ I Can Teach It in My Sleep” <ul><li>Explored subject broadly </li></ul><ul><li>Expect student reactions </li></ul><ul><li>Know what doesn’t work </li></ul><ul><li>Are they learning in their sleep? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Pet Theory <ul><li>Three Times a Charm </li></ul><ul><li>First semester: fresh </li></ul><ul><li>Second semester: rehearsed </li></ul><ul><li>Third semester: tested </li></ul><ul><li>Fourth semester and later: routine </li></ul>
  8. 8. Teacher Crisper <ul><li>Keeping fresh </li></ul><ul><li>Social life </li></ul><ul><li>Research involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Building new course </li></ul><ul><li>Renewing “ old “  course </li></ul>
  9. 9. Teaching Elsewhere <ul><li>Visiting professor/lecturer </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching online </li></ul><ul><li>Attend colleagues’ classes </li></ul>
  10. 10. Taking Chances <ul><li>Letting students share control </li></ul><ul><li>“ What’s the worst that can happen?” </li></ul><ul><li>Think on your feet </li></ul><ul><li>Keep on your toes </li></ul><ul><li>It may fail </li></ul><ul><li>Safe environment, low stakes </li></ul><ul><li>“ Good stress” </li></ul>
  11. 11. Adapting <ul><li>Freedom and loopholes </li></ul><ul><li>Changeup </li></ul><ul><li>Different lectures </li></ul><ul><li>“ Can’t all be winners” </li></ul><ul><li>Adapt at first </li></ul><ul><li>Adapt during semester </li></ul>
  12. 12. Student Diversity <ul><li>Students’ backgrounds </li></ul><ul><li>Change every year </li></ul><ul><li>Cohorts </li></ul><ul><li>Mindset list </li></ul><ul><li>Adapting to students </li></ul><ul><li>Can be increased (opening up to new departments) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Building Courses <ul><li>Building syllabi </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-built to pet course </li></ul><ul><li>Won’t be perfect the first time </li></ul><ul><li>Context-specific </li></ul><ul><li>Learning experience when context changes </li></ul>
  14. 14. Syllabus <ul><li>Topics </li></ul><ul><li>Readings </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignments and texts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Course format </li></ul>
  15. 15. Collaborative Syllabus <ul><li>Have students vote on topics </li></ul><ul><li>IU FACET’s More Quick hits </li></ul><ul><li>Gauging student interest </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging students in process </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Easier with electronic reserve </li></ul>
  16. 16. Content <ul><li>Academic texts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coursepack </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New readings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Textbook </li></ul><ul><li>Current events </li></ul><ul><li>Media </li></ul><ul><li>Can get from students </li></ul><ul><li>Can build with students </li></ul>
  17. 17. Accumulating <ul><li>Shoulders of giants </li></ul><ul><li>Recording </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Test banks </li></ul><ul><li>Students also have </li></ul><ul><li>New material </li></ul><ul><li>Can always expand </li></ul><ul><li>More material available, easier to expand </li></ul>
  18. 18. Inviting Guests <ul><li>New content “for free” </li></ul><ul><li>Shift in student perspective </li></ul><ul><li>New people every semester </li></ul>
  19. 19. Project-Based Courses <ul><li>Always renewed </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative learning </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Whole class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smaller teams </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Using Technology <ul><li>Not forced </li></ul><ul><li>Trying out </li></ul><ul><li>Playing with tools </li></ul>
  21. 21. Method to My Madness <ul><li>Free notetaking </li></ul><ul><li>Outline structure </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson plan </li></ul><ul><li>Slides </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Draft </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Show </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Send </li></ul></ul>

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