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GPACW 2013 - Virtual Cocktail Party: Can Online Education Teach Social Skills?
 

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Presented at the 2013 Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing, hosted by University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

Presented at the 2013 Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing, hosted by University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

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    GPACW 2013 - Virtual Cocktail Party: Can Online Education Teach Social Skills? GPACW 2013 - Virtual Cocktail Party: Can Online Education Teach Social Skills? Presentation Transcript

    • VIRTUAL COCKTAIL PARTY CAN ONLINE EDUCATION TEACH SOCIAL SKILLS Jason  Tham  |  St.  Cloud  State  University   Great  Plains  Alliance  for  Computers  and  Wri<ng  2013  
    • A MOOC BY GEORGIA TECH
    • A CONFESSION hCp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMnbCG8wfrQ    
    • xMOOCs VS. cMOOCs
    • SOCIAL NORMING
    • “WHAT MOOCs CANNOT TEACH”
    • A  college  educa+on  bestows  not  just  cogni+ve   skills  –  mathema+cal,  historical,  and  scien+fic   knowledge  –  but  prac+cal  skills  –  social,   emo+onal,  and  behavioral  competencies.   Tenacious,  confident,  and  socially  competent   employees  have  an  edge  over  equally  cogni+vely   talented  employees  who  lack  those  prac+cal  skills.   What  students  cannot  learn  online  are  precisely   those  skills.     “WHAT MOOCs CANNOT TEACH”
    • “WHAT MOOCs CANNOT TEACH”
    • “WHAT MOOCs CANNOT TEACH”
    • COUNTER-ARGUMENTS
    • COUNTER-ARGUMENTS
    • COUNTER-ARGUMENTS
    • COUNTER-ARGUMENTS
    • Social  spaces  are  where  cultures   meet,  clash,  and  grapple  with  each   other,  oBen  in  contexts  of  highly   asymmetrical  rela+ons  of  power…   (PraH,  34)   ELECTRONIC CONTACT ZONES
    • IMPLICATIONS
    • STRATEGIES
    • CONCLUSION
    • 1.  2.  3.  4.  5.  6.  7.  8.  9.  10.  11.  12.  13.  14.  15.  16.  THANK YOU hCp://top.freewallpaper-­‐s.net/rwx/blue_background.JPG   hCp://blog.ecollegefinder.org/wp-­‐content/uploads/2013/04/122584470.jpg     Coursera.org   hCp://moocnewsandreviews.com/wp-­‐content/uploads/2013/04/ ar<ficial_intelligence_header.jpeg   hCp://www.nature.com/polopoly_fs/7.9406.1363108542!/image/ MOOCs.jpg_gen/deriva<ves/landscape_630/MOOCs.jpg   hCp://stemcollege.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/apple-­‐lecture-­‐hall.jpg   hCp://i.huffpost.com/gen/1275399/thumbs/o-­‐COLLEGE-­‐CLASSROOM-­‐ DIVERSE-­‐facebook.jpg   hCp://ced.berkeley.edu/images/uploads/content/ ced_diversity_schmitz_8383.jpg   hCp://www.mbaschoolauthority.com/wp-­‐content/uploads/2013/03/College-­‐ Classroom1.jpg   hCp://i.huffpost.com/gen/1281675/thumbs/o-­‐MOOCS-­‐facebook.jpg   hCp://www.koreaicmes.com/images/frustrated%20student.jpg   hCp://blog.tutor.com/wp-­‐content/uploads/2012/05/CellPhone.jpg   hCp://blogs.pugetsound.edu/studyingabroad/files/2013/07/IMG_5391.jpg     hCp://www.evolllu<on.com/wp-­‐content/uploads/2013/03/Teacher-­‐with-­‐ technology-­‐39422273-­‐%C2%A9-­‐goodluz.jpg   hCp://www.law.temple.edu/PublishingImages/student%20candid %20library.JPG   hCp://gigaompaidcontent.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/ shuCerstock_96939038.jpg   Jason  Tham  |  St.  Cloud  State  University   Great  Plains  Alliance  for  Computers  and  Wri<ng  2013