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Reference copy of some thoughts about engaging students in online learning, slides for a professional development workshop. first time talking about this so there's lots in these that I would now …

Reference copy of some thoughts about engaging students in online learning, slides for a professional development workshop. first time talking about this so there's lots in these that I would now adapt/ develop further

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  • 1. EngagingStudents OnlineJohn Robertson, Learning Technologies UW Oshkosh,Presentation at College of Education ProfessionalDevelopment Day,22 January 2013
  • 2. Just like face to face classes, sort ofWhy am I here?What is the value of this?What do I get from this?Why do I care?Who owns this?
  • 3. The internet has cats https://i.chzbgr. com/maxW500/6952760064/h4061 45DD/
  • 4. The internet has cats in boxes https://i.chzbgr. com/maxW500/695275673 6/hD0403B03/
  • 5. The internet has lots of cats https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/6975174912/h8F5EC6A7/
  • 6. and a billion other thingsTwitter, Facebook, Ebay, Amazon, Farmville,more cat videos, facts and theories abouteverything, that song / music video/ tv episode,...
  • 7. The challenge of mediated presenceIn a classroom your presence and personalityplay a big part in communicating your passionand engaging students. Structure, resources,and environments play a role.In an online environment the balance shifts.
  • 8. The medium is the message (a)types of engagementspeed of engagementnature of engagementHow do expectations change?Facebook, Twitter, D2L, email, phone, text chat
  • 9. Mediated environments?three kinds of experimentation● a safe space● a space to try, explore, and fail● a space to find a voice
  • 10. The medium is the message (b)what activities are you doing, why are youdoing them this way?eg forum discussionssubstance/ style/ spelling/ citations/ evidence/Do you grade them as a forum discussion or asan essay? is there a difference?
  • 11. Everyone likes free stuff● course outline● lecture notes● lecture recordings● bibliography (annotated/ linked)there are good reasons why you might not wantto provide these for your students but itsstraightforward to do so have you articulatedwhy you havent
  • 12. Attendance or learningboth obviously but...what are you assessing in your course?eg all notes online and podcasts might meanstudents dont need to turn up; there are lots ofreasons why this is not good, but if theyreengaged online does that count - and why?
  • 13. If you own the server, you make therules, but with consequencesAn example:● Graduate course● Students given forums● Some specific subforums for particular courses but for general use● Post politely critical of lack of course feedback appears● Extensive discussion ensues● ...and the thread is deleted by Faculty mod● Forum use vanishes
  • 14. Badges, levels, experience, rolesOnline community profiles and digital badgesMuch of this is about identity and feedback● capture something specific about themselves / create context● make some aspect of the digital tangible● describe / award others● get feedback
  • 15. e-Learning and Digital Cultureshttps://www.coursera.org/course/edc
  • 16. P2PU - School of Edhttps://p2pu.org/en/schools/school-of-ed-pilot/What are they doing right?How can you do it?
  • 17. SaylorEducational Psychology Course http://www.saylor.org/courses/psych303/
  • 18. Make art - ds106http://assignments.ds106.us/