2010 Process, Collaboration, and Social Media

312 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
312
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

2010 Process, Collaboration, and Social Media

  1. 1. Process, Collaboration, and Social Media: UNCG's Graduate LiberalStudies course on Emerging Powers<br />Dr. Robert Brown, Dr. William HamiltonDivision of Continual Learning<br />
  2. 2. Online Master’s level course, Emerging Powers would need constant revisions to stay current<br /><ul><li>World political situation constantly changing
  3. 3. Discussion topics different each semester
  4. 4. Instructors from different disciplines will teach</li></ul>Problem:<br />
  5. 5. Build a flexible course framework with dynamic content <br /><ul><li>Recruit content experts from different disciplines
  6. 6. Utilize Web 2.0 technologies
  7. 7. Incorporate social media</li></ul>Solution:<br />
  8. 8. Deliver content that is always fresh and up-to-date<br />Modular approach provides course flexibility<br />Accommodates various learning styles<br />Utilize the latest technologies<br />
  9. 9. Promotes geographical literacy<br />Links issues with locations<br />Interactive Maps<br />
  10. 10. Instructor sets the tone for the class<br />Adapts content toprofessional expertise<br />Moderates discussion forum<br />Content Introduction<br />
  11. 11. Supplementary Videos<br />Enhances learning with Web resources<br />Gives students variety of world views<br />Engages and informs<br />
  12. 12. Foreign Films<br />Shows cultural perspectives<br />Entertains and educates<br />
  13. 13. Tailored RSS news feeds update minute-to-minute<br />News from around the world makes students globally aware<br />International Political Blogs provide fresh perspectives<br />Dynamic Resources<br />
  14. 14. Simulate current world issues<br />Require critical thinking and analysis<br />Students decide outcome and defend position<br />Case Studies<br />
  15. 15. Internal chats promote student-student and instructor-student interaction<br />Class blogs are open to the world<br />Views from U.S., South Korea, Japan, Brazil, United Kingdom, China, India, South Africa, and Colombia<br />Twitter feeds alert trending world topics<br />Communication <br />
  16. 16. Wikipedia project challenges students to work together<br />Wikipedia rules make assignment ultimately unworkable <br />Instructor “future worldalignment” promotes lively class debate<br />Collaboration and Assessment<br />
  17. 17. Collaboration process difficult but productive<br />Multi-discipline approach benefits students and instructors alike<br />Careful attention to current events is required<br />Timely instructor feedback important for helping focus student blogs<br />Instructor Comments on Development and Teaching <br />

×