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Facilitator presentation01

  1. 2. <ul><li>What exactly am I talking about? </li></ul><ul><li>Why you would want to use an online classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>How you can set up an account? </li></ul><ul><li>How you can get content for your class from free online courses? </li></ul><ul><li>What if I have class members who can’t access a computer/internet? </li></ul>
  2. 4. <ul><li>a website with a url, currently: http://prescottolli.edu20.org </li></ul><ul><li>has a login for privacy </li></ul><ul><li>alternative http://www.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>an online classroom allows you to enhance your class through a repository of knowledge and extended discussion </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Repository of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>can upload and store files (.doc, .pdf, .mp3, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>can share web links to other repositories of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>can embed videos from websites like Youtube </li></ul>
  4. 8. <ul><li>Extended Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>can pose questions in between classes </li></ul><ul><li>can reply to questions from students </li></ul><ul><li>can create multiple forums for different topics (EDU 2.0) </li></ul><ul><li>can create polls (EDU 2.0) </li></ul>
  5. 12. <ul><li>Example # 1 – Saving Resources </li></ul><ul><li>You plan to have a lot of handouts and would need to make a lot of copies </li></ul><ul><li>Putting handouts online saves trees </li></ul>
  6. 13. <ul><li>Example # 2 – Building a Repository of Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>You have a lot of information for your class in various formats and would like to make it available to students </li></ul><ul><li>More info for advanced students </li></ul><ul><li>Skeleton class for the future </li></ul>
  7. 14. <ul><li>Example # 3 – Enhancing Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>You’d like to provide a way for students to discuss topics between class or ask questions </li></ul><ul><li>A forum allows for focused conversation that can be talked about in the next class </li></ul>
  8. 15. <ul><li>Those without computer/internet </li></ul><ul><li>Try to make it a fun addition to the class but not mandatory </li></ul><ul><li>I will assist any member who expresses concern about accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>87% of respondents reported </li></ul><ul><li>having internet access </li></ul>
  9. 16. <ul><li>Instructions are on the handout </li></ul><ul><li>go to http://prescottolli.edu20.org </li></ul>
  10. 17. <ul><li>go to http://www.wordpress.com </li></ul>
  11. 19. <ul><li>started by MIT, Harvard, UC Berkeley </li></ul><ul><li>primarily consists of course material a professor used in the past </li></ul><ul><li>can include lectures, quizzes, readings, assignments </li></ul>
  12. 22. <ul><li>You want to facilitate a new class but obtaining enough material for 6 weeks seems daunting </li></ul><ul><li>What about a course on global health? </li></ul><ul><li>http://webcast.berkeley.edu/course_details_new.php?seriesid=2010-B-75595&semesterid=2010-B </li></ul>
  13. 23. <ul><li>You’re teaching a course but would like to see more materials to spice up your class. </li></ul><ul><li>How about a website with lesson plans for jazz to add to a music class? </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.jazzinamerica.org/LessonPlan </li></ul>
  14. 24. <ul><li>A Lifelong Learning Institute administered completely online </li></ul><ul><li>We are members and have access to 38 courses you could teach </li></ul><ul><li> http://www3.griffith.edu.au/03/u3a/ </li></ul>
  15. 25. <ul><li>I will help anyone who wants to delve into online open courseware </li></ul><ul><li>Go to http://prescottollinewsletter.wordpress.com/ and look under “Online Courses” at the top of the page. </li></ul>

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