T I ETechnology Instructional Enhancements<br />Outreach Credit Programs<br />Outreach School<br />University of Wyoming<b...
Purpose<br />Identify, explore and evaluate new technologies and <br />their application to <br />teaching and learning.<b...
Process<br /><ul><li>Encourage faculty innovation
Support faculty in this innovation
Develop “Best Practice” models
Evaluate innovations</li></li></ul><li>Supporting University Planning Themes<br /><ul><li>Access
Excellence
Leadership</li></li></ul><li>Projects<br /><ul><li>Web Conferencing
Streaming Video
Podcasting
Advanced technologies</li></ul>Outreach faculty were invited by instructional designers to participate in one of the devel...
Incentives<br />Monetary, material, and support incentives<br />Varying monetary stipends, depending on level of participa...
Commitments<br />from faculty<br />Participate in training<br />Assess outcomes<br />Present on experience<br />Revise cla...
Student Connectivity<br />Students in fully online classes<br />
Mediated Student Connectivity*<br />I have high-speed Internet access at: (check all that apply)<br />* Survey data from T...
Web Conferencing- Elluminate -<br /><ul><li>A real-time virtual classroom environment designed for distance education and ...
Podcasting<br />A podcast is a series of digital-media files which are distributed over the Internet using syndication fee...
TIE Program Outcomes<br />Students and faculty in classes utilizing the instructional technologies of the TIE projects wer...
Podcasting<br />Would you like future online classes to use podcasting?<br />
Future Interest in Streaming Video<br />The availability of streaming media is the best thing the university could have do...
In the future, I will prefer classes where web conferencing is included.<br />
The use of streaming video in this course enhanced my learning<br />Streaming Video<br />n=89<br />
Web conferencing enhanced learning<br />
The podcasts that I listened to provided useful information.<br />
Connecting with Outreach Students<br />A challenge in distance learning is to create a connected learning community. How d...
Podcasts allowed me to feel more connected with the instructor<br />
I felt socially connected with my instructor through web conferencing.<br />
What motivated you to participate in this TIE Development Program?<br />Monetary stipend<br />“Tech Toy”<br />Provision of...
Faculty Motivations<br />Web Conferencing<br />Most important<br />
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UCEA West Regional Presentation about the Technology Instructional Enhancements (TIE) Project by Outreach Credit Programs for the University of Wyoming

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    1. 1. T I ETechnology Instructional Enhancements<br />Outreach Credit Programs<br />Outreach School<br />University of Wyoming<br />
    2. 2. Purpose<br />Identify, explore and evaluate new technologies and <br />their application to <br />teaching and learning.<br />
    3. 3. Process<br /><ul><li>Encourage faculty innovation
    4. 4. Support faculty in this innovation
    5. 5. Develop “Best Practice” models
    6. 6. Evaluate innovations</li></li></ul><li>Supporting University Planning Themes<br /><ul><li>Access
    7. 7. Excellence
    8. 8. Leadership</li></li></ul><li>Projects<br /><ul><li>Web Conferencing
    9. 9. Streaming Video
    10. 10. Podcasting
    11. 11. Advanced technologies</li></ul>Outreach faculty were invited by instructional designers to participate in one of the development program projects<br />
    12. 12. Incentives<br />Monetary, material, and support incentives<br />Varying monetary stipends, depending on level of participation<br />“Tech toy” of voice recorder or mini-videocam<br />
    13. 13. Commitments<br />from faculty<br />Participate in training<br />Assess outcomes<br />Present on experience<br />Revise class design<br />Use it !<br />from UW Outreach<br />Monetary stipend<br />“Tech toy”<br />Software & hardware<br />Training<br />Instructional design<br />Technical support<br />
    14. 14. Student Connectivity<br />Students in fully online classes<br />
    15. 15. Mediated Student Connectivity*<br />I have high-speed Internet access at: (check all that apply)<br />* Survey data from TIE Streaming Project only<br />n=129<br />
    16. 16. Web Conferencing- Elluminate -<br /><ul><li>A real-time virtual classroom environment designed for distance education and collaboration in academic institutions and corporate training.</li></li></ul><li>Streaming Video<br />A one-way video transmission over the Internet – widely used to deliver video-on-demand or a video broadcast. Streaming video is played within a few seconds of requesting it, and the data is not stored permanently in the user’s computer.<br />
    17. 17. Podcasting<br />A podcast is a series of digital-media files which are distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players and computers.<br />
    18. 18. TIE Program Outcomes<br />Students and faculty in classes utilizing the instructional technologies of the TIE projects were surveyed to assess the effectiveness of the introduced technology<br />
    19. 19. Podcasting<br />Would you like future online classes to use podcasting?<br />
    20. 20. Future Interest in Streaming Video<br />The availability of streaming media is the best thing the university could have done for the outreach students. I would like to see more classes offer this…<br />It was very nice to be able to use streaming videos, especially since college expenses add up quick! I recommend that you continue this service so as to not deter potential future students. Thanks!<br /> More classes on streaming video would be awesome!!<br /> It&apos;s a good and even necessary service. Thanks!<br />
    21. 21. In the future, I will prefer classes where web conferencing is included.<br />
    22. 22. The use of streaming video in this course enhanced my learning<br />Streaming Video<br />n=89<br />
    23. 23. Web conferencing enhanced learning<br />
    24. 24. The podcasts that I listened to provided useful information.<br />
    25. 25. Connecting with Outreach Students<br />A challenge in distance learning is to create a connected learning community. How did podcasting and web conferencing enhance the connection between faculty and students? <br />
    26. 26. Podcasts allowed me to feel more connected with the instructor<br />
    27. 27. I felt socially connected with my instructor through web conferencing.<br />
    28. 28. What motivated you to participate in this TIE Development Program?<br />Monetary stipend<br />“Tech Toy”<br />Provision of hardware and software<br />Instructional training, design, and support from OCP instructional designer<br />Interest to expand teaching skills<br />Desire to use this technology for specific teaching and learning activities in this class <br />
    29. 29. Faculty Motivations<br />Web Conferencing<br />Most important<br />
    30. 30.
    31. 31. Please assess the effectiveness of the following development activities as they contributed to your successful adoption of web conferencing into your teaching.<br />Trainer-led live orientations at Elluminate, Inc.<br />Resource materials at Elluminate, Inc.<br />OCP instructional designer led training<br />Email tips from OCP instructional designer<br />Personal consultation with the OCP instructional designer.<br />Practice sessions with cohort peers<br />Increasingly using Elluminate.<br />
    32. 32. Faculty Satisfactions<br />Web Conferencing<br />
    33. 33. Conclusions<br />Technology adoption extends beyond TIE<br />e-volution Tech Forum success<br />Evidence for continuing Elluminate<br />Greater understanding of faculty motivations<br />Demonstrated “what we do.” (internal marketing)<br />Institutionalizes the exception as the standard<br />
    34. 34. Activity<br />
    35. 35. Thanks for your time!<br />http://www.uwyo.edu/TIE<br /><ul><li>Dr. Christi Boggs, cboggs@uwyo.edu
    36. 36. Larry Jansen, jansen@uwyo.edu
    37. 37. Jeff Miller, jmiller@uwyo.edu
    38. 38. Dr. Reed Scull, wscull@uwyo.edu</li></ul>Outreach Credit Programs<br />307-766-4300<br />

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