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Establishing an Online Presence, Faculty Workshop January 2012


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TMC Faculty Workshop, January 2012

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  • Define online PresenceDefine: Theoretical definition – Where the “illusion of non-mediation” exists – one no longer perceives the existence of the medium (book, LMS, movie projector/screen) in our communication environment and respond as though the medium were transparent.Creating a Sense of Online Presence, Page 3
  • Learning to Teach Online project is a free professional development resource designed to help teachers from any discipline, whether experienced in online teaching or not, to gain a working understanding of successful online teaching pedagogies that they can apply in their own unique teaching situations.
  • Model by Garrison, Anderson and Archer (2003)Page 11 of text bookEffective learning must include combination of all 3 – as illustrated here the Educational Experience: Cognitive Presence: Reflects the intellectual climate associated with facilitation and discourse - this does not occur in isolation – needs a social presence in order to work effectively Social Presence: emotional and personal connection – essential to any community of inquiry (learning, exchange of ideas) - Instructor presence: voice of facilitator – serves as a model – provides constructive critique, formative feedback, challenges, supports
  • How we support social presence:OrientationProfile picIntroductory forums
  • Why it matters?Connection to students
  • Review page 39Chapter 4 – pages 43 and on give examples
  • Don’t overwhelm students with long, complicated questionConsult Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy
  • Don’t overwhelm students with long, complicated questionConsult Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy
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    • 1. Professor Development WorkshopHow to Create an Online PresenceJanuary 17th, 2012TMC Online
    • 2. January 17th, 10 am to 12 pmAgendaWelcome!The „Being There‟ ModelLunchDr. Hughes and James✓654321Strategies for creating Online PresenceOptional: Joule Support / Q & AFostering student discussion/contribution
    • 3. Purpose of Session• Develop strategies to createinstructor and social presenceto support student learning• Identify strategies to developand foster student discussion and engagement in forums
    • 4. Year in ReviewHighlights
    • 5. Review
    • 6. An Online Instructor Wears Many hats
    • 7. • Welcome students and establish expectations• Respond to content/syllabus questions• Direct and guide students• Give tips or hints for successPhase 1: Professor is Clarifying
    • 8. • Clarifying course theory• Providing feedback• Encouraging• Continued presencePhase 2: Professor is Encouraging andInstructing
    • 9. Phase 3: Professor is Challenging &Monitoring
    • 10. Online PresenceWhat is it?
    • 11. Online Presence?Definition• “Being There” or “Being Together”
    • 12. Online PresenceDefinition
    • 13. Online Presence
    • 14. Video Series COFA Online UNSW: Learning to Teach OnlineEngaging and Motivation StudentsOnline PresenceCreating an Online Learning Community
    • 15. Online PresenceCommunity of Inquiry Model
    • 16. Tools to support “Being There”Tools to enable Presence:• Professor News Board• Discussion forums• Class Poll (Choice Activity)• Video messages• Skype/Chat appointments• Posting current news events• Blog tool in profile• Group assignments or activities• Orientation activities• Personal photo upload throughJoule profile
    • 17. Online Presence
    • 18. Online PresenceCreating Strategies for Being There
    • 19. Conducting effective online discussionsFostering student discussion/contribution
    • 20. Guidelines for Creating Discussion Questions• Use open-ended questions• Limit question length to 2 or 3 sentences• Challenge students to apply content• Consider encouraging „responses‟ toarticle or short video (i.e. TED Talks)
    • 21. Encourage students to…• Take a critical stance• Consider other view points• Support opinions (when applicable)• Apply content from course• Use observations of other students as a springboard fortheir own comments• Engage with other students
    • 22. How to encourageparticipation/contribution• Get involved early in the discussion week• Challenge students by asking questions about their post(Use verbs from the Bloom handout)• Summarize mid-week discussion posts so far –prompting further discussion• Consider breaking a discussion into small groups (4 or 5students/group)• Give feedback (grading) in a timely matter – usefeedback option• Incorporate current events or personal experience
    • 23. THANK YOU!Your Logo