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Making the impersonal personal in online education

Making the impersonal personal in online education






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    • Making the Impersonal Personal in Online Education Diane Mitschke
    • We need to start thinking of the opportunities that online education can provide, rather than focusing on the barriers it can present! Paradigm Shift
    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCL1DEi8dPw Videoscribe App for iPad (www.sparkol.com) Web Whiteboard (www.awwapp.com) Pinterest (www.pinterest.com) Twitter Get Creative!
    • Present yourself as a real person Tips from Peggy Semingson Upload a profile pic and bio in Blackboard, and encourage students to upload a profile pic of themselves as well Getting Started
    • Upload a picture of yourself into your Blackboard profile Provide a brief bio on your profile Task 1
    • Creating video using YouTube Capture Creating video using Kaltura Media within Blackboard Adding video of yourself
    • With a partner, practice using YouTube Capture (download the free app on your smartphone or tablet) OR With a partner, make a video using Kaltura within your Blackboard course Task 2
    • Personalize your comments—use students’ names Convey emotion through text by using emoticons or symbols!!!   ;) ???? Some self-disclosure can be useful Refer to previous messages/threads Provide affirmation Acknowledge technological downfalls Tips for communicating with students online
    • Example: Where I am From Activity based on George Ella Lyons’ poem Connecting with Students
    • Use screencasts to explain things or provide feedback on student work Easy screencasting applications: Screencast-o-matic (www.screencast-o-matic) Jing (http://www.techsmith.com/jing.html) Make a Screencast
    • Consider providing audio feedback
    • VoiceThread (www.voicethread.com) or download the free App Evernote (www.evernote.com) or download the free App Voice Recorder App on Smartphone Vocaroo (www.vocaroo.com) Popular Audio Feedback Tools
    • With a partner, create your own screencast using Jing or Screencast-o-matic OR With a partner, create an audiocast OR Play with VideoScribe (on iPad) or a whiteboard app Task 3
    • Using Audio Feedback: http://onlinelearninginsights.wordpress.com/2013/04/ 06/speaking-to-students-with-audio-feedback-in- online-courses/ How to use Jing (screencasting): http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/Jing/index.html Great resources
    • Amazing blog about technology and teaching: http://onlinelearninginsights.wordpress.com Interesting article about what works in online education: http://cguevara.commons.gc.cuny.edu/files/2009/09/lea rning-effectiveness.pdf Great resources
    • Guide to evaluating the effectiveness of your communication with online students http://www.csuchico.edu/roi/documents/rubricpdf Great resources
    • Next Brownbag Session: Innovative technologies for enhancing learning Friday, April 18 B107 12:00-2:00 pm