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Welcome!
Please tell us what you think.
What are your thoughts about instructor
interactivity, teaching realities, and col...
Successful Online
Foreign Language Classrooms
instructor interactivity, realities, collaborative
learning
ACTFL 2010
Whitn...
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Instructor Interactivity
Students are more likely to succeed if:
courses are highly interacti...
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Instructor Realities
Building relationships
Fostering communications
Time management
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Instructor Realities
Create a learning community that is intellectually exciting
and challeng...
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Instructor Realities
Use both asynchronous and synchronous modes of
interaction
Make the clas...
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Instructor Realities: HOW?
Attitude
Individual email
Class email
Participation in discussion ...
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Agree or Disagree?
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Agree or Disagree?
A/D You can do the same collaborative activities
online as face-to-face.
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Agree or Disagree?
A/D Class "community" is the first and most
important step to a successful...
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Agree or Disagree?
A/D Interdependence is more important than
independence for online classes.
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Collaborative Learning
Community and Interdependence
Critical elements
Helps learners achieve...
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Collaborative Learning
Collaboration and Asynchronous Discussions
Start with introductions
Sh...
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Collaborative Learning
Develop the art of asking expansive questions:
What do you think about...
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Collaborative Learning
5 Tools we have used to successfully enhance and
encourage collaborati...
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Brainstorming activity
How might you translate your favorite F2F class
collaborative (or othe...
Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
Thank yo u fo r co m ing !
http://apling696-fa09.wikispaces.umb.edu/
Whitney Dubrulle,
GAVS w...
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  1. 1. Welcome! Please tell us what you think. What are your thoughts about instructor interactivity, teaching realities, and collaborative learning in online education? What is your favorite activity that promotes collaboration? Successful Online Foreign Language Classrooms: instructor interactivity, realities, collaborative learning - Whitney Dubrulle, Angela Martin, Katherine Kiss
  2. 2. Successful Online Foreign Language Classrooms instructor interactivity, realities, collaborative learning ACTFL 2010 Whitney Dubrulle, Angela Martin, Kate Kiss
  3. 3. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Instructor Interactivity Students are more likely to succeed if: courses are highly interactive students communicate to exchange perspectives and insights teachers have mastered online communication skills interaction focuses on students teachers use available technology to communicate with students http://info.sreb.org/programs/EdTech/pubs/PDF/Essential_Principles.pdf
  4. 4. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Instructor Realities Building relationships Fostering communications Time management
  5. 5. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010
  6. 6. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Instructor Realities Create a learning community that is intellectually exciting and challenging Encourage learners to perform to the best of their abilities in all aspects Demonstrate effective use of group dynamics and dialogue techniques Use a variety of learning activities and demonstrate instructional methods other than lecturing Integrate curriculum designed to provide learners with a learning environment that is experientially based and in a learning style that is collaborative and supportive (See Palloff & Pratt (2007) pages 108, 109, 110)
  7. 7. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Instructor Realities Use both asynchronous and synchronous modes of interaction Make the class as interactive as possible Provide timely and meaningful feedback Encourage learners to learn from each other Adapted from this link: http://home.sprynet.com/~gkearsley/OItips.htm
  8. 8. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Instructor Realities: HOW? Attitude Individual email Class email Participation in discussion forums Feedback given on assignments Course homepage Availability through pager system, phone or Skype
  9. 9. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Agree or Disagree?
  10. 10. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Agree or Disagree? A/D You can do the same collaborative activities online as face-to-face.
  11. 11. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Agree or Disagree? A/D Class "community" is the first and most important step to a successful classroom.
  12. 12. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Agree or Disagree? A/D Interdependence is more important than independence for online classes.
  13. 13. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Collaborative Learning Community and Interdependence Critical elements Helps learners achieve a deeper level of knowledge generation Moves learners from independence to interdependence Strengthens the foundation of the online learning community Development of shared goals – important element of community. “When I succeed, we succeed!” adapted from Paloff & Pratt (2007)
  14. 14. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Collaborative Learning Collaboration and Asynchronous Discussions Start with introductions Share clear expectations Respond to each introduction Encourage students to do the same Design discussions for quick and regular S—S engagement adapted from Paloff & Pratt (2007)
  15. 15. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Collaborative Learning Develop the art of asking expansive questions: What do you think about x? Design for student leadership – share responsibility among participants Require students to provide constructive feedback to one another Create a role for instructor as equal player in the discussion –helps with respectful time management adapted from Paloff & Pratt (2007) p. 170
  16. 16. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Collaborative Learning 5 Tools we have used to successfully enhance and encourage collaboration and community building: VoiceThread http://voicethread.com/ Jing Project http://www.techsmith.com/jing/ E-pals http://www.epals.com/ Voki http://www.voki.com/ Wikis http://www.wikispaces.com/ http://pbworks.com/
  17. 17. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Brainstorming activity How might you translate your favorite F2F class collaborative (or other great) activity for use in an online class? OOVOO.com skype but more!! Tokbox
  18. 18. Dubrulle & Martin ACTFL 2010 Thank yo u fo r co m ing ! http://apling696-fa09.wikispaces.umb.edu/ Whitney Dubrulle, GAVS whitne.dubrulle@gavirtualschool.org Angela Martin, angelapm@yahoo.com Katherine Kiss, Umass, Boston katherine.kiss@umb.edu
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