Anne Marenco Professor of Sociology College of the Canyons ** John Makevich Instructional Design Coordinator College of th...
What is a learning object repository? <ul><li>Repository.   A place, room, or container where something is deposited or st...
Why use one? <ul><li>Textbook cost! </li></ul><ul><li>Online content popularity = easier access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full...
Repository types <ul><li>General content repositories (educational & non-educational) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube </li><...
Integration of Content <ul><li>Context within course </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t go overboard with an abundance </li></ul><ul>...
Readiness of content <ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty-approved </li></ul><ul><li>Completeness of materials ...
Case study: IntelecomOnline <ul><li>Why we use it… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Captioning of all content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Case study: IntelecomOnline <ul><li>Informal class survey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>45 respondents – fully online class </li><...
Thank you! <ul><li>Anne Marenco </li></ul><ul><li>Professor of Sociology </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><...
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Using Learning Object Repositories Effectively In Online Courses

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This presentation introduces the audience to what a learning object repository is and the many varieties of such repositories. The case study used in this presentation is IntelecomOnline, a repository of video clips featuring experts in a variety of subjects.

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  1. 1. Anne Marenco Professor of Sociology College of the Canyons ** John Makevich Instructional Design Coordinator College of the Canyons Using Learning Object Repositories Effectively in Online Courses
  2. 2. What is a learning object repository? <ul><li>Repository. A place, room, or container where something is deposited or stored. </li></ul><ul><li>repository. (2009). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary . Retrieved March 21, 2009, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repository </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Object. A piece of educational content, ranging in size from brief text to a full online textbook. It can exist in a variety of forms, including but not limited to text, video, audio, images, or online textbooks. </li></ul><ul><li>So, the learning object repository is an organized content delivery mechanism for these pieces of educational content. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why use one? <ul><li>Textbook cost! </li></ul><ul><li>Online content popularity = easier access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fully-online courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supplement to traditional delivery methods </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Repository types <ul><li>General content repositories (educational & non-educational) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online textbook repositories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conexions (Rice University) – http://www.cnx.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Module repositories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MERLOT (California State University system) – http://www.merlot.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Media-focused repositories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iTunes (Apple) – http://www.apple.com/itunes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IntelecomOnline – http://www.intelecomonline.net </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Integration of Content <ul><li>Context within course </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t go overboard with an abundance </li></ul><ul><li>Diversify! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Readiness of content <ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty-approved </li></ul><ul><li>Completeness of materials </li></ul>
  7. 7. Case study: IntelecomOnline <ul><li>Why we use it… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Captioning of all content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content uses academic and research experts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Short clips focused on specific topics </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Case study: IntelecomOnline <ul><li>Informal class survey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>45 respondents – fully online class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>60% viewed the videos </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Of the 60%, 81% responded positively to the experience </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Comments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clarified the reading </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Video first, then reading, helps visualize </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Breaks up reading </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Now the tour! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Thank you! <ul><li>Anne Marenco </li></ul><ul><li>Professor of Sociology </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>John Makevich </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Design Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>This presentation is located at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/jmakevich </li></ul>

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