While you are waiting…1. Follow at goo.gl/MWEGl2. Make sure you are a member of the Google Group (should have rcv’d an email invite).3. Sign up for this site: 1. Audioboo (audioboo.fm)4. Download on your smartphone/table (if you use one) a QR code reader (for next class). 1. iTunes: QR Reader for iPhone 2. Google Play: QR Droid or Scan
Asynchronous CMCCALL 3/4/13Follow at goo.gl/MWEGl
Today• Discuss materials development 1• Modes of Asynchronous CMC • Writing • Audio • Video• Homework: Service Encounter (for 3/25)
RSS feeds• An RSS feed allows a reader to automatically receive updates from a source you subscribe to.• Use an RSS reader/aggregators to subscribe to blogs, Youtube channels, Audioboo, news services, etc.• Automatically follow your students’ work to facilitate asynchronous CMC.• Also a great tool for collaborating related reading/news.• Example RSS readers: Google Reader, Feeddler, Flipboard, Pulse, Feedly
Lesson plans reviews• Login into the Google Group and find your discussion thread.• goo.gl/EKojz• Look at the presentations of your group members.• In the discussion thread, respond to the topic and your groups’ comments.
GroupsTurkan, Erin A, Jena Dan, Alan, MariannaKerry, Hongbo, Kristen Randy, Erin SJoe, Haley Cynthia, Katie, GuanyaNour, Karen, Taichi
Audioboo(audioboo.fm)• Record up to 3 minutes of audio, post them on your Audioboo channel.• Can add pictures, location, etc.• Can upload via smartphone, website, or email.• Can link to outside social media.• Can subscribe to Audioboos via iTunes/RSS feeds.• Can respond to other Audioboo messages.• Also, Stephen Fry (lots of interesting, short passages)
Let’s try it out• Go to audioboo.fm, sign-up for an account.• If you would like to use the program on a mobile device, download it.• In browser: audioboo.fm/jwsmart• In mobile app: Browse -> Featured Boos -> Search jwsmart• Listen to my message and record a response. • Include a picture of the restaurant, if possible. • If you have a device w/ you, record it now (or use a headset) • Otherwise, record it before next class (via laptop, phone, etc.). You can also send via email.
In-class project (for 3/25):Service Encounters• Service encounters include a broad range of activities, such as • visiting a professor in an office hour, • ordering food at a restaurant, • going to an office for a service (e.g., doctor, registrar), • making an appointment.• They can be in person or over the phone.• SEs are often difficult and intimidating to learners.• Learning about SEs can be motivating and an excellent basis for TBLT.
Service Encounters Homework• Develop a short teaching activity about a type of service encounter at an American university.• Create* or find an excellent example of a service encounter to use as a model.• Use one of the modes of CMC we have covered in class as a teaching tool.• We will work on this in class today and Wed. Submit it on your blog by 3/25 (after spring break). We will share.*Get permission if you are recording/filming someone.
QR code reader for next classDownload on your smartphone/table (if you use one) a QR code reader(for next class). • iTunes: QR Reader for iPhone • Google Play: QR Droid or Scan