kForgard - Beyond the LMS
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

kForgard - Beyond the LMS



Presentation for Bridgewater State University's 2013 EdTech Day.

Presentation for Bridgewater State University's 2013 EdTech Day.



Total Views
Views on SlideShare
Embed Views



2 Embeds 419

http://kevinforgard.wordpress.com 416
http://prlog.ru 3



Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
Post Comment
Edit your comment
  • Poll Everywhere
  • Photo credit: Ian Britton FreeFoto.com
  • Filler - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qx22TyCge7w

kForgard - Beyond the LMS kForgard - Beyond the LMS Presentation Transcript

  • Beyond the LMS: Creating a Digital Learning Space for your Course Kevin Forgard Instructional Designer Bristol Community College Presentation information is available at: http://goo.gl/2j47ij
  • Session Objectives • Understand why going beyond the LMS is important • Learn about some of the tools faculty can use to create a digital course space outside a traditional LMS • Begin to conceptualize online tools as an viable external learning environment
  • Expect session to be highly interactive Warning!
  • Next…a quiz
  • Vocabulary Lesson LMS
  • Vocabulary Lesson CMS
  • Vocabulary Lesson AMS
  • Vocabulary Lesson Flipped Classroom
  • Vocabulary Lesson Learning Object
  • Vocabulary Lesson Cloud Computin g
  • Vocabulary Lesson Aggregato r
  • Vocabulary Lesson Tag
  • Vocabulary Lesson Embed
  • Vocabulary Lesson Sync
  • Vocabulary Lesson PLE
  • Where does this all lead? From Personal Learning Environment (PLE) TO Personal teaching environment (PTE) OR External teaching environment (ETE) http://set2013.wikispaces.com/home
  • Before beating up the LMS How does an LMS serve us?
  • Convenient student management system Grades, attendance, assessments, analytics Course organization (online, hybrid, eLearning) Built-in tools: discussion forum, quizzes, blogs, games, etc. User authentication How does an LMS serve us?
  • Working in an LMS How does the LMS challenge your teaching and learning activities?
  • What technologies are you using in your courses?
  • How well do they work with your institution’s LMS?
  • https://www.facebook.com/groups/IDDE.SU/
  • Building a model LMS • Student grades • Authenticated login • Closed system • Supported by eLearning team • FERPA compliant • Re-useable design (LOR) Non-LMS • Open (can be controlled) • Flexible design • Cloud-based • Cross-collaborative
  • LMS Student PLE Course ETE Authenticated Users Only Any outside visitors (settings based on system) Employers Family Classmates Similar learners Colleagues Future and past students Other interested learners and educators Building a model
  • What is the course’s objective in using an ETE? Communication – announcement, chat, information aggregation Content presentation – videos, articles, presentations Collaboration – student comments and participation activities Compilation – links to PLE and other student digital work
  • Example Technologies • Edublogs – http://edublogs.org/ • Google Sites – www.google.sites.com • Twitter – www.twitter.com • Facebook/Google+ - Create groups private of publis • Diigo – www.diigo.com • Wikispaces – www.wikispaces.com • ePortfolio – various management systems
  • Examples https://sites.google.com/site/acc150bcc/home - Accounting Course https://professoryokel101.wikispaces.com/Assignments - Writing Course Chris Yokel – Instructor of English https://bcc.digication.com/deaf_studies_sample_capstone_portfolio/Welco me/published - ASL Capstone Course using ePortfolio Sandy Lygren – Deaf Studies Program Director http://writingaboutplace.edublogs.org/ - Blog as a course space for a writing course https://sites.google.com/site/bcctemplates/flipping-the-blend - a professional development course space
  • http://www.visionsofstudents.org/
  • Thanks for attending my session! Kevin Forgard | Instructional Designer Bristol Community College (BCC) kevin.forgard@bristolcc.edu @kforgard www.linkedin.com/in/kevinforgard/