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Leveraging Web 2.0 Tools to Engage Students



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  • E XTENDED L EARNING I NSTITUTE Kim Monti Instructional Designer Nantana Wongtanasirikul Instructional Designer
    • Who we are, what we do
    • Community of Inquiry framework
    • Web 2.0 tools we use
    • Lessons learned and next phase with tool
    • What’s next with ELI and Web 2.0
    • Offered distance education for over 30 years
    • Fastest growing area in NOVA
    • Moving from print-based to online courses
    • Moving from self-paced to collaborative work
  • Garrison, Anderson, Archer , 1999
  • Tip: Have students post their username on their profile; Create GROUP in Skype to sort students by course.
  • Tip: Include your online office hour in your syllabus
    • Not many students interested in using chat with their instructors
    • Create special group projects, exam review
    • Give extra credit for participating
  • Tip: Keep it short and sweet
    • Old way of teaching in new tool
    • Discussion around the topic
    • Optional tool for students to use for presentations, class assignments
    • Using Viddler ( http://www.viddler.com /)
  • Tip: Create a username and password where entire class posts.
    • Some students found posting their videos difficult
    • Give students additional options to share videos beyond YouTube
    • Provide clear guidelines and examples
    • Additional materials required (webcam)
      • Tip: Collaborate together towards an end goal such as a project, paper, or presentation
  • Tip: Consider to turn on/off the notification email
  • Tip: Encourage students to invite their friends and family to their blogs
    • Difficult to keep track of each student’s contribution
    • Use for brainstorming. Not for final drafts
    • Incorporate synchronous communication
    • Group evaluation
    • Guidelines for interaction in tool
    • Enable notification in tools
  • So many tools, so little time. Please don’t overwhelm me
  • http://delicious.com/eliid/salt
    • For links to all of the tools mentioned today (and more!):
      • http://del.icio.us/eliid/salt
    • If you have any questions, please contact:
      • Nantana: [email_address]
      • Kim: [email_address]