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Instructional Design Learning Series - Spring 2011

  1. 1. Moraine Valley Community College<br />Center for Teaching and Learning<br /><ul><li>WORKSHOP IDENTIFICATION
  2. 2. Prefix and Number:NA
  3. 3. Workshop Title: Instructional Design Learning Series
  4. 4. Semester: Spring 2011 – Summer 2011 (03/29/2011-07/31/2011)
  5. 5. Please be advised the workshop will run during the summer months in order to accommodate a courses going live in Fall 2011.
  6. 6. Contact Hours for Design</li></ul>This component will be eight weeks in length.<br />Contact Hours for Development <br />This component will be nine weeks in length.<br />Participants should plan to spend 9 hours per week working to complete the modules presented in this workshop.   If participants are comfortable with instructional design and technologically savvy then less time may be required.<br /><ul><li>Credits</li></ul>All faculty will receive compensation of $1,000 after workshop requirements are met and they have presented the course at the scheduled showcase. <br /><ul><li>Prerequisite Participants should be comfortable using a computer and the Internet. Participants are expected to have already achieved mastery of skills presented in Blackboard Learning Series workshops: (i.e., basic functions, assessment functions, communication tools functions, and assignment functions).  Participants are asked to display exceptional patience, time management, and organizational skills. Participants should be comfortable with receiving constructive feedback and revising their work until mastery is achieved. Participants should expect a positive learning experience with several opportunities to learn and share ideas with other faculty members.
  7. 7. Course Description and Major Course Concepts</li></ul>The Instructional Design Learning Series Workshop is designed for faculty members that are new to teaching online at Moraine Valley. Whether you design and deliver courses that are fully or partially run online, this workshop will help develop the skills you need to effectively teach online or in a blended learning model. <br /><ul><li>FACILITATOR INFORMATION
  8. 8. Facilitator Name: LaWanda Burrell-Love
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  10. 10. Office Phone:708.974.5502
  11. 11. Office Location:L244N (Center for Teaching and Learning)</li></ul>While walk-ins are welcome, it would be best to schedule an appointment if a face-to-face meeting is necessary.  Please call me to set up an appointment.<br /><ul><li>Work Hours:</li></ul>Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.<br />Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.<br /> 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (summer)<br />Virtual Hours:Tues-Thurs9:00-10:00 a.m.<br />*Virtual hours are scheduled times that I am available for instant messaging through the chat in the course. This also means that I will be at my desk if you want to give me a call.<br /><ul><li>Mailbox Location:L244
  12. 12. Web page: *Login using same credentials used for Moraine Valley e-mail account.
  13. 13. Other Resources: Please feel free to contact the following CTL staff members for additional assistance with technology. While walk-ins are welcome, it would be best to schedule an appointment if a face-to-face meeting is necessary.  Please call me to set up an appointment</li></ul>.<br />Lisa LezonBlackboard708.608.4467 <br />Anthony MarcascianoAll Other Technologies708.974.5676 <br /><ul><li>CLASSROOM POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
  14. 14. Meeting Times – Individual and Group</li></ul>During the workshop, we will meet for SIX 1 ½ hour sessions. There will be a 4 required sessions and 2 optional sessions. One of the required sessions will be synchronous (online). These sessions will be a time for sharing ideas and information with other participants in the workshop. At the introductory session, participants will vote on meeting times and topics. Individual sessions can also be scheduled at the request of the participant. The individual meetings can be held online using skype, blackboard or face-to-face.<br /><ul><li>Participation Policy</li></ul>Please actively participate in the online learning process and complete all learning activities on time as it is critical to the success of your online course. The recommendation is that you complete your entire class by the end of the workshop however, it is not a requirement. <br /><ul><li>Cheating/Plagiarism PolicyAll participants are expected to demonstrate academic integrity as they design their courses. The definition of academic integrity for this course requires that participants submit their own work. For this class, it is permissible to assist co-workers in general discussions of techniques. General advice and interaction among classmates are encouraged. Participants are welcome to share ideas, formats, and teaching methods with the consent of their fellow faculty member.
  15. 15. Code of Student Conduct</li></ul>Each participant is responsible for adhering to the Code of Student Conduct as stated in the college catalog. All participants are expected to show honesty and integrity in the classroom including consideration for other participants and the instructor.<br /><ul><li>On-Going Assessment for Learning Activities</li></ul>The goal of the workshop is for faculty to develop the skills needed to effectively teach online or in a blended learning model. For this purpose, we will use the following mastery assessment scale for all learning tasks:<br /><ul><li>2 points = Learning Activities meets the learning outcomes
  16. 16. 1 point = Learning Activities are developing towards the learning outcomes
  17. 17. 0 point = Learning Activities are incomplete</li></ul>The mastery assessment scale was developed through the consultation with and approval by Moraine Valley faculty who has completed previous iterations of this workshop. The goal offered through the mastery scale affords participants the opportunity to always meet their learning outcomes. If an activity does not meet learning outcomes, it will be returned to the participant for revision until the learning outcome has been achieved.<br /><ul><li>Discussion Boards</li></ul>I Need Help!!!-Please use this discussion board when you need assistance from the facilitator. I will be sure to check the boards daily and respond to the feedback as quickly as possible.<br />The Clarity Log-Please use this discussion board to post information about areas of the workshop that is unclear. This documentation will be used for future workshop planning.<br /><ul><li>Learning Activities</li></ul>The design modules will consist of 3-4 learning activities to be completed by the participant. The goal of these activities is to assess the learning and application of the concepts introduced in the modules. <br /><ul><li>Books, Supplies, and Supplementary Materials</li></ul>All materials will be provided inside the Instructional Design Learning Series Workshop. Supplemental resources will be provided on an as needed basis. <br /><ul><li>Technology Requirements:</li></ul>Please note that these technology resources are available on the public computers at Moraine Valley. The library, for example, has a computer lab open seven days a week.<br /><ul><li>Minimum System Requirements:
  18. 18. A connection to the Internet of 56.8kbs or faster
  19. 19. Window 98, NT or Mac OS 7.5 or later
  20. 20. Pentium processor
  21. 21. A minimum of 64 mg memory </li></ul>**Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 **It is strongly recommended that you and your students both use Internet Explorer 7. There are known issues related to other browsers.<br /><ul><li>JavaScript --For all browsers, JavaScript must be enabled. --To use Chat and Whiteboard, Java must also be enabled. --To use ticket-based authentication, client browsers must allow cookies.
  22. 22. Speakers for Audio/Video clips </li></ul>Additional Software that may be required: <br />Adobe Acrobat Readerwww.adobe.comReal Player or Windows Media <br />You can also download free plug-ins through the links on My Moraine Valley Plug-In Center- <br /><ul><li>Course Schedule See attached.</li></ul>The Instructional Design Learning Series Workshop involves designing for a live online class. The content that you are creating (format, activities, and assessments) will be of actual use in your online class. We will work on creating the class from start to finish, but focus on designing the introduction AND one module of instruction during the Design component. The module that you select will be your choice. All workshop modules will follow the following format:<br /><ul><li>Introduction of Concept
  23. 23. Examples of how to apply the concept
  24. 24. How you currently apply the concept to your face-to-face class
  25. 25. How you will apply this concept online</li></ul>It is highly recommended that during the workshop you complete your entire class because I am a dedicated resource for you during this time frame and after our cohort is completed I will not have the same availability. <br />Course Schedule for Design<br /><ul><li>WeekModule TitleLessons 1Participant and Content ReadinessAm I Ready for This?Participants will be asked to complete a reflection activity based on the IDEAL Online Course Checklist and articles in the introduction packet (Fundamentals of Online Learning & Do You Have What It Takes to Teach Online?). The Web Based Learning EnvironmentParticipants will discuss myths and best practices related to Online Teaching and Learning.The OutcomeParticipants will be introduced to the format of taking their current structure and revising it to an online delivery model. A gallery of sample online courses from MVCC faculty will be on display as a reference.2Course CommunicationInstructor Role in Online CommunicationParticipants will discuss recommendations for communicating online. Interactions and Communication: Courses need both! Participants will examine different types of interactions in an online and environment.Revising Your Communication and Interactions for Online DeliveryParticipants will be asked to look at their face-to-face communication and interactions and revise it to fit an online delivery model. Workshop Climate Check #1 – Participants will be asked to give feedback about their learning experience in the workshop.3Instructional Design Methods and PrinciplesInstructional Design: What Is It?The process of instructional design will be reviewed. Instructors will discuss differences in planning for a face-to-face and online course. Your Student: The Adult LearnerParticipants will discuss how to use the adult learning principles when designing and teaching online course.Revising Your Method for Online Delivery Participants will evaluate multiple instructional design models and select the model that will work best in their online planning process.4Course OrganizationChunking and Bridging Your ContentParticipants will discuss grouping course content into meaningful segments of learning. Utilize the Three C’s –Clear, Concise, and ConsistentThese items are recommended tips for creating online content. Participants will discuss the value of each.Revise Your Course Organization for Online DeliveryParticipants will be asked to review their face-to-face course’s organization and revise it to fit an online delivery model.Workshop Climate Check #2 – Participants will be asked to give feedback about their learning experience in the workshop.5Course ContentTeaching Methods and Technology Selections for Learning Participants will read and discuss recommended teaching methods and technology that will engage learners in an online environment.Copyright and Using Publisher ContentParticipants will review literature on copyright in education. We will also discuss the effective use of publisher content in an online course.Revising Your Content for Online DeliveryParticipants will be asked to review the content and learning activities for an introduction and first module of instruction and revise it to fit an online delivery model.
  26. 26. 6CourseAssessmentCategories of AssessmentParticipants will be introduced to three of the most frequently used categories in assessment (diagnostic, formative, and summative)How Do You Assess Student Learning?Participants will discuss how to use the Master Course Outline to create test and assessments for their course.Revising Your Tests and Assessments for Online DeliveryParticipants will be asked to review their face-to-face course tests and assessments and revise them to fit an online delivery model.Workshop Climate Check #3 – Participants will be asked to give feedback about their learning experience in the workshop.7CourseEvaluationDifference in Evaluation and AssessmentParticipants will compare and contrast the differences between evaluation and assessment.Rubrics for Online EvaluationParticipants will discuss how to design rubrics and how it can be used as a communication tools for students.Revising Your Evaluations for Online DeliveryParticipants will be asked to review their face-to-face evaluations and/or rubrics and revise them to fit an online delivery model.</li></ul>Course Schedule for Development <br /><ul><li>Module TitleSpeaker and Description Web Design and AccessibilityLisa Lezon will come to a session to discuss the importance designing quality web courses and creating courses using web design best practices. Library and Copyright LawLee Semmerling will come to a session to discuss the use of the library in your online classroom. He will also introduce you to the copyright page on the MVCC campus. Technology ReviewAnthony Marcasciano will come to a session to discuss specific technologies participants have selected to use in their online classrooms.Course Review with Department ChairParticipants will be asked to schedule a meeting with their deans or department chair to show the introduction and first module of instruction. This meeting will be scheduled by the participant.Check PointThis week will be used a group checkpoint. We will come together one last time to discuss how the course development process is going and there will be time to share resources or challenges experienced in this process.</li></ul>Face to Face Meeting Schedule<br />1stIntro Meeting03/29/20112ndWeb Design and Accessibility TBD 3rdLibrary and Copyright TBD4thTechnology ReviewTBD5thSynchronous Learning TBD6thCheckpointTBD<br />Course Showcase Dates:<br />Wednesday August 31 <br />Wednesday September 7<br />