More Latino Student Fail Online• Grade gap between non Latino and Latino is 44% wider in On Line course than in traditional courses• 72% of students at Rio Hondo College are of Latin decent• 98% of my students are of Latin decentRaymod Kaupp, The Gap Between Latino and White Student Achievement in On line Classes,The Journal of Applied Research in the Community College
Things to try!✔ Spruce up your syllabus✔ Beef up your Blackboard✔ Speak via SKYPE office hours✔ Face up to Facebook✔ Voyage into short video clips✔ Venture into Voicethread
Bring Your Syllabus to Life!
Beef Up Your BlackBoard• Enhanced Banner• Start Here!• Quick read syllabus• Group by learning units• Make video announcements• Student Lounge• Instructor & Skype office hoursArt 105 Virtual College
Speak via Skype n Cal ling! Londo • Virtual interviews • Office hours • Group workInterview with Dr. Nigel Spivey via SKYPE Presentation to Mobile Ed Think Tank
Face up to Facebook• Communication• Current events in your discipline• Planning
Venture into Voicethread • Ice breaker • Foster discussion • Group presentations • Assessment Voice thread demo Prehistoric Art History
Things to try! ✔ Spruce up your syllabus ✔ Beef up your Blackboard ✔ Speak via SKYPE office hours ✔ Face up to Facebook ✔ Voyage into short video clips ✔ Venture into VoicethreadAdapted from work shared by Michelle Pacansky-Brock http://mpbreflections.blogspot.com.
Thanks for listening!For a copy of todays presentation go to Slideshare.net and enterLori Fuller Rusch By Karen Kuo