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Becoming a successful online instructor

  1. 1. Becoming a Successful Online Instructor <br />LealanZaccone & Kelvin Bentley<br />Office of Online Learning<br />
  2. 2. Introductions<br />Online Learning at NCC<br />Becoming an Online Instructor<br />Your Questions<br />Overview<br />
  3. 3. Who Are We?<br />Kelvin Bentley, Director<br />LealanZaccone, Assistant Director<br />Dawn Dzienis, Online Learning Assistant<br />Sharon Zagorski, Secretary<br />Jane Matsinger, Prison Program Coordinator<br />Over 180 full-time and adjunct instructors<br />
  4. 4. Key Facts About Online Learning<br />In 2008-2009, 15% of total NCC credits were for online courses<br />In Fall 2008, 28% of NCC students took at least one online course (2,872 students)<br />For the entire 2008-2009 academic year, 6,052 took at least one online course, an increase of 727 students or 13.7% over last year.<br />
  5. 5. NCC currently offers 20 degrees, certificates and diplomas online<br />Over 170 courses currently offered online<br />New hybrid sections in subjects including psychology, English, Math, and Economics<br />Key Facts About Online Learning<br />
  6. 6. NCC Programs Offered Online<br />Automotive Technology, AAS (in planning stages)*<br />Business Administration, AA<br />Criminal Justice, AAS <br />Early Childhood Education (several options)*<br />Library Technology (Special Diploma)*<br />RV Technology (noncredit)*<br />*Can be offered to regional or national markets<br />
  7. 7. How many of you currently use it with your courses?<br />Features emphasized in our online courses<br />Announcements<br />Discussion Board<br />Grade Book<br />Online tests<br />Bb 9.X by Spring 2011 for online courses<br />Blackboard<br />
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  9. 9. Web conferencing tool integrated with Blackboard<br />Popular features<br />Whiteboard<br />Chat<br />Audio<br />Application Sharing<br />Web Tour<br />Examples of Use<br />Week 1 course orientation, exam or assignment reviews, office hours, supplemental instruction<br />Elluminate Live<br />
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  12. 12. Used with online tests in Blackboard<br />Prevents student printing, Internet surfing, use of other programs<br />Required for proctored and non-proctored online exams <br />Respondus Lockdown Browser<br />
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  14. 14. OOL uses a program called CourseEval to create and administer evaluations<br />Available 2 weeks before the end of classes and 1 week afterwards<br />Student reminders posted in Blackboard and sent by email<br />Online instructors can view ratings and comments online<br />Online Course Evaluations<br />
  15. 15. CourseEval Example<br />The Available Surveys screen shows the participant the surveys that he/she has been assigned to that need to be completed.<br />
  16. 16. CourseEval Example<br />The Completed Surveys screen shows the participant the surveys that he/she has completed.<br />
  17. 17. CourseEval Example<br />The Detailed Reports screen displays an individuals survey results information for a particular course.<br />
  18. 18. Publisher-Created Resources<br />
  19. 19. Online Learning at NCC<br />Opportunities and Challenges for Students and Educators<br />
  20. 20. Teaching Online at NCC<br />
  21. 21. .NCC Online Teaching Orientation teaches best practices in online teaching and learning<br />
  22. 22. Questions?<br />
  23. 23. Office of Online Learning<br />230 Kopececk Hall<br />610-861-4160 or 610-332-6089<br />Kelvin Bentley<br /><br />LealanZaccone<br /><br />Contact Information <br />