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PD:Orienting Teachers to NROC

  1. 1. Professional Development: Orienting Teacher to NROC Mary Schlegelmilch eLearning Supervisor Omaha Public Schools, NE Karen Kaemmerling Director of Training and Professional Development CCCOnline, CO
  2. 2. Session Goals <ul><li>Brainstorming ideas for introducing teachers to the tools to maximize NROC usage </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing some existing models </li></ul><ul><li>How can the NROC Network facilitate and support your efforts? </li></ul><ul><li>Other goals from the group? </li></ul>
  3. 3. CCCOnline Training and Professional Development Karen Kaemmerling Director of Training and Professional Development March 2, 2009
  4. 4. Who is CCCOnline? <ul><li>CCCOnline is an extension of and a service to 13 Colorado Community Colleges offering students another learning option and greater access to a community college education. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who do we train? <ul><li>We offer training and professional development to more than 300 CCCOnline adjunct faculty and staff. </li></ul><ul><li>We also provide training to faculty and staff from the 13 affiliated colleges. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Offer Variety <ul><li>Synchronous </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Webinars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Face To Face </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Asynchronous </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Workshops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty Wiki and Tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-Paced </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Required Workshops <ul><li>Before teaching Faculty are expected to complete </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting Started </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic LMS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In their first year after hire, faculty must complete </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing Discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced LMS </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. More Online Workshops <ul><li>Faculty must earn one training credit a year but method is up to them and their Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Other Asynchronous Workshops we offer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Styles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rubrics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Measuring What Matters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Mapping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study Mate/Respondus-Self-paced </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Synchronous Options <ul><li>Face to Face Sessions are rarely offered due to greater cost and difficulty finding a central location, loading computers, and time. Used only when a big move occurs and large masses must be trained quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Webinars are offered on timely topics like Plagiarism, Making Interactive Mind-Maps, Web 2.0 technology. Attendance earns credit, but these are recorded for faculty who can’t attend or return to when needed. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Tutorials and Interactive Learning Objects <ul><li>Just in time training available while faculty are in workshops and anytime on the wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Some Objects include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FERPA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ADA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical skills to complete teaching tasks like using gradebook </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Mentoring Programs <ul><li>All new hires are assigned a Mentor who also teaches that course to offer advice and field questions </li></ul><ul><li>When we move to a new LMS we hire faculty volunteers to mentor faculty in a department on the technical aspects of the new LMS </li></ul>
  12. 12. Visit Us <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>CCCOnline Faculty Wiki http://www.facultywiki.ccconline.org/index.php?title=Portal:Training_and_Professional_Development </li></ul>
  13. 13. Discussion <ul><li>CCCO Model 100% Virtual Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Post-secondary Education </li></ul>
  14. 14. Omaha Public Schools Training and Professional Development Mary Schlegelmilch eLearning Supervisor March 2, 2009
  15. 15. OPS eLearning Mission <ul><li>Provide staff with a comprehensive, integrated set of curriculum tools in the area of Curriculum, Assessment, and Learning Management that will streamline the development, delivery, and dissemination of the OPS K-12 curriculum content and data. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>System to supplement and deliver curriculum to students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum Content and Resource Repository </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development Opportunities </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Fundamental Redesign of the Instructional Model <ul><li>Shift from lecture to student centered instruction….student becomes active and interactive learners </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in interaction between </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student - Instructor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student - Student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student - Content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student - Outside Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Integrated formative and summative assessment </li></ul>Dziuban, C., Hartman, J., Moskal, P., “Blended Learning,” EDUCAUSE Review, volume 2004, Issue 7, 2004,
  17. 17. High School Support <ul><li>Advanced Placement Supplemental </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course for supplemental resources and test preparation activities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Independent Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers use Master Course and differentiate for student needs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adult High School </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Credit Recovery 1x week classroom experience with 24/7 access to assignments and multimedia lessons </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Digital Repository for Teachers <ul><ul><li>Course Guides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pacing Guides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Practice Lessons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-Media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lesson Documents </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Use of NROC Content <ul><li>Learning Objects in Digital Repository (LOR) </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Objects inserted into Master Course </li></ul><ul><li>NROC Courses and Podcasts on Web Server </li></ul><ul><li>HippoCampus </li></ul>
  20. 20. HippoCampus <ul><li>Teacher Use for Classroom Support </li></ul><ul><li>Student Use </li></ul><ul><li>Afterschool Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Coaches </li></ul>
  21. 21. Learning Objects housed in LMS Repository
  22. 22. Learning Objects inserted into Master Course
  23. 24. NROC Courses on Web Server
  24. 26. E-Course Enrollment and Student Participation; Summer 2007 and 2008
  25. 27. 2008 Summer School Credit Recovery Results <ul><li>1,427 course enrollments made by 737 individual students </li></ul><ul><li>66% of the courses students enrolled in were passed </li></ul><ul><li>28% of the courses students enrolled in are still “in progress” </li></ul><ul><li>5% of the courses students were enrolled in were failed </li></ul><ul><li>1% of the courses students were enrolled in were dropped </li></ul>
  26. 28. Visit Us <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>Omaha Public Schools Department of Curriculum & Learning
  27. 29. Discussion <ul><li>Omaha Model Blended, Face-to-Face, Online </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary Education </li></ul>
  28. 30. Wrap-Up <ul><li>How can we support one another’s efforts as a learning community? </li></ul>