Dr. Allen Quesada Pacheco University of Costa Rica Fulbright Scholar - BYU
This research project centers on new online academic environments to establish meaningful collaborations that will enrich ...
Project Outline Throughout technology-enhanced collaborative activities, students are engaged in design, problem-solving, ...
<ul><li>Create synergies for greater interactive and collaborative opportunities between staff and students, and enriching...
<ul><li>Since the year 2001, the University of Kansas (KU) and the University of Costa Rica (UCR) have established meaning...
Stage Plan Actual Status Project Awareness for faculty and students from UCR and BYU Concluded Preparation of the Wiki Pla...
 
<ul><li>In this project, students from BYU and from UCR will use teleconferencing and other social networking tools (Web 2...
Collaborative Groups – BYU - UCR Lesson Type Lesson Detail Logged By Unit1. Jobs and Professions The reading selection is ...
Collaborative Groups – BYU - UCR Lesson Type Lesson Detail Logged By Unit 2. Tastes and preferences The reading selection ...
Collaborative Groups – BYU - UCR Lesson Type Lesson Detail Logged By Unit 3. Lifestyles around the world It is about exper...
Collaborative Groups – BYU - UCR Lesson Type Lesson Detail Logged By Unit 4. Medicine, Myths and Magis It is about the use...
<ul><li>This chart utilizes Smart Art which is feature in PowerPoint 2007.  If you wish to make charts like this and don’t...
<ul><li>This chart utilizes Smart Art which is feature in PowerPoint 2007.  If you wish to make charts like this and don’t...
<ul><li>This chart utilizes Smart Art which is feature in PowerPoint 2007.  If you wish to make charts like this and don’t...
TEAM WORK AMONG  STUDENTS AND FACULTY <ul><li>BYU - UCR </li></ul>
SYNERGY  FOR COLLABORATION <ul><li>eLearning makes a difference in collaborative learning </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Dr. Allen Quesada Pacheco University of Costa Rica Fulbright Scholar - BYU
  2. 2. This research project centers on new online academic environments to establish meaningful collaborations that will enrich research and teaching of faculty, students and academic programs at higher education institutions worldwide. <ul><li>Investigate the integration of technology and pedagogy to enrich social interaction and learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Research the implementation of strategies and technologies for engaging students in collaborating on issues of mutual interest. </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the institutional issues and barriers related to implementing coursework, certifications and academic programs across international institutions. </li></ul><ul><li>Study the quality of collaborative relationships among faculty and peers for the construction of knowledge and improvement of learning, </li></ul>Objective Objective Objective Objective
  3. 3. Project Outline Throughout technology-enhanced collaborative activities, students are engaged in design, problem-solving, decision-making and investigative skills which are long-termed, interdisciplinary and student-centered .  In this project, students from Brigham Young University and from the University of Costa Rica will use teleconferencing and other social networking tools (Web 2.0) and techniques to investigate, collaborate and construct knowledge in the field of TESOL by developing and producing resources on the teaching and learning of Reading as a Second or Foreign language through the integration of skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and  as well as the integration of technology for language learning.
  4. 4. <ul><li>Create synergies for greater interactive and collaborative opportunities between staff and students, and enriching their programs through jointly-sponsored text. </li></ul><ul><li>Establish collaborative relationships in order to advance research and teaching objectives that neither side could accomplish on its own. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a model for new staff to apply for external support and encourage researchers to undertake worthwhile small projects with tangible deliverables. </li></ul>Collaborative E-activities will:
  5. 5. <ul><li>Since the year 2001, the University of Kansas (KU) and the University of Costa Rica (UCR) have established meaningful and sustainable collaborations between faculty, students and academic programs. The researchers Dr. Allen Quesada from the University of Costa Rica and Dr. Ron Aust from the University of Kansas have developed  one-on-one faculty co-teaching partnership that has used online technology and site visits to enrich existing courses at both KU and UCR. </li></ul>PREVIOUS COLLABORATIVE EXPERIENCES
  6. 6. Stage Plan Actual Status Project Awareness for faculty and students from UCR and BYU Concluded Preparation of the Wiki Platform In progress Preparation of Materials In progress Preparation of initial surveys Concluded Formation of collaborative groups Concluded Distribution of topics Concluded Initial communication via videoconferencing between faculty and students from UCR and BYU Concluded Choosing of readings Concluded Validation of readings In progress Preparation of lesson plans In progress
  7. 8. <ul><li>In this project, students from BYU and from UCR will use teleconferencing and other social networking tools (Web 2.0) and techniques to investigate, collaborate and construct knowledge in the field of TESOL by developing and producing resources on the teaching and learning of Reading as a Second or Foreign language through the integration of skills </li></ul><ul><li>The framework provides bibliography in: </li></ul><ul><li>Insights in the teaching of reading </li></ul><ul><li>Pre/While/Post Reading Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Insights in the Teaching of Listening / Speaking to reinforce Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Principles of Instructional Design and Materials Development. </li></ul><ul><li>Supplementary websites </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul><ul><li>This section lists the main components of the course and provides you with a general overview of the course. TECA courses consists of four units and three main assignments delivered over 4 week period. Each unit contains one lesson — Reading with listening and speaking- </li></ul><ul><li>In summary, the TECA courses has: </li></ul><ul><li>Four study units </li></ul><ul><li>Three Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Ancillary exercises </li></ul>TECA FRAMEWORK
  8. 9. Collaborative Groups – BYU - UCR Lesson Type Lesson Detail Logged By Unit1. Jobs and Professions The reading selection is about engineering graduate students working in non-graduate jobs. Collaborative group 1: Ana Cecilia Marín (UCR), Deborah Pratt (BYU), Daniela Barrantes, (UCR), Gerson Bonilla (UCR), Javiera Alfaro (UCR)
  9. 10. Collaborative Groups – BYU - UCR Lesson Type Lesson Detail Logged By Unit 2. Tastes and preferences The reading selection is about Mac Donald´s happy meals and how the company is reducing health hazards. Ana Lucía Delgado (UCR), Jeffrey Zwick (BYU), Rosibel Acuña (UCR), Teresita Calderón (UCR)
  10. 11. Collaborative Groups – BYU - UCR Lesson Type Lesson Detail Logged By Unit 3. Lifestyles around the world It is about experiences of an American family living in the Middle Eastern country of Qatar. Jade Dunhour (UCR), Jayme Argall (UCR), Jonathan McCollum (BYU), Monica Jimenez (UCR)
  11. 12. Collaborative Groups – BYU - UCR Lesson Type Lesson Detail Logged By Unit 4. Medicine, Myths and Magis It is about the use of thinking caps, a device for the brain, to activate memory attentiveness through electrical current. Cristopher Hernández (UCR), Jackeline Castro (UCR), Joy Palmer (BYU), Paula Mejías (UCR), Yariela Gómez (UCR)
  12. 13. <ul><li>This chart utilizes Smart Art which is feature in PowerPoint 2007. If you wish to make charts like this and don’t have PPT 2007, we have provided the graphical elements to help you build this yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Here is the description of the chart. You may change or delete this text as you wish. </li></ul><ul><li>Here is a placeholder for more text and description of the chart. Changing this text will not interfere with the formatting of this template. </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Art Page Layout </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint 2007 Enhanced Version </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>This chart utilizes Smart Art which is feature in PowerPoint 2007. If you wish to make charts like this and don’t have PPT 2007, we have provided the graphical elements to help you build this yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Here is the description of the chart. You may change or delete this text as you wish. </li></ul><ul><li>Here is a placeholder for more text and description of the chart. Changing this text will not interfere with the formatting of this template. </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Art Page Layout </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint 2007 Enhanced Version </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>This chart utilizes Smart Art which is feature in PowerPoint 2007. If you wish to make charts like this and don’t have PPT 2007, we have provided the graphical elements to help you build this yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Here is the description of the chart. You may change or delete this text as you wish. </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Art Page Layout </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint 2007 Enhanced Version </li></ul>
  15. 16. TEAM WORK AMONG STUDENTS AND FACULTY <ul><li>BYU - UCR </li></ul>
  16. 17. SYNERGY FOR COLLABORATION <ul><li>eLearning makes a difference in collaborative learning </li></ul>

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