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Engaging Academics:Online Professional Development

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Engaging Academics:Online Professional Development presented at Blackboard teaching and learning conference 2013

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Engaging Academics:Online Professional Development

  1. 1. Engaging Academics: Online Professional Development Professor Janet Gregory Dr Kulari Lokuge Dona
  2. 2. Introduction • Swinburne University of Technology • Learning Transformations Unit 2 http://images.swinburne.edu.au/handle/1111.1/5039
  3. 3. Challenges • Rapid growth in online education • Challenge to traditional models • Importance of capability building – Online experience and pedagogy – Embedding Learning Technology • Developing skills and knowledge 3
  4. 4. 1. Access & Motivation 2. Online Socialisation 3. Information Exchange 4. Knowledge Construction 5. Development 5 stage model
  5. 5. 1. Access & Motivation 2. Online Socialisation 3. Information Exchange 4. Knowledge Construction 5. Development Guide Facilitate Lead Host Welcome 5 5 stage model
  6. 6. 6 E-moderating at Swinburne
  7. 7. Contextualising for Swinburne • Use of Blackboard • Terminology • E-tivity Structure • Look and Feel (Visual Sparks) 7
  8. 8. Changes from 2012 May to 2013 June
  9. 9. Use of Blackboard (1)
  10. 10. Use of Blackboard (2)
  11. 11. Terminology (1) VLE
  12. 12. Terminology (2) Learning Management System
  13. 13. E-tivity Structure (1)
  14. 14. E-tivity Structure (2)
  15. 15. Look and Feel (1)
  16. 16. Look and Feel (2) Reflection e-tivity
  17. 17. Group work (1)
  18. 18. Group work (2)
  19. 19. Development plan (1)
  20. 20. Development plan (2)an
  21. 21. New Additions • Blackboard Collaborate • Audio and Images • Open Educational Resources (with a Librarian) • Blackboard E-tivity (with a Learning Technologist ) • FAQ • eCafe • Technology tasters 21
  22. 22. Blackboard Collaborate
  23. 23. Audio & Images back
  24. 24. Open Educational Resources
  25. 25. FAQ
  26. 26. • Voluntary participation • Enthusiastic responses • Increasing interest – requests from faculties • Application – use within teaching (f2f and online) • Significant commitment Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne Australia Engagement
  27. 27. Number of posts (Week 1)
  28. 28. Number of posts (Week 4)
  29. 29. • Model successfully engages staff • Contextualisation – authentic experience – Student perspective • Opportunity to embed relevant technology – Collaborate, audio, OERs • Sustainable – internal convenors • Current research: impact on teaching Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne Australia Conclusions
  30. 30. Thank You! • Professor Janet Gregory • Dr Kulari Lokuge Dona • Swinburne University of Technology jgregory@swin.edu.au klokugedona@swin.edu.au

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