presents:<br />Collaborative Online Education Project Training for Teachers<br />www.thomasu.edu/DOCP  <br />
Agenda:<br /><ul><li>Introduction
Thinking together
What is a Collaborative Project?
Why collaborative Projects Online?
Key factors of Collaborative Projects
Teacher training
Is it necessary to be trained to build a successful collaborative project?
Some examples (if we have time)
Saying goodbye</li></li></ul><li>About Thomas University<br />Thomas University is a four-year co-educational university t...
    About MayteEsponda<br /><ul><li>15 years experience as a teacher
Degree on Social Psychology
Psychodrama Director
My experience:
Online instructor and course developer
Facilitator in the field of K12 collaborative online projects
  Managed hundreds of online educational projects, workshops, and conferences on topics of social importance including cul...
<ul><li>Who are you?</li></ul>     (Please write your name on the chat window- You may add your email if you want to be co...
Let’s think together<br />How<br />Where<br />What <br />When <br /> do students learn ?<br />
Learning with:<br />G<br />L<br />O<br />B<br />A<br />L<br />C<br />O<br />M<br />M<br />U<br />N<br />I<br />T<br />y<br...
Respond about  Collaborative projects:True or False?<br />There is only one leader<br />There are different kinds of objec...
What is a Collaborative Project?	<br />Please write your ideas on the chat window<br />
The concept:<br />Two or more classes… <br />From different schools…<br />Collaborate locally, regionally, or internationa...
Why collaborative projects?<br />Why collaborative online projects?<br /><ul><li>Learning by doing- Solve real life problems
Learn with others from others</li></ul>Students develop powerfulskills,with real-life applicability applying ICT<br />
Key Factors <br /><ul><li>Objectives – (Curriculum)
Strategies – Interaction- Creativity
Project documentation
Resources- Human and technical- (Internet safety)
Impact-(family-school- community-world)
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Thomas university online collaboration course

  1. 1. presents:<br />Collaborative Online Education Project Training for Teachers<br />www.thomasu.edu/DOCP  <br />
  2. 2. Agenda:<br /><ul><li>Introduction
  3. 3. Thinking together
  4. 4. What is a Collaborative Project?
  5. 5. Why collaborative Projects Online?
  6. 6. Key factors of Collaborative Projects
  7. 7. Teacher training
  8. 8. Is it necessary to be trained to build a successful collaborative project?
  9. 9. Some examples (if we have time)
  10. 10. Saying goodbye</li></li></ul><li>About Thomas University<br />Thomas University is a four-year co-educational university that serves the post-secondary educational needs of south Georgia and north Florida.<br />As a private, non-sectarian, coeducational institution, Thomas University is committed to providing quality educational opportunities to both traditional and non-traditional students. The University offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees as well as continuing education and personal interest courses to citizens of the local and extended community. <br />http://www.thomasu.edu/<br />
  11. 11. About MayteEsponda<br /><ul><li>15 years experience as a teacher
  12. 12. Degree on Social Psychology
  13. 13. Psychodrama Director
  14. 14. My experience:
  15. 15. Online instructor and course developer
  16. 16. Facilitator in the field of K12 collaborative online projects
  17. 17. Managed hundreds of online educational projects, workshops, and conferences on topics of social importance including cultural exchange, climate change, poverty reduction, and art – involving hundreds of participants from over 25 countries</li></ul>www.thomasu.edu/DOCP<br />
  18. 18. <ul><li>Who are you?</li></ul> (Please write your name on the chat window- You may add your email if you want to be contacted)<br /><ul><li>Why are you interested in Collaborative Projects? </li></li></ul><li>
  19. 19. Let’s think together<br />How<br />Where<br />What <br />When <br /> do students learn ?<br />
  20. 20. Learning with:<br />G<br />L<br />O<br />B<br />A<br />L<br />C<br />O<br />M<br />M<br />U<br />N<br />I<br />T<br />y<br />T<br />E<br />A<br />C<br />H<br />E<br />R<br />S<br />I T C<br />P<br />A<br />R<br />E<br />N<br />T<br />S<br />
  21. 21. Respond about Collaborative projects:True or False?<br />There is only one leader<br />There are different kinds of objectives<br />Deal with abstract situations<br />Help to develop interpersonal relationships<br />Can be done with a single class <br />Students learn by doing<br />The goal or objective deals with only one subject<br />Only the final result counts<br />It requires coordination<br />All contributions are considered important for the project<br />
  22. 22. What is a Collaborative Project? <br />Please write your ideas on the chat window<br />
  23. 23. The concept:<br />Two or more classes… <br />From different schools…<br />Collaborate locally, regionally, or internationally… <br />To achieve an objective which fits into the curriculum <br />Using from pen pal collaboration to ICT tools <br />Different kind of bonds are created through interaction<br />What else can you add?<br />
  24. 24. Why collaborative projects?<br />Why collaborative online projects?<br /><ul><li>Learning by doing- Solve real life problems
  25. 25. Learn with others from others</li></ul>Students develop powerfulskills,with real-life applicability applying ICT<br />
  26. 26. Key Factors <br /><ul><li>Objectives – (Curriculum)
  27. 27. Strategies – Interaction- Creativity
  28. 28. Project documentation
  29. 29. Resources- Human and technical- (Internet safety)
  30. 30. Impact-(family-school- community-world)
  31. 31. Sustainable projects- (change)</li></li></ul><li> students<br /> Tools<br />Project based<br /> learning<br />Good<br />design<br /> family<br />Curriculum<br />Community<br />teachers<br />
  32. 32. What do you know about ICT?Have you used or know how to use?<br />An email account (properly)<br />IM<br />Attached/ upload files<br />A blog<br />A wiki<br />Make videos<br />How to schedule an online meeting<br />Web conferencing tools<br />Internet in a safe way<br />Do you participate in collaborative project related websites?<br />Do you participate in social communities?<br />Do you need training?<br />
  33. 33. Do you know how to:<br />Use e-mail properly?<br />Manage files?<br />Use blogs and wikis?<br />Make videos?<br />Schedule international meetings?<br />Find partner schools?<br />Interact with people online?<br />Build online communities?<br />
  34. 34. Thomas University partners with Kenyan school<br />Reading Buddies Collaborative project<br />
  35. 35. The Course:<br />Course/Credit Hours:<br />EDU 621 Online Collaborative Projects 3 credit hours<br /> 3 credit hours for Special Students accepted for Graduate Credit. Thomas University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award associate, bachelor and master degrees. SACS-COC is the regional accreditor that ensures the quality and transferability of student credits and degrees and enables Thomas University to offer Federal financial aid. <br />www.thomasu.edu/DOCP  <br /> Start date: August 18<br /> <br />Prerequisite Courses/Requisite Grades:<br />Certified teacher enrolled as Special Student for one-course Certificate OR certified teacher accepted as Special Student for graduate credit.<br />Registration deadline: July 15<br /> <br />
  36. 36. Training<br />If you are interested please click on this link:<br />www.thomasu.edu/apply2TU<br />Apply before July 15!<br />
  37. 37. Some Collaborative projectexamples<br />
  38. 38. Learning Information and communication technology (ICT)<br />Skills<br />
  39. 39. Public speaking <br />Skills<br />
  40. 40. Organic Garden Project<br />Solving real life problems<br />Insects attackedvegetables<br />Skills<br />
  41. 41. Developing Creativity<br />Skills<br />
  42. 42. Learning Foreign languages <br />
  43. 43. Cooperating in different ways<br />Skills<br />
  44. 44. Meeting new people<br />Skills<br />
  45. 45. Feeling part of the global community <br />
  46. 46. Enjoying the subject<br />
  47. 47. Thanks!!!<br />Please contact Thomas University before July 15<br />if you are interested in Collaborative Course Training <br />www.thomasu.edu/apply2TU<br />Course Instructors:<br />MayteEsponda<br />Course partners:<br />mayteesponda@ciudad.com.ar<br />Mary Prentice, <br />Ph.D. MSLS<br />

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