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LIST 4373 Orientation Webinar, Spring 2016


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This is the orientation webinar PowerPoint from 1/20/16. It is about 30 minutes in length.

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LIST 4373 Orientation Webinar, Spring 2016

  1. 1. OPTIONAL ORIENTATION WEBINAR LIST 4373 SPRING 2016 LITERACY LEARNING FOR EC-6 STUDENTS: READING AND WRITING Wednesday, January 20, 2016 7:00-7:45 pm, CST *Learning in real-time! Recordings will be available of all webinars. [Please login 5-10 minutes early, if possible.] Chat window 1.All: *Type a greeting in the chat window to your classmates! NOTE: All private chat is visible to the professor! Please leave audio/talk button off unless speaking. Thanks!  Dr. Semingson at UTA
  2. 2. Practice entering the session prior to the webinar; contact tech support if needed • “OPTIONAL Orientation Webinar”, Wednesday, January 20, 2016 7:00- 7:45 pm, CST. The webinar will be recorded and the link to the recording will be posted on Blackboard and sent via UTA Email. • Click here to join the orientation session at the scheduled time: Link to join all webinars, including the orientation webinar: • [link is on Blackboard] • Watch this 7-minute video prior to joining the session: • Technical Note: You can join through a desktop or laptop computer and clicking on “Enter the Webinars Here” or by clicking the link above. (See tech tips by clicking on “Directions for Accessing the Webinars”). • MOBILE APP: You can also join by downloading the free mobile app “Blackboard Collaborate” and entering the URL. • You can practice entering the webinar before it actually begins. All webinars will be recorded. For computers, you must have Java installed to access the webinar.
  3. 3. Tech Support for Webinars (24/7) • Tech support (24/7) for the videoconference • If you are having trouble logging in to the sessions • 1 (877) 382-2293 • (Blackboard Collaborate)
  4. 4. Agenda: 1) Overview of the syllabus, textbooks, and Blackboard 2) General advice for doing well as an online learner and on assignments 3) A word of encouragement
  5. 5. Codes for the small group will be sent by this weekend! Thanks for your patience.
  6. 6. Textbooks!  Children’s book (choose one): Brown Girl Dreaming (2014) by Jacqueline Woodson [This book is recently published and is available in print and on Kindle]. Ida B
  7. 7. Topics
  8. 8. Major Assignments Post general introduction of yourself to the discussion board on blackboard and five or more comments to classmates. (Week 1) Course Plan (Week 1) Three Major Exams (25 points per exam x 3 exams= 50 points total in the course for exams) (Weeks 5, 10, 14) Short Quizzes (2) •“Big Five” quiz (Week 2) 15 points • Guided reading quiz (Week 6) 15 points Phonics Quiz (Week 7) Comprehension questions activity (Week 7) Vocabulary development activity (Week 8) Initial thoughts on guided reading lesson plan (Week 5) Guided Reading Lesson Plan •Initial Plan Outline of Lesson Plan (15 points) (Week 10) •Peer review of lesson plan on discussion board (post and five comments) (10 points) (Week 11) •Final Lesson Plan (25 points) (Week 15) Online book club in small groups on Blackboard Instant Messenger (Brown Girl Dreaming or Ida B) (Week 5) Discussion Boards: Reading Response and Replies (5 sets @ 20 points each) in small groups on Blackboard (Weeks 4, 6, 8,12, 14) Webinars (3 webinars) and written reflections Weeks 4, 8, & 12 (10 points per written reflection= 30 points) Synchronous learning and literacy assignment (week 15)
  9. 9. Due Dates Firm due dates Enter due dates into a calendar and/or mobile device!
  10. 10. Syllabus • I will use desktop sharing to go over the course syllabus and what is due for Weeks 1 and 2.
  11. 11. Guided Tour (desktop sharing) of Blackboard Site • Hints: • Check UTA email and Blackboard daily • Be sure your assignment uploaded correctly and it is the correct assignment. We grade what is submitted. • Create a study time and excellent study habits!
  12. 12. Formal replies-responding to other’s initial posts • (Replies):– Following response posting, candidates will return to the discussion board to read and reply to at least three peer’s responses. • Why did you choose this posting to respond to? • What questions or comments do you have for the author of the response posting? • How can you extend the conversation on this posting? (Share specific resources, experiences, etc.)
  13. 13. Questions?
  14. 14. Big Five: definitions and examples • Phonemic Awareness • Phonics • Fluency • Vocabulary • Comprehension
  15. 15. Balanced Literacy *I will send the balanced literacy framework • Read Aloud • Shared Reading • Guided Reading • Partner Reading • Independent Reading • Word Study/phonics • Literature Circles/Book Club
  16. 16. Writing in a Balanced Literacy Framework • Modeled writing • Shared writing • Guided writing • Independent writing • Writing notebooks • Writing workshop (focus on compositions) • Grammar/spelling/conventions/standardized English • *Role of digital writing
  17. 17. Recap of Major Assignments • Q/A? • Reminder: You need to purchase the TK20 system (one time purchase)
  18. 18. Encouragement • Keep going! • Reward yourself • Finish assignments early. • Resources on Blackboard! • Contact Dr. S if needed!