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  1. 1. The Global City--Developing an Honors Freshman MOOC Experience #174 Ann Marie Fallon, PhD PSU Urban Honors
  2. 2. The Global City--Developing an Honors Freshman MOOC Experience #174
  3. 3. What the Hell is PSU Honors and Why Should I Care? • Hosts a community of self-select, high-achieving students.• Primary learning experience is training in disciplinary methods and applied undergraduate research.• Application of knowledge happens through Junior year internships.• Culminating experience is tailored to student academic and career interest and demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs). • Our students are highly competitive upon graduation. • We’ve been disrupting traditional college education for 44 years.• Someone just gave us a $1 Million USD gift to keep it up and grow.
  4. 4. Let’s Pull this Apart • Hosts a community of self-select, high-achieving students.• Primary learning experience is training in disciplinary methods and applied undergraduate research.• Application of knowledge happens through Junior year internships.• Culminating experience is tailored to student academic and career interests and demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs). • Our students are highly competitive upon graduation. • We’ve been disrupting traditional college education for 44 years.• Someone just gave us a $1 Million USD gift to keep it up and grow.
  5. 5. Bringing it All Together Tailored Virtual Academy OR TVA @ PSUMeets the needs of all high-achieving students who work hard building their career foundations and expect the university to work for them.
  6. 6. Tailored Virtual Academy OR TVA @ PSUMeets the needs of all high-achieving students who work hard building their career foundations and expect the university to work for them.
  7. 7. Tailored Virtual Academy OR TVA @ PSUMeets the needs of all high-achieving students who work hard building their career foundations and expect the university to work for them.
  8. 8. Keep It Up and Grow TVA @PSU• Fully engages the social media environment most students take for granted and therefore use daily.• Leverages information technology and learning analytics to tailor their general education experience based on stated academic and career interests. • Makes general education relevant again to academic majors and professional training. • Provides an open source for content delivery at PSU and a proprietary model for institutional revenue.
  9. 9. Keep It Up and Grow Or more simply stated: TVA @PSU will provide access to excellence to all high-achieving PSU students andgenerate licensing revenue to fund academic innovation by PSU faculty.
  10. 10. What the Hell is PSU Honors and Why Should I Care?PSU Honors will inaugurate TVA @PSU through its Global City Course and scale up through its entire curriculum. PSU Honors will become the Nation’s first online Honors College with complementary offerings on campus for students who value a residential experience.Students are free to mix and match learning environments depending on their needs and interests. TVA @PSU will serve as a portal for departmental majors andprofessions who are recruiting high-achieving students through profiles developed during their 1st year of general education.
  11. 11. How Does This Work?A. Personal Profile (Data Driven) backed by Personal Attention.B. Real Time Learning Analytics (see Long and Siemens)1. Course-level: learning trails, social network analysis, discourse analysis,2. Educational data-mining: predictive modeling, clustering, pattern mining,3. Intelligent curriculum: the development of semantically defined curricular resources,4. Adaptive content: adaptive sequence of content based on learner behavior, recommendersystems, and5. Adaptive learning: the adaptive learning process (social interactions, learningactivity, learner support, not only content).Learning Analytics Academic (Business) AnalyticsC. Student Oriented Tutorials within Larger Course Structure Per B4.D. Inquiry Papers or Projects on Topics Relevant to Student Per B5 andDemonstrate Application of Knowledge and Mastery of Subject Matter.
  12. 12. What Does This Look Like?
  13. 13. Why TVA@PSU? and Why Not MOOCs@PSU?• TVA@PSU quickly establishes • Everyone wants a MOOC just like brand identity. everyone wants a new pair of shoes.• TVA@PSU places high value on • MOOC is a one-size fits all approach which means you the student is individual achievement and really no different than any other personal attention over group student. think and big data. • MOOCs are generally free of charge• TVA@PSU could offer a and there is already a race to the sustained, return on investment bottom unless you have venture through licensing of patents and capital, a large endowment, or extra interface design and would likely income from student fees/tuition to standout when seeking investors. fund your startup offering.
  14. 14. Tailored, Virtual Learning The Global City--Developing an Honors Freshman MOOC Experience #174 Ann Marie Fallon, PhD PSU Urban Honors Special thanks to Neely Fallon Design Strategy LTD.References:Johnson, L., Smith, R., Willis, H., Levine, A., and Haywood, K., (2011). The 2011 Horizon Report. Austin Texas: The New Media Consortium.Long, Phil and Siemens, George. Penetrating the Fog: Analytics in Learning and Education. EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 46, no. 5 (September/October 2011).UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education, (2012). Learning Analytics. Moscow Russian Federation: UNESCO IITE.

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