Roane State CC EdTech Academy - eLearning Myths

984 views

Published on

Presen

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
984
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Roane State CC EdTech Academy - eLearning Myths

  1. 1. ‘That’s What She Said!” Myths or Realities? Barry Dahl Excellence in e-Education
  2. 2. Barry Dahl dot com
  3. 3. Gender & Life Experience? 45%1. Female, under 40 yrs2. Female, 40+ years 26%3. Male, under 40 yrs 16% 13%4. Male, 40+ years .. . .. ... .. e. r. ar 40 +y de ye er 40 un 0+ nd e, e, ,4 ,u al al ale ale m m Fe M Fe M
  4. 4. Your Online Teaching Experience? 42%1. Never taught online 33%2. Taught 1 or 2 courses 18%3. Less than 5 years4. 5 years or more 6% . .. ... ... .. . ye or to 2 rm or 5 gh n 1 au so a ht th rt r ug ea ss ve Ta 5y Le Ne
  5. 5. #1 Online Courses andDevelopmental EducationData from Lake Superior College 2009-2010 academic year
  6. 6. “Best Practices”• NCDE Director, Dr. • During Q & A, he Hunter Boylan was asked to share• Keynote speech: examples of good “Best Practices in practice in offering Developmental developmental Education.” courses via online delivery.
  7. 7. His Response?“There aren’t any!”
  8. 8. He ContinuedHe went on to say that thecompletion rates (or success rates)in online developmental courses“are abysmal. Way below therates for on-ground courses. ”
  9. 9. #1: Reality or Myth? Developmental Courses Cannot be Effectively Taught Online22% 1.Reality78% 2.Myth
  10. 10. Who Thinks This is True?50 Less than 5 years40 Male, under 40 yrs33.33 5 years or more18.18 Never taught online14.29 Female, 40+ years14.29 Male, 40+ years
  11. 11. Case Study – Lake Superior College• Developmental Math Sequence – 3 courses• First taught online during Fall 2002• As of Spring 2010, a total of 91 online sections have been taught.• MATH 0450 Pre-Algebra• MATH 0460 Algebra I• MATH 0470 Algebra II
  12. 12. Case Study – Lake Superior College• Developmental Writing Sequence – 2 courses• First taught online during Spring 2004• As of Spring 2010, a total of 23 online sections have been taught.• ENGL 0450 Writing I• ENGL 0460 Writing II
  13. 13. Case Study – Lake Superior College• Developmental Reading Sequence – 2 courses• First taught online during Spring 2005• As of Spring 2010, a total of 17 online sections have been taught.• READ 0460 Reading II
  14. 14. AY 2010 Student Completion Results• 510 students enrolled in online sections• 2,226 students enrolled in on-ground sections• Course withdrawal rates were identical at 15.7% for both groups.
  15. 15. Grades Earned30% LSC Developmental Courses - 2009-201025%20%15%10%5%0% A B C D F FN W Online On-ground
  16. 16. Passing Grades in These Courses Passing Grades in Developmental Courses 67.5% 70% 66.8% 65% 62.3% 60.4% 60% 55% 50% C or better D or better2009-2010 Online On-ground
  17. 17. AY 2010 Results• More A’s were given in online courses: – 25.1% online – 21.3% on-ground• More F’s were given in on-ground courses: – 17.5% on-ground – 16.8% online• GPA in these courses: – 2.37 for online – 2.31 for on-ground.
  18. 18. My RetortCompletion rates (or successrates) in online developmentalcourses “are no more abysmalthan and NOT way below the ratesfor on-ground courses. ”
  19. 19. Discussion TimeOnline Courses and Developmental Education
  20. 20. #2 Anyone AnytimeAnywhere
  21. 21. #2: Reality or Myth? Online learning enables Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere Learning38% 1.Reality63% 2.Myth
  22. 22. Internet Access at LSC for Online Students100%90%80% 95%70%60%50%40%30% 5%20%10% 0% Slow-speed High-Speed
  23. 23. Internet Access at LSC for Online Students100%90%80% 95%70%60%50%40%30% 5%20%10% 0% Slow-speed High-Speed
  24. 24. So
  25. 25. Not JustAnyone
  26. 26. Course Syllabus• You MUST be online Tuesday nights for live chat from 7:00 to 8:30. “But I work Tuesday nights. If I can’t work, I can’t afford to go to school.”
  27. 27. So
  28. 28. Not JustAnytime
  29. 29. Course Syllabus • Exams are open Monday nights from 7:00 to 9:00. “But your exams No Makeups! don’t work on mymobile phone – the only way I canconnect on Monday nights.”
  30. 30. So
  31. 31. Not JustAnywhere
  32. 32. Discussion TimeHow Flexible are Your Online Classes?
  33. 33. #3 How satisfied are onlinestudents with their college experiences?
  34. 34. #3: Reality or Myth? Online Students are Less Satisfied with Their College Experiences19% 1.Reality81% 2.Myth
  35. 35. Who said Reality?40 Male, under 40 yrs27.27 5 years or more25 Female, under 40 yrs16.67 Taught 1 or 2 courses8.33 Female, 40+ years
  36. 36. Option 1 - PSOL
  37. 37. Why PSOL?
  38. 38. PSOL BasicsThere are 72 questions that comprise the PSOL.Average completion time is 15 minutes.26 Priorities statements (can add 10)7 Information sources about school/program11 Factors to enroll in the program3 Overall satisfaction questions14 Demographics questions (can add 1)NOTE: questions are answered on a 7-point Likert scale, where 7 is high. 40
  39. 39. The Importance of Importance
  40. 40. That’s all good, but…….
  41. 41. Are online students, as agroup, more satisfied than the on-campus students?
  42. 42. NOTE: SSI is the Noel-Levitz Survey for on-ground learners, PSOL is the Noel- 44Levitz survey for online learners.
  43. 43. NOTE: SSI is the Noel-Levitz Survey for on-ground learners, PSOL is the Noel- 45Levitz survey for online learners.
  44. 44. Discussion TimeOnline Student Satisfaction
  45. 45. #4 Two groups you hear a lot about: 1. Digital Natives2. Non-Traditional Students
  46. 46. #4: Reality or Myth? Digital Natives are Very Different from Non-traditional Students.41% 1.Reality59% 2.Myth
  47. 47. Generations
  48. 48. Digital Natives
  49. 49. Net Generation
  50. 50. Next Generation
  51. 51. Nexters
  52. 52. Texters
  53. 53. Generation Y
  54. 54. Generation Why
  55. 55. Millennials
  56. 56. Generation Now
  57. 57. iGeneration
  58. 58. Echo Boomers
  59. 59. GoogleGeneration
  60. 60. NintendoGeneration
  61. 61. TrophyGeneration
  62. 62. Screenagers
  63. 63. That’s Crazy Talk.Let’s consolidate.
  64. 64. DigitalNet-Gennials
  65. 65. Whose problem is that? They have very few technology skills that we expect them to use in higher education.
  66. 66. Name this Device
  67. 67. Non-Traditional StudentsSpecial Needs?
  68. 68. More crazy talk.Let’s compare.
  69. 69. Conflicting Cottage Industries• “Digital Net-Gennials” are loosely defined as being born from 1980 (or ‘82) to 2000.• So, many of this “group” are between 25 and 30 years old.• “Non-traditional” age students are usually defined as being 25 years and older.
  70. 70. So, which is it?
  71. 71. Treat them asDigital Natives? or as Non-Trads?
  72. 72. Discussion TimeDigital Natives and Non-Traditional Students
  73. 73. #5Sense of Community for Online Learners
  74. 74. #5: Reality or Myth? It is Important to Develop a Sense of Community for Online Learners81% 1.Reality19% 2.Myth
  75. 75. Why?
  76. 76. 7 PSOL – Importance Scores on 36 Items Importance Scale - PSOL6.5 65.5 54.5 4
  77. 77. Discussion TimeSense of Community for Online Learners
  78. 78. #6Online Course Cheating
  79. 79. #6: Reality or Myth? Cheating is Rampant Among Online Learners41% 1.Reality59% 2.Myth
  80. 80. Who Says Cheating is Rampant?58.33 Female, 40+ years54.55 Never taught online50 Taught 1 or 2 courses37.5 Male, 40+ years33.33 Female, under 40 yrs33.33 5 years or more20 Male, under 40 yrs
  81. 81. Rampant Cheating?Really? Prove it!
  82. 82. Discussion TimeStudent Cheating
  83. 83. #7Online Faculty Workload
  84. 84. #7: Reality or Myth? Online Faculty Work Harder72% 1.Reality28% 2.Myth
  85. 85. Guess Who Agrees with This83.33 Female, 40+ years80 Male, under 40 yrs78.57 5 years or more66.67 Female, under 40 yrs66.67 Never taught online62.5 Male, 40+ years60 Taught 1 or 2 courses50 Less than 5 years
  86. 86. Online faculty … Are they the busiest bees?
  87. 87. Discussion Time Hard Work
  88. 88. #8Some things justcannot be taught online
  89. 89. #8: Reality or Myth? Public Speaking Just Cannot be Taught Online.19% 1.Reality81% 2.Myth
  90. 90. Public SpeakingYou can’t effectively teach Physical Interpersonal Education online. Communication STEM Courses Developmental Ed
  91. 91. “On-Ground?”Maybe some thingsshouldn’t be taught in the classroom
  92. 92. Discussion TimeWhat can and can’t be taught online?
  93. 93. #9 Larger rates of non- completion indicates thatonline learning is inferior to F2F classroom learning.
  94. 94. #9: Reality or Myth? Larger rates of non-completion = inferiority of online learning.0% 1.Reality100% 2.Myth
  95. 95. Discussion TimeShould we expect non-completion rates to be equal?
  96. 96. #10These young people today are great multi-taskers
  97. 97. #10: Reality or Myth? The human brain can multi-task.34% 1.Reality66% 2.Myth
  98. 98. Most Correct Answers?100 Male, under 40 yrs78.57 5 years or more72.73 Female, 40+ years66.67 Never taught online62.5 Male, 40+ years50 Less than 5 years40 Taught 1 or 2 courses
  99. 99. WRONG! Multi-tasking is a Myth• Great Book• Brain Rules, by Dr. John Medina
  100. 100. Discussion TimeWhat the brain can and cannot do
  101. 101. ‘That’s What She Said!” Myths or Realities? Barry Dahl Excellence in e-Education

×