Unit Two: Adult Learners  (and Teachers)  Online
Agenda <ul><li>Unit One Follow Up </li></ul><ul><li>Reaching Everyone OL, Especially Older Adults </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wh...
Reaching Everyone OL (Particularly Older Adults)
Meeting Learner Needs The practices that make an online or blended course “good”  are the same practices that make a cours...
Exemplary Practices <ul><li>Before:  Plan, Author, Construct, QA </li></ul><ul><li>During:  Monitor, Communicate, Facilita...
<ul><li>Before </li></ul><ul><li>Assess Needs & Goals (Scope) </li></ul><ul><li>Course Design (Architecture) </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>During: Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Uploading </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Go Live </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>During: Assessing (Oodles of Data) </li></ul><ul><li>The Students Use Data, Posts, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>The Cour...
The Unbundling of Teaching <ul><li>After: Revising (Still Oodles of Data) </li></ul><ul><li>Decision Sources </li></ul><ul...
Tour of Award-Winning Site
You Be The Judge You are on the panel of judges for the 2010 Bb Catalyst Exemplary Course Award Needs and Competencies was...
Course Review Results What did you observe? What could be improved?
Final Project Your Exemplary Course Challenge Planner as Tool This Week’s  Task
BREAK
Understanding Emerging Technologies (& Younger Adult Users)
Understanding Technology We shape our tools and then our tools shape us Marshal McLuhan
Emerging Technologies
Emerging Technologies What are the common characteristics, and how are they currently used?
ET Characteristics Crowdsourcing
ET Characteristics Citizen Journalism
ET Characteristics Self Documentation
ET Characteristics Converging Media
ET Characteristics Tagged
ET Characteristics Friends = Currency
Emerging Technologies What do these two video clips have in common?
Toy Helicopter Video
Boloco Robbery
Understanding Technology How are these new tools reshaping learner assumptions and expectations?
Story:  Observation Soundtrack Picked a place Observed it and took notes Wrote up the observation
Characteristics How can we work with new tools and expectations, instead of fending them off?
Story: Cellphones in Class Understood the self-documentation impulse Redirected it creatively for learning
A River Runs Through It My father said, “You are a fine fisherman.” My brother said, “I’m pretty good, but I need three mo...
EdTech Tool Jigsaw Your opportunity to think like a fish <ul><li>How does it work?  </li></ul><ul><li>How might it shape o...
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  1. 1. Unit Two: Adult Learners (and Teachers) Online
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Unit One Follow Up </li></ul><ul><li>Reaching Everyone OL, Especially Older Adults </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What’s involved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hallmarks of excellence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course review exercise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Final project -- Break -- </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Understanding ET and Its Younger Adult Users </li></ul><ul><ul><li>About emerging technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Jigsaw </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Reaching Everyone OL (Particularly Older Adults)
  4. 4. Meeting Learner Needs The practices that make an online or blended course “good” are the same practices that make a course good for adult learners.
  5. 5. Exemplary Practices <ul><li>Before: Plan, Author, Construct, QA </li></ul><ul><li>During: Monitor, Communicate, Facilitate </li></ul><ul><li>After: Evaluate, Update, Revise, Rebuild </li></ul><ul><li>Lather, Rinse, and Repeat </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Before </li></ul><ul><li>Assess Needs & Goals (Scope) </li></ul><ul><li>Course Design (Architecture) </li></ul><ul><li>Usability/UDL (Accessibility) </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia (Development) </li></ul><ul><li>Authorship (Modules) </li></ul><ul><li>QA (Testing) </li></ul>The Unbundling of Teaching
  7. 7. <ul><li>During: Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Uploading </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Go Live </li></ul><ul><li>Reading/Listening </li></ul><ul><li>Writing/Recording </li></ul>The Unbundling of Teaching
  8. 8. <ul><li>During: Assessing (Oodles of Data) </li></ul><ul><li>The Students Use Data, Posts, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>The Course Usability, Clarity, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Analytics </li></ul><ul><li>Keep Notes </li></ul>The Unbundling of Teaching
  9. 9. The Unbundling of Teaching <ul><li>After: Revising (Still Oodles of Data) </li></ul><ul><li>Decision Sources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Water Cooler </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweak or Demolish? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Next Version </li></ul><ul><li>Full Redesign ~2 Year Cycle </li></ul>
  10. 10. Tour of Award-Winning Site
  11. 11. You Be The Judge You are on the panel of judges for the 2010 Bb Catalyst Exemplary Course Award Needs and Competencies was submitted In pairs, use the rubric to review the course Report back in 10 minutes
  12. 12. Course Review Results What did you observe? What could be improved?
  13. 13. Final Project Your Exemplary Course Challenge Planner as Tool This Week’s Task
  14. 14. BREAK
  15. 15. Understanding Emerging Technologies (& Younger Adult Users)
  16. 16. Understanding Technology We shape our tools and then our tools shape us Marshal McLuhan
  17. 17. Emerging Technologies
  18. 18. Emerging Technologies What are the common characteristics, and how are they currently used?
  19. 19. ET Characteristics Crowdsourcing
  20. 20. ET Characteristics Citizen Journalism
  21. 21. ET Characteristics Self Documentation
  22. 22. ET Characteristics Converging Media
  23. 23. ET Characteristics Tagged
  24. 24. ET Characteristics Friends = Currency
  25. 25. Emerging Technologies What do these two video clips have in common?
  26. 26. Toy Helicopter Video
  27. 27. Boloco Robbery
  28. 28. Understanding Technology How are these new tools reshaping learner assumptions and expectations?
  29. 29. Story: Observation Soundtrack Picked a place Observed it and took notes Wrote up the observation
  30. 30. Characteristics How can we work with new tools and expectations, instead of fending them off?
  31. 31. Story: Cellphones in Class Understood the self-documentation impulse Redirected it creatively for learning
  32. 32. A River Runs Through It My father said, “You are a fine fisherman.” My brother said, “I’m pretty good, but I need three more years before I can think like a fish.” Norman Maclean
  33. 33. EdTech Tool Jigsaw Your opportunity to think like a fish <ul><li>How does it work? </li></ul><ul><li>How might it shape or change younger adult learner expectations? </li></ul><ul><li>Which aspects could mystify older adult learners? </li></ul><ul><li>What's the potential use of the tool for teaching and learning (if any)? </li></ul>

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