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  1. 1. Active Learning in the Virtual Classroom<br />Heidi Beezley, Instructional Technologist<br />Georgia Perimeter College<br />Contact Info<br />heidi.beezley@gpc.edu<br />http://llcurious.wordpress.com<br />Twitter @HeidiBeez<br />
  2. 2. Google Moderator for:Active Learning in the Virtual Classroom<br />http://tinyurl.com/activemod<br />Contact Info<br />heidi.beezley@gpc.edu<br />http://llcurious.wordpress.com<br />Twitter @HeidiBeez<br />
  3. 3. What is Active Learning?<br />
  4. 4. What is Active Learning?<br />“…providing opportunities for students to meaningfully talk and listen, write, read, and reflect on the content, ideas, issues, and concerns of an academic subject.” (Meyers & Jones, 1993, p.6)<br />
  5. 5. What is Active Learning?<br />“…providing opportunities for students to meaningfullytalk and listen, write, read, and reflect on the content, ideas, issues, and concerns of an academic subject.” (Meyers & Jones, 1993, p.6)<br />
  6. 6. What is Active Learning?<br />“…providing opportunities for students to meaningfullytalk and listen, write, read, and reflect on the content, ideas, issues, and concerns of an academic subject.” (Meyers & Jones, 1993, p.6)<br />Interact with Realia,Manipulatives, Simulations, Etc.<br />
  7. 7. In contrast to<br />The Transmission Model<br />Image from See Dick and Jane absorbing new knowledge . N.d. Joshua Danish. http://www.joshuadanish.com/2010/01/13/transmission-model-2009/. Web. 10 Feb. 2011. <br />
  8. 8. Active Learning<br />More effectively teach higher order thinking (McKeachie, Pintrich, YiGuang, and Smith, 1986) (Bonwell and Eison, 1991)<br />More effectively change student attitudes or motivate students (McKeachie, Pintrich, YiGuang, and Smith, 1986)<br />
  9. 9. Social Interaction<br />“All the specific findings point to, and illustrate, one main idea. It is that students who get the most out of college, who grow the most academically, and who are the happiest, organize their time to include interpersonal activities with faculty members, or with fellow students, built around substantive, academic work.” <br />(Light, 1992, p. 6)<br />
  10. 10. Transactional distance<br />
  11. 11. Reasons for <br />
  12. 12. Synchronous Learning<br />
  13. 13. Synchronous tools<br />Application Sharing<br />Presenter-On-The-Fly<br />Interactive Polling<br />eBoard<br />Yes/No Indicators<br />Chat Area<br />Breakout Rooms<br />Status Indicators<br />Audio Responses/Discussions <br />
  14. 14. Audio Discussion Guidelines<br />To Speak - Raise Your Hand<br />To Comment - Raise Your Hand with a<br />“Yes” – to agree to or add to what someone has said<br />“No” – to disagree with or hedge what someone has said<br />Clear Status After Speaking<br />
  15. 15. Ready-Set-Go<br />
  16. 16. Polling<br />Created Ahead of Time<br />On the Fly<br />Track Data & Run Reports<br />Integrate with PowerPoint<br />Informal Polling<br />Free Response<br />Questionnaire<br />Quick<br />Multiple<br />Choice<br />Built-In Polling<br />Status-Indicator Polling<br />
  17. 17. Built-In Polling<br />
  18. 18. Status-Indicator Polling<br />
  19. 19. Which of the following is not part of the biosphere?<br />Water and Air<br />Living organisms<br />Earth’s upper atmosphere<br />Earth’s core<br />None of the above<br />
  20. 20. “You can’t believe anything he says about global warming. He has donated to global warming research.” Is an example of what type of fallacy?<br />Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc<br />Ad Hominem Abusive<br />Ad Hominem Tuquoque<br />Ad Hominem Circumstantial<br />False Cause<br />
  21. 21. Which of the following characteristics is most important for successful military leaders?<br />Honesty<br />Drive<br />Tactical Planning<br />Empathy<br />Diplomacy<br />Intelligence<br />Social Skills<br />Confidence<br />Creative Thinking<br />
  22. 22. Application Sharing<br />
  23. 23. ASynchronous Learning<br />
  24. 24. Intermittent with Lecture<br />Poll Everywhere<br />Google Moderator<br />Voice Board<br />Quick Writes/Assignments<br />Questionnaires<br />Quizzes<br />Discussion Boards<br />
  25. 25. Google Moderator<br />http://tiny.cc/activemod<br />
  26. 26. Poll Everywherewww.polleverywhere.com<br />Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.<br />
  27. 27. Throughout course<br />Other Network Assets<br />Google Docs<br />Collaborative Learning<br />Group Wimba Classrooms<br />Voice Board<br />Discussion Boards<br />
  28. 28. Group Manager<br />
  29. 29. Active Learning in the Virtual Classroom<br />Heidi Beezley, Instructional Technologist<br />Georgia Perimeter College<br />Contact Info<br />heidi.beezley@gpc.edu<br />http://llcurious.wordpress.com<br />Twitter @HeidiBeez<br />

Editor's Notes

  • Not tabula rosas - New knowledge is incorporated into existing frameworks – not started from scratchLearning is effective when it’sSocial – students ideas are honed through interactionFosters thinking skills (beyond remembering &amp; understanding)
  • conventions
  • Taught Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc

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