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Distance education with moodle day 2 nov 4 new
Joan CoyPrincipal PAVEPWSD#76 Day 2 focus – Inquiry & Student engagement
One thoughtaboutyesterday’ssession fromeachparticipant http://xkcd.com/118/
Web/tech tool for inquiry based learning Networking Four plus on Assessment Experience the Flip lesson Student Engagement Effective Moodle Tools Create Inquiry lessons with assessment FOR learning Present lessons Three step interviews Anytime, Anyplace, Anypace learning Afterhours chatpart of learning
• Our courses for preview/import , evaluation, come & get it Jim - Horizon• JING – easy free video & audio• Let’s use hashtag #skdlearn on Twitter – Let’s share daily• Experience 1996 Satellite Delivery Accounting - 2011 Illuminate Calculus – use Smart , document camera - Jay• Graphing calculator – free, adaptable www.desmos.com• Software that works for math – Smartview, MathType, Math Illustrations• Excellent reference book on elearning Making the Move to eLearning by Kay Lehmann & Lisa Chamberlin ISBN 978-1- 60709-041-0• Can share course on Moodle - Joan
• How do we let students across other divisions know what courses are available?• More engagement ideas and visual based assignments. Jim – Horizon• How to improve flow of assessment items without compromising security and confidentiality? Jay• Fresh ideas for the classroom• More examples of the Moodle Lesson. Jim – Horizon• An easy way to add audio and video to my Moodle courses• Ideas for student engagement. Joan
A web/tech tool to facilitate inquiry based learningat a distance.Jim Swan – HorizonTed Green – Northern LightsJeff Boulton – Prairie SouthThad Swidzinkski - North East
Keynoters - provide an overview of key points that areimportant to online learningInvestigators - create open ended questions to ask formore information, clarify or explain the ideas (3 or less)Illustrators - provide specific examples or applications ofthe ideas presented in readingsLinkers - show how does the material we are reading linksto other areas requiring our attention in distanceeducation
Damian Cooper & Anne Davies Come together in the large group Each subgroup briefly present findings. Keynoters from Groups 1,2 & 3 first, then Investigators and so on.
Go to PAVE website Sandbox top left Approach 1 or 2 based on draw
What was your experience?How would you change the lesson?
Student Engagement What is the student perspective?
Maybe one lure could be humor in our courses. This is a natural for many in face to face courses but can be a bit trickier at a distance.Jim would be willing to share several exampleshttp://factoidz.com/online-education-humor-the-spice-of-learning....
Tools in Moodle to create the learning experience we want for studentsAssessment Collaboration Communication Quiz Glossary Forum Assignment Database Choice Lesson Workshop Questionnaire Survey Chat Chat
Lesson is a powerful tool on Moodle It is a really good idea to use a flowchart planning document for this tool.Click here for sample lesson (guest access) Art in the Age of EarlyModernism
Organize into groups with similar lesson interestsFind a lesson you want to improve or choose alesson to start new.Work collaboratively to make this lesson reflectan inquiry approach.
Try to incorporate activities that speak to: assessment FOR learning promotion of student independence student choice & differentiation digital citizenship “”And where imaginations play, learnings happen.” John Seely Brown
Create groups of 3 – Decide who is A, B, C Interview 1 A is interviewer B is speaker C is recorder On the signal, switch roles so that each participant has had each role. At the end, share key points You will be asked to share this with the group as a whole
How can we create a true learn Any Time, AnyWhere, Any Place, Any Pace environment for allstudents?Are distance educators the leaders in creatingthe learn Any Time, Any Where, Any Place, AnyPace environment?
For casual discussion and networking If Distance Education is the answer ... then what is the question? How do we take the distance .. out of Distance Ed? How do we keep distance education courses dynamic and changing? What are some creative and interesting ways to improve student engagement and completion rates? How do we facilitate continual growth of distance education teachers?