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  • http://www.e-learningcentre.co.uk/eclipse/Resou http://www.inclusiveschools.org/Web_%2526_New_Media_Toolsrces/blended.htm http://oedb.org/library/features/101-web-20-teaching-tools#tool
  • http://www.go2web20.net/
  • Introduction of participants or students (1 st day of class), find like members Teams of five or six (research-groups smaller than 5 lose energy Determine leader and recorder Topic selection (this should be done by the group) I moved above to Group Work-the Basics Instructor idea- Post a question to each group ( Nominal process… Logistics of group work: Emphasize that this is a cooperative endeavor, where individual opinions should be respected - the students are acting as a citizen research team. Have the groups identify roles that each member will play (roles may be doubled up, with exception of the role of the facilitator - only one person should hold this role): Speaker, Facilitator , Writer, Visual producers (Nominal Process) producers http://teacher.deathpenaltycurriculum.org/units/unit1appendix1.htm
  • - Online groups are only as effective as you want them to be. -Instructors must have a positive attitude and be excited. -Tools: conferencing software, collaborative tools, interactive tools. -Organized spaces-group pages, blackboard threads, etc. -Central to learning: learners learn from interaction with others Forming teams: How you form them and provide guidelines in critical to success.
  • Introduction of participants or students (1 st day of class), find like members -Common interests -Common majors -Topical focus Teams of five or six (research-groups smaller than 5 lose energy Determine leader and recorder Topic selection (this should be done by the group) -Enables them to integrate personal values and skills valuable to them -More passionate about topic/more likely to bond as a group and work better Instructor idea- Post a question to each group ( Nominal process… Logistics of group work: Emphasize that this is a cooperative endeavor, where individual opinions should be respected - the students are acting as a citizen research team. Have the groups identify roles that each member will play (roles may be doubled up, with exception of the role of the facilitator - only one person should hold this role): Speaker, Facilitator , Writer, Visual producers (Nominal Process) producers http://teacher.deathpenaltycurriculum.org/units/unit1appendix1.htm
  • http://hagar.up.ac.za/catts/learner/cooplrn/c1.html Review and provide links to articles APA http://designthinking.typepad.com/atelierd/cdi-5-supporting-collaborative-group-work-in-web-20/ http://www.google.com/educators/index.html
  • Each of these will be described from basic to the meatier version. Herbivore, omnivore, carnivore. Edmodo- http://www.edmodo.com/
  • Gliffy ID PW Flowchart ID PW YackPack ID PW
  • docs.google.com http://archive.techlearning.com/story/showArticle.php?articleID=196605337 http://eduscapes.com/sessions/google/ GoogleDocs (students can use their DU Panther Mail) ID- PW Zoho ID PW Writeboard ID PW
  • VoiceThread: A few websites that recommend VoiceThread: Top 100 Tools for Learning 2008 - http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/top100.html Wesley Fryer at Moving at the Speed of Creativity - http://www.wesfryer.com/ 50+ Web 2.0 Ways To Tell a Story by Alan Levine - http://cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/50+Ways Paul Allison & The Writing Project Institute -http://teachersteachingteachers.org/?p=177 Animoto Animoto is an automated presentation generator that focuses on using images to communicate a message. This tool is great for class collaboration and it is easier than using PowerPoint. http://animoto.com/ http://webtools4u2use.wikispaces.com/Presentation+Tools http://www.myplick.com/ http://www.go2web20.net/#tag:presentation VoiceThreads ID PW SlideShare ID PW
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  • wikiCalc-<http://www.softwaregarden.com/wkcalpha/ Meebo http://woices.com/
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  • http://www.go2web20.net/ http://www.thejournal.com/the/printarticle/?id=24386 (WebNotes Pro) Here is the link to the books: http://www.amazon.com/Practical-Tips-Teaching-Online-Groups/dp/189185934X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1248965768&sr=8-1   http://www.amazon.com/Building-Online-Learning-Communities-Strategies/dp/0787988251/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1248966134&sr=8-1
  • Group work goes digital

    1. 1. Traditional Group Work Goes Digital Dr. Julia VanderMolen Department Coordinator Health and Science and Laura Sandera Online Training & Development Coordinator
    2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>Group Work </li></ul><ul><li>What is Out There? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mind Mapping Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative Writing Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation Sharing Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Numbers Sharing Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reference </li></ul>
    3. 3. Group Work <ul><li>The basics </li></ul><ul><li>Formation of teams </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas for Group Logistics </li></ul>
    4. 4. Group Work-The Basics <ul><li>How effective do you want them to be? </li></ul><ul><li>Myth: Cannot do Group Work Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organized Spaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central to learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Forming teams in critical to success </li></ul>
    5. 5. Group Work-Formation of Teams <ul><li>Find commonalities </li></ul><ul><li>Five or more </li></ul><ul><li>Let them choose their topic </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Different leader each work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Report on discussion board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructor monitor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Always include evaluation of participation </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Group Work-Ideas for Group Logistics <ul><li>Nominal process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ a technique for setting goals, identifying problems, obtaining suggestions for solving problems, or planning programs for an organization” (ISU Extension, 2001) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Each group needs to select a group leader and a recorder. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The group leader gives the participants a written statement of the problem </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Participants silently write down their ideas on index cards without discussion with others </li></ul></ul></ul>
    7. 7. What is Out There? <ul><li>Mind Mapping Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Writing Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Sharing Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Numbers Sharing Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Tools </li></ul>
    8. 8. Mind Mapping <ul><li>Gliffy Online www.gliffy.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Flowchart.com www.flowchart.com </li></ul><ul><li>Yackpack http://www.yackpack.com/ </li></ul>TLI 2009-Davenport University
    9. 9. Collaborative Writing Tools <ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>docs.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho! </li></ul><ul><li>zoho.com </li></ul><ul><li>Writeboard </li></ul><ul><li>www.writeboard.com </li></ul>
    10. 10. Presentation Sharing Tools <ul><li>VoiceThreads </li></ul><ul><ul><li>voicethread.com/#home </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SlideShare </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.slideshare.net/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Zoho! </li></ul><ul><li>zoho.com </li></ul>
    11. 11. Numbers Sharing Tools <ul><li>EditGrid </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.editgrid.com/home </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>docs.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho! zoho.com </li></ul>
    12. 12. Communication Tools <ul><li>Google Chat www.google.com/talk </li></ul><ul><li>Pronto www.wimba.com/products/wimba_pronto/ </li></ul><ul><li>Wimba Classroom www.wimba.com/products/wimba_classroom/ </li></ul>
    13. 13. Reference <ul><li>Hanna, D. E., Glowacki-Dudka, M., & Conceicao-Runlee, S. (2000). 147 practical tips for teaching online groups: Essentials of web-based education . Madison, WI: Atwood . </li></ul><ul><li>Leese, M (2009).Out of Class--Out of Mind? The Use of a Virtual Learning Environment to Encourage Student Engagement in Out of Class Activities. Journal of Educational Technology & Society . 40 , 70-77. </li></ul><ul><li>Lung Hsu, J (2008).Two-Dimension Process in Explaining Learners' Collaborative Behaviors in CSCL. Journal of Educational Technology & Society . 11 , 66-80. </li></ul><ul><li>Maumlkitalo-Siegl, K. (2008 ).From Multiple Perspectives to Shared Understanding: A small group in an online learning environment . Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, . 52 , 77 - 95 . </li></ul>
    14. 14. Reference <ul><li>Nagel, D. (2008, January). Web 2.0 in Education: Trends for 2008. T.H.E. Journal , Retrieved April, 2009, from http://www.thejournal.com/articles/21839 </li></ul><ul><li>Oishi, L. (2007).Working Together. Technology & Learning . 27 , 46-48. </li></ul><ul><li>Palloff, R. M., & Pratt, K. (2007). Building online learning communities: Effective strategies for the online classroom . San Francisco: John Wiley & Sons. </li></ul>
    15. 15. Questions and Comments <ul><li>Dr. Julia VanderMolen [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Laura Sandera </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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