Session 2 summary

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Session 2 summary

  1. 1. Online Teaching Delivery Session 2 Communicating Online
  2. 2. Welcome This session is being recorded
  3. 3. Quick Poll <ul><li>Reflections on Session 1 </li></ul><ul><li>A: I have no ideas I want to incorporate in my online program </li></ul><ul><li>B: I have some ideas I want to use but have not implemented any of them </li></ul><ul><li>C: I have some ideas and I have already implemented one or two of them </li></ul>
  4. 4. Communicating Online <ul><li>In this session we will explore how we communicate online: </li></ul><ul><li>Communication tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What they are and their characteristics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teacher’s role </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss some specific examples </li></ul><ul><li>Look at some useful tips to help you communicate more effectively </li></ul>
  5. 5. Communication Tools
  6. 6. Communication Tools
  7. 7. Teacher’s Role
  8. 8. Teacher’s Role <ul><li>Respond promptly, within specified time lines </li></ul><ul><li>Clear and concise </li></ul><ul><li>Friendly tone </li></ul><ul><li>Address anxiety and problems </li></ul><ul><li>Revise and refine instructions </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure accuracy of information </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage and foster community building </li></ul>
  9. 9. Online Discussions <ul><li>Ning Forum </li></ul><ul><li>First postings were made within 2 hours </li></ul><ul><li>7 postings in first week (10 in total) </li></ul><ul><li>Lynn responded to all initial postings </li></ul><ul><li>3 responded to my response </li></ul><ul><li>2 responded to others </li></ul><ul><li>1 mentioned considering the tone of the reply </li></ul>
  10. 10. Online Discussions
  11. 11. Online Discussions <ul><li>Model good practice in responses </li></ul><ul><li>Positive and constructive responses </li></ul><ul><li>Pose further questions </li></ul><ul><li>Experiment with different views available to manage </li></ul><ul><li>Prompt individuals </li></ul>
  12. 12. Email <ul><li>Use distinctive subject headings </li></ul><ul><li>Consider breaking up large emails into two </li></ul><ul><li>Formatting in the body of the email eg headings, bold </li></ul><ul><li>Dot points </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly email schedule/regular email updates </li></ul><ul><li>Prewrite then modify for individual needs </li></ul><ul><li>FAQs </li></ul>
  13. 13. Elluminate <ul><li>Include interactive activities </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage participation </li></ul><ul><li>Give everyone a turn </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure technology is working </li></ul><ul><li>Good instructions to login </li></ul><ul><li>Record for later viewing </li></ul>
  14. 14. Conclusion <ul><li>What is ONE new educational online practice you will implement after today? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Post session Activity <ul><li>Consider how you communicate with your students. </li></ul><ul><li>What change could you make to improve this? </li></ul><ul><li>How could you implement this change? </li></ul><ul><li>Make a blog posting in Ning to tell us about it </li></ul><ul><li>Experiment, does it make an impact. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Blackboard Course
  17. 17. Next Session

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