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  • --Yancy was talking about PowerPoint and Blackboard -- Larger debate about oppressive and liberating forces of technology (not today!) Certainly, template-driven software has limitations. Technology requires a learning curve.
  • Professional development day elearning

    1. 1. <ul><li>eLearning At Whatcom </li></ul><ul><li>Linda Maier Jamie VanBeek </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Shepard Signee Lynch </li></ul><ul><li>Tracy Norvell Al Epp </li></ul>
    2. 2. <ul><li>Teaching Hybrid and Online with Angel </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching face-to-face with Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom based tools </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul>
    3. 3. Introduction to QM and the rubric
    4. 4. <ul><li>Online rubric </li></ul><ul><li>Based on national standards </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to promote student learning </li></ul><ul><li>Integral to continuous quality improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty-driven, collegial peer review (not an evaluation process) </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Course design QM REVIEWS THIS </li></ul><ul><li>Course delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Course content </li></ul><ul><li>Course management </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty training and readiness </li></ul><ul><li>Student engagement and readiness </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Three peer reviewers </li></ul><ul><li>One external reviewer </li></ul><ul><li>One Subject Matter Expert (SME) </li></ul><ul><li>Review chair can be either of these </li></ul><ul><li>Must be currently teaching online </li></ul><ul><li>Must complete all applicable training sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Skype conference call prior to and post review </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Eight (8) General Review Standards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overall design communicated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment strategies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional materials </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Eight (8) General Review Standards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interaction between instructor, students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institutional services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ADA access </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Forty (40) Specific Review Standards </li></ul><ul><li>17 of these 40 are ‘Essential’ </li></ul><ul><li>11 of these 40 are ‘Very Important’ </li></ul><ul><li>12 of these 40 are ‘Important’ </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Course Learning Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Learner Interactions & Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Resources, Materials, and Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment and Measurement </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>A course must achieve: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Yes” on all 17 of the 3 point “essential” standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A minimum of 72 out of 85 points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>72/85 = 85% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The course under review does not have to be perfect, but better than just “good enough”. </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>My courses are improved. </li></ul><ul><li>Alignment of objectives, learning activities, and assessments is much easier to recognize. </li></ul><ul><li>I have connected with other online instructors within our state and across the country. </li></ul><ul><li>Aids my teaching online and in the traditional classroom setting. </li></ul>
    13. 13. ElluminateLive!
    14. 14. <ul><li>Training Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Lectures </li></ul><ul><li>Office Hours </li></ul><ul><li>Group Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Live and/or recorded options </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>Go through Elluminate training (Really!) </li></ul><ul><li>Plan session(s)—Sequence! (Sample to follow) </li></ul><ul><li>Train session leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Create live session (or record) (in Angel or Elluminate—see next slide) </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule live sessions (online survey) </li></ul><ul><li>Send link/post announcement </li></ul>
    16. 16. <ul><li>From: Elluminate Notification Service on behalf of Signee Lynch Sent: Tue 9/15/2009 4:43 AM To: Signee Lynch Subject: Elluminate Live! Session Creation </li></ul><ul><li>Signee Lynch: You have scheduled the following Elluminate Live! session: Name: Wcc Opening Week Elearning Workshop--Elluminatelive Type: None Starts: Sep 15, 2009 04:30 AM Pacific (PDT, North America/US) Ends: Oct 01, 2009 05:30 AM Pacific (PDT, North America/US) </li></ul><ul><li>To join the session, please click on the link below within 30 minutes of the specified time. Join the Elluminate Live! session To invite others to join the session, e-mail the following link: </li></ul>
    17. 17. <ul><li>Basic Premise: Start simple and build on skill sets </li></ul><ul><li>Session 1: Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Session 2: Collaborative summary writing </li></ul><ul><li>Recorded Sessions: (interactive) lectures </li></ul><ul><li>Session 3: Collaborative midterm </li></ul><ul><li>Session 4: Collaborative (timed) essay </li></ul>
    18. 18. <ul><li>Recorded instructions more time-efficient (but less personable?) </li></ul><ul><li>Can be more student-centered than I imagined (no “creepy treehouse.”) </li></ul><ul><li>Include equipment requirements (headphones/speakers & microphone) on syllabus w/ advance-notice email. </li></ul><ul><li>Gets very easy with practice!! </li></ul>
    19. 19. <ul><li>“ students in our classes learn only to fill up those templates and fill in those electric boxes. . . . Students will not compose and create, making use of all the possible resources thereto; rather, they will complete someone else’s software package; they will be the invention of that package” </li></ul><ul><li>--”Made Not Only in Words: Composition in a New Key.” College Composition and Communication 56.2 (Dec. 2004) 297-328. </li></ul>
    20. 20. <ul><li>Visit for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>User Guides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick Reference Guides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recorded Training Sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Register for Live Training Sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Elluminate Technical Support </li></ul><ul><li>The Elluminate User Group available from </li></ul><ul><li>3 for Free vRoom </li></ul>