Looking Back at the “
Fundamentals of Online Education” Crash
Online Class on How To Teach Online Classes Goes Laugha
The MOOC Honeymoon is Over: Three Takeaways from the
How NOT to Design a MOOC: The Disaster at Coursera and
Fundamentals of Online Education: Dude, where’
s my MOOC?
Ask the right questions
How do we support all students?
A. Using web 2.0 to reach more students.
B. Start small, will grow.
How can we reach them systematically?
A. Mapping events & setting milestones.
How can we make sure this is happening?
A. Online CMS & Accountability via
How can we provide effective support?
A. PD & Training for all staff involved.
Combine with existing online platform that our district is using: Moodle for
the online class.
•Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a
Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment
(VLE). It is a Free web application that educators can use to create
effective online learning sites (moodle.org)
Start with the end in mind
Start with the end in mind
College Counselors piloted initial set of milestones
Post-secondary meeting for sharing ideas, mapping
Identified key lessons needed
School-based teams decide how to implement –
when, how, via advisory or academic class, what
supporting experiences are needed (blended
Checking in via milestone completion and success
planner tools in Naviance.
Student’s will learn how to:
1. Understand the post-secondary application
planning and completion process via Naviance.
2. Understand basic concepts of the technology used
to complete the college application.
3. Understand the appropriate roles of the applicant,
parents, counselor, teachers, registrars, and college
representatives within Naviance.
4. The final product will be a completed application.
(Senior Application milestone completion).
Module One & Two
The Application Process:
1. Video showing the college application
process and technical aspects of
•Technical aspects of Naviance
•Location of college application websites
Roles & Responsibilities Videos
Students & Parents
Teachers & Counselors
Module Four – Bringing it together
Milestones marked via Naviance.
Utilizing CCR Curriculum in Naviance:
• Application(s) listed in Naviance
• Letters of recommendation(s) requested
• Transcript(s) requested
• Garza High School Online will host the
course via Moodle
• Austin High & Garza High Students will be
“loaded” into the College Readiness course.
• Start small (2013-2014)
• Disrupt specific classes for pilot program
• Pre-Advising requirement (select Seniors
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Tara Miller, M.Ed.
College & Career Counselor
Stephen F. Austin
1715 W. Cesar Chavez
Austin, TX 78703
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