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Off to a Great Start


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Tech Summit, December 2011, Alexandria Campus

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Off to a Great Start

  1. 1. Off to a Great Start! <ul><li>NOVA Tech Summit </li></ul><ul><li>Session # 1 – December 2, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Christy Jensen, Counselor/Assistant Professor </li></ul><ul><li>NVCC – Extended Learning Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Katie Aimone, Orientation Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>NVCC – Extended Learning Institute </li></ul>
  2. 2. Introductions <ul><li>Christy Jensen, Counselor/Asst. Professor </li></ul><ul><li>Katie Aimone, Orientation Specialist </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introductions <ul><li>Audience members please take a moment </li></ul><ul><li>to share the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your college </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your position </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience with distance education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience with webinars </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Agenda <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>ELI – At a Glance </li></ul><ul><li>Webinar Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>What We Learned </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Moving Forward </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration of Webinars (optional) </li></ul>
  5. 5. ELI – At a Glance Source: NOVA – Daily Enrollment Report for Fall 2011: October 5, 2011 Campus Headcount FTES AL 14,791 6,564 AN 20,536 10,395 ELI 11,117 3,775 LO 9,604 4,571 MA 6,526 3,024 MEC 2,642 932 WO 9,558 4,442
  6. 6. Student Profile <ul><li>Full-time/Part-time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full-time: 34.5% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Part-time: 65.5% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gender </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Male: 35.3% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Female: 64.7% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Domicile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In-State: 90.2% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Out-of-State: 9.8% </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Student Profile <ul><li>Race </li></ul><ul><ul><li>White: 55.8% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Black: 16.0% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asian: 12.3% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hispanic: 9.6% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Native American: 0.5% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other: 5.9% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Source: NOVA – Fact Book 2006-2007 through 2010-2011 </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Webinar <ul><li>A webinar is a web-based seminar.  Using the computer of your choice, you will be able to see the presentation and listen in using your computer speakers.  A microphone is not required as a text chat feature will be utilized during the webinars for participants to ask questions.  All webinars are free; however, registration is required.  </li></ul>
  9. 9. Webinars - Basics <ul><li>Potential/New Student Webinars </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is Distance Learning for Me? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ELI Orientation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Initially offered webinars for the following reasons: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare students for taking an online course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Address frequently asked questions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Free & Optional </li></ul><ul><li>Standardized registration process </li></ul><ul><li>One hour in length </li></ul><ul><li>All sessions are recorded </li></ul><ul><li>All sessions include a question & answer period </li></ul>
  10. 10. Marketing Quick- Start Syllabus ELI Website LiveChat ELI Website E-mail College Events
  11. 11. Registration Process <ul><li>View ELI Website </li></ul>
  12. 12. Is Distance Learning for Me? <ul><li>Focus- students considering distance learning courses </li></ul><ul><li>Topics Covered </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eNOVA Basics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ELI – Background Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introductions (presenters & participants) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Skills/Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Questions to Consider </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Enrollment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact Information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Optional survey generated when student exists webinar </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up with targeted e-mail </li></ul>
  13. 13. ELI Orientation <ul><li>Focus – students who have enrolled in but have not begun their courses </li></ul><ul><li>Topics Covered </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eNOVA Basics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ELI – Background Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introductions (presenters & students) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick-Start Syllabus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackboard Overview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taking Exams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Services & Tips for Success </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Optional survey generated when student exists webinar </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up with targeted e-mail </li></ul>
  14. 14. Time for Reflection <ul><li>What would be the goal of your webinar? </li></ul><ul><li>What would you want to know from your participants prior to beginning the webinar? </li></ul><ul><li>What specifically would you like to cover during the webinar? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you engage students during the session? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you follow-up with your students? </li></ul>
  15. 15. A Few Thoughts <ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>What We Learned </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Moving Forward </li></ul>
  16. 16. Resources <ul><li>ELI Webinars – </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>E-Learning Companion. A Student’s Guide to Online Success </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Watkins & Corry, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Successful Distance Learning Student </li></ul><ul><li> Wahlstrom, Williams & Shea, Wadsworth/Thompson Learning, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2003 </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Thank you! <ul><li>Thank you for joining us today! </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Christy Jensen, ELI Counselor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>703.323.2403 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Katie Aimone, Orientation Specialist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>703.323.3510 </li></ul></ul></ul>