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COLTT 2011 Things I Have Learned In My Online Course So Far

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COLTT 2011 Things I Have Learned In My Online Course So Far

  1. 1. Things I Have LearnedIn My Online Course So Far<br />Joni Dunlap Storm GloorPatrick LowenthalEllen StevensBrian Yuhnke<br />University of Colorado Denver<br />
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  6. 6. Our list of the things we’ve learned in our online coursesso far… <br />
  7. 7. Brian’s lessons…<br />
  8. 8. 1.<br />If it's boring you,<br />it's boring them<br />
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  12. 12. P.M.I.<br />Plus Minus<br />Interesting<br />
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  14. 14. +<br />shooting, scripting, editing…<br />
  15. 15. -<br />learning curve, technical <br />issues, time mgmt, life…<br />
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  17. 17. 2.<br />Provide a canvas and <br />they'll create a masterpiece <br />
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  19. 19. +<br />recording, scripting, editing…<br />
  20. 20. -<br />learning curve, technical <br />issues, time mgmt, life…<br />
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  23. 23. Ellen’s lessons…<br />
  24. 24. Teaching online can take more time than f2f, unless<br />You find ways to get students to take the lead…<br />3.<br />
  25. 25. Warm fuzzies work better than prickly pickles <br />4. <br />
  26. 26. Patrick’s lessons…<br />
  27. 27. 5.<br />Feedback is essential<br />
  28. 28. Learning online can be isolating and lonely<br />
  29. 29. Need to <br />dig deep<br />
  30. 30. Low-tech & high-tech approaches<br />
  31. 31. “Guide on the side” = absent professor <br />6. <br />
  32. 32. Strategies to take:<br />Outline your teaching philosophy <br />Explain your role in group discussions<br />Establish how long it should take you to respond to questions<br />Identify how often & when you are online<br />Provide students with multiple means of communication (e.g., email, IM, phone)<br />
  33. 33. Strategies to take:<br />Outline your teaching philosophy <br />Explain your role in group discussions<br />Establish how long it should take you to respond to questions<br />Identify how often & when you are online<br />Provide students with multiple means of communication (e.g., email, IM, phone)<br />
  34. 34. Strategies to take:<br />Outline your teaching philosophy <br />Explain your role in group discussions<br />Establish how long it should take you to respond to questions<br />Identify how often & when you are online<br />Provide students with multiple means of communication (e.g., email, IM, phone)<br />
  35. 35. Strategies to take:<br />Outline your teaching philosophy <br />Explain your role in group discussions<br />Establish how long it should take you to respond to questions<br />Identify how often & when you are online<br />Provide students with multiple means of communication (e.g., email, IM, phone)<br />
  36. 36. Strategies to take:<br />Outline your teaching philosophy <br />Explain your role in group discussions<br />Establish how long it should take you to respond to questions<br />Identify how often & when you are online<br />Provide students with multiple means of communication (e.g., email, IM, phone)<br />
  37. 37. Storm’s lessons…<br />
  38. 38. 7. <br />Brand yourself as a thought leader<br />
  39. 39. Strategies<br />Share your bio and other links about your work (e.g., your blog) <br />Bring your research into the classroom in creative ways<br />Post current news and comment on it<br />Share videos of conference presentations, <br />Link to trade organizations<br />
  40. 40. Strategies<br />Share your bio and other links about your work (e.g., your blog) <br />Bring your research into the classroom in creative ways<br />Post current news and comment on it<br />Share videos of conference presentations, <br />Link to trade organizations<br />
  41. 41. Strategies<br />Share your bio and other links about your work (e.g., your blog) <br />Bring your research into the classroom in creative ways<br />Post current news and comment on it<br />Share videos of conference presentations, <br />Link to trade organizations<br />
  42. 42. Strategies<br />Share your bio and other links about your work (e.g., your blog) <br />Bring your research into the classroom in creative ways<br />Post current news and comment on it<br />Share videos of conference presentations, <br />Link to trade organizations<br />
  43. 43. Strategies<br />Share your bio and other links about your work (e.g., your blog) <br />Bring your research into the classroom in creative ways<br />Post current news and comment on it<br />Share videos of conference presentations, <br />Link to trade organizations<br />
  44. 44. Learn while they learn<br />8. <br />
  45. 45. Strategies<br />Try new tools (let them know you are trying) & get their feedback <br />Share optional articles on teaching & learning demonstrating your commitment to teaching<br />Quick 1-2 question surveys ("Rate the Exam”)<br />Have a discussion about how to keep up w/ news in their field<br />
  46. 46. Strategies<br />Try new tools (let them know you are trying) & get their feedback<br />Share optional articles on teaching & learning demonstrating your commitment to teaching<br />Quick 1-2 question surveys ("Rate the Exam”)<br />Have a discussion about how to keep up w/ news in their field<br />
  47. 47. Strategies<br />Try new tools (let them know you are trying) & get their feedback<br />Share optional articles on teaching & learning demonstrating your commitment to teaching<br />Quick 1-2 question surveys ("Rate the Exam”)<br />Have a discussion about how to keep up w/ news in their field<br />
  48. 48. Strategies<br />Try new tools (let them know you are trying) & get their feedback<br />Share optional articles on teaching & learning demonstrating your commitment to teaching<br />Quick 1-2 question surveys ("Rate the Exam”)<br />Have a discussion about how to keep up w/ news in their field<br />
  49. 49. Joni’s lessons…<br />
  50. 50. High touch is just as important as high tech, if not more so<br />9.<br />
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  52. 52. 10.<br />Don't under-estimate the power of fun, play, and the unexpected<br />
  53. 53. People don’t pay attention to boring things.<br />Emotional arousal helps the brain learn.<br />Audiences check out after 10 minutes, but you can keep grabbing them back by telling narratives or creating events rich in emotion.<br /> ~ Medina (2008), Brain Rules, pg. 94<br />
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  60. 60. Your lessons…<br />Now it’s your turn!We need 10 more lessons…What are your ideas?Please go to http://tinyurl.com/3hgswvb<br />

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