Being vocal in desire2 learn

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Presentation at e4TN ENVISION Conference. This session explores how online teachers can be "VOCAL" in their courses. This presentation examines the many ways that a teacher can create an engaging learning environment in an online course. The goal is to share how teachers can actively engage their students using video, links, presentations, documents, clipart and other embedded Desire2Learn tools.

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    1. 1. Being VOCAL in Desire2Learn<br />Tiffany Kelley<br />Instructional Support Representative-West TN<br />tiffany.kelley@e4tn.org<br />Wendy Sigette<br />Instructional Support Representative-East TN<br />wendy.sigette@e4tn.org<br />
    2. 2. Objective<br />Highlight the features in d2l that assist e4TN teachers in creating successful online classrooms.<br />Pieces of the puzzle<br />
    3. 3. Visible<br />Organized<br />Compassionate<br />Analytical<br />Lead by Example<br />VOCAL<br />
    4. 4. e4TN teachers are expected to create classrooms where the teacher’s presence is manifest in multiple ways.<br />Visible<br />
    5. 5. News – “Announcements”<br />Use graphics, color, embed videos and embed links in News<br />How to be Visible<br />
    6. 6. Pager<br />Page students while online<br />Available to answer student pages<br />How to be Visible<br />
    7. 7. Instructor Information – “office hours”<br />Keep office hours<br />How to be Visible<br />
    8. 8. e4TN teachers are expected to be organized in their online classrooms.<br />Organized<br />
    9. 9. Student Spreadsheet<br />Keep spreadsheet with important<br /> student information<br />How to be Organized<br />
    10. 10. Pacing Guides<br />How to be Organized<br />Schedule/Pacing Guides<br />2 weeks in advance<br />
    11. 11. Email<br />Email students concerning unsubmitted work<br />How to be Organized<br />
    12. 12. e4TN teachers are encouraged to be compassionate in their online classrooms. Most students are in online classes for various reasons.<br />Compassionate<br />
    13. 13. Understanding<br />Flexibility<br />Communication<br />Compassionate<br />
    14. 14. Be aware of special circumstances<br />Use caring/motivating language<br />Read and re-read your electronic communication<br />How to be Compassionate<br />
    15. 15. e4TN teachers are expected to be analytical in their online classrooms.<br />Analytical<br />
    16. 16. Monitor progress<br />Monitor progress<br />Time on content<br />Login history<br />How to be Analytical<br />
    17. 17. Positive/Constructive feedback<br />Positive/Constructive feedback<br />How to be Analytical<br />
    18. 18. Timely grading<br />How to be Analytical<br />Timely grading <= 3 days<br />
    19. 19. e4TN teachers are expected to demonstrate to students the habits that will promote a successful online classroom experience.<br />Lead by Example<br />
    20. 20. Modeling<br />Modeling<br />Follow through<br />Participation: email & DB<br />How to Leadby Example<br />
    21. 21. Feedback<br />Feedback<br />Prompt<br />Concise<br />Grammar<br />How to Leadby Example<br />
    22. 22. Questioning<br /><ul><li>Email/DB
    23. 23. Dropbox and Quiz Feedback</li></ul>How to Leadby Example<br />
    24. 24. Windows Movie Maker<br />www.ehow.com/how_5469036_compress-microsoft-windows-movie-maker.html<br />www.zamzar.com<br />www.jingproject.com/<br />www.animoto.com<br />Presentations can be found at:<br />http://www.slideshare.net/tiffkelley<br />Resources<br />

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