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Presentation at SWITCH eduhub days 2013

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  1. 1. Distributed Classroom Concepts and First Experiences Bruno Wenk, HTW Chur bruno.wenk@htwchur.ch 1 1
  2. 2. Concepts face to face teaching in the classroom; some of the students are present the other students attend the class via Internet less travelling time for distributed students eventually, less travelling time for teacher teacher acts on her/his own initiative! 2 2
  3. 3. Technical Aspects teacher manages the distributed classroom autonomously Web Conferencing System (e.g. Adobe Connect, BigBlueButton) communication with distributed students external microphone & webcam digital whiteboard face to face teaching teacher uses her/his own laptop 3 3
  4. 4. Didactical Aspects explicitly structured lessons! didactical scenarios (e.g. lecture, group work, case study, exercise, discussion, presentation) with slightly different preparation compared to conventional face to face lessons chat as means for communication with the distributed students digital whiteboard rather than overhead projector, blackboard or conventional whiteboard provisions for unexpected technical problems 4 4
  5. 5. Initial Experiences students like it, some teachers are sceptical students like it because they gain time; they generously forgive for minor technical or handling difficulties students collaborate spontaneously using the chat teachers must accept initial effort and slightly higher preliminary lead times quality of teaching increases (?) 5 5
  6. 6. Further Information project wiki: http://toolbox.switch.ch/distributedclassroom comments, suggestions, contributions are highly appreciated! 6 6

Description

Presentation at SWITCH eduhub days 2013

Transcript

  1. 1. Distributed Classroom Concepts and First Experiences Bruno Wenk, HTW Chur bruno.wenk@htwchur.ch 1 1
  2. 2. Concepts face to face teaching in the classroom; some of the students are present the other students attend the class via Internet less travelling time for distributed students eventually, less travelling time for teacher teacher acts on her/his own initiative! 2 2
  3. 3. Technical Aspects teacher manages the distributed classroom autonomously Web Conferencing System (e.g. Adobe Connect, BigBlueButton) communication with distributed students external microphone & webcam digital whiteboard face to face teaching teacher uses her/his own laptop 3 3
  4. 4. Didactical Aspects explicitly structured lessons! didactical scenarios (e.g. lecture, group work, case study, exercise, discussion, presentation) with slightly different preparation compared to conventional face to face lessons chat as means for communication with the distributed students digital whiteboard rather than overhead projector, blackboard or conventional whiteboard provisions for unexpected technical problems 4 4
  5. 5. Initial Experiences students like it, some teachers are sceptical students like it because they gain time; they generously forgive for minor technical or handling difficulties students collaborate spontaneously using the chat teachers must accept initial effort and slightly higher preliminary lead times quality of teaching increases (?) 5 5
  6. 6. Further Information project wiki: http://toolbox.switch.ch/distributedclassroom comments, suggestions, contributions are highly appreciated! 6 6

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