#BbWorld16 – Higher Education Rocket Sessions for Faculty and Instructional Designers

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Join educators and leaders from higher education for fast paced fun! Rocket sessions are designed to generate excitement, share ideas, and inspire. Each Rocket session will be made up of five to seven consecutive, concise and fast-paced presentations consisting of no more than 20 slides auto-timed for 20 seconds per slide. Rocket session topics: · I’m Real! You’re Real! Social Presence in Online Learning · Mobile Technology for Students and Faculty: Put those Smartphones to Good Use! · Blackboard Bakery: Creating a Custom Recipe for Individual Departments · Engaging Faculty in Quality Assurance for Online Learning

Notes:

  • I’m Real! You’re Real! Social Presence in Online Learning
    • Realness in Distant Education
      • Emergent Construct
        • Instructor, learner, technology, experience driven, continues to evolve, realness is social
      • Your Style Connects You
        • Computer mediated, Creates expectations, facilitator, mentor, immediacy and intimacy, trusted
      • Quality Trumps Quantity
        • Announcements, Emails, Lesson, Podcasts, Videos, Animations
  • Mobile Technology for Students and Faculty: Put those Smartphones to Good Use
    • Mobile is ubiquitous
    • Intentional and specific use of mobile
    • Goal to increase engagement and time on task
    • Notetaking, calendar reminders, just in time content delivery, short video clip – communicate with faculty
    • Document with selfies and quick camera content shots
    • Polling
    • Mobile tools for self reflection
    • Focus on the final outcome and the experience first and then pick the technology solution
  • Blackboard Bakery: Creating a Custom Recipe for Individual Departments
    • Creating a sense of community through a “Learn” model
      • LISTEN to the needs and wants of the instructor
      • ENVISION how the needs and wants can be achieved. How does a course built on “YES” look?
      • ADJUST to what can be done now. Use custom recipes to create a sense of community – video, banners, custom personalization
      • REVISE the recipe make sure everything is working properly.
      • NEGOTIATE and go beyond what needs fixed and think back to what you first envisioned.
  • Engaging Faculty in Quality Assurance for Online Learning
    • Faculty Learning Communities
      • ePortolios, Best Practices for Faculty in Online Learning, Pedagogy and Tools for Teaching with Tablets and Online
    • DISCOVERe
      • FLC, Summer Institute, 250 faculty and 400 courses, approx 10,000 students
    • Boot Camp
      • Semester, designed for faculty new to online teaching, F2F and online experience, fully developed online module
    • QOLT Summer Institute (schedule) – eScholars group of faculty with at least 3 meetings with an ID, complete training, and go through a QOLT Quality Online Learning and Teaching instrument, receive a badge at the end:
      • Course Overview and Intro
      • Assessment and Evaluation of Student Learning
      • Instructional Materials and Resources
      • Student Interaction and Community
      • Facilitation and Instruction
      • Technology for Teaching and Learning
      • Learner Support and Resources
      • Accessibility and Universal Design
      • Course Summary and Wrap Up
      • Mobile Design Readiness

 

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  1. Pingback: Highlights from #BbWorld16 | eLearning and Emerging Technologies @GVSU

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