Category Archive: Online Learning

Nov 07

Advances in Instructional Design

Blogging the 2014 AECT International Convention. Influence of Autonomy, Scaffolding and Audience on Engagement and Performance in Student-Centered Science Learning Presenter: Eunbae Lee, University of Georgia This research is design-based and mixed methods. Student centered science learning is helping students to think and act like scientists. See Next Generation Science Standards. Connections to writing also …

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Nov 06

Bits, Pieces, and Tidbits from AECT

Blogging the 2014 AECT International Convention. A few ideas and notes from three sessions: Relationship between Learning Management System Self-Efficacy, Situational Interest, Self-Regulation, and Learning Engagement of Online Learners presented by SANGHOON PARK, University of South Florida; and Jung Lim, University of South Florida Dissertations in an Online Doctoral Program: Mentoring, Challenges, and Strategies by Swapna Kumar, University of Florida; Catherine …

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Nov 06

Say What? Designing, Facilitating, and Assessing for Intersubjectivity within Online Discussions

Blogging the 2014 AECT International Convention. Yesterday Barb Hall and I facilitated a workshop on intersubjectivity. Our workshop materials are on our intersubjectivity wiki so you can explore further. As always, when I work with Barb, I learn something new or find new concepts to ponder. I appreciate the partnership that allows for continued learning! Notes, Ideas & …

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Nov 05

Getting to Know AECT Thought Leaders

Blogging the 2014 AECT International Convention. I’m new to AECT, and some colleagues recommended that I attend the Breakfast with Champions on Thursday morning. I’m also new to higher ed educational technology. AECT seems to consider itself THE organization for educational technology and instructional design for higher education. My take is that it is much more research-based …

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Oct 31

To Tweet or Not to Tweet; Facilitating Personal Values Formation in Students in Online Religion Courses

Blogging at the Online Learning Consortium International Conference 2014 Presenter: Renate Hood (University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, USA) Notes and Thoughts How to help students form personal values and built affective competencies Aims at affective maturity in terms of civic and social responsibilities Types of courses: value exploration courses;  cultural exploration courses; service oriented learning; How important is …

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Oct 31

Relationship Between Student Surveys of Teaching and Course Quality Assurance Components for Online Courses

Blogging my session at the Online Learning Consortium International Conference 2014 Here are the resources supporting my session My PowerPoint Links to the components of our Online Course Quality Assurance process Several of the attendees in the room are also looking at the relationship between their student evaluations and components of their quality assurance process. This …

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Oct 31

The Community is the Curriculum

Blogging the Online Learning Consortium International Conference 2014 Keynote by Dave Cormier I participated in the twitter stream this morning during the keynote, which was great! But I thought I’d just collect here some resources mentioned and shared in the twitter stream that I want to keep: OLC program description and resources of the keynote Avoiding …

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Oct 31

The Dangers of Standardized Online Courses: Consistency vs. Creativity

Blogging the Online Learning Consortium International Conference 2014 Melanie Kasparian, who has a very cool title: Online Experiential Learning Developer at Northeastern University, USA. PowerPoint. Concepts and Notes Their model is “flexible yet scalable” They do curated content with the one to many model – a master course that is used for multiple sections They want to have …

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Oct 30

Death by Discussion Boards: Strategies for Thinking Outside the Box

Blogging the Online Learning Consortium International Conference 2014 Presenters: Lead Presenter: Ken Hartman (Eduventures, USA) and Kristen Betts (Drexel University, USA) Presentation is online here. Note: This presentation was fast paced and packed with ideas! Why do we need more engagement? How can we create more of a classroom atmosphere with different types of engagement than just the …

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Oct 30

Using U.S. News & World Report Academic Insights To Benchmark Your Online Program

Blogging the Online Learning Consortium International Conference 2014 Presenter:  Evan Jones (U.S. News & World Report, USA) A little background on U. S. News and World Report. Their rankings are online here, and for a variety of categories, including online programs. From 1983 to the early 1990s, the rankings were reputation based. In the early 1990s they …

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