21st Century Communication Collaborations
Course Description: Videoconference (VC) connections between classes open up a whole new world of collaborative learning for students! These 21st century communication collaborations bring the world to your classroom. Immerse yourself in videoconference connections with partner classes. Learn about structures/templates for projects with other classes and implement them with your students and a partner classroom. During the class you’ll reflect on exemplary student-to-student projects, receive support during your own project connection(s), and apply your learning in your classroom.
Dates: November 1 – December 17, 2010 (we’ll take Thanksgiving week off)
Time Commitment: 5-8 hours a week
Cost: $150 (same price for everyone)
Optional tuition additional: 2 graduate semester credits available from Andrews University, Grand Valley State University, or Western Michigan University. OR 6.0 Michigan SB-CEUs for $25.
Online: This course is taught online via Moodle. Class assignments are posted in the discussion board. Participants are required to login regularly during the class.
Videoconference: Participants will implement a project videoconference with another class. Assistance will be given throughout the course in best practices for videoconference collaboraitons.
Participants can choose which method of videoconferencing to focus on within this class.
- Standards-based videoconferencing carts like Polycom or LifeSize or Tandberg
More info: Course Website and Syllabus
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.