Tuesday, September 01, 2015

TLT Group Event Announcement: FridayLive! There’s an LTA for that! Exchange favorite new/recent LTAs. [LTA=Low-Threshold App/Activity etc.] September 11 Someone emailed an LTA to me via Gmail today

Steven Gilbert, We think you might be interested in this!FridayLive! There’s an LTA for that! Exchange favorite new/recent LTAs. [LTA=Low-Threshold App/Activity etc.] September 11 2:00 PM EDT FridayLive! There’s an LTA for that! Exchange favorite new/recent LTAs. [LTA=Low-Threshold App/Activity etc.] Presenters: Stephen Kaufman, Senior Instructional Designer, Quality Matters Coordinator / CRM, The University of Akron Penny Kuckkahn, Instructional Designer, Nicolet College Dale Parker, Senior Faculty at Cambridge CollegeSteve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, and others Description Exchange favorite new/recent LTAs. [LTA=Low-Threshold App/Activity etc.] An LTA is an activity or application of information technology that is “low-threshold” i.e., reliable, accessible, easy to learn, non-intimidating and incrementally low-cost in time, money, and stress.  Each LTA has easily observable benefits right away and is likely to support important long-term improvements in teaching and/or learning.    For this exchange session, we’re extending the definition of LTA to include Apps, Applications, Activities, Resources, Web Sites, ...  LTA’s need not depend on any specific information technology. We’ve invited some of our frequent presenters to identify and share some of their favorite new-ish LTAs… and we’ll encourage all who participate to share their favorites too. We expect that each presenter and participant will leave the session eager to try at least one LTA new to them NOTE:  Login instructions for the session will be sent in the Registration Confirmation Email. Please check your Junk folder as sometimes these emails get trapped there. We will also send an additional login reminder 24 hours prior to the start of the event. More information and online registration: FridayLive! There’s an LTA for that! Exchange favorite new/recent LTAs. [LTA=Low-Threshold App/Activity etc.] September 11 Hope you can join us!SallyThe TLT Group, A Non-Profit Organization    301-270-8312Unsubscribe from event announcements

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TLT Group Event Announcement: FridayLive! There’s an LTA for that! Exchange favorite new/recent LTAs. [LTA=Low-Threshold App/Activity etc.] September 11 Someone emailed an LTA to me via Gmail today

Steven Gilbert, We think you might be interested in this!FridayLive! There’s an LTA for that! Exchange favorite new/recent LTAs. [LTA=Low-Threshold App/Activity etc.] September 11 2:00 PM EDT FridayLive! There’s an LTA for that! Exchange favorite new/recent LTAs. [LTA=Low-Threshold App/Activity etc.] Presenters: Stephen Kaufman, Senior Instructional Designer, Quality Matters Coordinator / CRM, The University of Akron Penny Kuckkahn, Instructional Designer, Nicolet College Dale Parker, Senior Faculty at Cambridge CollegeSteve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, and others Description Exchange favorite new/recent LTAs. [LTA=Low-Threshold App/Activity etc.] An LTA is an activity or application of information technology that is “low-threshold” i.e., reliable, accessible, easy to learn, non-intimidating and incrementally low-cost in time, money, and stress.  Each LTA has easily observable benefits right away and is likely to support important long-term improvements in teaching and/or learning.    For this exchange session, we’re extending the definition of LTA to include Apps, Applications, Activities, Resources, Web Sites, ...  LTA’s need not depend on any specific information technology. We’ve invited some of our frequent presenters to identify and share some of their favorite new-ish LTAs… and we’ll encourage all who participate to share their favorites too. We expect that each presenter and participant will leave the session eager to try at least one LTA new to them NOTE:  Login instructions for the session will be sent in the Registration Confirmation Email. Please check your Junk folder as sometimes these emails get trapped there. We will also send an additional login reminder 24 hours prior to the start of the event. More information and online registration: FridayLive! There’s an LTA for that! Exchange favorite new/recent LTAs. [LTA=Low-Threshold App/Activity etc.] September 11 Hope you can join us!SallyThe TLT Group, A Non-Profit Organization    301-270-8312Unsubscribe from event announcements

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Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Media doesn’t inform so much as it argues,...Context is everything, & we get very little context...” nyti.ms/1QURWNR N.Lear 20150628


Respectful, rational discourse is challenged by excessive small media clips

Interview of Norman Lear & Seth MacFarlane in New York Times June 28, 2015:
"NL: America’s biggest export is excess. We are excessive about everything. And we’ve become consumers of excess rather than citizens. Media doesn’t inform so much as it argues, bumper-sticker-style. Context is everything, and we get very little context now. We just get the 'Boom!'"
...
"SM: ...the massive overflow of media — too much media — has made it harder to have a discussion. The freedom to find answers through communication is punished when things are picked apart and used for profit as sound bites."

"Norman Lear and Seth MacFarlane and Their TV Families," interview in column "Table for Three," by Philip Galanes, June 26, 2015
"A version of this article appears in print on June 28, 2015, on page ST7 of the New York edition with the headline: All in the Family Guys"

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

TGIF: Last 2 TLTG events of the season: Wed and FRLV

TGIF: Last 2 TLTG events of the season: Wed and FRLV


You can also view the newsletter here.

 
Forty second issue, Volume Eight
 TLT Group TGIF 06.24.15
 From TLT Group World
Headquarters


LAST 2 TLTG EVENTS OF THE SEASON!
Wednesday morning. Join our Summer Experiment. We will meet in ZOOM today, June 24th at 10:00 AM ET. Use this link to get to the ZOOM room, tlt.gs/Zoom.  Allow time to download the plugin.
More information here.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

TGIF: Art Chickering on FridayLive! “Cool Passion”

TGIF: Art Chickering on FridayLive! “Cool Passion”


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Forty first issue, Volume Eight
 TLT Group TGIF 06.16.15
 From TLT Group World
Headquarters


Art Chickering will be joining us this week on FridayLive! sharing insights from his 50 plus year career in higher education. In addition, Art will share his perspective on the emerging issues in higher education and suggestions on where higher education can go from here from his new book “Cool Passion: Challenging Higher Education.” More information about this event and links to interview with Art Chickering can be found here

Join our Summer Experiment. It starts NOW!  More information here.

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

TGIF: What does it mean to live a necessary life? FridayLive!

TGIF: What does it mean to live a necessary life? FridayLive!


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Forty first issue, Volume Eight
 TLT Group TGIF 06.09.15
 From TLT Group World
Headquarters

This week we explore a fiction piece by Rabih Alameddine “An Unnecessary Woman.” Explore some short excerpts and interviews with the author here

NEXT BOOK DISCUSSION: We are beginning to design the next book discussion, please give us your feedback

By becoming a member or donating to the TLT Group you will help us continue this work.
DONATE,  
JOIN US

You can also support us indirectly by purchasing books from Amazon via links in our recommended reading list or shop using this AmazonSmile link. Amazon will then make a donation to the TLT Group.

 More from the TLT-SWG Blog
http://tlt-swg.blogspot.com/


 Members Exchange
PLANNING MEETING: 4th Spring 2015 Discussion - FICTION, An Unnecessary Woman
Date: June 10,2015
Time: 3:00 PM ET
Presenters: Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, TLT Group and others

In this session we will talk together about how best to design the fourth and final book discussion in our spring series. This link will take you to more information about the event and how to register,

FICTION
Alameddine, Rabih (2014) An Unnecessary Woman Nov 11, 2014,  Grove Press


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Upcoming Member Exchange events
June 10, 2015 PLANNING MEETING - 4th Spring 2015 Discussion - FICTION, An Unnecessary Woman
June 17, 2015 Evernote Learning Community
June 24, 2015 TBD

 
FridayLive! Free to all!
Spring 2015 Book Discussion Series: An Unnecessary Woman
by Rabih Alameddine (2014)
Date: June 12, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM ET
Presenters: Steve Gilbert, Sally Gilbert, Beth Dailey, TLT Group and others

Some questions to consider:
  • What do writing and reading mean to us?
  • What does being educated mean?
  • What does it mean to live a necessary life?
  • What significance is there for the learner if the result is shared, saved or not?
  • Does it matter whether you read the whole book?  Do you have to do the whole assignment?

Short Resources. Consider reviewing these to help you decide whether to read the book or instead of reading the book. It's a great book!!
     
  • Listen to this NPR review,A Widow's Quiet Life Leaves Room For Sex, Guns And Literature” February 4, 2014.

  
Other YouTube videos:

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Up-coming FridayLive! events
June 12, 2015 Spring 2015 “Book” Discussion Series - An Unnecessary Woman June 19, 2015 A Conversation with Art Chickering and More

June 26, 2015 Look for “Recommendations from Librarians for Faculty Beginning to Teach (More) Online and for Students Beginning to Take Online Courses”

 SpringBookDiscussionGraphic.jpg  https://tackk.com/tltgbook-discussion




June 12, 2015

FICTION
Alameddine, Rabih (2014) An Unnecessary Woman 
Nov 11, 2014,  Grove Press

NEXT BOOK DISCUSSION: We are beginning to design the next book discussion, please give us your feedback.

 
@TLTGroup
 Encourage. Enable. Engage.

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

TGIF: Saving our Stuff on, FridayLive!

TGIF: Saving our Stuff on, FridayLive!


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Fortieth issue, Volume Eight
 TLT Group TGIF 06.02.15
 From TLT Group World
Headquarters


From Research References to Family Pix
Effective Practices in Personal Digital Archiving for Faculty and Students. On FridayLive! this week, librarians will share best practices. More information here.
NEXT BOOK DISCUSSION: We are beginning to design the next book discussion, please give us your feedback

By becoming a member or donating to the TLT Group you will help us continue this work.
DONATE,  
JOIN US

You can also support us indirectly by purchasing books from Amazon via links in our recommended reading list or shop using this AmazonSmile link. Amazon will then make a donation to the TLT Group.

 More from the TLT-SWG Blog
http://tlt-swg.blogspot.com/


 Members Exchange
Webinar Exploration Learning Community - ZOOM and Beyond
Date: June 3, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM ET
Presenters: Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, TLT Group and others

TLT Members are invited to join us as we explore various webinar applications. We are going to use ZOOM for this session. tlt.gs/zoom  During this session we will decide which webnar application to study next and draft a meeting schedule for the summer and fall.
Also on tap for the session:
  • Introduce the new TLTG Members Google+ Community, tlt.gs/memberexchange.
  • Plan for the June 5th "Saving Our Stuff, Part 2"


This session takes place in ZOOM.  
Use this URL to get thetre, tlt.gs/zoom

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Upcoming Member Exchange events
June 3, 2015 Webinar Exploration Learning Community
June 10, 2015 PLANNING MEETING - 4th Spring 2015 Discussion - FICTION, An Unnecessary Woman
June 17, 2015 Evernote Learning Community
June 24, 2015 TBD

 
FridayLive! Free to all!
“Saving Our Stuff?” - Continued
Date: June 5, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM ET
Presenters: Steven J. Bell - Temple University, Robert H. McDonald - Indiana University, Cliff Landis - Georgia State University, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, and others

From Research References to Family Pix
Effective Practices in Personal Digital Archiving for Faculty and Students

On April 17 in FridayLive! we began “Saving Our Stuff,"  but we discovered that there was greater interest and more to discuss than fit in that hour.  Based on comments and requests, we scheduled this follow-up to go deeper into these 3 main categories:     

Select, Organize, Make your own backup - How?  Options & Cautions
  • Disaster prep;  Preservation;  Save private copies or publicly accessible copies.
  • Enable Refind/Retrieve via Cloud, Auto Backup Resources (e.g., Evernote, DIIGO Dropbox, Google Drive, Google Scholar, Amazon Cloud, iCloud, Carbonite, Sugarsync, Transporter, etc.)  Free/Fee
  • Rely on Wayback Machine?  For what? Wayback Machine does not access our [nonpublic] past Blackboard or Moodle courses
  • LMS Options, Limitations

“Fair Use” vs. CASE method = Copy And Steal Everything… vs. Other Alternatives

  • CREATE: Find, Adapt, Select, Protect, Organize(e.g., DIIGO, Google Scholar, Evernote)
  • USE:  Citation, Permission & Payment:  Enable Refind/Retrieve/Usage; via Permission, Citation Tools, Digital Object Identifiers, Creative Commons, ImageCodr,


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Up-coming FridayLive! events
June 5, 2015 “Saving Our Stuff?” - A Follow-up Session June 12, 2015 Spring 2015 “Book” Discussion Series - An Unnecessary Woman June 19, 2015 A Conversation with Art Chickering and More

 SpringBookDiscussionGraphic.jpg  https://tackk.com/tltgbook-discussion




June 12, 2015
FICTION
Alameddine, Rabih (2014) An Unnecessary Woman 
Nov 11, 2014,  Grove Press

NEXT BOOK DISCUSSION: We are beginning to design the next book discussion, please give us your feedback.

 
@TLTGroup
 Encourage. Enable. Engage.