Tuesday, February 05, 2013

TGIF -- VoiceThread on Wed and a Mystery on Friday

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Fifth issue, Volume Six

TLT Group TGIF 2.5.2013           
From TLT Group World Headquarters
  • Up-coming Member Exchange Events:
    • VoiceThread: Social Media/Networking Tools/Resources 2/6
    • Online Exploration Smart MOOCs Higher Education Research Subgroup (sMOOChers) Starts
    • Silver Cloudians: IDEA center as a model, 2/13
    • Silver Cloudians: Issues for Caregivers of Aging Parents, 2/27

      Check out the TLT website for all 2013 events including FridayLive!  Free to all.

      Become a TLT member. Click here to find out how
    More from the TLT-SWG Blog:
    Member Exchange Events

    Members Exchange
    Voice Thread Social Media/Networking Tools/Resources  
    This session is free for TLT Group Members Fee for others Register here.
    February 6, 2013 2:00 PM ET

    During our Member's Exchange - Designated Learner session Penny Kuckkahn will teach Robert Voelker-Morris how to use VoiceThread.

    To prepare for this learning experience, complete the following prior to the session:

    1. Set up a VoiceThread account, http://voicethread.com/
    2. Find an image and bring it to the session.
    3. Play this video for background information on VoiceThread.

    More about
    Penny Kuckkahn, MSE, BA: Instructional Designer, Nicolet College.
    Robert Voelker-Morris, MS, BS: Faculty Technology Consultant, Teaching and Learning Center, Adjunct Instructor, Arts and Administration, University of Oregon.

    Mystery Session  Topic TBA
    February 8, 2013  2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all.  Register in advance
    Not yet certain of what this session will be, but it's bound to be interesting.

    Up-coming  FridayLive! schedule:

    February 15 Live from Lilly Greensboro
    February 22 Thinking About Violence in our Learning Spaces – Preparation Matters (Steve Bell)
    March 1 John Sener returns

        MOOCs Round Two Week Two

        sMOOChers  Smart MOOCs Higher Education Research Subgroup Online Exploration

        January 25, 2013 through March 1, 2013
        PLUS FridayLive! report on March 8, 2013. 2:00-3:00 pm Eastern

        This series of meetings is free to TLT Group Individual Members.$100 for non members.  [Although you are welcome to become an Individual Member for $75 and attend for free.  Check your institution's status here if you have your membership through an institutional subscription.]  Register here.

        Our second cohort will participate in a Coursera course:
        E-learning and Digital Cultures      and meet together to discuss the course content as well as the process
        Almost weekly online synchronous sessions in the TLT Group's Adobe Connect classroom - Fridays, January 25, February 8 and 22, and March 1, 2013. 1-1:30 PM ET.

        E-learning and Digital Cultures
        Jeremy Knox, Sian Bayne, Hamish Macleod, Jen Ross, Christine Sinclair U Edinburgh
        This course will explore how digital cultures and learning cultures connect, and what this means for e-learning theory and practice. Follow this course at #edcmooc.

        Register both for the MOOC and for this TLT Group cohort
        Encourage. Enable. Engage.

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