Tuesday, April 23, 2013

TGIF: Experience First During Friday Live, April 26, 2013

Read below for TGIF with links, or you can view TGIF on the Web...Click here

Sixteenth issue, Volume Six

TLT Group TGIF 4.23.2013           
From TLT Group World Headquarters

Two great Member Exchange events. 1. April 24th:  the Silver Cloudians continue to plan “Transitioning to Teaching Online.” 2. May 1st: we learn how to use Animoto for introductions and for storytelling.

FridayLive: Trey Mireles shares a model for Active Teaching and Learning Strategies - Experience First.

There is a MOOC brewing at TLT and you are invited to be a part of the planning.  More to come.....

    Members Only Exchange

    Silver Cloudians Transitioning to Teaching Online: the planning continues

    April 24, 2013 2:00 pm Eastern Time Register Here

    Leaders:  Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, Dale Parker, Charles Ansorge, Michael Dabney and others

    Join our Silver Cloudian group as we continue to explore how best to expand consulting and mentoring opportunities and roles.

    Also we'll explore how to extend volunteer roles in TLT Group activities.

    Social Media Tools/Designated Learner Experiment: Online Introductions Using Animoto May 1, 2013 2:00 pm Eastern Time Register Here

    Leaders: Featuring Beth Kiggins and Denise Hyde with Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, and others

    Penny Kuckkahn introduced us to Animoto by sharing an introduction she created. Now we will learn how to create our own.
    We will use the Designated Learner instructional strategy. This link will take you to what we are learning about the Designated Learner instructional strategy. We will add to this based on your input during the session.

    Prior to the session, participants are asked to:
    Set up a free Animoto account
    • Navigate to the bottom of the screen, under Animoto For, click Education
    • Read the information
    • Click Apply Now
    • If you are not signed in, you will need to do so (or create a new account)
    • Complete the form
    Select a few images, text and/or a short video clip that you plan to use in your self-introduction.

    You are encouraged to have a working USB headset and/or desk USB microphone so you can participate via voice as well as chat.

    During the session you will have the option to watch or follow along.
    This session is free to TLT Group Individual Members.  ($75 to others)


    Experience First: A Model for Active Teaching and Learning Strategies
    April 26, 2013  2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all.  
    Presenter;Trey Mireles Madison College

    Leverage the power of experiential learning and technology to engage students and improve retention. This session will explore how using an experiential learning instructional design model called "EAT" shifts perceptions and empowers your students.

    Up-coming  FridayLive! schedule:
    May 3 Designing Your Courses for Significant
    Learning vs Covering the Content with Dee Fink
    May 10 Voice & Sound
    May 17 Applying Dee Fink's Instructional Design to Designing a MOOC
    May 24 Putting EAT (Experience, Apply, Teach) to the Test. Trey Mireles, Psychology instructor, Madison College
    June 7 Social Collaboration in the Classroom: Student Sharing Strategies

    MOOCs Round Two The learning continues....

    sMOOChers (Smart MOOCs Higher Education Research Subgroup)

    Still thinking about MOOCs. 

    A MOOC about mobile learning.  
    Instructional Design for Mobile Learning (#IDML13) – Free Professional Development This is a micro MOOC which means that it is focused with targeted skill building in the MOOC format. Kickoff event is 4/16/2013, 1pm CT April 15 - May 12, 2013.

    One of my goals is to participate using a mobile device.  I am finding this a little more challenging than I thought.

    Great resource:
    Mobile Media Learning: Amazing Uses of Mobile Devices for Learning by Seann Dikkers, John Martin, Bob Coulter et al. 2012This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 License. Purchase from Lulu.com, or Downloadfor free.

    Encourage. Enable. Engage.

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