Wednesday, July 10, 2013

TGIF: Two events this week: DIIGO and Teaching Online for Beginners Planning Session

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Twenty-seventh issue, Volume Six

TLT Group TGIF 7.10.2013           
From Group World Headquarters

Two events this week:

Join TLT Group - Membership Benefits!

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    Members Exchange:
    DIIGO for Beginners - Specific Uses for Very Smart Dummies (who have a sense of humor!)
    (This session is free to TLT Group Members.
    Fee to others)
    July 10, 2013 3:00 pm Eastern Time

    Leaders: Dale Parker, James Mansfield, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, and others

    This is the next in our Designated Learner series.

    DIIGO is a content curation tool

    Dale Parker, Designated Teacher, will walk James Mansfield,  Designated Learner, through how to use DIIGO to do the following DIIGO basics:

    • Download the tool bar
    • Organize web pages
    • Share web pages
    Beginning online teachers  should find this session especially useful.

    In preparation for the session, create an account in DIIGO  and assemble some electronic resources that you would like to collect and share.

    This link will take you the lessons that are emerging from our Designated Learner instructional strategy experimentation.


    MOOCOW Planning Fishbowl Open to All July 12, 2013 2-3 pm Eastern
    Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey and others

    Teaching Online for Beginners [for Very Smart Dummies] A Curriculum for Online “Course,”
    MOOCow, Coaching/Mentoring
    MOOCow= Massive Open Online Course Or Whatever
    Help from/for? Silver Cloudians

    Visit working draft Website

    Participate, brainstorm with others to continue to construct a pedagogically sound MOOC starting in October. The focus will be on developing outcomes for the “guided path” AND for the DIY path.

    Please consider joining and adding to our DIIGO Teaching Online for Beginners Repository

    Up-coming  FridayLive! schedule:
    Sept. 13  There's an Ap for that 4.0
    Sept. 20  Social Collaboration in the Classroom: Student Sharing Strategies with Penny Kuckkahn
    Sept. 27  Change that Sticks – Sustainable Strategies for Engaging Faculty Wisdom and Growing Student Learning
    October 4   MOOCow: Teaching Online for Beginners #1

    MOOCs Round FOUR

    Teaching Online for Beginners
    October 4 - November 15, 2013

    TLT MOOCow - Teaching Online for Beginners

    October 4 - Nov 15, 2013
    A Curriculum for Online “Course,” MOOCow, Coaching/Mentoring

    The series will begin on October 4, 2013 and conclude on November 15, 2013. It will consist of four live synchronous sessions (see schedule below) and four modules. The Central Course Communication page is now available.
    Presenters; Steve Gilbert and Beth Dailey and Others

    NOTE: we are looking for a group from an institution interesting in participating in the MOOCow together.  Contact Steve Gilbert

    Encourage. Enable. Engage.

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