Wednesday, August 07, 2013

TGIF -- Join the Fishbowl Planning Session Today: Teaching Online for Beginners

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Thirty-first issue, Volume Six

TLT Group TGIF 8.7.2013           
From Group World Headquarters

Look for FridayLive to return on September 13th with “the app guys.”

In the meantime we will be planning a new MOOCow, Teaching Online for Beginners for Very Smart Dummies The series will begin on October 4, 2013 and conclude on November 15, 2013. Join the following “fishbowl” planning sessions:
And contribute to the planning document

We are looking for a team of Designated Learners to participate in the Teaching Online for Beginners course together.. Contact Steve Gilbert,

    Members Exchange Rescheduled:
    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)
    September 25, 2013 3:00 pm Eastern Time
    Leaders: Dale Parker, James Mansfield, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, and others
    (NOTE: Mother nature prevented Dale from Joining us in July as planned. She and James are back!)

    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.

    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 for Very Smart Dummies
    October 4 - Nov 15, 2013
    Presenters; Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey and Others

    Demonstrate, describe, offer experience in teaching/learning online that can be accomplished with imagination, technology, patience... focusing low-threshold options … while respecting more limited, more traditional ways of teaching/learning in online courses.

    The series will consist of four live synchronous sessions and four modules.

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

    Encourage. Enable. Engage.

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