Tuesday, September 17, 2013

TGIF -- Tips on Enhancing Online Collaboration, FridayLive

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Third issue, Volume Seven

TLT Group TGIF 9.17.2013           
From Group World Headquarters

Social Collaboration in the Classroom: Student Sharing Strategies Penny Kuckkahn returns to FridayLive September 20th to share the second phase of her framework for developing social collaboration through sharing.

Teaching Online for Beginners for Very Smart Dummies The series begins on October 4, 2013 and concludes on November 15, 2013. There are several ways for you to be involved:
  • Participate or observe the PLANNING, tlt.gs/login.  
9/18/13, 4:00 PM ET
9/19/13, 4:00 PM ET
Planning document link.
Course goals and schedule link.
Course flow link.

    Members Exchange Kicks Off on September 25th
    DIIGO for Beginners - Specific Uses for Very Smart Dummies (who have a sense of humor!) This is the next in our Designated Learner series.
    September 25, 2013 3:00 pm Eastern Time
    Leaders: Dale Parker, James Mansfield, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, and others
    (This session is free to TLT Group Members. Fee to others)

    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  https://www.diigo.com/ 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.

    Social Collaboration in the Classroom: Student Sharing Strategies

    September 20, 2013  2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all. Register Here
    Presenters;  Penny Kuckkahn  Nicolet College

    Penny Kuckkahn, instructional designer from Nicolet College, returns to share more of her journey into the big “pie in the sky” world of social media. She will focus on the "Sharing" aspect of her pedagogical framework for developing social collaboration.
    Penny authored the most recent League for Innovations Cross Paper, "Building Connections through Social Collaboration." This link will take you to the publication. You can also follow Penny through her blog.

    Up-coming  FridayLive! schedule:
    Sept. 27  Change that Sticks – Sustainable Strategies for Engaging Faculty Wisdom and Growing Student Learning
    October 4   MOOCow: Teaching Online for Beginners - Getting Started
    October 11 The Why and How of Using Facebook to Improve Community College Student Success

    MOOCs Round FOUR

    Teaching Online for Beginners
    October 4 - November 15, 2013

    Participate or observe the PLANNING, tlt.gs/login.  
    Next planning session:
    • 9/18/13, 4:00 PM ET
    • 9/19/13, 4:00 PM ET
    Planning document link.
    Course goals and schedule link.
    Course flow link. 

    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, three TLT Member Google Hangouts with veteran online faculty and many ways for you to chose your own path and create your own experiences over a 6 week period of time.

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

    Encourage. Enable. Engage.

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