Tuesday, June 10, 2014

TGIF: Creating a Mini Self-Intro Video: Wednesday and FridayLive

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Thirty-ninth issue Volume Seven

TLT Group TGIF 6.10.2014           
From Group World Headquarters

Self-intro video - what applications have you used or would you recommend?  Please consider sharing your examples and ideas here or tweet using #tltgTOL4B. Please consider joining us on Wednesday and Friday as we create self intro videos using Screencast-O-Matic and YouTube.


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    More from the TLT-SWG Blog

    Members Exchange
    Easing into Twitter Chatting* about Self Intro Videos
    Date: June 11, 2014
    Time: 2:30 - 4:00 pm Eastern Time
    Leaders: Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, and others

    2:30 PM ET. We will meet in the TLT Adobe Connect Room to go over Twitter chatting basics and how to log into the TweetChat room we will be using.

    3:00 - 4:00 PM ET. Chat with veteran online faculty regarding the use of video in their online classes. We will also be discussing the Self Introduction Video Rubric You can either observe the Twitter Chat through the Adobe Connect interface and/or join in the actual chat. We will follow this hashtag, #tltgTOL4B and use this TweetChat room

    PREREQUISITE: Create a Twitter account, if you do not already have one.


    *Twitter chats are asynchronous conversations that happen on Twitter around a unique hashtag. We will first go over the basics and then you have the option to observe or join in on a Twitter Chat scheduled for the TOL4B MOOCers. To participate in the Twitter chat you will need to create a  Twitter account.

    NOTE: TOL4B MOOCow participants have been invited to join TLT Members for this event.
    MOOCOW = Massively Open Online Course (Or Whatever) -- designed to capture the flexible and experimental nature of this course

    Upcoming Member Exchange event
    June 18: Learning More about Planning, Producing, Editing and Publishing Self-Intro Videos (TOL4B)

    Video Self-Introductions for Teaching and Learning 
    Part 2: Screencast-O-Matic and YouTube Demonstrations (TOL4B)
    Date: June 13, 2014
    Time: 2:00 PM ET  
    Presenters; Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, Irene Knokh, and Others

    The goal of this Designated Learner session is to produce your own mini self-intro video. We will demonstrate how to use Screencast-O-Matic. You will then produce a mini self-intro video and upload it to YouTube right during the session. To accomplish these goals you will what to complete the following tasks before the session:
    1. CREATE account(s) for YouTube (use your Google Account)  and Screencast-O-Matic.  These are the tools we will demonstrating.
    2. EXPLORE some sample self intro videos
    3. DRAFT a self intro script, This link will take you to some guidelines.
    4. LOCATE 2 digital images that you will use for your introduction i.e. an image of yourself and one representing your college or discipline.

    Link to MOOCow Schedule

    MOOCOW = Massively Open Online Course (Or Whatever) -- designed to capture the flexible and experimental nature of this course.

    Up-coming  FridayLive! schedule:
    June 20 Copyright and Accessibility Considerations for Videos Developed by Faculty and Students (TOL4B)
    June 27 A Conversation with Tom Angelo re: Assessment

      MOOCs Round Six
      MOOCow Teaching Online for Beginners (TOL4B)

      MOOCOW = Massively Open Online Course (Or Whatever) -- designed to capture the flexible and experimental nature of this course.
      Join the planning and help further shape the MOOCow:

      Link to planning document

      Provide feedback on tools and strategies to be included.  Link to survey.

      Teaching Online for Beginners (TOL4B)   May 11 - June, 27, 2014
      Presenters; Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey and Others
      Link to home base website

      DescriptionTeaching Online for Beginners (TOL4B) is a Massive Open Online Course or Whatever (MOOCow) designed to help you, as a successful faculty member in higher education, begin to teach entirely online or include more online resources and activities in your courses. You care about your students and their learning. 

      You care about your students and their learning. You are busy and will continue to be busy. By sampling available options, benefits and drawbacks to teaching online you will cross the starting line. You will experience and experiment with a variety of easy to learn, reliable, widely accessible and least expensive tools and resources and strategies related to creating social presence and building community online.

      You will realize teaching and learning online does not necessarily mean teaching and learning alone, does not require being overworked, giving up your best teaching or losing meaningful contact with students. It can be satisfying and fun.

      The "Action" path through the MOOCow is designed to help you achieve a variety of learning outcomes and ultimately produce a self-introductory video which will become part of a more complete introductory unit in an online course, as per rubric. You may also want to chose a Design It Yourself (DIY) path to meet your own learning goals.

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