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Second issue, Volume Eight
|TLT Group TGIF 9.10.14|
| From TLT Group World|
Thank you Stephen Kaufman and Jill Phipps (The University of Akron)for a great session on gamification in hybrid courses. You gave us many new ideas. For example, ForAllRubrics, a site to use for posting student badges. We would like to hear from you! Would like to learn more about badges and about this site. Also let us know if you have expertise in this area you would like to share. Survey link
Those who register for the Book Discussion and How to Series “Learning Out Loud with VoiceThread”will receive a complimentary copy of Michelle Pacansky-Brock’s bookHow to Humanize Your Online Class with VoiceThread.
You will also be able to engage in conversation with Michelle.
Become a new member or renew your membership and receive a headset for $100.00 (USD)
You can become an individual member without a headset for $75.00 (USD).
Did you know…
|More from the TLT-SWG Blog|
Blog post from Michelle Pacansky-BrockVoiceThreading Learning Opportunities Ahead!
| Members Exchange,THURSDAY|
Learning Out Loud with VoiceThread: THE BASICS (Book Discussion and “How To” Series)
DATE: September 18, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM ET
Presenters: Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, and others
This session is designed for those new to VoiceThread and for those who may want a refresher in preparation for the next session on more advanced features.
To prepare for this learning experience, complete the following prior to the session:
If you want to delve a little deeper into VoiceThread. We are also offering a book discussion and how series.Check it out.
Upcoming Member Exchange events
September 24th Learning Out Loud with VoiceThread: BEYOND THE BASICS (Book Discussion and “How To” Series)October 8, 2014 SMART PHONES - "MOBILE LEARNING" - including use of voice
October 1, 2014 Keeping Up
Learning Out Loud: “How to Humanize Your Online Course with VoiceThread”
Date: September 19, 2014
Time:2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all
Presenters:Michelle Pacansky-Brock, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, TLT Group and others
A conversation with the author of“How to Humanize Your Online Class with VoiceThread,”Michelle Pacansky-Brock. This interactive session is intended for VoiceThread beginners who are seeking to learn more about the unique benefits that VoiceThread brings to the college teaching experience. Michelle will draw largely upon her own teaching experiences and will share findings from an ongoing study about how learning out loud is impacting her community college learners. There will also be opportunities for Q & A.
As always, we invite you to become a TLT member if you are not already. Join us by following thislink. Direct your membership questions to Sally Gilbert
September 26th Good Enough for Other People’s Children?October 3rd Insights from a First Time Online Teacher
| Book Discussion and “How To” Series || Book Discussion and “How To” Series, Learning Out Loud with VoiceThread|
Synchronous events: Sept 18th, Sept. 24th, Oct.15th 2014 at 3:00 PM ET
Asynchronous discussions will take place each week using VoiceThread to support your learning of content introduced in our synchronous events.
Time: 3:00 PM ET
Presenters: Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, Michelle Pacansky-Brock, and others
Register Here for the Series
The series will be anchored around Michelle Pacansky-Brock's eBook,
How to Humanize Your Online Class with VoiceThread. Using voice in an online environment has many benefits one of which is to create a more "real," a more human, online experience for our learners.
The events will include one webinar that will be free and open to the public (FridayLive, Sept 19th) followed by a series of deeper dive experiences designed to engage participants in group dialogue and reflection about the eBook's narrative which is designed to support an individual's pedagogical growth, experimentation and development..
This series is open to members of the TLT Group and will include:
After Oct 15th Continue the learning in the VoiceThread Google+ Community.
Below are the dates of the synchronous events:
Learning Out Loud with VoiceThread: A Conversation with Author Michelle Pacansky-Brock
Continue the conversation using VT Google+ Community
All TLT Group Members and subscribers are welcome to attend and participate. We invite you to become a member, if you are not already. Join us by following this link. Direct your membership questions to Sally Gilbertsallygilbert@tltgroup.org.
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