Monday, October 27, 2014

TGIF: What I Wish I Knew about Learning Online & Adobe Connect: ALL THIS WEEK

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Ninth issue, Volume Eight
 TLT Group TGIF 10.28.14
 From TLT Group World
Thank you to Lisa Star from Educause for introducing us to Padlet last week during
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FridayLive. In our effort to continue learning forward, Lisa has created a Padlet for us to share examples of how we have used Padlet or are planning to use Padlet,

Book Discussions - "Make It Stick"
The Cognitive Science Book Discussion series starts on November 7th as we discussMake it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning."
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There are several ways to participate:
  1. Get your bookNOWand start reading.
  2. Come without reading the book or reviews.
Register for the eventhereand see more information about the entire series below

TLT Membership
Become a new member or renew your membership and receive a headset for $100.00 (USD)
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Adobe Connect 9.3 Whiteboard Tool - The Basics and Ideas for Use

 Members Exchange
Teachers Share Adobe Connect Lessons Learned
DATE: October 29th, 2014
TIME: 3-4 pm Eastern
PRESENTERS: Steve Gilbert - TLT Group,Robin Dewald & Susan Woerner - Excelsior College, Milena Dunn - Charles Sturt University, James Wu - Academy of Art University, Nicki Ugalde -  MnSCU


Invited panelists will describe and demonstrate 2 or 3 uses of Adobe Connect and 1 or 2 features to avoid. The demonstration will take place using the most recent upgraded version of Adobe Connect, 9.3.

Upcoming Member Exchange events
November 5, 2014 Keeping Up - Semi-Stone Soup: Share Something New, Useful
December 3, 2014 Keeping Up - Semi-Stone Soup: Share Something New, Useful
What I Wish Someone Had Told MeBefore I Started Learning Online
Date: October 31, 2014  
Time:2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all
Presenters: Giselle Pempedjian, instructor of English and the supervisor/coordinator of the English Language Laboratory in the Department of Humanities at LAU Beirut, Students at LAU, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey - TLT Group.

DESCRIPTION Candid exchange among first-time online students. What do you wish someone had told you before you started?  What would you like to tell someone about to start?
Up-coming FridayLive events
November 7, 2014 Book Discussion Series - Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning
November 14, 2014 Blended Learning as Cuisine: Discovering Your Inner Chef
November 21, 2014 Sharing and Exploring Ways to Use Technology in Support of Students
December 5, 2014 Book Discussion Series - The App Generation......
January 9, 2015  Book Discussion Series - Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

 Book Discussion and “How To” Series

 Cognitive Science Book Discussion Series
The focus of this series is to assist in applying cognitive science & brain research to teaching/learning principles, strategies, practices.
Three different books will be discussed.  The 1st is a general audience, non-fiction selection, the 2nd is a scholarly selection and the 3rd is fiction.

We encourage you to access the book and read it prior to the session. Of course, you can always join the conversation and later read the book. The dates and registration information are below:
  • November 7, 2014. GENERAL AUDIENCE, NON-FICTION.
Brown, P.C., Roediger, H.L. & McDaniel, M.A. (2014).  Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.Cambridge, MA: Harvard U. PressRegister Here
  • December 5, 2014. SCHOLARLY.
Gardner, H. & Davis, K. (2013).The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World.New Haven: Yale U. Press.Register Here
  • January 9, 2015. FICTION.
Sloan, Robin (2013)  Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore,Picador, New York, NY. (It's a novel, but it deals (colorfully and rivetingly) with the clash between so-called Old Knowledge (books) and New Knowledge (internet and other virtual forms of communication). Not only that, it's a great read--funny, swashbuckling, and serious by turns.)
Register Here 

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