eLearning Summer Bootcamp for Faculty

Through a grant, we have a unique opportunity to bring a 2-day eLearning training workshop to our doorstep.  Whether you teach a traditional or online course (or something in between) you will leave this workshop with the practical knowledge you can apply right away.

Where:  Kirk Library, Centralia College

When:  July 17 – July 18  (July 17 is face-to-face, July 18 is flex — choice of online or f2f)

Reserve your spot:  Sue Gallaway, x304, sgallaway@centralia.edu

Check out the schedule:

Day One (f2f):

9:00-10:30 Introduction: Building an Architecture of Participation

  1. Outline of the Weekend
  2. Advantages and Limitations of eLearning
  3. Difference between traditional and eLearning environments (a conversation)

10:45-12:00 Learning Management Systems: Teaching in the “Nearly Now”

  1. Organizing a Course Presented Asynchronously
  2. Creating Different Types of Content
  3. Assessment and Gradebook

1:00-2:30 A Quality Online Classroom: Building in the Clouds

  1. Audio: Skype, Audacity, and iTunes
  2. Slideshare and Slidecasting
  3. Flash Video: Youtube, Blip, Vimeo, & Viddler
  4. Scribd: Maps & Documents

2:45-4:00 Synchronous eLearning: Playing to a Live Audience

  1. A Continuum of Asynchronous and Synchronous Interaction?
  2. Webinar Options: Elluminate, DimDim, Screencast, etc.
  3. Tips for Running a Successful Session


Day Two (online):

9:00-10:30 Intellectual Property and Fair Use

  1. Introduction to Copyright
  2. Introduction to Fair Use
  3. Best Practice for Educators

10:45-12:00 Open Educational Resources: Developing a Culture of Sharing and Receiving

  1. Google is Flattening the World
  2. MIT Opens its Doors
  3. Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

1:00-2:30 Building Community in an Online Environment

  1. Setting the Rules/Creating a Safe Space
  2. Fostering Real Human Interaction
  3. Remote Collaboration

2:45-4:00 Blogs, Wikis, and Syndication: The Virtual Classroom

  1. Blogging as Independent Thinking
  2. Wikis for Collaboration and Purpose
  3. Serendipity and RSS: Finding by Design

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