POT MiniConference: 21 January 2010

 

TEC classroom T413

Lab 1: 4610 (mix)

Lab 2: 4607 (PC)

Lab 3: 4622 (all Mac)

Patio

8:30

       

8:45
Coffee

9:00

9:00-9:50
Teaching, Learning and Social Networks

Jim Sullivan
(1 hour)

Social networks have impacted both teaching and learning in the online environment. This workshop will introduce the ins and outs, pros and cons, of social networking for classes. (OT100: Pedagogy)

 

9:00-10:50
Jing - Communicating With Your Students in Video

Robert Kelley

(2 hours)

Jing makes integrating video into your online class a breeze – whether it is for sharing mini-lecturettes, replies to students, demos, or providing students with feedback on their assignments/quizzes. During the first hour, we’ll focus on learning the basics of Jing. In the following half hour, we’ll focus on using Jing to provide your students with a tour or introduction to your class, website, or learning unit. In the last half hour, we’ll explore where to upload your videos (Bb/Moodle, EduStream, ScreenCast, & YouTube; OT200: Design).

Equipment: headsets, webcams, tablets.

   

9:30

9:30-10:50
Customizing Webpages for Your Online Class: Hands-On

Louisa Moon
(1.5 hours)

Ever want to change the look and feel of your class pages, in Blackboard or elsewhere? Learn how some simple tips can help you create what you want. (OT200: Design)

   

10:00

10:00-10:50
Building Community in Your Online Class
Pilar Hernández
(1 hour)

   

10:30

Learn how to create community in your online classes, from social networking to student practice and engagement to assessment. (OT100: Pedagogy)

10:30-11:20
Let's Make Movies with iMovie

Pablo Martin
(1 hour)

Come and make a movie(s) for your online class or component. It's easy, even fun, and you'll leave with a movie file that's viewable on both Macs and PCs. (iMovie is very easy to use, but it is a Mac program. PC users are invited!)
(OT200: Tech Apps)

 

11:00

11:00-11:50
Adventures in Online Pedagogy
Jim Sullivan and Lisa M. Lane
(1 hour)

What's new these days in the study and pedagogy of online teaching? Join the discussion of current ideas in the field. (OT500: Current Trends)

 

11:15- 12:45
a-WIMBA-weh, a-WIMBA-weh: Wimba for Communications

Pilar Hernández
(1.5 hours)

MCC has a license for Wimba voice, which can be integrated into Blackboard. Voice announcements, threaded voice discussion boards, voice-enabled email, embedded voice within course pages, podcasts, as well as live group discussions and debates. (OT300: Tech Apps)

 

11:30

11:30-12:50
Drop-in Work Session

Robert Kelley and Linda Shaffer

(1.5 hours)

Creating or improving upon your online courses or materials? Join your fellow instructors in the lab during this 90 minute open work session. Experienced faculty will be on hand to answer questions and assist in course or online element development. (OT400: Experiential)

 

LUNCH
ON
PATIO

11:30-1:00

12:00

12:00-12:50

Vibrant Online Discussions
Julie Vignato
(1 hour)

All too often, online discussion can become a stack of "me too" posts. Learn how to add life to discussions by using visual sources to create deeper commentary.
(OT100: Pedagogy)

 

12:30

 

12:30-1:50
Ning: Hands-on Lab
Jim Sullivan
(1 hour)

Creating a Ning means creating your own private social network just for your class. (OT200: Tech Apps)

1:00

 

1:00-1:50
Get Over Yourself: Talking Head Video for the Morbidly Self-Conscious
Janeen Apalatea
(1 hour)

Learn why and how to make a quick and easy short video clip to introduce yourself to your students.
(OT200: Tech Apps)

1:00 -1:50
Build a Quick Wiki: Hands-On

Donna Marques
(1 hour)

Donna will introduce the whys and hows of using wikis for all kinds of classes (on-site, online and hybrid), then walk you through building your own wiki.
(OT200: Tech Apps)

 

1:30

     

2:00

2:00-3:20
Online Instructors Roundtable

Lisa M. Lane
Janeen Apalatea
Robert Kelley
Linda Shaffer
Jill Malone
Sam Arenivar
Pilar Hernández
TBA

(1.5 hours)

Join us to discuss current trends, issues and techniques with this roundtable of experienced online and hybrid instructors. (OT100: Pedagogy or OT500: Current Trends)

       

2:30

       

3:00