Thirtieth issue, Volume Six
TLT Group TGIF 7.30.2013
From Group World Headquarters
August is about continuing to enjoy summer and planning for a new season. Look for FridayLive to return on September 13th with “the app guys.” In the meantime we will be planning a new MOOCow, Teaching Online for Beginners for Very Smart Dummies The series will begin on October 4, 2013 and conclude on November 15, 2013. Join the following “fishbowl” planning sessions:And contribute to the planning documentYou are welcome to join a small group charged with drafting outcomes. We will meet August 1st at 10:00 AM ET in tlt.gs/login. This link will take you to notes from the last planning meeting.We are also looking for a team of Designated Learners. Contact Steve Gilbert, firstname.lastname@example.org
More from the TLT-SWG Bloghttp://tlt-swg.blogspot.com/
Members Exchange Rescheduled:DIIGO for Beginners - Specific Uses for Very Smart Dummies (who have a sense of humor!)(This session is free to TLT Group Members.Fee to others)September 25, 2013 3:00 pm Eastern TimeLeaders: Dale Parker, James Mansfield, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, and others(NOTE: Mother nature prevented Dale from Joining us in July as planned. She and James are back!)
This is the next in our Designated Learner series.
DIIGO is a content curation tool
Dale Parker, Designated Teacher, will walk James Mansfield, Designated Learner, through how to use DIIGO to do the following DIIGO basics:
- Download the tool bar
- Organize web pages
- Share web pages
Beginning online teachers should find this session especially useful.
In preparation for the session, create an account in DIIGO https://www.diigo.com/ and assemble some electronic resources that you would like to collect and share.
This link will take you the lessons that are emerging from our Designated Learner instructional strategy experimentation.
Up-coming FridayLive! schedule:
Sept. 13 There's an Ap for that 4.0Sept. 20 Social Collaboration in the Classroom: Student Sharing Strategies with Penny Kuckkahn
Sept. 27 Change that Sticks – Sustainable Strategies for Engaging Faculty Wisdom and Growing Student LearningOctober 4 MOOCow: Teaching Online for Beginners #1
MOOCs Round FOUR
Teaching Online for BeginnersschMOOC/MOOCOWOctober 4 - November 15, 2013
TLT MOOCow - Teaching Online for Beginners for Very Smart DummiesOctober 4 - Nov 15, 2013Presenters; Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey and OthersDemonstrate, describe, offer experience in teaching/learning online that can be accomplished with imagination, technology, patience... focusing low-threshold options … while respecting more limited, more traditional ways of teaching/learning in online courses.The series will consist of four live synchronous sessions and four modules.
NOTE: we are looking for a group from an institution interested in participating in the MOOCow together. Contact Steve Gilbert email@example.com
Encourage. Enable. Engage.