calendarSchedule (under construction)

Campus class meet on Tuesdays 7-9pm. The online class will meet in AdobeConnect most of the Thursdays from 5 to 6:30pm PST.

Attendance at these sessions is expected except under extraordinary circumstances. Please come to each session prepared to interact and contribute.

Week
Date Topics and Activities
1
January 26 Jan. 28 for online class

Topic for the week:

Prior to next session:

  • Reading: Morrison: Chaps. 1-2 & 13 (theories)
  • Introduce yourself on Blackboard's discussion board
2
February 2nd/4th for online

Topic for the week:

Technology Tool: pptGoogle in all its Glory! iGoogle, RSS feeds, Blogger, GoogleDocs and more!

Prior to next session:

  • Reading: Morrison: Chaps. 3 (learner analysis)
  • Assignments: Start Instructional Analysis 
  • Post on BB's forum: what theories or principles have you used in design, teaching or training?
3
February 9/11

Topic for the week:

Technology Tool:

Activity: podcast design principles

Prior to next session:

  • Reading: Morrison: Chaps. 4 (task analysis) & 5 (objectives)
  • No-grade Activities: use still image and sound track to make a video using any of the above tools. Keep the learning devices in mind. What design principles to follow if your video is to be viewed on a cell phone, iPod, or PDA?
4
February 16/18

Topic for the week:

Prior to next session:

  • Reading: Morrison: Chaps. 6 (design: sequencing)
  • Post on BB's forum: things you learned from the Morrison book
  • Assignments: Start your 5-minute teaching (you may work in teams of 3, still 5 minutes, like one project)
  • Tools to help you: Youtube stream|Check out the free Adobe Presenter (Minjuan's Tutorial) or Animoto.com
5
February 23/25 (Guest speak: Cathy, and Susan

Topic for the week:

  • A guided tour of Second Life (with Suzanne on campus and Cathy online)
  • 2nd Life in real use: K-12 | 2nd life and virtual worlds | An analysis of 2nd life
  • Social software as instructional tools: twitter, facebook, youtube

Other resources :

Prior to next session:

  • Reading: Morrison: Chaps. 7 (design: strategies)
  • Assignments: Finish your 5-minute teaching


6
March 2/4
  • Campus group: Present in person and use any proper technology
  • Online group: Your 5-minute Teaching (Presentations, either in AdobeConnect or a self-contained quicktime, recording, PPT, etc.) Compress your media files or put online and submit the URL.
  • Technology Tool: Have some creative fun with: Scratch | BefunkyArtsConnected

Prior to next session:

  • Morrison: Chapter 8-9 (instructional message & materials)
7
March 9/11

Topic for the week:

Resources:

Assignments: Start your Final Project: Proposal & Work Plan

Prior to next session:

  • Read Morrison: Chapter 10-11 (about evaluation)
8
March 16/19

Topic for the week:

Prior to next session:

  • Read Morrison: Chapter 10-11 (about evaluation)
  • TPOL (Chap. 5): technologies of online learning
9
March 23/25

Topic for the week: Designing for the Global Audience

Resources:

Prior to next session:

  • Read Morrison: Chapter 12 (conduct evaluations)
10
April 6/8
  • no class meetings: work on your final project
11
April 13/15 (campus--join online section on Thursday)

Topic for the week:

Prior to next session:

  • Read Morrison: Chapter 15 (implementation)
12
April 20/22
  • Develop full Instructional Package and Test part of it.
  • Meet with the instructor if needed
13
April 27/29
work hours (nothing due this week)
14
May 4/6
Present ABOUT your final project (things you learned from the test implementation)
15
May 11/13
Wrap up and closing