Teaching in Blended and Online Learning Environments

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<ul><li> 1. Teaching in Blended &amp; Online Learning Environments </li> <li> 2. <ul><li> http://todaysmeet.com/blend </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Ask questions! </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Provide feedback! </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Collaborate with others! </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 3. Introductions <ul><li>Kim Bell- Client Services </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>@kibel77 </li></ul><ul><li>Tiffany Kelley- Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>@techietiff68 </li></ul><ul><li>Angela Christopher- Enrollment </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>@avchristopher </li></ul><ul><li>www.AestheTECH.weebly.com/blog.html </li></ul></li> <li> 4. Agenda <ul><li><ul><li>Overview of the e 4 TN program </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Blended learning </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Teaching online </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Interactive Tools: Web 2.0 </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 5. </li> <li> 6. What is a primary reason teachers do not incorporate more differentiated instruction? lack of Time Resources Support </li> <li> 7. According to John Watson, online learning has become an increasingly important component of K-12 education with the growth being driven primarily by state-led online programs. Watson, John. "Blending Learning: The Convergence of Online and Face-to-Face Education." Promising Practices in Online Learning (2010): 18. </li> <li> 8. www.e4tn.org Tennessees State Led Online Program </li> <li> 9. e 4 TN is a grant funded initiative that provides Tennessee teachers the opportunity to develop online Carnegie credit courses that are rigorous, engaging and aligned to Tennessee standards, to include core courses and electives such as foreign languages. </li> <li> 10. Dan Long Executive Director - Assessment , Evaluation, Research and e-Learning dan.long@state.tn.us 615.253.5031 Dr. Wendy Oliver Director, e 4 TN , Leadership Team 423.209.8810 [email_address] </li> <li> 11. </li> <li> 12. </li> <li> 13. Think? If you could meet the needs of diverse learners </li> <li> 14. <ul><li><ul><li>How does blended learning fit into current conceptions of online learning? </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>How does blended learning help engage students and support their academic success? </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>How are online learning and face-to-face instruction being combined effectively? </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Is blended learning meeting unique student needs that neither fully online nor face-to-face models can achieve? </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>What digital content and curricula are being used in blended learning? </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 15. Group Work NACOL Blended Learning: The Convergence of Online and Face-to-Face Education </li> <li> 16. Standards Based Curriculum https://www.e4tn.org Students and Parents Course Catalog Course Outline: Learning Objects and TN Standards Correlation </li> <li> 17. What does digital content look like? https://www.e4tn.org Click Go to Class Username: e4tnfacilitator Password: spring2011 </li> <li> 18. Blended Learning in Action Freshman Academy Physics </li> <li> 19. Scope and Sequence Resources Available to TN Teachers and Administrators Audit Curriculum </li> <li> 20. Teaching Strategies Blended vs. Online </li> <li> 21. Teaching: Blended vs. Online <ul><li>Blended Teaching </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>"F2F enhancement" </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>F2F teaching combined with Online Components </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Student performance better than F2F alone 1 </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Benefits: </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>flexibility </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>allows for better use of time during F2F </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>appeals to multiple learning styles </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>current information </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li>Online Teaching </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li> "F2F Alternative" </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li> Strictly online </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li> Student performance same as F2F 1 </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Benefits: </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li> flexibility </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li> review often </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li> "quiet" students inclined to communicate </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>curriculum - real time updates </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 22. Blended Teaching <ul><li>"Overall, the meta-analysis found that students who took part of their class online performed better, on average, than those taking the same course through traditional face to face instruction." - USDOE's "Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning" 1 </li></ul>"Blended learning, combining the best elements of online and face-to-face education, is likely to emerge as the predominant teaching model of the future." 3 - Promising Practices in Online Learning: Blended Learning: The Convergence of Online and Face-to-Face Education </li> <li> 23. Blended Teaching <ul><li><ul><li>Shift from lecture to student centered learning </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Use of web-based resources to supplement, add dimension or perspective </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>videos </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>interactive sites </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>collaboration </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>student created products </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Teacher acts as facilitator </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li> Students take ownership of learning </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li> Best of Both Worlds </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 24. Online Teaching <ul><li><ul><li>Learning Management System (LMS) </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Teacher acts as Facilitator </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Engaging Learning Environment </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Asynchronous </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>teacher and student accessing at different times </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Synchronous </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>teacher and student online at same time </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Schedule Flexibility </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li> Let's login as an online teacher! </li></ul><ul><li> www.d2l-e4tn.org </li></ul></li> <li> 25. </li> <li> 26. VOCAL <ul><li><ul><li>V isible </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>O rganized </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>C ompassionate </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>A nalytical </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>L ead by Example </li></ul></li></ul>Adopted from John Savery - http://www.ncolr.org/jiol/issues/pdf/9.3.2.pdf </li> <li> 27. How can online teachers engage these 21 st century students? <ul><li><ul><li>Graphics </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Color </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Links </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 28. <ul><li><ul><li>Graphics &amp; Color </li></ul></li></ul>Lets try it! </li> <li> 29. <ul><li><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></li></ul>Lets try it! </li> <li> 30. <ul><li><ul><li>Links </li></ul></li></ul>Lets try it! </li> <li> 31. Web 2.0 Interactive Technology </li> <li> 32. by: Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D . </li> <li> 33. Interactive Tools <ul><li><ul><li>Interactive </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>User generated content </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Collective knowledge </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Youtube </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Real time </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Artificial Intelligence </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Semantic </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Intelligent search </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>behavioral advertising </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Bing's reference search </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Google Map App (real time driving conditions, traffic, &amp; street views) </li></ul></li></ul>Web 3.0 Web 2.0 </li> <li> 34. TPACK <ul><li>Total PACKage </li></ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li>= what we teach </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>= how we teach </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>= how to use achieve learning goals </li></ul></li> <li> 35. Why? <ul><li>e are preparing our children for jobs that do not exist today. </li></ul><ul><li>e need life-long learners. </li></ul><ul><li>e need to make the learning "stick." </li></ul>W W W </li> <li> 36. Many tools </li> <li> 37. We NEED Life-Long Learners Where do we start? </li> <li> 38. You do not have to be an expert. YOUR students become the experts! </li> <li> 39. Let's try... Twiddla: http://www.twiddla.com/ </li> <li> 40. TypeWith.me http://www.typewith.me/ </li> <li> 41. It's about learning... <ul><li> teach them HOW to learn </li></ul><ul><li> ENGAGE them, let them engage </li></ul><ul><li> make it MEANINGFUL </li></ul><ul><li> let them be PRODUCTIVE </li></ul></li> <li> 42. Shared knowledge <ul><li><ul><li>Wikis- Coast to Coast </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Blogs Mrs. Cassidys Classroom Blog </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Social Networks- ArtEd 2.0 </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Edmoto </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 43. ToonDoo <ul><li>www.toondoo.com </li></ul>Let's try it! </li> <li> 44. Maps <ul><li><ul><li>Google Earth Memphis </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Mapwing Coral Reefs </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Nike+ - Physical Education </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 45. Digital Stories <ul><li><ul><li>VoiceThread Romare Bearden </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Prezi Landslides </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Animoto Stockmarket </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 46. Collaboration Lets try it! </li> <li> 47. Keep collaborating! <ul><li>Edmodo </li></ul>Gliffy - </li> <li> 48. More... <ul><li><ul><li>Voki </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Diigo and Delicious </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 49. Web 2.0 for Blended &amp; Online Learning <ul><li><ul><li>Group projects </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Student products (video, audio, e-portfolios) </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Differentiated instruction </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Embed artifacts directly into a class wiki, webpage, or learning management system (Voicethread, Wordle, Audacity, etc.) </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 50. Want more? <ul><li>21 Things For The 21st Century Educator - The purpose of this resource is to provide "Just in Time" training through an online interface for K-12 educators based on the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T). </li></ul></li> <li> 51. Thank you! Find these links &amp; more at on the conference wiki </li> <li> 52. References <ul><li>1 Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning </li></ul><ul><li> - http://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/eval/tech/evidence-based-practices/finalreport.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>2 Fast Facts about Online Learning </li></ul><ul><li> - http://www.inacol.org/press/docs/nacol_fast_facts.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>3 Promising Practices in Online Learning: Blended Learning: The Convergence of Online and Face-to-Face Education </li></ul><ul><li> - http://www.inacol.org/research/promisingpractices/NACOL_PP-BlendedLearning-lr.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Be VOCAL, Characteristics of Successful Online Instructors </li></ul><ul><li>- John R. Savery, University of Akron </li></ul><ul><li>TPACK Graphic: http://tpack.org/ </li></ul></li> </ul>