Month: March 2011

Using Mediated Reflective Writing in Online and Blended Courses

Posted by on March 30, 2011

Presenters from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: Matt Russell russelmr@uwm.eduDylan Barth djbarth@uwm.eduGerald Bergstrom bergtrom@uwm.edu [ SLOAN-C Proceedings Web Site ] Reflective writing is ideally suited for experiential learning. Dylan’s part focused on using reflective writing in a blended English composition course. His course is a blended course with 24 students. It is focused on research writing and […]

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Blended General Education Mathematics – Been There, Done That!

Posted by on March 30, 2011

Presenter: Jan Costenbader (Depaul University) jcostenb@depaul.edu[ SLOAN-C Proceedings Web Site ] He is a senior instructional technology consultant at DePaul University. His objectives for the presentation are to share the design process for moving to a blended course, how lessons learned during the process were applied to a rework. Math 101, the course Jan teaches, […]

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Understanding What Students are Doing: An Internal Combustion Engine of eLearning

Posted by on March 30, 2011

Presenter:John Kaliski (Minnesota State University) John’s purpose of his research is to capture some student behavior from their Learning Management System (LMS). How often and for how long students log into the system When students access reading material and notes When students start online assignments How long students take to complete assignments How productive discussion […]

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Preparing the Teachers of Tomorrow Today in Large Blended Classes

Posted by on March 30, 2011

Presenter: George Morrison (University of North Texas) george.morrison@unt.edu [ SLOAN-C Proceedings Web Site ] George defines “large” as 100+, which also fits the definition of large classes at S&T. Most classes fall well below this definition. We engaged with each other in an experiential learning exercise–first we described a picture of an orange, then he […]

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ADDIE plus Bloom’s Taxonomy Equals Optimal Blended Teaching and Learning

Posted by on March 30, 2011

Presenter: Celina Byers (University of Minnesota)  cbyers@umn.edu [ SLOAN-C Proceedings Web Site ] Celina’s goal was to take Master-level students from “declarative knowledge” to a “procedural level” to full fluency of the information. ADDIE is a very common course development method. We introduce it and use it in our own CyberEd course. ADDIE – Analysis, […]

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EdTech Travels to SLOAN-C Conference on March 28-29, 2001

Posted by on March 28, 2011

The Educational Technology group (at least the “Ed” side consisting of Meg Brady, Angie Hammons, Julie Phelps, Barb Wilkins, and Malcolm Hays) are traveling to the 8th Annual Sloan Consortium Conference in Chicago on March 28-29, 2001. This conference is primarily about blended learning strategies. Over the next few days, we hope to bring you […]

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CLC Software Request Process for Fall 2011 Now Open!

Posted by on March 22, 2011

EdTech and IT are opening up the CLC software request process for instructors who need specific software packages installed in computer learning centers across campus. The software request web-based application is available at:     http://tinyurl.com/CLCSoftwareRequest Please enter all software requests before close of business on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. Software currently available in each of […]

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Blackboard Maintenance on Sunday, March 20, 2011

Posted by on March 16, 2011

IT will be performing Blackboard maintenance on Sunday, March 20, 2011, starting at 12:01 a.m. Blackboard will be unavailable for 6 hours between midnight and 6 a.m. This maintenance will prepare the Blackboard environment for an important upgrade between Spring and Summer semesters. Please call the Help Desk with questions about this or any other […]

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TLT Conference Impressions

Posted by on March 11, 2011

Friday Session

Posted by on March 11, 2011

Dr. Katie Grantham leverages YouTube to teach her students about ethnographic data collection and focus groups in her risk management and new product development courses.

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