Infographics, simulations, and online courses. R2D2 book is out!!!!!!!! May the force be with those who use it! - The World Is Open. Yippie!
My R2D2 book came out July 2nd. Just in time for the firework displays! Bonk, C. J., & Zhang, K. (2008). Empowering Online Learning: 100+ Activities for Reading, Reflecting, Displaying, and Doing. Here is a picture of the cover... This book goes through the Read, Reflect, Display, and Do model for online teaching and learning that Dr. The R2D2 book has 10 chapters totaling 303 total pages. 1. In effect, we have templates for 100 online learning activities for any age group from K-12 to higher education to government, military, and corporate training.
Some "Read" activities: Online Poetry Readings, Online Language Lessons, Online Scavenger Hunts, Audio Dramas, WebQuests, E-Book and Wikibook Reports and Critiques, Text Messanging Course Reminders and Activities, and Online Synchronous Testing. You can order it on Amazon for $40. You cam find the R2D2 model and a 20 percent off order form off my homepage at: Ke Zhang and I hope you enjoy the book. E-tivities - Gilly Salmon. Spotlight: U of T Faculty Share Strategies. The following examples of instructional strategies have been used by U of T Faculty to engage their students in online course activities: The "Teaching Moment" with Document Camera Capture - Jim Wallace (Engineering): Answers students questions using uses features of Echo360 capture software to create a mini-tutorial explaining the theory or concept in detail.
The "Question Of the Week" - Barbara Murck and Monika Havelka (UTM): Engages students in authentic learning by linking course content to students' prior experiences, needs, interests, and motives. The "Lecturette" for Teaching Language - Yulia Mikhailova (Arts and Science): creating very short lecture videos highlighting key learning points in Russian language spelling and grammar using a simple camera and whiteboard set up. Open Educational Resources Directory. The critically acclaimed The Art of Community by Jono Bacon and published by O’Reilly brings together over a decade of experience in growing, empowering, and leading communities to success.
The book includes coverage of: Build Community Strategy Build an effective strategic plan the focusing on growth, collaboration, and meeting stakeholder requirements. Create Awesome Collaboration Coverage of infrastructure, communication, processes and building an effective collaborative on-ramp. Build Excitement and Participation Learn how to get people excited and motivated about your community and goals using a variety of approaches, techniques, and media. Use Social Media Effectively Use social media to grow awareness and active involvement, while avoiding the pitfalls of this growing trend. Learning Objects : Centre for Learning Design and Development : Athabasca University. Teaching With Technology - Activities for eLearning Classes. Inspiration. For more in the series and access to the map: The Master of Land and Water Systems (MLWS) program team has produced a series of videos that introduce the emergence of innovative designs and approaches to urban stormwater management.
The series focuses on stormwater management at three different scales: Property, Neighborhood and Watershed. This series is used in UBC's Urban Watershed Management course (SOIL 516), one of several online Watershed Management course offerings. This series is also useful for developers, students, real estate agents, municipal/regional planners, managers and engineers. Production of these videos is made possible by The Learning Centre at the Faculty of Land and Food Systems. The videos are also associated with an interactive google map showing locations for each video shoot. COFA Online Gateway. Video demonstrations of flipped class, lab and other instructional strategies. MERLOT - Multimedia educational resources for online teaching. Return to MERLOT II Home Page Search all MERLOT Select to go to your profile Click to expand login or register menu Select to go to your workspace Select to go to your Dashboard Report Select to go to your Content Builder Select to log out Search Terms.
Illinois Online Network: Educational Resources : Online Teaching Activity Index. ION is always trying to further the knowledge of online education.
In the course of our research and practice, we come across many best practices in online teaching. This index represents a compilation of those activities to help instructors plan their online and hybrid courses. A complete description of each activity is given, along with examples when possible. Common educational uses of each activity are discussed as well as common educational objectives.
Furthermore, teaching strategies for the given activity are provided. To use the index, first select an activity from the list below. This index is under construction. Learning Objects and Open Courseware -