Monday, August 5, 2013

TGIF -- Teaching Online for Beginners, Fish Bowl Planning Sessions


Posted: 30 Jul 2013 08:46 PM PDT
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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

· August 7th, 3:00 PM ET

· August 14, 3:00 PM ET

· September 11, NOON ET

    contribute to the
 planning document


    are welcome to join a small group charged with drafting outcomes.  We
    will meet August 1st at 10:00 AM ET in 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,

Join TLT Group - Membership Benefits!

More from the TLT-SWG Blog


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 Time
Leaders: 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

This is the next in our Designated Learner
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  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 4.0
Sept. 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 Learning
October 4   MOOCow:
    Teaching Online for Beginners #1

Teaching Online for Beginners
October 4 - November 15, 2013




TLT MOOCow - Teaching Online for Beginners for
    Very Smart Dummies

October 4 - Nov 15, 2013

Register Here!

Presenters; Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey and Others

Demonstrate, 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

Encourage. Enable. Engage.


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