May 2011 Archives

The Power of Hybrid and Online Teaching & Learning

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A Regional Colloquy facilitated by Penn State Harrisburg and Penn State Erie, and sponsored by The Schreyer Institute for Teaching Effectiveness, was held May 11, 2011 (see schedule details). The Harrisburg location had 60 attendees from 10 campuses, a morning keynote, and 10 concurrent sessions. Below is a listing of the sessions held at Harrisburg, including the morning keynote, and the luncheon keynote from Erie, with links to the presentations.

Morning Keynote at Harrisburg: Best Practices and Practical Strategies for Designing and Facilitating More Effective Hybrid & Online Courses by Susan Ko (Presentation file: Ko-BestPracticesandPracticalStrategiesPresentation.pdf)

Session 1A: Examining the Quality of Course Delivery: A Guide for Conducting Online Peer Reviews by Ann Taylor (Presentation file: TaylorPeerReview.pdf)

Session 1B: Social Media and Higher Education by Shannon Ritter (Presentation file: ShannonRitterSocialMedia.pptx)

Session 2A: Using the "From the Field" Recorded Interviews in an Online Introductory Course by Barb Sims

Session 2B: Nested Upside Down Traffic Light for Communicating the Learning Objectives of a Course by Emilia Kenney (Presentation file: KenneyPresentation.pdf)

Session 2C: If You Digitize It Will They Read? Digital Textbooks in the Classroom by Peter Eberle, Bill Gardner, and Tony Hoos (Presentation file: DigitalTextbooksHarrisburg0511R.pdf)

Session 3A: Learning by Doing What Works On-Line by Vera Cole (Presentation file: VERACOLELearningByDoing.pdf)

Session 3B: Teacher-Student Interactions in Hybrid and Online Courses: An Echo Analysis by Bing Ran (Presentation file: BingRanEchoAnalysis.pdf)

Luncheon Keynote: Teaching and Learning in the Cloud by Alexandra Pickett (Page of links from her talk: AlexLinks.doc)

Session 4A: The Nexus of Learning for Digital Natives: The Emergence of Digital Learning Materials (DLMs) & Open Educational Resources (OERs) by John Shank (Presentation file: JohnShank2011.pdf)

Session 5A: The Video Learning Network Project: Teaching Hybrid Courses Through Video Conferencing Technology by Lynne Johnson and Dean Shaffer (Presentation file: VLN_presentation_colloquy.pdf)

Session 5B: Using VoiceThread in Online Courses by Jeremy Plant and Wenyi Ho (Presentation file: UsingVoiceThread.pdf)