"How do you and your students demonstrate "teaching presence" in your face-to-face (f2f) classroom?
Face to face, this kind of happens organically unless the course is a, "I talk, you listen" course. We naturally talk to each…"
"How do the exemplary instructors in the courses that posted for audio and video "observation" demonstrate "teaching presence," and how do they cultivate class community in their courses?
I keep coming back to Bill Pelz with…"
"What does it really will mean to be "learner-centered" in your online course? Is teaching online really different? Are you prepared to change the way you teach?
Well, being learning centered means stepping back and stop being the kind of…"
"What is something you would like to do in your online course?
I think going forward, I want to make my course more learning centered. I believe I can do that with my MIS course but I don't know how I can do that with my microcomputers course.…"
"What aspects of your course do you feel will be challenging to re-conceptualize for the online teaching and learning environment?
We were asked to define heutagogy in Module 1. Heutagogy, the study of self-determined learning. What I am getting on…"
"My name is Denise Passero and I am serving as the ID for FM. I am in this course to update my own online teaching skills with this current newer approach to teaching online and to improve my ability to help my faculty.
What are some issues about the…"
"Milepost #5: Redesigning my final project for the blended environment. I teach this course fully online. This is one I would use in the activity-level blended model. This is an integrated applications project and this course is a microcomputers…"
I would probably tend to use activity-level blending for group projects. I have used group projects on fully online courses and they tend to be problematic. But I think it could work well in a blended course when you could use some face to face time for groups to work together and talk to each other on a wiki project maybe. They could strategize during a couple of group physical meeting times and then work on the wiki virtually while using class time for other activities.See More
Tell us about yourself (Who are you? What defines you? What makes you tick? What motivates you?)Denise Passero from FMCC. What defines me or makes me tick? God, I have been trying to figure that out for a long time. But I will say my three big things are a really great cup of coffee, the perfect pairing of a fine wine with any meal, and the occasional pint of Guinness. Beyond that I just love learning stuff.Tell us about your craft (What do you teach? What else have you done professionally? How…See More
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