12 Matching Annotations
  1. Oct 2017
    1. University problems

      Do they have to be geographically "local"? What about online communities, or identity-based communities?

  2. Sep 2017
    1. Because the process should be data-driven

      so long as we think of data broadly, not limited to quantitative from the LMS

    2. Active instructor involvement is an important aspect of effective online learning

      see ER Kahu (2013) on "Framing Student Engagement" for a solid argument of instructor involvement as an important contribution to student engagement

    3. Rather, the goal is to educate, train, and motivate people

      and progress education in the process -- listening to and responding to students, allowing students to change what and how education works

    4. Courses, online or face-to-face, do not exist in a vacuum. In most institutions, there are four primary stakeholders, each with a vested interest in the success or failure of the instruction: administrators, instructional designers, faculty, and students.

      missing another stakeholder-- the communities/contexts of the institution, student, and teacher (may or may not be shared). The course is not isolated in its value to the institution

  3. Jun 2017
    1. many students possess little to no interface literacy, let alone an interface fluency.

      though I'm often impressed by some students' willingness to click around (and know what's clickable!) in order to find what they're looking for. There's a fearlessness there, though it obviously has its limits

  4. May 2017
    1. I hadn’t thought about that.

      This seems like an underrepresented outcome of this approach -- teacher learns.

    2. I also practice being quiet, lest I “steamroll” through a class discussion.

      seems like a challenge for trying to apply to online discussion. How can you as an instructor maintain a position of presence and listening AND be quiet online? First thought is emojis ...

    3. Few students will sustain efforts to participate in a classroom discussion if what they say has no bearing on where the discussion goes.

      @Amay11 thinking about this as it relates to students not wanting to move to center. Could that be (in part) because of the impact they expect to have?

  5. Apr 2017
    1. Our goal is to show how cities in Alaska are significant to Fairbanks itself.

      Love the complexity of this relationship. Can you see the reverse as well? Can you expand?