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- 1. Standard 6: Choosing and Using Media Effectively Barbara Freybafrey@pitt.edu
2. Workshop Goals Identify advantages and disadvantages of various technologies Analyze the effectiveness of media (e.g., audio, video) and tools (e.g., PowerPoint, podcast, SlideShare) in supporting learning objectives Develop recommendations that improve the use of media in online and blended courses 3. One-Minute Introductions Name Instructional role Role of media and technology in your course 4. QM Standards 1. Course Overview and Introduction 2. Learning Objectives 3. Assessment and Measurement 4. Resources and Materials 5. Learner Engagement 6. Course Technology 7. Learner Support 8. Accessibility 5. QM Standard 6 Course navigation and the technology employed in the course foster student engagement, and increase access to instructional materials and resources. 6. Standard 6 Sub-standards 1. Supports objectives 2. Supports engagement 3. Offers logical navigation 4. Provides student accessibility 5. Is compatible with delivery modes 6. Provides clear instructions 7. Takes full advantage of technology 7. Alignment 8. Brainstorm List technology tools that might be usedin online courses. 9. Learning Objectives 1. To enter data into Excel spreadsheet. 2. To interpret and respond to conversationalquestions in Spanish. 3. To recognize typical characteristics inindividuals suffering from depression. 4. To identify the artists of sample impressionistpaintings. 5. To convert between the Celsius and Kelvintemperature scales. 10. Your Syllabus How do you use technology to support your learning objectives? 11. Media Considerations Strengths WeaknessesTextImagesAudioVideo 12. Text StrengthsWeaknesses Flexible Low readingcomprehension of Easy to createon-screen text Cost effective Limited by copyright No interaction 13. Images Strengths Weaknesses Easy to create Potential for large file size Cost effective Limited by copyright Adds color and interest 14. Audio Strengths Weaknesses Easy to create Not conducive to visual information Cost effective Passive 15. Video StrengthsWeaknesses Realistic Costly to produce Verbal and nonverbal Large file size communication Requires special Personal equipment andtechnical skills 16. Small Group Case StudiesHow would you convert these activities from face-to-face course to online courses?1.HRD case study on workforce training 2.Communication NASA survival exercise 3.Psychology of Aging experiment 4.Biology debate on genetic engineering 17. MERLOT.org 18. Learning Objective Repositories Search the learning object databases and find two examples that you might be able to use in your course. 19. Examples Analyze instructor introduction videos Compare Using PowerPoint in MediaSite and Slideshare Develop assignment description and grading criteria for blog Identify potential uses for podcasts 20. Instructor Introduction Videos 1. Dr. Barbara Freyhttp://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=BF_coursewelcome&search_pe=&aq=f 2. Dr. Robert Schrammhttp://onlinemba.uww.edu/media/itbe740schramm/ 3. Dr. Michael Buntonhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJ_084gazkI 21. MediaSite and Slideshare 1. Using PowerPoint for QM in Slidesharehttp://www.slideshare.net/baf30/using-power-point-for-qm 2. Using PowerPoint for QM in MediaSitehttp://mediasite.cidde.pitt.edu/mediasite/Catalog/Front.aspx?cid=541dcf53-cf3b-4026-8d98-ae4590b466a0 22. Blog Assignment http://bloomfield412.blogspot.com/ http://iamnotmyselftoday.blogspot.com/ http://rita-bus.blogspot.com/ 23. Podcasts Jonathan Singer Social Work Podcastshttp://socialworkpodcast.com/ 24. Audacity 25. Summary Develop course goals and objectives prior to selecting media Check with your textbook publishers and learning object repositories for appropriate learning material Check that your institution and help desk will support technology Check that your students will have easy access to technology Consider accessibility issues and alternative formats Evaluate the effectiveness of technologies 26. Questions?