So you want to teach online… SOME TRAVEL TIPS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE ONLINE TEACHING COMMUNITY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS Objectives for today At the end of our session, you should be able to: Explain at least two ways to get started Determine your own best course of action Find resources you need Design a personalized plan The journey Where are you? Where do you want to go? How can you get there? What resources do you have? Teaching online is more journey than destination. Where are you? Using the Notes form, list as many of the following as you can in the next 30 seconds: Questions you have about teaching online Fears you have about teaching online Others have traveled this road Where would you like to go? I want to incorporate more technology into my teaching. I’m ready to “flip” my class! I teach a blended course and want to teach a fully online course. I want to design and deliver an online course. I want to be a part of the conversation, but not necessarily part of the action…yet. How can you get there? Start where you are… You can add one or more “pieces” to what you already do Experiment Assign Flip Review Enroll You can go all out… whole hog…dive in Plan Co-Design Design Deliver Mentor Not your mother’s Blackboard! Pop Quiz! Just another way of assessing learning… What is a significant difference between developing a face-toface (F2F) course and developing an online course? No matter where you start… Do your research…and your homework. Build on a solid foundation. Pedagogy and planning Bloom’s revised & digital taxonomies Be honest with yourself. Use the six honest serving-men. Ask for the help you need. Embrace fearless failure. Build modules. Build community. Use the resources available. Others have left a path What resources do you have? Global Campus Instructional designers Training/coaching Tools and tips Professional organizations Sloan C Eduventures Quality Matters Blackboard World Peers (including virtual) Books and articles Software and tool providers ?? A fellow traveler Dr. Rom’s “here’s how I teach online” video is being edited and will be available here soon Ready to travel? Using the provided form, write: One thing you can do this semester to move closer to your personal goal for teaching online One thing you can do during the next academic year to move even closer to your goal What else do you need for the trip? On the same form, list: The two resources that would help you the most in your online teaching And a travel tip… Be ready to experience some cognitive dissonance… It’s about the technology. It’s about the students. It’s about good teaching. Your traveling companions today Rebecca Miles Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Curt Rom Paul Cronan Marty Matlock Cheryl Murphy Javier Reyes Yes, we’ll send you the presentation…and links to other resources, too!