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Montana State University GTA Orientation 2013 Prezi
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Effective Teaching Strategies for Face to Face and Online Learning Environments
By the end of this presentation, attendees will:
Learn tips to connect and develop relationships with students
Discover a new teaching persona for future classes online or face to face
Plan new assessment techniques for use at various times during the course
In groups, discuss what you want your teaching persona to be in this semester
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Davis, B. G. (2003). Demystifying assessment: Learning from the field of evaluation. In W. Y. Lee (Ed.), ASHE Reader series: Assessment and program evaluation (2nd ed., 33-48). Boston, MA: Pearson.
Hanna, D. E., Glowacki-Dudka, M., & Conceicao, S. C. O. (2000). 147 practical tips for teaching online groups: Essentials of Web-based education. Madison, Wis: Atwood Pub.
Hayes, T and Moreno, V. (2013). Online Courses. Presentation for Center of Faculty Excellence, Montana State University.
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persona. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved March 19, 2013, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/persona
Ragan, L. (2007, August 27). Best Practices in Online Teaching - During Teaching - Introduction. Retrieved from the Connexions Web site: http://cnx.org/content/m14943/1.5/
Moreno, V. (2013). Online Courses. Presentation for Center of Faculty Excellence, Montana State University.
Xu, D. and Jaggers, S. (2013). Adaptability to Online Learning: Differences Across Types of Students and Academic Subject Areas. CCRC Working Paper No. 54. Retrived from http://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/media/k2/attachments/adaptability-to-online-learning.pdf
Walvoord, B. E. (2004). Chapter 1: For everyone: The basics of assessment. Assessment clear and simple: A practical guide for institutions, departments, and general education (pp. 1-24). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Establish office hours
Provide contact information
the personality of an instructor as they teach
Describe your current teaching persona in three words
To participate or not to participate...
Using Assessment Data
Getting to know them....
Meet and Greets
Studies show that some student populations struggle to succeed and adapt in online courses.
(Xu & Jaggers, 2013)
Keeping Track of Students
Track details on students from bio/student posts
Keep details in folders and reference when dealing with student
Say what you mean, mean what you say, but don't say it mean
Consider the format of your posts, emails, IMs, etc.
Connections to the real world
Model active participation
Modified from: Ragan, L. (2007, August 27). Best Practices in Online Teaching - During Teaching - Introduction. Retrieved from the Connexions Web site: http://cnx.org/content/m14943/1.5/
Meaningful feedback early on goes a long way
Feedback- specific and general comments
Turnaround time for questions
Presence and cadence in teaching,
finding the sweet spot between overwhelming instructor presence and leaving your students to flounder alone
Have multiple modes of contact
Get to know them
Be specific and considerate
Use and organize resources
Direct your students
Describe that new persona with three words
Effective Teaching Strategies
Early & Ongoing Assessment
Getting to know your students
Creating the best teaching persona for your class
Learning from new resources
Finding new areas to connect to real world
Moreno, 2013, dictionary.com, 2013
Adjunct Instructor, Northern Plains Transition to Teaching
Doctoral Student, Adult & Higher Education
In groups of three, share three icebreakers you use or would like to use in your course.
Persona: noun. the mask or facade presented to satisfy the demands of the situation or the environment