Adventures of a Technology Challenged Online Instructor

Monthly archive: 09 2012

More Thoughts on Course Design (Week 4) avatar

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More Thoughts on Course Design (Week 4) avatar

After reading the rest of Chapter 3 and viewing the course tours from John, Pilar, and Jean, I’m feeling more comfortable and confident with my own Course Design. I really related to John’s Course Design – how everything was simply listed week by week.  My current Blackboard Course is similar in format.  I also liked […]

A Wake Up Call on Course Design (Week 3) avatar

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M. Conrey September 20, 2012 @ 10:40 am
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“If you simply post your lectures and syllabus on the Web, you haven’t necessarily created a viable tool for your students”  (Ko & Rossen, 2010, p.52). This quote from our text hit me like a ton of bricks this week.  I do have more than “just” lectures and a syllabus posted in my online course, […]

Have you ever really stopped to think about pedagogy? avatar

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M. Conrey September 9, 2012 @ 4:38 pm
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I’ll admit it, I haven’t given much thought about what my pedagogy really is (especially for my online courses).  I wasn’t trained as a teacher, and I base most of my teaching off of what I experienced as a student (nearly 20 years ago…there wasn’t much “technology” involved back then other than an overhead projector!).  […]

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M. Conrey September 2, 2012 @ 5:34 pm
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I’m not a writer, nor am I a blogger, so I started this online teaching course with a bit of fear (okay – maybe even panic).  But, I know I must adapt and learn all of these amazing new technologies that can bring students and instructors together without having to be in the same classroom, […]