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Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting Resources. 2018-2019

Program Description

Panelists  and members of the Online Teaching and Learning Teaching Circle Veronica  Paz (Accounting), Mary Stewart (English) and Carrie Bishop (Libraries) shared best practices in online teaching that are simple to implement, yet have big impact on student learning and engagement. They discussed how they  have made small changes in course planning, communication techniques, and assignment design to improve the online experience for students and themselves.   

Door Prize Books

Stein, J., & Graham, C. R. (2014). Essentials for blended learning: A standards-based guide. Routledge.
Vai, M., & Sosulski, K. (2015). 
Essentials of online course design: A standards-based guide. Routledge.

Getting Started with Video Orientations and Ice-Breakers

Getting Started with Video Orientations and Ice-Breakers

Dixon, J., Crooks, H., & Henry, K. (2006). Breaking the ice: Supporting collaboration and the development of community online. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology/La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie, 32(2). 

Draus, P., Curran, M., & Trempus, M. (2014). The Influence of instructor-generated video content on student satisfaction with and engagement in asynchronous online classes. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 10(2). 

Hsu, H., Lowell, Victoria L., Lehman, James, Newby, Timothy, & Wright, Wayne. (2017). Cultivating asian students' willingness to communicate in American classrooms using an online video-based pre-arrival course, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. 

Swett, D. (2016). Online student orientation: Guerrilla style. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 48(5), 26-35. 

Taylor, Jean M., Dunn, Margie, & Winn, Sandra K. (2015). Innovative orientation leads to improved success in online courses. Online Learning, 19(4), 9.  

Tomei, Lawrence A., Hagle, Holly, Rineer, Ashley, Mastandrea, Lisa A., & Scollon, Jennifer. (2009). Do orientation materials help students successfully complete online courses?(Technical report). International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 5(2), 73-89. 

Wozniak, H., Pizzica, J., & Mahony, M. J. (2012). Design-based research principles for student orientation to online study: Capturing the lessons learnt. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 28(5).