TCC09

2009 Review

It’s time for that annual ritual of looking back at the year. Unlike last year, this year I’m actually reviewing before the new year starts. What did I do this year? A few things come to mind. In January, we officially launched Sakai as our LMS, marking the end of a long process of choosing […]

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TCC09: Podcasting with Section 508

Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My comments in italics. Presenters: Dr. John R. Kallis, California University of Pennsylvania Dr. Chris Patti, California University of Pennsylvania This presentation will be an overview of the different methods in the planning, producing, publishing and promoting of hybrid podcasts with instructions on the building of a 508

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TCC09: Digital Storytelling in a Web 2.0 World

Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My comments in italics. Presenters: Chareen Snelson, Boise State University Annie Sheffield, Boise State University Abstract: Digital storytelling has arisen as a form of narrative expression that is crafted into a media production. While there appears to be general agreement that digital storytelling integrates meaningful stories with media,

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TCC09: Engaging Students with Scenario Based Learning in Online Environments

Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My notes in italics. Presenters: Lyndon Godsall, Kaplan University School of Criminal Justice Amy Hilbelink, Kaplan University School of Nursing Summary: “This forum will demonstrate and discuss two examples of scenario-based learning (SBL) in an online environment…SBL can be adapted to any subject and is a natural fit

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TCC09 Keynote: Global Collaboration in the Web 2.0 World

Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My notes in italics Presenter: Sue Waters Summary: Web 2.0 technologies now provide extraordinary opportunities for enhancing student learning. What was face-to-face, formal with limited interaction – Social networking has made instant, on-demand, informal, global and constant. Nowadays our learners can interact with students and world experts from

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TCC09: Digital Learning Environments: Context Sensitive and Imaginative Classes in Second Life

Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My notes in italics Presenter(s): Cynthia Calongne, Colorado Technical University Summary: “Ready to teach with Second Life, but not sure how to begin? Using it already, but need to migrate your course content for virtual world delivery? Come prepared to have fun as we explore how to design

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TCC09: Digital User-Generated Content and Our Emerging Digital Literacy

Liveblogged from the TCC online conference Presenter: Elizabeth Fanning, University of Virginia “Video mashing, game modding, Youtube, wikis, blogs, and the communities that rise up around them are becoming yet another facet of our communication landscape. But how effective are these expressions in communicating meaning? What is their potential role in learning? This preliminary study

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