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11.10.11 Happy Birthday Roundtable!

posted Nov 10, 2011, 5:22 AM by Unknown user
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Forty-fourth issue, Volume four

TLT Group TGIF 11.10.2011                

From TLT Group World Headquarters

Tomorrow, Nov. 11, we celebrate the Teaching, Learning, Technology Roundtable's birthday - 17th!  Many institutions still employ some form of a TLTR, and find it one of the most effective ways to manage technological change. In case you didn’t know about TLTRs or need a refresher, here are some resources you might find useful:

TLTR to help with transition to hybrid/online courses – FridayLive! conversation with Jane Marcus

Steve’s blog musings about TLTRs

TLTR Characteristics and Guidelines

Happy Birthday TLT Roundtable!

Highlights:
Steve’s response to Nancy Bunge's article from the Chronicle's Special Report on Online Learning Nov. 6.  "Why I no longer teach online" Bunge article; Candid, Potentially Misleading, Potentially Helpful

Twitter Glossary demystifies those peculiar terms like Hashtag, DM, handle, retweet

TweepDiff - allows comparing followers associated with Twitter accounts

"Assessment" still a dirty word? Is it: A) Decisive, B) Confirming/Refuting, C) Acclaiming, D) Appeasing, E) Wasteful?

FridayLive!

Wading into Online Teaching
Converting a successful face-to-face class into a successful online class by paying attention to research and embracing mistakes

This Friday, Nov. 11, at 2:00pm ET

Guest: Jennifer McKrickerd, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Drake University

A discussion of the fear and trembling frequently associated with starting something new and ways to think about new ventures that can decrease the anxiety and increase enthusiasm.  Using the decision to teach an on-line class in an upcoming term as an example of moving out of one’s comfort zone, the presenter will discuss how she is using her knowledge of learning theory and experience teaching face-to-face classes to think about teaching on-line and how she is using her understanding of students’ vulnerability in the classroom to address her own insecurities about moving out of the classroom.  Participants can expect some ideas about how to deal with related issues in their own teaching and also to share their own experiences and insights to help others.

More about the session and Registration for Nov. 11

What's next on FridayLive!... Working with Student Resistance to Active Learning.....If evidence for changing pedagogies is so clear, why do my colleagues keep teaching the same way?

FridayLive! full event calendar
Fall 2011 season FASTPASS is also available for registration for TLT Group Individual Members


 Members Only Conversation with Steven Bell

From Oct. 28 FridayLive!, Steve Gilbert "caught up" with UpKeeper Extraordinaire, Steven Bell. Steven is the current vice-president/president-elect of ACRL and Assoc University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services at Temple University. Link to archive available to members

[If you're not sure of your membership status, our membership website has the info you need. Faculty and staff affiliated with an Institutional Subscription can register for an Individual Membership for free. Check here to see if your institution is a TLT Group subscriber.]

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