Virtual Flexibility for Synchronous Hybrid Learning

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Feb 112015
 
Virtual Flexibility for Synchronous Hybrid Learning

Hybrid courses are starting to come in all shapes and sizes in the College of Education and if Dr. Chris Greenhow’s CEP 901b course is any indication, that means innovating the ways in which online and on-campus participants interact.

This semester Chris is teaching a course with 12 students online and 1 student face-to-face. Her interaction strategy for each class mixes large group seminar discussions with small group sessions based on student research teams. The question is, how do Chris and her students move between these two styles of in-class interaction without losing focus on the content of the course (or each other)?

College of Education Annual Technology Conference – 11/15/14

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Oct 312014
 

All faculty are invited to attend the College of Education annual technology conference on Saturday, November 15th from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. Attend all or part of the conference to learn how instructional technology is being used in K-12 classrooms. Teachers, ISD and district technology integrationists, and faculty from peer institutions in lower Michigan are the primary presenters, sharing their experience and success with integrating technology into the classroom in a meaningful and pedagogically sound way.

Testing New Technologies for Synchronous Hybrid Learning

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Oct 292014
 
Testing New Technologies for Synchronous Hybrid Learning

Could “robots” be part of the future of synchronous hybrid learning classrooms? Christine Greenhow and the students of CEP 956 think so. The class – a doctoral course on Mind, Social Media, and Society – recently experimented with devices designed to give online students more control over their in-class visual and interactive experiences.

Lecture Capture Lunch and Learn – Oct. 9th, 12:00-1:00

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Oct 062014
 

Please join Terri Gustafson on Thursday, October 9th for a lunch and learn event to learn more about Echo360’s room capture system, personal capture software, and external media hosting solution. There will be a review of the advantage of each feature and how instructors can use a lecture capture active learning solution to give students a personalized education using video, polls, quizzes and analytics to know what their students don’t know.

Synchromodal Support for Deaf Students

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Apr 152014
 
Synchromodal Support for Deaf Students

Creating opportunities for meaningful interactions is one of the most important goals of many courses. Supporting students with disabilities is simply another opportunity for providing creative learning solutions to enable these meaningful interactions for everyone. A case in point is our work with a synchromodal course (including face-to-face and online students in the same learning […]

Review: Round Table on Alternating-Hybrids and Flipped Classes in the College of Education

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Nov 022013
 
Review: Round Table on Alternating-Hybrids and Flipped Classes in the College of Education

Round Table on Alternating-Hybrids and Flipped Classes in the College of Education On Tuesday October 29th, the CEPSE/COE Design Studio hosted a roundtable on alternating-hybrids and flipped classes in the College of Education at Michigan State University. Dr. Punya Mishra and Dr. Danah Henriksen  from the Educational Psychology and Educational Technology program, Dr. Kristy Cooper from […]