Course Announcements July 14, 2016 Welcome to Module 8: Looking Back, Looking Forward In this final module, we'll reflect on what we've learned and how we will use our experience to inform our future instruction online and on ground. A required c...
M08 - Looking Back, Looking Forward (July 14-17)
M07 - Synchronous Online Teaching with CSUSB Students (July 11-13)
M05 & M06 - How Do I Collaborate Virtually to Prepare for Synchronous Online Teaching and Learning? (June 27-July 10)
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5.0 – Module 5 and 6 Overview

Welcome to Module 5 and 6: 
How Do I Collaborate Virtually to Prepare for Synchronous Online Teaching and Learning?

Click the play button on the player at the right to hear the introduction to Module 5 and 6:

Module 5 and 6 Learning Targets

  • I can offer feedback on my learning experience during Week 2.
  • I can prepare my computer for this week’s live session on Wednesday. (NOTE: This week’s session will be held 1.5 hours earlier than the previous afternoon/evening sessions.)
  • I can evaluate and discuss approaches for co-teaching by reading and discussing which approach my PMG will adopt for our CSUSB Microteaching.
  • I can deepen my understanding of the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model through participation in this week’s web conference and through additional reading.
  • I can develop Can-do statements along with my PMG members for our CSUSB Microteaching Lesson.
  • I can collaborate with my Peer Microteaching Group members to develop and practice our Learning Lesson.
  • I can develop a basic understanding of how to use Adobe Connect as a platform for synchronous, online teaching and learning with my PMG through training and practice.

Module 5 and 6 Activity Table

ActivityDescriptionDue Date
5.1 – Week 2 Learning CheckWe continue to use your feedback to guide our instruction and classroom management of the course.  Please complete this anonymous survey to help us continue doing so!Before 11:59 pm on Tuesday, 6/28
5.2 – CSUSB Microteaching Preparation Web ConferenceMark your calendar now for this week’s live Web Conference featuring Laura Terrill (from Week 1), Barbara, and Bobby who will help you prepare for your CSUSB Microteaching.Before 11:59 pm on Tuesday, 6/28
5.3 – Co-Teaching: Collaborating to Create Comprehensible Input OnlineThis section includes a video from Professor Andrea Guillaume along with other key resources to help you co-teach your CSUSB lesson.Before meeting with your PMG this week.
5.4 – PMG Discussion: 
Co-teaching Considerations
In this discussion, you’ll interact with your PMG members to discuss which co-teaching approach you will adopt as a group.Before meeting with your PMG this week.
5.5 – The Gradual Release of Responsibilty ModelYou may have heard us mention this model previously as an approach to gradually shifting responsibility of learning over to the learner.Before meeting with your PMG this week.
5.6 – Performance-Based Can-DosHere are some additional resources to help you further develop performance-based “Can-do” statements for your lesson planBefore meeting with your PMG this week.
5.7 – Virtual Planning and Collaborating SuggestionsBefore and while planning with your PMG, familiarize yourself with this tried and true techniques for successful virtual collaborations.Before meeting with your PMG this week.
5.8 – CSUSB Teaching SuggestionsThis short page offers insights from previous years’ synchronous sessions with CSUSB students.Prior to working with your PMG this week.
5.9 – Connecting with your PMG for Adobe Connect Training and PracticeA representative of your PMG will sign up for both group training on Adobe Connect as well as a time for your PMG to practice using Adobe Connect prior to your actual teaching with CSUSB students.As soon as possible this week!
5.10 – STARTALK Learning Plan ResourcesThis link takes you to a collection of resources you’ve used previously in this course. While working with your PMG

Looking Ahead

Our next live, synchronous session will take place on Wednesday, June 29 at 4:00 p.m. PT / 6:00 p.m. CT / 7:00 p.m. ET with Laura Terrill, Barbara, and Bobby.  The focus of this session is to prepare you for our CSUSB Microteaching experience.   Please remember to login to Adobe Connect at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the session to test your audio and ensure your technology is functioning properly. 

While there is no new content next week (July 4 – 10), you should take advantage of the time to plan and meet with your PMG. This includes signing up as a group for Training on Adobe Connect and then another session during which time you will practice with your PMG using Adobe Connect.  

To Continue

Make sure you’ve noted the due dates for this module before you continue. Remember to log in every day to be successful! Use the Navigation tab at the top left of this page to access the next page, 5.1 – Week 2 Learning Check.

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