Rachael Clemens, Cal State Fullerton
Focused on NURS 505, a nursing class with 40% of the students as distance ed
What is peer review
and 10 others that I couldnt’ get because she swapped the slide too fast. 🙁
Created PPT? Huh? *shudder*
Tools used: audacity, quicktime pro, sound recorder, digital recorder, Camtasia,digital camcorder, mediasite
I was alerted that my RSS feeds are currently very ugly, given that there are no line breaks or links.
This is a known issue with the version of Podpress that strips the formatting…I’ve implemented a hopeful fix, and would love for someone to let me know if it’s helping.
An overview of their Five Weeks program (that, btw, was phenomenally good and wonderful and made of win and awesome)
Meredith showing examples of blogs used in class situations, as a CMS instead of WebCT or Blackboard.
“The best way blogs can be used is in reflective learning” – Meredith
They set their presentation up on a wiki! Cool! Visit it here….http://michellemeredith.pbwiki.com
Language learning is the killer app for blogging and education.
Blogs v. Wiki: FIGHT!
Timeline vs no timeline
Ownership of posts v. collaborative knowledge
After Mer goes through the goodness of blogs/wikis, Michelle takes over to talk specifically about 5 weeks.
Great examples of the participants in 5 weeks struggling with the new technology, and working out their thoughts inside the system on their blogs. Great reflective learning.
Michelle says “Fabulous!” a lot
The peer learning was the most valuable part of the program to the users, but the content is now there, and available for anyone to re-use.