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22st Annual OLC International Conference
November 16-18, 2016 | Orlando, Florida | Walt Disney World Swan/Dolphin Resort

OLC Innovate 2016 - Innovations in Blended and Online Learning
April 20-22, 2016 | New Orleans, LA | Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

Adventures in Innovative Learning Design & Technology

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Presenter(s)
Julia Parra (New Mexico State University, USA)
Session Information
July 8, 2014 - 8:30am
Track: 
Blended Models and Course Design
Areas of Special Interest: 
Innovative Blends
Major Emphasis of Presentation: 
Innovation and Experimentation
Institutional Level: 
Universities and Four Year Institutions
Audience Level: 
Intermediate
Session Type: 
Interactive Workshop
Location: 
Governor's Square 10
Session Duration: 
210 Minutes
Session: 
Workshop Session 1 & 2 (combined)
Abstract

This workshop provides an opportunity to learn about and share technology, strategies, and models for designing innovative learning environments.

Extended Abstract

Link to Google Doc version with agenda in a table - http://goo.gl/xbgy3X

Deluged by everchanging emerging and innovative technologies, it is time to pause, survey this exciting landscape and create innovative learning opportunities that are engaging and represent what is currently known and available.

In this workshop, participants will discuss technology trends and their influence on learning theory and learning design. They will take part in the simulation of innovative course design models within a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) learning environment. Finally, participants will apply what they learn to their own courses and learning design.

The following learning objectives guide this workshop:
1) Through presentation and discussion, participants will be able to identify, share, and discuss technology trends and their influence on learning theory and learning design.
2)Through simulation, participants will be able to identify and discuss innovative course and classroom models.
3)Through reflection, interaction, and discussion, participants will apply new knowledge from the seminar to their own learning design of courses and classrooms.

Participants will have the opportunity to be engaged with a Twitter backchannel, collaborative presentation and document creation, a MOOC, and a variety of group-based explorations and simulations.

For full participation, an attending participant should bring a mobile device, preferably a laptop, and be able to access links to sites and optionally participate in Twitter.

Potential Agenda - 10 minute breaks can be added

20 mins
Introductions and Agenda

40 mins
Trends in Technology and their Impact on Learning Design (Interactive Presentation)

30 mins
Simulation 1: Learner/Instructor Collaborative Design (aka Co-Design) for Democratic Classrooms

30 mins
Simulation 2: Design for Collaboration in Online/Blended Learning Environments (Focus on Parra model

30 mins
Simulation 3: HyFlex Course Design

Simulation 4: MOOCs & The Multiplayer Classroom (MOOC will be designed as multiplayer environment)

30 mins
Take Away Time & Wrap Up

Lead Presenter
Julia Parra

Julia Parra (New Mexico State University, USA)

Julia Parra has worked with the Sloan Consortium since 2009 as the facilitator for the Online Teaching Certificate 9-week foundation course. She is an assistant professor at New Mexico State University (NMSU). She co-develops and teaches for NMSU's Online Teaching and Learning Graduate Certificate in the College of Extended Learning and also for the College of Education's Educational Learning Technologies program. She works with a great team at NMSU on a variety of projects including faculty/teacher professional development for online teaching & classroom technology integration; development and delivery of NMSU Webinars; and uses of emerging technologies & social media in education.

   
   
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Online resource for workshop -> https://ldtimolo.pbworks.com/

Please note that the Potential Agenda has changed.