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My students don't participate in discussions…My students complain that the test was unfair…My students don't keep up with the readings – sound familiar? The Web offers many tips to address these and other common teaching problems, but many of the suggestions are disconnected and decontextualized, making it harder to adapt them to specific situations. The Eberly Center at Carnegie Mellon University has developed an interactive online resource that enables faculty members and others to learn about possible reasons for some common problems in courses. This resource works by providing a list of sample teaching problems that each lead to potential reasons for these problems. Clicking on a reason leads faculty/faculty developers to research-based strategies and related learning principles. In this online session, Dr. Michele DiPietro and Dr. Michael Bridges will introduce their conceptual framework for articulating teaching problems and strategies and demonstrate this free online resource, which won the 2008 POD Network Innovation Award. Join us to explore this resource and develop ideas for how to introduce, integrate and support faculty use of this resource in different contexts.
January 23, 2009
"Cool Tools" - Presentation Capture/Recording Tools
For Learners & Teachers - in Courses, Workshops, and Brief Hybrids - Gains and Losses
Do you ever teach classes, run workshops, or make presentations at a conference that include displaying slides or other images while speaking to an audience - and wish that you could be recording at the same time? So that you could later share or publish the recording or excerpts from it without having to go through the entire session again? Perhaps to: Share with others who were absent/unable to attend? Save yourself from repeating part of a lecture/presentation? Make time for more discussion and interaction in your courses/workshops? Ensure consistency in a message? Ease review for students? There are many reasons and many ways to capture your presentation slides, images and voice. In this Cool Tools session we'll share some of our favorite free/inexpensive tools that are available for this purpose, how they can enhance learning, where they fit with the Brief Hybrid concept and what to watch out for. Together we will demo, compare and discuss how these tools work and key points to consider when deciding how, when and why to make use of them. Well, there are now some easy-to-use inexpensive tools available that will permit you to do so. We'll describe some of those tools and related resources, examine some of the implications - both good and bad - and offer some guidelines and demonstrations. For example, we'll discuss how some of these recording/publishing combinations can be used to impede, replace, enhance, or extend student note-taking in a course.
**This is part of our occasional series about some favorite technology applications that have strong potential for higher education. Let us know if you have a request for another focus-issue for this series, or if you have a favorite that you would like to share in this venue - the TLT Group's FridayLive! sessions.
January 9 , 2009
"Using Google Custom Search Engine: Turning an Information Fire Hose into a Precision Instrument"
Western Kentucky University; Host: Bonnie Mullinix, TLT Group
In our information society, sifting through the overabundance of information to find what you need is an important challenge. Ever imagine search results in which most of the links are valuable? If you'd like to avoid so many useless hits, then the Google Custom Search Engine (CSE) is a tool you want to know. It lets you restrict Google searches to a specified set of URLs that you have previously defined, for example: Search only Hispanic-serving institutions' Websites to determine how they are dealing with an issue Give students in a course access to a collection of quality URLs on art history; Design a search tool for an professional association or organization that examines only member Web sites - since that's where the best information resides. In this session participants will explore an example of a Google Custom Search Engine (CSE), one designed for use by the POD (Professional and Organizational Development) Network to provide rapid access to high quality information on faculty and educational development. Participants will be offered an overview of how to create their own CSEs.
"Faculty Helping Faculty" Live from the Ohio Learning Network conference.
Milt Cox, and panel members at the Ohio Learning Network Conference; Jane Harris, UNC Greensboro; Michael Dabney, Hawaii Pacific Univ.; TLT Group staff Steve Gilbert, Bonnie Mullinix and David McCurry.
Faculty helping faculty was a major theme that emerged from the TLT Group's 1st Online Symposium about Faculty Development and Faculty Support - Summer, 2008. This interactive session will explain and discuss several effective programs - their benefits, obstacles they face, and how to overcome the latter.
October 3, 2008 - Individual Members Session
"Producing and Using eClips"
Chuck Ansorge, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Steve Gilbert, Matt Gordon, Jill Rosenberg, David McCurry, TLT Group.
We'll INTRODUCE & EXCHANGE USEFUL IDEAS AND RESOURCES about finding, capturing, planning, producing, editing, using, specifying intended usage permissions/restrictions for video (eClips) which participants would want to use for educational purposes - within courses. You're welcome to contribute, or just watch and listen.
September 26, 2008
"Using Easy to Learn and Use Tools in Teaching and Learning "
Steve Gilbert, TLT Group and others (pre-recorded at GabCast.com)
UNT presenters talk about the Next Generation project of course re-design and development. Highlighted are uses of course technology in Learning Technology and Art History Survey courses. Context discussion of institutional impact and support for re-designing course learning experience to reduce large lecture course formats at the UNT campus.
August 22 , 2008
Steve Gilbert, Steve Ehrmann, David McCurry, Bonnie Mullinix, TLT Group;
This is the second conversation in the TLT Group's July and August in-depth, online dialogues about faculty development. We will share our key revelations from the first session and pose these questions and continue to promote around valuable accomplishments, disappointments and hopes. Responses during these sessions will help guide the development of the TLT Group Online Symposum in August. Help us identify: achievements that we can celebrate and can share? Failures that are important to revisit and re-examine? Where we go next?
July 11 , 2008
Development: What Works Now & What's Next (what's still
The TLT Group has set aside July and August to host several
in-depth, online dialogues about faculty development.
We will pose and invite questions and responses and
discussions around accomplishments, disappointments and
hopes. Responses during this session will help guide the
development of the TLT Group Online Institute in August.
What are some of the achievements that we can celebrate and
can share? And are there failures that are important to revisit
and perhaps need to be re- examined?
Steve Gilbert, TLT Group
and Sheril Hook, University of Toronto and Leora
Baron, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Join us in
exploring the current research capabilities of students and
how students can gain these capabilities through
inquiry-based, course-driven assignments. Let's discover
ways in which students can be best prepared to be
information literate in their future professional lives.
Learn what librarians, teaching and learning center staff,
writing center staff, IT professionals, and others know
about --- the foundational skills that are needed for
completing assignments. Let's work together to develop
assignments/projects for students that benefit from our
collective expertise and experience, and enhance the
May 30, 2008
The ABCs of
Kathy Saville, Northern Michigan University
[Moderator: Steve Gilbert, TLT Group]
there are many books and articles published
discussing online teaching. The problem is
today’s faculty are not reading them.
Faculty will focus their time on literature of
their discipline not on how to teach online.
Our method of using the ABCs provides a quick
and easy 26 strategies for teaching successfully
May 16, 2008
Rubrics and ePortfolios
Ehrmann, TLT Group and Nils Peterson and
Theron Desrosier (Washington State
Steve Ehrmann and Steve Gilbert will present a session on Thinking
Small as a strategy for
fostering widespread, cumulative and lasting
improvements in teaching and learning (with
technology). They will highlight some key TLT
Group ideas and resources, ask you to suggest
your own, and poll the audience about whether
this could be an important new way of
fostering improvement. at your institution.
For a preview of the issues, visit:
Aren't we more likely to achieve large-scale,
cost-effective significant improvements in
teaching and learning with technology through
the cumulative effects of modest incremental
changes - small steps - than by leaping from one
bold new unfulfilled promise to the next?
"Small Steps" are actions or initiatives that
require few resources and can be done quickly by
a few people. Initially, Small Steps have
impact only on a few offices, departments or
other institutional units. However, the
long-term cumulative impact of many small steps
- and occasionally of just one small step - can
Caveat: context matters. A small step for one
person can be a big step for another.
FridayLive! will include:
Examples that can start small and have large
cumulative impact; e.g., Student Technology
Revised 10 Principle/Recommendations for
Rational for Chief Academic Officers (VP
Academic Affairs, Provosts, Other Top
Administrators): Why Our Institution Should
Invest Substantial Resources in Support of
Where do we go from here?
April 11, 2008
How Can "Think Small" be an Effective Strategy
for Significant Change?
Steve Gilbert, TLT Group
Charles Ansorge, University Nebraska-Lincoln
Our impulse in higher education
is often "Be there Firstest with the Biggest
Leap Forward!" (apologies to N.B. Forrest) "Firstest"
- the program that does something first gets the
most press, the most grants, etc. The "Biggest
Leap Forward" also has the power to attract
grants and public attention. So programs
struggle to be first, and to make a splash, even
if that just means being sure not to be the last
institution on their block to make a visible
investment in some new technology.
But does thinking in terms of
huge steps fit with the way our institutions
really work? For example, do faculty have the
time, capital and ability to take risks needed
to make such a mantra the way to organize
FridayLive! this week will look
closer at an idea that The TLT Group and others
have been exploring for some years: "thinking
small." Can institutions actually do a better
job of fostering cumulative, substantial
improvement if they focus on supporting changes
that are incremental and low threshold? How can
that be done?
In this discussion we'll
catalogue practices already in use for speeding
the pace of incremental change: low threshold
activities, support for faculty and
administrators who are compassionate pioneers,
use of brief hybrid workshops that faculty can
use to help one another, use of large numbers of
trained student technology assistants to provide
faculty with support, classroom assessment
techniques.... How does your institution foster
incremental change in a pervasive way?
April 4, 2008
improvement: Have the Students Write the
--Old Dominion University
Patrick O'Shea-- Harvard University
Jennifer Kidd -- Old Dominion University
Jamie Kaufman -- Old Dominion University
Peter Baker -- Old Dominion University
"At Old Dominion University in Virginia, over
200 students usually take "Social and Cultural
Foundations of American Education." The course
is divided into many sections, some taught on
campus, some in a distance learning format. When
the instructors decided that the textbook was
not engaging students effectively, they decided
on an experiment. The students would be assigned
to collaboratively create their own text, using
the same software used by Wikipedia so that the
text would be freely available not only for this
course but also around the world. The
instructors provided the chapter headings. Three
students wrote a version of each section,
competing with each other to be the published
author. Each student was told to use library and
online sources, and to write for the use of
other students. Later students critiqued the
drafts, and voted for the best version of each
one. Using their advice, the faculty picked the
versions for each chapter. To see the text they
Reviews and research indicate that the text was
of good quality, and more useful and used by
students than the textbook used previously. This
Friday we will interview instructors and
students involved in the course about how this
all worked and about evaluation that's been done
March 28, 2008
eTeaching Professional Practices and Standards
Director, Instructional Design
Patty Dinnen, Instructional Designer
Howie Southworth, Instructional Development
Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL)/The
George Washington University
Clickers are small, handheld devices that
instructors can use to quickly poll their
students and aggregate their responses to
multiple-choice questions about course content.
with journalist John Merrow, Carnegie Foundation
president Lee Shulman stated that “anonymity and
invisibility” are the “great enemies] of
learning” and described the use of clickers as
one way to remove “the cloak of invisibility”
In this FridayLive! session, we’ll take a look
at some ways instructors in a variety of
disciplines have used clickers to engage their
students with course content by leveraging the
individual student accountability that clickers
provide. We’ll discuss using clickers to warm
students up for great discussions, to create a
“time for telling” when students are eager to
learn answers to the questions we ask them, to
structure small-group learning activities, to
connect course material with students’ personal
experiences, and more. Bring your questions
about how clickers and similar technologies can
transform classroom dynamics in ways that excite
students about learning.
We had planned on
doing a session about Painting the Emperors
Fence - instead of this topic presented by
Steve, I will be joining you with a slightly
different focus and hope you are still able to
login. I will give everyone an update on Steve's
surgery and we will use the FridayLive! session
as a get well message to Steve and his family.
in Action - Learn What's Really Happe-Ning!
Steve Gilbert and Terry Calhoun, University of
During the session
Terry built a TLT Group NING network and many of
the participants joined! Since then we have
taken that site down and created a new network
and you are welcome to join!
Watch as we build a
niche social network from scratch using Ning.
We'll go from nothing to a full-fledged online
community in the space of one hour. Using
technology that is not only freely available,
but also free!
Participants will have the
opportunity to speak during the session with
participants from the Lilly South Conference in
Greensboro. Discussion centers around the Brief
Hybrid Workshop development efforts.
Using, Evaluating, and Improving
Brief Hybrid Workshops with Steve Ehrmann
TLTGROUP MEMBERS ONLY SYMPOSIUM/PREVIEW Free Web-Accessible Images, Sound Bites,
Finding and Using them Legally, Ethically, and
December 14, 2
December 14, 2 pm
What Can Be Done Better Online?
To listen to Eli
Collins-Brown describe her session:
<Click on the "play" button at the bottom left of
this tiny video screen>
online education has experienced phenomenal growth
over the past 10 - 12 years with current numbers
reporting 95% of all institutions offering online
courses. The question of the first decade was "is it
as good as face-to-face?" which produced a flurry of
comparison studies. Based on how you looked at that
question, the usual answer was no better, but also
no worse. In the past few years though, the
question that is being asked more often is "what
works better online than face-to-face?" Many
students, instructors, and designers have told
stories of how much better an activity works online,
or how much richer the learning experience is. Eli Collins-Brown, Director of
Instructional Technology at Methodist College of
Nursing, will share her findings of interviews
with teachers about the differences between the two
environments and what works better for them online.
Join us in sharing their stories and insights and
discuss your own experiences. To enliven the
discussion, we'll post a top ten list of things you
MUST do when teaching online called the 10
Commandments of Online Teaching!
with Steve Gilbert
December 7, 2 pm Eastern VoIP, Bandwidth...the
Webcasting Edge: Are we falling off?
We'd like to share what we've been learning about
webcasting and its limits, possibilities, and
frustrations for large group collaboration and
discussion. We'll also be inviting others to share
their knowledge and experience so we can all move
toward a more accessible webcasting world. Steve Gilbert, TLT Group,Lisa Star, TLT Group, and
invited guests TBA.
Workshop [BHW] worksession: This session will
be devoted to the TLT Group's work to develop
eClips and Brief Hybrid
Workshops that help others understand and
use ACRL's "Characteristics of Programs of
Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices:
A Guideline." See: Information Literacy
Serendipitously, a theme developed in FridayLive!
this fall -- exploring the positive/negative impact
of bringing 'new' tools into the classroom. Instant
Messaging, small handheld devices, Facebook, brief
hybrid workshops, the lecture, and clickers. We
compiled a healthy amount of data from you, the
participants, about these tools and we'd like to
devote a session to reviewing the data, searching
for common themes, and making recommendations about
next steps. Steve Gilbert, and invited guests.
individual faculty members, department chairs,
librarians, and other academic support professionals
have been trying to collect and share instructional
resources with the goal of enabling and encouraging
faculty members to improve teaching and learning in
their courses. In the last 20 years many valuable
attempts have been made to take advantage for such
purposes of the rapidly increasing storage capacity
and search tool sophistication associated with the
Internet. But the most common observation is still
that the vast majority of higher education faculty
are unaware of most of these resources and do not
use them - whether the resources are freely
available to anyone in the world or developed and
restricted solely to those affiliated with a single
college, university, or department. How can anyone
be more effective in helping groups of faculty
members take better advantage of educational
resources likely to be of value to them? What are
some surmountable obstacles? What are some
practical strategies? What are the opportunities
for effective collaboration among individuals,
colleges and universities, and other organizations?
Steve Gilbert will
be at the POD Network Conference in Pittsburgh with
featured guests - both from
the POD Network
10 Years Back, 10 Months Forward...
the TLT Group approaches its 10 year anniversary,
(Jan 1, 2008) we seek to reflect on the past 10 years
with a sharp eye on the future. Think back to 1997!
you expect would be happening in the next ten years
with respect to the role of information technology
in higher education? In society at large with
implications for higher education?What has
happened that you would never have predicted at all?What are
you most frustrated or disappointed about, pleasantly
And now, in 2007, what changes do you anticipate in
the next 10 months? What are some Visions Worth
Working Toward? Steve Gilbert will be at
Appalachian College Association's
Teaching Learning Summit and is delighted to welcome
special guest Dr. Alice Brown, President of
Is the lecture dead?
Long live the lecture!
This is the fourth in
our series of examinations of tools for teaching and
"Once, all professors spent entire classes
talking nearly nonstop while students furiously
scribbled notes. Today, a growing number of
professors are abandoning that tradition, saying
there are better ways to keep students focused
Facebook the ePortfolio we've all been looking for
or simply a distraction?
constructive academic uses of Facebook? Recent
reports indicate that the Facebook population nearly
doubled in the past year. The Facebook demographic
has typically been skewed toward 18 -24 year olds,
but the site has seen increased visitation by all
age groups. Will you be next? And why? In this
session, we'll identify the uses and abuses by
students. We'll then try to suspend criticism of
the tool in order to explore positive uses - by both
students and faculty. Steve Gilbert chats
Reents and a student as well as others.
2pm EDT Sampler of Brief Hybrid
We've been collecting examples of these and want you
to experience them and help us continue to improve
them. This is an ideal session for small groups!
Steve Ehrmann, TLT Group,
Karen Casto, Western Washington University,
and Steve Gilbert, TLT Group
will present their own BHWs in progress.
This was our first clinic for 5-minute workshops and
eClips. Both of these presentations were
stimulating in content as well as in providing some
important learning about the medium itself.
September 21, 2pm EDT
Cell phones, Handhelds, Clickers, Laptops in the
Classroom -- Prevent or Promote??
In 2007 the most common
campus discussion of cell phones in the United
States is about preventing their use during course
meetings. But most cell phones are already capable
of many functions beyond person-to-person voice
conversations. New kinds of handheld devices that
go even further are emerging almost daily. Some
faculty and many students are already finding ways
of integrating the Internet and "smart" cell phones
with their social and intellectual lives and are
bringing a wide variety of information resources
spanning all continents into their classrooms -
surreptitiously or openly. Is it time to find ways
of taking advantage of these new options rather than
continuing to avoid - or worse, deny - them? Are
the answers to these questions quite different in
other countries where cell phones are already being
used more often and more effectively for educational
purposes? What can colleges and universities in the
United States learn about educational uses of handheld
devices from their sister institutions in other countries?
Steve Gilbert welcomes special guests Herman
Teaching and Learning with Technology, Tshwane University of
Technology, and Phil Long, Assoc. Director
Office of Education Innovation and Technology, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology
September 14, 2pm EDT
True/False: Instant messaging can be useful!
We're curious about the possibilities of IM as a useful tool
for professionals - to reduce email overload, to more
effectively collaborate with students and colleagues, and
more. We'll tackle the usual questions of how, why bother,
and constructively address the controversial issues,
confusion, and pitfalls of this widely used tool.
Steve Gilbert welcomes special guests Lisa Star, TLT
Group, and John DuBois, Senior Solutions
Specialist, Microsoft US Public Sector - Education, Duane
Schau, Vice President and CIO of Indiana
University, and Sherry Lindquist, Northland
Community and Technical College.
September 7, 2pm EDTThe Lecture is Dead! Long Live the Lecture!
Pedagogy in Higher Education: Are There Extremes and
Do We Need to Reconcile Them?
In our first of the new
season, Steve Gilbert will lead us in an overview of
the VARIED flavors of "pedagogy" and explain how
advocates of quite different pedagogies can each be
zealous and effective without stepping on each
others' toes - or even noticing each other - most of
the time. As examples, we'll take a look at the
(apparent?) extremes of Authentic Education and
Instructional Design as examples of pedagogies that
can coexist harmoniously within many institutions
and the situations where they may conflict and what
to do when that happens.
Steve Gilbert, TLT Group,
and Dr. Paul Lacey, Professor Emeritus of English
at Earlham College and Presiding Clerk of American
Friends Service Committee.
July 27, 2pm EDT
What Do You Most Want to Gain? What Do You Cherish Most and
Want Not to Lose? These
Fundamental Questions help us to identify our most
important shared goals and any significant differences in
our hopes and fears - about change in information technology
and/or in our lives. The questions have been the most
frequently used and powerful activity within the
TLT Group's Roundtable Program. Steve Gilbert
will lead this last FridayLive! for the summer.
July 20, 2pm EDT
Where Has All the
Good Email Gone? Commiseration & Exchanging Ideas, Policies,
Overload Issue: Why do good people get bad email? And why do
good people SEND bad email?
Gilbert will moderate a discussion [commiseration!]
about the overload, especially email, and exchange ideas for
coping. We can help each other feel less guilty about
ignoring each others' email when we know that we share the
same burdens. Visit
TLT-SWG Blog for more questions and resources for this
July 6, 2pm EDT
Taking a Hard Look at e-Portfolios
Cambridge, Associate Director of the Inter/National
Coalition for Electronic Portfolio Research, Steve Ehrmann,
TLT Group, Janice Smith, rSmart, and Steve Gilbert, TLT
June 29, 2pm EDT
on Second Life - Focus on Best Practices
Drew Smith, Joe Floyd, University of South Florida, Jen
Caruso, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and Steve
Gilbert, TLT Group.
June 22, 2pm EDT
Live Report from George
Washington University's Pilot Workshop on Building
Hybrid Online Workshops Steve Gilbert, TLT Group,
and Todd Zakrajsek, Central Michigan University
June 1, 2pm EDT
Poster Sessions on Two Topics: What can we do about
plagiarism and cheating? and How can we get people to do
assignments in conjunction with course meetings?
Steve Gilbert, Diana Quinn, & Sue Espinoza.
May 4, 2007
FridayLive! Staying Sane - in Insane Times… [Responding to Va. Tech.
Tragedy of 4/16/2007]
Prepare for the unpredictable, think about the incomprehensible, cope
with the unbearable, and discuss the unspeakable
talks with Todd Zakrajsek, Central Michigan University, and
April 20, 2007
Influence without Authority: TLT Roundtable at
North Carolina State University Sarah Stein and Henry Schaffer of NCSU talk with Steve Gilbert
about their long-running and successful TLTR (8 years!).
April 13, 2007
5-Minute Hybrid Workshops, 5-Minute Clips, and Other Ways of
Linking Online and Face-to-Face
for Faculty/Professional Development Crisis? Steve Gilbert talks with TLT Group Hybrid Professional Development
March 02, 2007
FridayLive! The Paradox of
Professional Development and Hybrid Education:
If hybrid education is so good, why can't we use it more
effectively to train people to use it? Steve Gilbert and
Lisa Star, TLT Group
Clip: Why don’t we ‘walk the walk’?
This will open in new window – 6 slides/3 minutes and it
will advance by itself.
This format uses a Java interface and there are controls
on the screen to advance (slide and audio advance
February 23, 2007 FridayLive! Bringing the
Hybrid Learning Experience to the Professional Development
Gilbert, TLT Group
We’ve made strides in making student learning
experiences more diverse [across learning
styles/across formats – hybrid, etc.], but we
haven’t made faculty professional development
experiences as diverse. Why is that? and How can we
blend those experiences? What kinds of formats might
be more appealing? What brings a faculty member to a
February 16, 2007
Lead a Horse to Water Steve
Gilbert, TLT Group,
discusses these questions:
What will it take to get faculty interested,
engaged, and seeing the value of professional development
offerings on their campus? What are other campuses doing to
engage their faculty in improving teaching and learning?
What has worked, what hasn’t?
And another go at the Thought
What if all education had been solely online for
many years, and only now can we begin to add
face-to-face meetings? How should we structure and
use these F2F sessions? Why?
February 9, 2007
Discussion: Exploring Multi-Tasking, 5-Minute
Workshops, and a Thought Experiment: Steve
Gilbert,TLT Group.In part, this is a follow-up/extension to parts of
our session Feb 2 about coping with the overload
many of us experience when our uses of technology
blur the boundary between our personal and
professional lives. We'll also be exploring
5-Minute Workshops and this Thought Experiment --
What if all education had been solely online for
many years, and only now can we begin to add
face-to-face meetings? How should we structure and
use these F2F sessions? Why?
February 2, 2007 FridayLive!
Invitation to Compassionate Pioneers: 2007 New
Year's Resolutions - How to Separate or Integrate
Our Personal and Professional Lives Steve
Gilbert, TLT Group, and invited guests discuss two questions for 2007: In what ways do you
want your personal and professional life more
separated or more integrated? and What are you
going to do for yourself? To make your life better
personally or professionally?
January 26, 2007
Quick-LTA: Seven Principles Library Steve
Ehrmann, Vice-President of the TLT Group and
Director of the Flashlight Program, will describe
our library of hundreds of teaching ideas for using
technology to advance Chickering and Gamson’s
Seven Principles of Good
Practice in Undergraduate Education.
There are two versions of this library: one public,
and a larger library (open to your contributions)
available only to faculty, staff and students at
subscriber institutions. The Low Threshold
Activities are a must for professionals in faculty
January 12, 2007
FridayLive! Spotlight: Clickable Images John Prusch,
will provide some
examples of clickable images (also called image
maps) and tell us how they can be used in teaching
Archive (available through Elluminate Live) You
may have to download a Java Script activex control. This
is okay and will not harm your computer.
January 05, 2007
FridayLive! Spotlight: Web 2.0 Part II Steve Gilbert and guests Drew Smith, University of South Florida,
and Lisa Star, TLT Group
continue their conversation about Web 2.0
that began on Dec. 8. In this session, they share their favorite applications and educational
December 8, 2006
2.0 Technologies: What's Happening to All of Us? Promising
New Directions on the Horizon - and Already Here Steve Gilbert talks with guests Drew Smith,
University of South Florida, and Lisa Star, TLT
December 1, 2006
LTAs Charles Ansorge will lead discussion
among our favorite LTA contributors, Steven Bell,
Philadelphia University, and Ellen Cohn, University
of Pittsburgh, on their favorite new tools that are LTA-worthy.
October 27, 2006
Live from POD Conference: New Hybrid Options for
Universal Lifelong Professional/Faculty Development
with Jim Stenerson, Pace University, and Keith
Farrington, Whitman College.
September 22, 2006
Clothing the Emperor: What are the Realistic
Expectations for Faculty Learning and Using New T/L Options?
with Phyllis Dawkins and Frank Parker,
Johnson C Smith University
September 18, 2006 Clothing the
Emperor: What is the place of Open Source in the
Community College with
Foothill DeAnza Community College District, and Arta
Szathmary, Bucks County Community College
June 13, 2006 Spirituality in Higher
Education - with Art Chickering,
Assistant to the President, Goddard College [See also:
Encouraging Authenticity and
Spirituality in Higher Education,Arthur W. Chickering, Jon C.
Dalton, Liesa Stamm, 2005, Jossey-Bass].
Moderator/Presenter: Steve Gilbert, President, the
TLT Group. Co-Presenter:
Canby Jones, Wilmington
College Professor Emeritus.
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April 18, 2006 Faculty
Fears about Laptop Initiatives - with Ray
University Teaching and Learning Center; University of North
Steve Landry, Seton
Hall University, and
Phil Long, Director,
Learning Outreach, MIT Campus.
March 30, 2006
Re-Run - MERLOT: Teaching with Technology -- with
Ray Purdom, Director, University Teaching and Learning
Center; University of North Carolina, Greensboro, and
John Prusch, SUNY Learning Networks
March 21, 2006 Student Course Evaluations: What Kinds of Info Should Be
Collected by Whom, from Whom, and Used for What Purposes?
-- with Trav Johnson, Brigham Young University,
and Mike Theall, Youngstown State University
March 14, 2006
What Do We Need Beyondthe Seven Principles of
Good Practice in Undergraduate Education?--
with Art Chickering, Special Assistant to the
President, Goddard College, and Zee Gamson, Senior
Associate, New England Resource Center for Higher Education
Graduate College of Education, University of Massachusetts,
February 8, 2006
Dealing Honestly and Effectively with Class Size in Online
and Hybrid/Blended Courses -- with Cynthia Russell,
University of Tennessee Health Sciences, and John Sener,
Sener Learning Services.
January 31, 2006 Are Appropriate Use Policies Even Possible - In Times of
Too Many Options, Too Much Information, and Accelerating
Change in Educational Technologies? -- with Laura
Rediehs, St. Lawrence University
The Challenge of Effective Collaboration WITHIN
Higher Education - with John
Heilman, PhD. from Auburn University, David
Eisler, PhD. from Weber State University, and
Roy Austensen, PhD. from Valparaiso University
December 7, 2005
Overload, Shared Governance & Productive Assessment
New Paradoxes (and Paradigms?) Clothing the Emperor Interview December 7, 2005 Rick Detweiler,
President, Great Lakes Colleges Association