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Hello Curry and Jim, Thank you for a wonderful semester! I've definitely learned a lot and look forward to using these strategies online. Karla :) Unit 1: http://freewrite.typepad.com/writingwithmachines/2017/02/confessions-of-an-educator-who-is-terrified-of-technology-can-machines-humanize-owcourses.html Unit 2: http://freewrite.typepad.com/writingwithmachines/2017/02/blackboard-power-point-my-lms-go-to-.html Unit 3: http://freewrite.typepad.com/writingwithmachines/2017/03/i-will-not-be-the-goldfish.html Unit 4: http://freewrite.typepad.com/writingwithmachines/2017/04/response-to-video-chat.html Unit 5: http://freewrite.typepad.com/writingwithmachines/2017/04/reading-and-discussion-methods-on-how-to-avoid-robotic-behaviors.html Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at writingwithmachines
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Reading and discussion is definitely a fear I’ve self meditated on when it comes to teaching online. I fear students will see reading and discussion as robotic behaviors that need to be replicated over and over again for points that lead to a grade. However, I’m interested in exploring ways... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at writingwithmachines
Mic Check: In a nutshell, I’m recognizing how similar and different each individual goes about dividing an essay assignment with different objectives that lead to critical thinking, drafting, and feedback. And when one divides their assignments, we hope students can recognize there is a writing process that develops with purpose.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at writingwithmachines
After reading “Teaching the OWI Course” I gathered a lot of great ideas and strategies that I can easily migrate over to OWC. I will first mention the idea of implementing low-stakes writing in my f2f courses which involve students examining other student writing in order to be exposed to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at writingwithmachines
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I saw this image of a goldfish in a bowl and immediately I thought of myself teaching a OWcourse and working with space, but I said to myself DAMN IT I will CREATE my space. I will not be confined like the gold fish, I will be all kinds of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at writingwithmachines
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The tools or LMS that are most appealing or should I say, the ones that I can utilize without hesitation are Blackboard and Power Point. Blackboard has been helpful in many ways, first being the ability to communicate with students. My syllabus has a set schedule and homework assignments, but... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at writingwithmachines
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I am terrified of technology. There I said it, but at the same time I can appreciate technology and its infinite “ACCESS” to resources. In the classroom the internet is my “partner in crime” to conjuring a lesson plan that attempts to be engaging for a student audience. I appreciate... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at writingwithmachines