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Thank you for all of the resources, dialogue, and inspiration! I look forward to implementing these ideas into my online pedagogy. The links to my blog posts for this sequence are listed below: Unit 1: Unit 2: Unit 3: Unit 4: Response to Synchronous Session: Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at writingwithmachines
This week’s Warnock readings and Anna’s videos provided very practical advice for how to manage readings and discussion boards in the online writing classroom. In Warnock’s Chapter 7, I found thought-provoking the choice to organize readings in a “Readings” folder or within module-specific folders (61). Whereas I have always done... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at writingwithmachines
Mic check: My post this week focused the importance of breaking the writing process down into manageable steps and building incentive in engaging in those steps by having students write from their own personal expertise and to a concrete, immediate audience. This writing process also hinged on modeling writing, both... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2017 at writingwithmachines
In this week’s readings, I found the following three points to be the most interesting in creating a student-centered writing process online: Warnock’s example from the “Low-Stakes, Risk-Friendly Message Board Text” of offering students the opportunity to share their “research secrets” (168) is an interesting way to jumpstart a writing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at writingwithmachines
The importance of organizing and labeling lessons in clearly navigable ways has been one of the recurring topics in our discussions of migrating pedagogies from f2f classes to online modalities. Tony’s video concretized Warnock’s general discussion of migrating the Socratic Method online by providing a clear illustration of how to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2017 at writingwithmachines
I’ve only just begun to explore Canvas so I have used Blackboard as my primary LMS, though when I was teaching classes in the teaching credential program at CSU Long Beach, I used Ning to show single-subject credential students to create learning modules for their Language Arts classes. Together, we... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at writingwithmachines
Warnock’s guiding concept of approaching online composition instruction as a process of migration rather transformation helped alleviate my anxieties about never having taught online before. Two of Chickering and Gamson’s principles that I am most concerned about migrating to online modalities are “contact between students and faculty” and “respecting diverse... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2017 at writingwithmachines