Online, off-line, teaching in between the lines
Ryan, Michael & Lloyd, Margaret M. (2003) Online, off-line, teaching in between the lines. In OLT 2003 Excellence: making the connections, 5 November, 2003, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. (Unpublished)
Some proponents of online teaching seem captivated by new digital technologies, network-based services and media-rich resources. But yielding to technocentric imperatives is usually a poor start to curriculum design in higher education. In this presentation we sketch out how we designed and orchestrated a large subject where various forms of online (and decidedly off-line) technologies were garnered for clear pedagogical purposes. Based on feedback from students and teaching staff we reflect on the deep structural elements of the unit, including: the structured lecture series that introduced dilemmas, analysed the issues theoretically, and then sought case study embodiment of good practice; an inquiry-based collaborative assignment (webquest) that introduced students to critical and reflective academic-like writing; and cornerstone videos: a series of interviews with practitioners in the field that lead to extended conversations about practical issues.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Webquest, inquiry, based learning, group work|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Statement:||Copyright 2003 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||10 Jun 2004|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:00|
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