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  • 1.C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Beyond Classroom Walls New Boundaries for Teaching and Learning with Digital Tools

2. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009Beyond Classroom Walls Redefine BoundariesElsewhere StudentInstructor 3. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009Beyond Classroom WallsSocial, networked learning- Comfort with being uncomfortable (thanks Jeff!)- Social != drinks & snacks, parties, Facebook games.- Create a space for shared thinking and practice- Instructor sets an example 4. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom WallsStudent | InstructorMake myself and class more open 5. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Communication Methods Phone Email Student MeIn Person 6. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009Beyond Classroom Walls Communication Methods with Digital ToolsPhoneBlogsFacebook Email StudentMe Twitter AIM In Person 7. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009Beyond Classroom WallsLay down rules- Discuss grades only in person- Status messages for AIM- Try other ways if I dont respond.- Uncomfortable? Use three traditional methods. 8. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009Beyond Classroom WallsGood course website...- Makes it easy to access course information- Encourages student participation- Easy for instructor to manage. 9. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009Beyond Classroom Walls Course Sitemap Display 10 blog posts Link to Facebook App Link to archives Search course siteHome Display Contact Information RequirementsProjects ScheduleStudentsDiscuss with class aboutCourse policiesWeekly schedule pulledWikipedia entryuser profiles.Required books from database.Course weblogLink to individualAttendance Make sure all links toBlog Commentsstudent blogs readings work!Movie Review Make sure the vCal link works! 10. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Course Site 11. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Subscribe to vCal fileClick it! 12. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Pull Schedule into Calendar AppIncludes title,date, and assignments in notes 13. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Facebook App Click it! 14. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Facebook App 15. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Facebook App 16. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Facebook App 17. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls SScholarPress- Courseware - Use WordPress for course site- WPBook - Pull WordPress blog into Facebook 18. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Student | Other Students - Weblogs and blog comments. - Use blogs as intro for in-class discussion - Use students for tech support 19. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009Beyond Classroom WallsWeblogs- Group versus Individual- My best course blog: 200+ posts, 500+ comments 20. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Student Groups on Blog 21. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Student Activity on Blog 22. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom WallsJump-start Discussion- Open with asking a student about a post she wrote.- Ask another student who commented to elaborate.- Blogs are great for Intellectual Playfulness. 23. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Edublogs 24. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom WallsBlog services- WordPress- Edublogs- Blogger- Typepad 25. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009Beyond Classroom WallsStudents | Elsewhere - Explore other communities doing history - Group work beyond the classroom, beyond fellow students in class. 26. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Flickr History Groups 27. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom WallsWikipedia 1. Write a ~500 word article on a topic related to history, with proper citations and a bibliography, with links to two websites and two Wikipedia pages.2. Watch what happens to your article after publishing, talk to others contributing, try to save your article if its flagged for deleting, and write about your experience. 28. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009Beyond Classroom Walls Choose a Topic: Wikipedia Stubs 29. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Learn how to write for Wikipedia 30. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom Walls Post, watch, and respond! 31. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009 Beyond Classroom WallsPossible Results? A Wikipedia keeps the article. B Wikipedia reverts changes. C Wikipedia flags the article for deletion 32. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009Beyond Classroom WallsWhy Assign Wikipedia?- Demystify Wikipedia- Writing facts versus making arguments- Broaden audience, encourage participation. 33. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009Beyond Classroom WallsGoals with Digital Tools:- Teach students how to communicate.- Demonstrate how to use social media responsibly.- Make myself and course more open and usable.- Encourage students to participate in learningoutside of classroom. 34. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009Beyond Classroom WallsMy Toolkit- Course Website/Weblog, with a few plugins- Social Media: personal blog, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube- Instant Messenger, cell phone, txt- Facebook- Wikipedia 35. C Jeremy Boggs, AHA 2009Beyond Classroom WallsThanks!Lets Talk More: - Email: [email protected] - AIM: jboggs22 - Web: clioweb.org - Twitter: twitter.com/clioweb - Slides at: slideshare.com/clioweb