Here are our Spring 2015 chats! Click on the link to learn more:
April 24: CONNECTED LEARNING
Q1 LEARNING NETWORKS: How can we promote student engagement and connections both inside class and beyond the class setting?
Q2: INTERESTS: How can we design connected courses that further learner agency and connect up with student interests?
Q3: PEERS AND PURPOSE: How can we help students pursue common goals and make peer connections in their learning?
Q4: PRODUCTION: How can active learning and maker-culture help create connections among learners? how about among teachers?
Q5: SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES: What are the ways in which connected learning contributes to academic success? life success?
Q6: SUMMER CONNECTIONS: What connected learning adventures are you hoping to have this summer?
April 10: TEXTBOOK ECOSYSTEM
Q1: How do you "use" content in your courses/work? Are you a content re-user? creator? curator? re-mixer? other roles?
Q2: How do your views on pedagogy affect your content choices and strategies?
Q3: What are the benefits for you of producing/curating/using open content?
Q4: Teachers: How has your content ecosystem evolved over time?
Q5: Teachers: Do students contribute to your content ecosystem? If so, how?
Q6: How do you keep up with news/projects in the fast-developing field of open textbooks and other OERs?
March 27: SUSTAINABILITY
Q1 Sustainable Learning: How do we create learning that grows and lasts? For our students? For ourselves as learners?
Q2 Sustainable Networks: What makes learning networks persist over time? What are key success/failure factors?
Q3 Sustainable Content: How do you sustain open content over time? What kinds of content are most sustainable?
Q4 Sustainable Teaching: How do you re-energize and avoid teacher burnout? How do you keep students enthused?
Q5 Sustainable Courses: How do you propel classes from semester to semester? What design features make courses sustainable?
Q6 Sustainable Case Studies: What are some open education projects with long term success? What are some notable failures?
March 13: OPEN
Q1 How is "open" important in your work as an educator today?
Q2 Who are some of your open heroes and heroines?
Q3 How has your own open presence online evolved over time?
Q4 What specific problems can the open approach help us to solve?
Q5 What can we do to promote open education at the Univ. of Oklahoma?
Q6 Do we want to keep using Twitter chat for more open-fests?