Monthly Archives: July 2013

An Issue of Connectivity | Core Connections using Twitter

Shekema Silveri:

When considering connectivity inside the classroom, it is important to begin by determining what it means to be a connected learner in the 21st century.  Specifically, each of us (adults included) must ask ourselves the following questions: What are the benefits of connecting with others? What opportunity costs are associated with becoming/remaining connected? How do we successfully determine which communities to which we should connect/ belong? – See more at: http://blog.successatthecore.com/an-issue-of-connectivity/#sthash.kkv4qbcn.dpuf 

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

Shekema Silveri is a Milken National Educator (GA `11, LMC Fellow `12) creating classroom opportunites that have won her national recognition. 


As a MIlken National Educator myself (NV ’95) I feel proud when I see other teachers involved with the MFF stepping up with technology. 

See on blog.successatthecore.com

Flipped Classroom: Read these Posts and Resources


Our collection of flipped classroom posts and resources. Please feel free to add your own!

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

Integrating video and other online resources into classroom instruction makes simple sense.  Shifting the standard lecturs to on demand video changes the nature of homework and converts the ‘lecture time’ into hands on workshop opportunities.  It’s time to flip!

See on learni.st

FirstJob: Distance Education Program Area Director [UW Madison Continuing Studies]


Distance Education Program Area Director
We are seeking an individual to provide leadership for Distance Education Professional Development (DEPD), a unit within Professional Development and Applied Studies, an academic department in UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies. The position involves developing and leading a dynamic team responsible for the design and delivery of non-credit DEPD courses, certificate programs and the Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning. It includes establishing relationships and collaborations with advisors, content experts and instructors for DEPD to provide resources and learning opportunities that online professionals need in a growing and ever changing field. DEPD offers well-established high quality programs that are based on a cost-recovery model. The position includes supervisory responsibility for academic staff and collegial consultative relationships with faculty.

See on www.firstjob.com

Distance Education Professional Development Job in Madison, Wisconsin US


Online Instructor/Program Manager – We’re seeking highly motivated, collaborative individuals to work in a team environment to teach and develop online continuing education courses about distance education and to manage aspects of non-credit programming. This position will provide online course instruction, develop course content, manage noncredit certificate programs and coordinate functions for the Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning. 

 

Full time position based in Madison, WI; minimum starting salary $58,000/annually. For full description and application instructions, please see http://go.wisc.edu/sqbvy0

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CA Online Teacher

To apply
resume, letter of interest, and three letters of recommendation

Please complete online application at https://jobs.ucsc.edu for Job #1304434 or search University Extension for Secondary Teacher (Grades 6-12). Submit the following: resume, letter of interest, and three letters of recommendation. Please specify which courses you would like to teach, develop, or redevelop in your letter of interest.

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

Full-time $52,000, Part-time based on percentage of full-time salary

See on www.edjoin.org