Presented by: Victoria Brown, Ed. D.

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Dec 8, 2013 (3 years and 10 months ago)

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Presented by: Victoria Brown, Ed. D.

Sender

Receiver

Message

Clarification


Quickly receive feedback


Instant clarification


Professor can redirect attention to tasks


Ability to contact the professor at a set time




Background noise


People whispering


Tapping on desks


Others texting or typing on computers


People moving in their seats


Noise in the hallway or outside


Attention span


Clarity of the message


Prior knowledge


Message delivered once



Ability to select when and where


Ability to control distractions


Ability to review content


Ability to select from multiple forms of
presentations


Background noise


Email


Telephone/ cell phone


Text messaging


TV and/or radio


Family


Attention span


Clarity of message


Delay in the launching of web pages


Download time for movies or images


Delay in clarification



Cognitive load: increase demand on cognitive
processing


Understanding how the technology works


Becoming lost in hyperspace


Content management system confusing


Students selecting their own learning pathways


Browsing for materials online

Communication & Cognitive Load


Within the Lesson


Clues to navigation


Clear directions


Provide samples


Describe grading methods


Lesson organizational structure


Use course link tools in CMS


Pre
-
select web resources








Lesson Structure


Establish purpose


Provide objectives or questions


Define key terms/concepts


Present information


Provide opportunities to interact


Review main points of lesson


Impact on future lessons


Transfer the knowledge


Words of encouragement


List of assignments





Books/
ebooks


Text (not in book)


Create an audio file (podcast)


Voice over PowerPoint


Record web cam


Record live class session


Type of Communication

Purpose

Email

Right or wrong answers

Protecting confidentiality

Establish personal connections

Discussion board

Open ended questions

No right or wrong answers

Sharing of products

created

Twits/text messages

Reminders about class events

Updates about

class activities

Sharing of new information

Linkedin
/
Facebook
/MySpace

Professional

networking

Professional portfolio

Building community

Wikis/Blogs

Creating

together

Sharing ideas


Use a professional tone in all communication


Address the student by name


Respond to inappropriate communication


Hold response for a couple of days


Address only the issue raised


Do not address feeling online



Social presence is the degree in which the
person is perceived as real in an online
environment
(
Gunawardena

&
Zittle
, 1997)


Social presence has been strongly correlated
to students’ perception of learning and
satisfaction with instructor
(Richardson & Swan, 2003)


Number of messages posted by students a
strong predictor of perceived learning by
students
(
Raovai

& Barnum, 2003)



Respond quickly to students


Provide feedback on work


Develop social work spaces


Chat rooms


Wikis (beyond class)


Blogs (beyond class)


Value differing opinions


Create group assignments/projects


Not all classes need social presence



SchoolTube


Videothreads


Audio Blogs


Management of Information


LibGuides


Google docs


Google reader


Adrive