logging in or signing up Conducting a mathematics course online splineguy Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 309 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: November 24, 2008 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description Using CourseCompass Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Conducting an online Mathematics course : Conducting an online Mathematics course using CourseCompass Dr. Scott R. Franklin Assistant Professor of Mathematics Wayland Baptist University November 25, 2008 Training Elements : Training Elements Course Components Student Work Flow Instructor Work Flow Avenues of Student Communication Conducting the Course Course Set up Weekly Issues Proctored Exams 2 Course Components : Course Components METHOD OF INSTRUCTION Lecture Videos Lecture Notes STUDENT PRACTICE Online Homework Online Quizzes ASSESSMENT Lecture Note Completion Homework Quizzes Proctored Exams ADDITIONAL STUDENT ASSISTANCE: Ask-the-Instructor Links Textbook Videos Sample Problems Online Textbook Discussion Board 3 Sample Lecture Videos : Sample Lecture Videos 4 Student Workflow : Student Workflow Watch Lecture Videos Fill in the Lecture Notes Complete Homework for 3 Sections per week Take Weekly Quiz (x3) Weekly Twice a term Proctored Pencil-and-Paper Exam NOTE: Lecture Videos: Blackboard Lecture Notes: Blackboard Homework and Quizzes: CourseCompass Exams: Offline 5 Instructor Workflow : Instructor Workflow Answer Student Email Questions(24 hour response policy) Grant extensions, as necessary Encourage Participation in Discussion Board Monitor Student Participation Post Exams to Proctor Site Grade and Distribute Proctored Exams Weekly Twice a term 6 Methods of Student Communication : Methods of Student Communication Direct Emails (rare, unless requesting Extensions) Demonstration in Word 2007 “Ask my instructor” linkDemonstration in CourseCompass Discussion Board Phone Calls Future Possibilities: Synchronous Class MeetingsOnline Office Hours Elluminate© 7 Conducting the Course : Conducting the Course Course Set Up Weekly Issues Proctored Exams 8 Course Set Up : Course Set Up Copy the Course 9 Slide 10: Login to CourseCompass.com and Create/Copy Course 10 Slide 11: Select “Copy a Course” and select either of the options. If this is the first time, use the second option and enter “franklin98974” for the Fall 2008 version of course. 11 Slide 12: Select the items to copy and click continue. 12 Slide 13: Enter course information, dates, etc. Then click “Create Course Now” 13 Slide 14: On the next page, note the Course ID because you will need to provide this information to your students. You will also receive an email with this information. 14 Slide 15: Course is now listed after logging in. 15 Course Set Up (cont.) : Course Set Up (cont.) Copy Course Content in Blackboard. Lecture Videos Lecture Notes Midterm and Final Reviews Note: First time through, I can copy my materials to you. In following courses you can copy from one course to another. 16 Slide 17: In the control panel, select course copy. 17 Slide 18: 18 Slide 19: Find the course to copy to using the “Browse…” button, then select the content you wish to copy. 19 Course Set Up (cont.) : Course Set Up (cont.) Upload Syllabus (BB & CC) Update Instructor Information (BB & CC) Modify Course Menu (as desired, BB & CC) I prefer to leave out the “Study Plan” on CC. 20 Slide 21: My Preferred Course Menu 21 Course Set Up : Course Set Up Post Initial Announcements (BB & CC) See Syllabus for Sample Announcement (last page) Modify Due Dates in CourseCompass. 22 Slide 23: Login to CourseCompass and select your course. Click Control Panel then enter the Homework/Test Manager. 23 Slide 24: In the Homework/Test Manager, click on Change Date & Assign Status 24 Slide 25: You can now adjust the dates for all of the homework and quizzes in one place. 25 Weekly Issues : Weekly Issues Granting Extensions… 26 Slide 27: From the CourseCompass Control Panel, click the “Gradebook” 27 Slide 28: Select the student’s name here… 28 Slide 29: Select the Set or Quiz and, under actions, select Settings per Student. Click Go… 29 Slide 30: On the Resulting page, make the desired changes and click, “Ok”. 30 Weekly Issues (cont.) : Weekly Issues (cont.) Granting Extensions Answering Emails (using Outlook with Equation Editor)… 31 Sample Student Email : Sample Student Email Name: Ja'net Hayes Email: email@example.com Book title: Angel: Intermediate Algebra for College Students, 7e Course name: WBU College Algebra VC01/02 (Winter 2008) Objective: Divide rational expressions. Set 2: Section 6.1 (Question # 15) Question Link (this link will remain valid for 6 months from 11/14/2008): http://www.mathxl.com/info/exercise.aspx?fromask=yes&dataid=37a52aff-2ac4-4d82-bd51-f53e8dbd92ca Help having trouble with this one I don't understand how to simplify 32 Weekly Issues (cont.) : Weekly Issues (cont.) Granting Extensions Answering Emails (using Outlook with Equation Editor) Check Discussion Board Monitor Student Participation… 33 Slide 34: 34 Slide 35: 35 Slide 36: 36 Slide 37: 37 Slide 38: 38 Slide 39: If you click review, you can take a look at the students work. 39 Slide 40: NOTE: The “Similar Exercise” button can be turned on or off. It allows a student to repeat a question until it is correct. 40 Proctored Exams : Proctored Exams Generating: TestGen Software Posting: Email exams and details for proctors to Leslie Burson. She will post to Proctor Blackboard Site. Proctors: Encourage students to submit proctor requests(No requests required for Wayland Campus personnel) Test Submision: Proctors fax test to me (using a FaxDigits number) Some Proctors will scan and email Discourage mailing directly because of time delay. Grading: Grade and post electronic copy to Digital Dropbox. 41 Slide 42: 42 Slide 43: 43 Slide 44: Select the student, browse for their graded file, then submit… 44 Upcoming Changes : Upcoming Changes New Videos will be recorded and notes will match the Blitzer Textbook. Increased emphasis on Discussion Board (for student to student interaction) Live Office Hours and Synchronous Class meetings. Student information Wiki. Other ideas? 45 You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.