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Five Tools to Facilitate Active Learning by Mind Map: Five Tools to Facilitate Active
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Five Tools to Facilitate Active Learning

1:00pm: Introduction, agenda, goals/objectives, instructions for getting logged on to computers Fillin form w/MEID 1:05pm: Write/Pair/Share: What is one specific learning activity that you either participated in as a student and/or use as an instructor that really engages students and gets them to learn the material? 1:15pm: Share answers, introduce selves, take notes in shared Google Doc about the successful activities. 1:25pm: Mini-Lecture about Active Learning making connections back to the examples given 1:35pm: CAT: Minute Paper/Muddiest Point about Active Learning 1:38pm: Mini-Lecture/Demo Mind Mapping as Active Learning · Demo Workshop Mind Map Website (built in mind mapping application, MindMeister) · Connect mind mapping activities to active learning · Provide list of various mind mapping applications (built in social bookmarking application, Diigo) 1:50pm: Write/Pair/Share: List 2-3 mind mapping activities you might use in your courses. 1:55pm: Mini-Lecture/Demo Social Bookmarking as Active Learning · Watch Social Bookmarking in Plain English Video · Demo Diigo Workshop Technology bookmark lists (used to bookmark and annotated the different technologies demoed and listed during the workshop) · Connect social bookmarking activities to active learning · Provide list of various social bookmarking applications (built in social bookmarking application, Diigo) 2:10pm: Participants start Diigo account and bookmark the Workshop Mind Map Website 2:25pm: Write/Pair/Share: How might you incorporate social bookmarking into your courses? 2:30pm: Watch Google Docs in Plain English 2:35pm: Have participants log into the Maricopa.edu Google Docs account and access shared presentation file (set up in advance of the workshop). In groups, participants collaboratively fill in the different slides/pages. 2:50pm: CAT: Minute Paper/Muddiest Point about Document Sharing 2:53pm: “What does/will active learning look like in your class?” Collage activity Participants start an account at Glogster (Collage application) and use the 10 images facilitators will provide them with to construct a collage. 3:10pm: Mini-Lecture/Demo other Alternative Presentation Technologies · Maps · Timelines 3:20pm: Mini-Lecture/Demo Going Public with Social Networking/Publishing Technologies · Wikipedia · Yelp 3:30pm: Writing a Yelp Review Participants start an account at Yelp and write a review of their favorite restaurant (or other place). 3:40pm: Mini-Lecture about the Legalities of Using Web-based Applications · Copyright (Tips & suggestions for helping faculty & students) · FERPA (language to include in syllabi) 3:50: CAT: Minute Paper/Muddiest Point about Legalities 3:52: Write/Pair/Share: What one activity are you most like to incorporate into one of your classes during this fall, or the next spring? What support would you need to make it happen? 3:55pm—Conclusion, Workshop Evaluation · Collect assessments · Provide Evaluation URL · Remind instructions to apply for FPG Clock Hours  

Mindmapping

MindMeister

Gliffy

MSWord

Social Bookmarking

Activity Start a Diigo Account. Bookmark your college homepage. Bookmark the workshop website. Bookmark the workshop bookmark list. Bookmark 2-3 other web resources that are useful to a class you are currently teaching (or another project you are currently working on).

Diigo

Delicious

Bb Scholar

Google Sharing

GoogleDocs

Documents

Spreadsheets

Presentations

GoogleSites

Alternatives to Essays

Activity Go to Glogster and Start an Account Find some pictures about "active" "learning" from the link next to "Alternatives to Essays" Make a collage about what active learning might look like in your classroom.

Maps

Timelines

Collages

Flickr

Going Public

Twitter

Facebook

Yelp

Wikipedia

Workshop Agenda

Pre-Workshop "Check In" Survey

Engaged Learning Write/Pair/Share

What is one specific learning activity that you either participated in as a student and/or use as an instructor that really engages students and gets them to learn the material?

Introductions

Participants

About Workshop

Facilitators

Active Learning

Mind Mapping

Social Bookmarking

Google (Document) Sharing

Alternatives to Essays

Going Public

Legalities

Copyright

FERPA

Conclusion

What will you do Write/Pair/Share

Workshop Evaluation

FPG Instructions

Active Learning

Legalities