Week 1 Learning Outcomes
- Apply asset pedagogies to course and learning experience design
- Develop familiarity with features and affordances of OpenLab sites
- Create a course site on the OpenLab
- Navigate between course profile and course site
- Explain the difference between the course profile and course site and what can be done in each space
- Be Awesome
Preparation for June 7 Zoom session
Please complete by Monday, June 6, at 12pm:
- Sign up for the OpenLab. Instructions for signing up are here. and create your profile, including adding a photo or image. Instructions for the photo are here.
- Friend the Community team members. Instructions for adding friends are here. (Gina Cherry, Syelle Graves, Tom Harbison, and jean amaral)
- Join the Teaching on the OpenLab Summer 2022 community. Instructions for joining the community are here.
- Introduce yourself on the Community Members page of our Teaching on the OpenLab Faculty Learning Community site. The form to submit your introduction is on the right side of the page.
- Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a song (title and artist) or image that represents for you the joy, hope, or liberation of learning. (We’ll curate these and share during the week.)
Agenda for Tuesday, June 7, 11:30am – 1:00 pm, Zoom session
- Welcome and land acknowledgment
- Team tally: Google form is here.
- Pedagogical foundation. Read about asset-based pedagogies here.
Preparation for June 9 Zoom session
- Complete the OpenLab Course Site Hopes and Dreams Worksheet.
We strongly encourage you to take a first pass through answering the questions on the worksheet before exploring the sites below. After exploring, you may want to take a second pass adding additional ideas. Have this available for Thursday’s discussion.
- Explore some OpenLab course sites, noting what you might borrow and what you might do differently.
- MMP 240 Web Design | Chris Stein
- MES 153 Screenwriting | Sam Sloves
- COM 265 Gender and Communication | Brianne Waychoff
- CRJ 202 Corrections | Shenique David
- ENG 201 Introduction to Literature | Celeste Conway
- ASN 114 Asian American History | Soniya Munshi
- BUS 104 Introduction to Business | Brielle Buckler
- ECO 202 Macroeconomics | Al Eisenbarth
- POL 100 Introduction to American Government Arto Artinian
Agenda for Thursday, June 9, 11:30am – 1:00 pm, Zoom session
- Welcome and review of last session
- Breakout rooms: What inspired you about the sites you saw?
- Overview of the OpenLab
- First steps in creating your course site
Preparation for June 14 Zoom session
- Using the OpenLab Course Site Hopes and Dreams Worksheet that you already completed as a guide, create a conceptual sketch of your site. You can do this using the software of your choice, or you can draw it by hand.
- Upload your sketch as a file in our community profile. Instructions for uploading your sketch are here. If you drew your sketch by hand, use your phone to take a picture to upload.
- If possible, name your file “Site Sketch Firstname Lastname” before you upload it. That will make it easier for others to know who it belongs to when viewing it.
- Under description, add a few sentences about your vision for your course sketch.
- Create a course profile with a site. Instructions for creating an OpenLab course are here.
- Share your Course Site Hopes and Dreams worksheet with Team Open
Upload the worksheet you completed last week to our Dropbox folder. We’ll review the worksheets and and use your vision to guide our planning for the rest of our time together.
- Ask us or your colleagues questions in the discussion area of our community profile (instructions for contributing to the discussion are here) by replying to the Week 1 questions prompt.