Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

Some really unique research out there illuminates how

earning is Unstoppable. With this in mind, why do we so often manage to stop it with our course design? This presentation will explore how instructional designers and educators can smoothly and efficiently improve on the aesthetic look of their courses and the quality of the user's experience. We will look at using Open Educational Resources (OER) effectively, to engage students in course creation and course development. How does your course look? Does it need a makeover? Come learn simple action tips as well as complex concepts that can help you keep online learners engaged!

Attendees will:

  • Understand what OER is and how teachers can use it
  • Observe simple action steps to achieving beautiful course design and ways you can engage students to create course content (Next Generation OER)
  • Apply the 10% improvement rule to their own course plans

Keywords

OER, Open Education, Course Design, Michael Wiechmann, Wiechmannart.com

Related Website

http://wiechmannart.com/

Audience Focus

Both K-12 and Higher Education

Start Date

7-28-2016 9:30 AM

End Date

7-28-2016 10:00 AM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Michael Wiechmann is a graduate of Minnesota State University in Mankato. He has a B.A. from Bethany Lutheran College with a Studio Art degree. He is a Minnesota native and is licensed to teach K-12 art. He is finishing up his master's creative project, which is an Effective Practices Website for Teaching Online Hands-On Visual Art Classes. He has taught online for the past 4 years! He currently teaches part-time for three online schools (Minnesota Online High School - MN, Mountain Heights Academy- Utah, and Genesis Virtual Academy - USA).

Comments

Twitter: @mwiechmann

MHA School Website: http://www.mnohs.org

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelwiechmann

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Jul 28th, 9:30 AM Jul 28th, 10:00 AM

Being OPEN-ly Sexy and ADAPT-ably Beautiful: An Open Educational Resource(OER) Look at Attractive, Sustainable Course Design!

Some really unique research out there illuminates how

earning is Unstoppable. With this in mind, why do we so often manage to stop it with our course design? This presentation will explore how instructional designers and educators can smoothly and efficiently improve on the aesthetic look of their courses and the quality of the user's experience. We will look at using Open Educational Resources (OER) effectively, to engage students in course creation and course development. How does your course look? Does it need a makeover? Come learn simple action tips as well as complex concepts that can help you keep online learners engaged!

Attendees will:

  • Understand what OER is and how teachers can use it
  • Observe simple action steps to achieving beautiful course design and ways you can engage students to create course content (Next Generation OER)
  • Apply the 10% improvement rule to their own course plans

http://pubs.lib.umn.edu/minnesota-elearning-summit/2016/program/66