What do you want? What do you need? Contact Amy Horschak to discuss how to best achieve the objectives and learning outcomes for your class by finding the right platforms and tools for your specific goals.
Possible topics for discussion include:
Course content and website: RISD currently uses, but is not limited to, Digication, Haiku, Google sites, WordPress/Edublogs.
Issues to think about for your course website, what do you want it to provide for your students?
Professor → Student:
Place for them to access content and receive information, syllabus, readings, etc…
Support students in their own reflections and inquiries
Professor ↔ Students: Provide an open question and answer forum
Students ↔ Students:
Encourage social interaction and community building
Set up groups where students can work together
Peer feedback and mentoring
Pilot a new idea or approach: Test out new technologies in your class or experiment with different modes of teaching, e.g. flipped classroom, hybrid learning.
How to effectively incorporate different technologies into class presentations and what is available on campus and online.