I had set aside some time this morning to do my coursework for the first week of Fundamentals of Online Education: Planning and Application with Georgia Tech.
This week I’m starting study at Georgia Tech. Cool!
I’m studying Fundamentals of Online Education: Planning and Application, through the Coursera learning management system (LMS).
I have been both a Tweep and an attendee at the conference of the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (#SMAANZ) since 2007. I have been itching to have a go at combining the two after watching others tweeting from conferences. I had a bit of a go in 2009, but it was only @GeoffSchoenberg and I, so it was a bit lonely. This year there was a critical mass of tweeps in attendance.
I recently read an article called Death to the Syllabus , which discusses syllabi that “… carefully lay out the rules for attendance, punctuality, extra credit, grades, and penalties for missing deadlines, as well as detailing writing assignment requirements…”. This was a very interesting article, because I find myself swaying between agreement and disagreement depending on the stage of the term and any specific experiences I might have had with a cohort. Continue reading Death to the Syllabus?
These are my thoughts on sport management using the ADDIE model – there are some economies of scale gained from the sport marketing exercise I did earlier in the week. The Analyse phase in particular has a lot of similar material, but I have inclued here so this entry can be read independently of the Sport Marketing entry. The material I am using is from the College of Education, Idaho State University. Continue reading Sport Management – ADDIE Style
This time of year in tertiary teaching is about endings and beginnings. Endings in that I am wrapping up the assessment for the current terms and beginnings in that I am writing the course profiles (essentially a learning contract) for the upcoming term. Continue reading My philosphy for Term 2, 2007