Adding an Online Component to Your Classroom

Blair Roy, Outreach and Technical Assistance Network (OTAN)
Practice-based session A, CC, TELL
Friday, October 21, 2014 | 9:45 - 10:45 am Convention Center 211

Presentation on Google Drive - Public

Moodle is an open-source course management system that gives teachers great control when providing online information, activities, and assessments to students. An open discussion addresses implementation strategies, answers specific questions, and uses example ESL courses, including OTAN’s repository courses for advanced ESL and USA Learns.

Research and Studies Exploring Online Practices

Web Sites to Explore for Content

  • Open Educational Resources Commons - Free to use - Openly Licensed Resources from K-12 - College Courses
  • Hippocampus - is a free, core academic Web site that delivers rich multimedia content on general education subjects to middle-school and high-school teachers and college professors, and their students, free of charge.
  • by Outreach and Technical Assistance Network (OTAN) - free hosting for qualified California adult education schools

Guide to Convert Classroom Activities to Online Activities in Moodle (but could be applicable to other course management systems)

Videos to Learn More about Blended Learning

Teaching with Technology Search Tool to Enhance Your Lessons

Branka Marceta, Outreach and Technical Assistance Network
Practice-based session ML, TELL
Friday, October24, 2014 | 8:30 - 9:30 am Convention Center 207

Interested in technology to enhance your lessons? OTAN’s “Teaching with Technology” search tool is for you! Learn to use this tool to locate Web sites and other technologies for your lessons. Learn strategies for searching by program area, level, skill, and/or standard/CASAS competency to locate resources for your adult students.

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