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1 Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology1 Managing the Electronic Classroom

2 Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology 2 Classroom distraction challenge Activities: chat, web surfing, games, video Missing important class material Distracting other students Impacts teaching (connection lacking) What is that drilling sound I hear?

3 Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology 3 Classroom distraction solutions What others have done –Leave it home –No Laptop Thursdays –Network cables out Connected to class activities works best –1/3 class exercises –1/3 students use –1/3 Lids locked It must matter Wait for the lid click

4 Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology 4 Laptop Teaching challenge The laptop creates a barrier even if the students are using them for class work –Physical –Focus –Mental

5 Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology 5 Laptop Teaching solutions State class policies from the start (games etc..) Get away from the podium Get close Teach backwards Stir the class Force Interaction (not just teacher student)

6 Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology 6 Electronic Test Challenges Students passing notes (cables and wireless) –Network folders –Wiki websites –Ram key –Infrared communication –Translation programs

7 Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology 7 Electronic Test Solutions Proctoring Creative test creation –Require unique input –Provide unique tests –Shuffling multiple choice (ACME) Policy for other programs appearing on screen Exam Proctor Blocks access (network, drives, programs) View student screens Indicates connection status

8 Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology 8 Electronic assignment challenges with attached assignment got lost on route Document failed to load on ACME Trouble loading assignments on Plato Failing hard drives that delete papers

9 Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology 9 Electronic assignment solutions ing assignments is not a good choice –I tell my students I will not accept any final assignments via Document failed to load on ACME (home) –Do not depend on off campus access –If you cannot see the document then neither can I Trouble loading assignments on Plato –Files must not be loaded directly from application (Word, Excel,…) –If student makes a mistake tell them to save it again with a different filename (including their name)

10 Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology 10 Electronic assignment solutions Failing hard drives that delete papers –Create a class backup policy together How many hours Location – CD, ACME, Plato, Axe, Stick, gmail, icq? –Set up assignments with multiple check points –Use group assignments –Create a bonus date

11 Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology 11 Plagiarism Challenge The prevalence of cut and paste plagiarism has increased dramatically in the last few years as a result of access to the internet.

12 Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology 12 Plagiarism Solutions Set the stage from the beginning –Define expectations –Put it in writing –Provide examples –Get them involved Assignments –Timeline –Unique perspective –Combine topics –Current events –Oral presentations –Peer review

13 Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology 13 Citation Guides Online Online Tutorials Technology Plagiarism Solutions


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