Aims of the course ◦ Train educators to manage a global collaborative project ◦ To develop skills and experience with all facets of the project
Course content: Designed to show how to use social media effectively for collaboration and creation ◦ Part A: Project design essentials Aims and curriculum links, Links to standards, Working modes, Inputs and outputs, and Outcomes and assessment. ◦ Part B: Seven steps designed to flatten your classroom design principles Connection, Communication, Citizenship, Contribution and Collaboration, Choices, Creation, and Celebration.
Modules Online meetings in Elluminate Flat Classroom Challenges Personal Journals Reading Assignments Google Groups Global Project
There were twelve weeks to this course There were nine modules to complete There was an online meeting for each module held in Elluminate Participants were granted time beyond the twelve weeks to complete all process journal and unit work
Networking ◦ Contacts made with participants, priceless! Personal Journals ◦ Great resource to use to help in running a Flat Classroom Project Final Project ◦ Advance Global Project Design and Management Demonstrated skills required to run a Flat Classroom Project Demonstrated skills required to be a Flat Classroom Teacher