Elearning at NWIC

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Information about Elearning at NWIC

Published on February 18, 2008

Author: ravenwood

Source: slideshare.net

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nwic elearning nez perce tribe

Tackling Culture and Diversity in Distance Learning Lessons from Northwest Indian College

Remember to show video

Remember to show video

Who We Are

Every Student Takes Distance Learning Classes

 

Challenges We have been successful educating students where mainstream institutions haven’t. Can this be done online - at a distance?

Can we maintain close relationships?

How do we integrate culture into the classes?

How do we incorporate local, cultural knowledge?

Can we bridge the technological divide?

Not so much

But what ARE some strategies to increase success?

But what ARE some strategies to increase success?

The Challenge Increasing Self-Confidence So That Success Can Be Achieved Decrease apprehension about technology Encourage Engagement Capture Attention Maintain Interest Increase Motivation for the Long Haul

Increasing Self-Confidence So That Success Can Be Achieved

Decrease apprehension about technology

Encourage Engagement

Capture Attention

Maintain Interest

Increase Motivation for the Long Haul

Underpinning Awareness Family and Community

Family and Community

Engaging Busy Students In Online Modalities Is Difficult BUT Engaging Students To Go Beyond Their Fear of Failure Is the Real Challenge

Engaging Busy

Students In Online Modalities

Is Difficult

BUT

Engaging Students To Go Beyond Their Fear of Failure Is the Real Challenge

I Try to Engage Students in All Venues (Pick and Choose!) Visual Use images and graphics to supplement text Video: a familiar modality Technology : can be plus or minus: could encourage an achievement gap Audio : Some students learn better this way

I Try to Engage Students in All Venues

(Pick and Choose!)

Visual

Use images and graphics to supplement text

Video: a familiar modality

Technology :

can be plus or minus: could encourage an achievement gap

Audio :

Some students learn better this way

Excellent Success Comes From….. An Attractive Interface

An Attractive Interface

An Organized Approach Excellent Success Comes From….. Make it clear how to START!

An Organized Approach

Make it clear how to START!

An Organized Approach Excellent Success Comes From…..

An Organized Approach

An Organized Approach Excellent Success Comes From….. Repetition in the flow of lessons

An Organized Approach

Repetition in the flow of lessons

Encouraging Participation HOW? Teacher As Guide BUT Mandate it if you have to! Self-revelation: don’t be a pedagogue! Involve family and community (elders) Excellent Success Comes From…..

Encouraging Participation

HOW?

Teacher As Guide

BUT

Mandate it if you have to!

Self-revelation: don’t be a pedagogue!

Involve family and community (elders)

In Other Words Teach from the Bottom Up Allow Students to Participate in the Learning Process Discussion Forums Elder/Family Interviews: Video/Audio

Allow Students to Participate in the Learning Process

Discussion Forums

Elder/Family Interviews: Video/Audio

We Use Technology To Connect Learning to What Students Already Value and Know Connect learning to culture Connect learning to family/community Connect to direct experience Connect to beliefs

To Connect Learning to What Students Already Value and Know

Connect learning to culture

Connect learning to family/community

Connect to direct experience

Connect to beliefs

 

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