“At Your Desktop” Series: Effective Facilitation of Online Synchronous Environments - Pedagogical Techniques in Utilizing the Virtual Environment for Teaching (Session I & II)

Thursday, 21 March, 2013 - 12:30 to Thursday, 28 March, 2013 - 13:30

Presenter: Michael Coghlan, eLearning Consultant

Format: e-Seminar

In this two workshops, the presenter has discussed different aspects of the following topics:

  1. When/How can online synchronous events add value to your course?
  2. Resolving the tension between synchronous and asynchronous modes
  3. Managing the Back Channel/Co-Facilitation
  4. Designing for interaction

Participants has taken part in some demonstrations and hands-on practice of Blackboard Collaborate's tools including the text chat, whiteboard, webcam, polling tools, web tour, application sharing.

Workshop Materials: