Aloha and Welcome to How To Teach Online!

Welcome to How To Teach Online 2013, a massive, open, online course (MOOC). Here are some key details to help you get started this week, and prepared for next week. We look forward to connecting, learning, and building our community together.

Your tomooc Facilitators

Week 0 Activities 
Aloha Discussion
  1. What is your intention for this course (why are you here)?
  2. What issues do you think are important?
  3. How will contribute?
  4. How would you like to see community develop among participants?
  5. These types of courses are new for most people. In fact about 90% don’t even participate. How will you overcome the fear of learning in the open and the frustration of using new technology? How do you plan to courageously work through any setbacks, and not give up?
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One thought on “Aloha and Welcome to How To Teach Online!

  1. 1. My main intention taking part in this course is to colaborate and share ideas and learn from my peers’ experiences. I’ve been teaching for a more than ten years presential and online courses (lately most of them are elearning courses).

    2. In my opinion updating, reutilization and dissemination are key factors when we are talking about learning courses, always having in mind a difficulties that may upsurge for teachers and students when working with these resources.

    3. I will try to colaborate by commenting problems that normaly appear when students have to face online education for the very first time, how to help them to solve these problems and, through my experience in class with everything that may be helpful for my mates.

    4. This depends so much on participants’ willingness that I’d rather wait to see how things are going on.

    5. This is very true indeed and it is very linked to the previous question. For many people this is the very first time they tackle with an online course and (above all in the begining) they may be very frustrating and many people decide to give in (they are squeezed by time, have family burdens or simply they find something better to do than to follow a boring and complex course) so, I repeat, to be determined to do the course and working constantly on it is the only way to get a successful end.

    See you on the course!

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