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Digital Literacy and New Teaching Skills for University Teachers Going Online Susanne Koch University of Oslo [email_address] The Scope Challenges and solutions of a small university department which focuses primarily on lifelong learning setting out to meet some of the central requirements of the Bologna process A Big Leap From only one assessment at the end of each course to formative assessment throughout the entire course So, in a course with 100 students, was the lecturer to invite each student into his office for a conversation? Online support was the answer New Tricks for Old Dogs A need for new skills: pedagogical, technical and even social A shortage of resources: Online teaching is often time consuming and the lecturers are already pressed for time A problem of motivation: When implementing an extensive reform, there are a number of changes to be implemented and both lecturers and students can get weary. Our Solution Offer short one-on-one sessions in e-pedagogy when needed Develop an online toolbox for e-learning T oolbox for e-learning Writing for Internet LMS tips and hints Intro to technical tools for teaching online Intro to pedagogical tools for teaching online Reviews of books on e-learning Teach yourself to teach online , short pdf introductions to teaching online Online discussions on the pitfalls of online communication and how to avoid them Portal for Online Pedagogy An expansion of the toolbox for e-learning Made available to the entire University Readily available, practically oriented, bite sized pieces of teaching skills and digital literacy Elements of the Portal A short and simple manual in pdf format to be used as an introduction or to refer to when in doubt LMS course pages with general resources for lecturers to cut and paste when preparing their own courses Advanced LMS tips and tricks A short introduction to using online discussion forums Practical tips for using forums in teaching How to search the net for material suitable for teaching Link bank of quality tested scholarly web links In Short In order to take advantage of the benefits of e-learning, it is important that technical and pedagogical support is available. Instructional design teams with technicians, educationalists and web designers who work together is an ideal solution, but unaffordable for us We are hoping that a system with a portal for online pe dagogy offering help for the novice and the adept alike, and with some degree of personal support, might be a way to go Our next adventure An online bank of cases for case based teaching Teachers and students building the cases together Using mind map technology


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