Rules For Posting To This Blog and Weekly Blog Question

1. Only use your first name (no last names, addresses, IM screen names, etc.)
2. Show respect and consideration of others when posting and commenting. This includes individuals, students, organizations, political parties, colleagues, etc.
3. Check all posts for spelling and grammar errors before posting.
4. Protect the privacy of others. Gain permission from other people before you write about them. Avoid sharing someone else's last name. Use job titles or pseudonyms when writing about experiences with your co-workers or students.
5. Watch your language. Use politically correct and non-offensive language.
6. Make sure you write about things that are factual.
7. Keep your postings education-oriented. Avoid discussing plans for the weekend, etc.

This week I would like you to use your imagination. You have just won the lottery and will leave your teaching post immediately to travel around the world. As you leave your keys you meet your replacement. You are asked to give this new teacher just ONE piece of advice. What would that be, and why? Enjoy your world expedition!

Blog Post - Week 7
This past week in my own teaching I felt a little disconnected which prompts my question to you, "What was the moment (or moments) when I felt most disconnected or disengaged as a teacher - the moment(s) I said to myself, I'm just going through the motions here?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 6
For the past couple of weeks you have experienced asynchronous online learning (doing modules by yourself). Previously this semester you have experienced synchronous online learning (all together in the Collaborate room). Which do you think is more effective and why do you think that? Which do you like better, and why?

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 5
This week we have what we call "open mic." You can write a post about anything related to your teaching that you would like responses from your classmates.

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 4
Here is this week's question: "What was the event that most took me surprise this week - and event that shook me up, caught me off guard, gave me a jolt, or made me unexpectedly happy?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 3
Please write a post about the following question, "In thinking about my past week teaching what is one thing I would do differently, and why?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 2
Please write a post about the following question, " In thinking about my teaching activities this past week, of what do I feel most proud? Why?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 1
Describe something you used in your program in the first weeks of school that you learned in the summer NTI program. How did it work? Did it get you off to a stronger start than last year?

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Well, I think it would be ideal for a Criminal Justice Program. Handouts and Power Point Presentations would be excellent to inform students from this program. I feel if your posting general information that requires knowledege about Laws, Corrections and Police Service it would be ideal. Some applications in criminal justice require hands activity and knowledege, but the information you receive the programs we have would be a great for getting that information out to students. Like all technology you will have concerns, because some people really enjoy the physical part of actually been in the classroom. You really see a shift of people studying online with services that we participate in on every Monday evening. I think my major concern for myself would be accountablity making sure I understand the information and flow of the information process. I enjoy the technology we use it's very convient and once you become familiar to the technology it's like been in the classroom. I feel everyone repects the new process and when I talk to other people who took NTI they feel we are blessed to have such a structure for our program.

1 comment:

Christina Hinz said...


I think you made a very good point in that this type of technology would be good for teaching laws, processes, and other procedures related to the criminal justice field. Maybe it would be good to use this type of method along with requiring students to meet? This would allow for skills to be assessed and also for students to still get some one on one isntruction from an instructor. The combintation of the two, I think, would be succesful and enjoyable at the same time. I also agree that this type of instruction would require a lot of preparation and knowledge on behalf of the instructor, but don't we prepare and know our fields already? Maybe we are headed in this direction, who knows?