Readings for the Course
In the past, students purchased a readings package that was mailed from OISE before the course began. This way of working is no longer practical as some students do not join the course with enough time to order and receive a readings package. Readings typically are assigned in the first week of the course.  Starting in 2004, I began to point participants to articles that could be found online in the available databases. Another approach to getting in touch with what is going on is to become familiar with the latest articles that can be found on the Internet. Here's a helpful resource: Educational Journals Online

For the spring and summer sessions, because the twelve week course is packed into six short weeks, here are the readings ahead of time.

Reading Assignments for CTL1799 Summer 2016

There are a total of five readings and your responses to be posted in the first of the C2C forums. These are "classic" and not recent articles. They stand the test of time and relate well to the concepts in this course. Your reading assignment includes searching out articles that are on similar topics, current and appropriate for this course.

Readings Forum 1: Articles 1,2 and 3

For Articles 1, 2, 3 Please read each article and be prepared to discuss one of them in this Forum, using the last name of the author in the subject line so we can keep up with which article is being discussed. A minimum of one comment on one of these articles and one response to a posting by one of your classmates about one of these articles.

Please keep postings to no more than one screen's worth. In addition to these two comments, in another posting please cite and give the link for an article related to the one you have reviewed - hopefully this is a very current article which you believe to be as good as or better than the article given here that you chose to comment on. Put the article title in the subject line.  This is a separate posting from your other comments.

1. Ten Ways Online Education Matches, or Surpasses, Face-to-Face Learning by Mark Kassop Ten Ways appears in the Technology Source Commentary for May/June 2003 at
http://technologysource.org/article/ten_ways_online_education_matches_or_surpasses_facetoface_learning/ - it was originally generated by the On the Horizon site (now known simply as Horizon) at http://horizon.unc.edu/

On the Horizon is an international quarterly publication providing analysis and comment on the future of post-secondary education. Volume 11, Number 1, 2003

2. "Interactions in Education: A Conversation with Brenda Laurel" by Robert Cavalier

http://www.campustechnology.com/Articles/2003/05/Interactions-in-Education-A-Conversation-with-Brenda-Laurel.aspx

Campus Technology Journal web site: http://campustechnology.com/home.aspx

3. "Learning at a Deeper Level" by Dale Lugenbehl

http://www.monroecc.edu/ArchAnnou.nsf/59785f6a4841e27f85256b8a005a8ee0/81eacbc381f8439385256ce00077c3f1?OpenDocumentDale Lugenbehl, is a Professor of Philosophy at Lane Community College.



Readings 4: TCC

Choose one paper from a Technology, Colleges & Community Worldwide Online Conference - refereed papers were peer reviewed by an editorial board comprised of international educators with research and practical experience in online instruction and distance education. A double-blind review process was used to evaluate papers according to the paper selection criteria. For peer reviewed papers:

https://tccpapers.coe.hawaii.edu/archive/

Read and write a brief review, telling how this paper relates to you and how it might influence your studies and work. Post using the subject line for the date of the conference and author's name.

I have been presenting at this conference since 2002: see presentations for conferences - http://www.astralsite.com/astralsiteprojects.html
(April 2009) Creativity in Collaborative Projects for Learning Partners and Small Groups/Teams http://astralsite.com/teach/creativity-projects09.html
(April 2011) Free and Easy (Tools to use in Online Projects): http://astralsite.com/present/TCC2011/free-easy.html
(April 2012) Creative Crossroads: Learning Partners Collaborate http://astralsite.com/present/TCC2012/creative-crossroads.html
(April 2015) Holistic Approach to Information Technology http://astralsite.com/present/TCC2015/holistic-approach.html



Reading 5  - This Reading Project is done with a learning partner.

5.  Chapter from an online book on Constructivism - Reading Assignment With Learning Partner

The 5th reading is a shared reading with your learning partner. The resulting discussion takes place in a chat and the chat log is posted along with an introduction to the chat and a summary or conclusion.

You and your learning partner are both going to agree as to what course you might design together using the constructivist approach. After reading the chapter, you'll come together to chat and discuss the questions at the end of the chapter as if you were designing this course. While you will use the partner's discussion board and file exchange in BlackBoard as you develop your posting, part of the assignment involves a chat. and I suggest you use the online Chat in C2C to discuss. Save your log. When you are done, the two of you can create an introduction and a summary or conclusion to go with this log which you will then post to the appropriate View in C2C for the class to read.

Here's the reading...
"Designing Instruction for Technology-Enhanced Learning" by Patricia L. Rogers (ed) Idea Group Publishing © 2002

1. Go to http://www.library.utoronto.ca/ and on the left side click Library Catalogue
2. At Search. Choose "exact/title" and type in "Designing Instruction for Technology-Enhanced Learning"
3. In Search Results, two copies will be listed, choose the 2nd listing, "electronic resource". And click on "Online" to go to a new window
4. In the new window, scroll down and click on the words, "Connect to Designing instruction for technology-enhanced learning "... this takes you to
a new page where you read and "accept" the conditions.
5. On the next page, click on the title: "Designing Instruction for Technology-Enhanced Learning"

You will be asked to type in your University of Toronto Library card bar code number and your pin number along the way. When you come to the
book online, browse the contents and read the following chapter for this assignment.

University id and password  needed to access link - copywright notices on every page of the pdf - a protective measure for the author.

http://www.igi-global.com.myaccess.library.utoronto.ca/gateway/chapter/full-text-pdf/8208 is the direct link to Chapter 7 .pdf

Chapter 7 - Nothing but the Blues: A Case Study in the Use of Technology to Enrich a University Course.

Step One
Read the chapter.
Step Two
Hold a chat session. Decide first on a course that you two can develop together. Using concepts learned in the reading, discuss the development
of the course and answer the four questions.
Step Three
Together, create an introduction to your posting of this assignment.
Step Four
Create a summary or conclusion regarding this activity.
Step Five
Put it all together. 1. Intro 2. Chat 3. Summary
Step Six
Post the completed assignment in one note in the third Readings View


RESEARCH READINGS 2015: These are sites that have topics related to this course.  You may find ideas that are helpful in your teaching.

NOTE: During the course, should I find additional articles that may be of interest to you, I will provide them as "optional" readings.



You may want to note the articles that have been used in the past in case you want to obtain copies on your own to expand your knowledge on these topics.
References/Articles  That were in the last reading package created for the course, CTL 1799,  Winter 2003  OISE/UT Enhancing Holistic Education Using Technology  Dr. Selia Karsten - many of them are older articles however they are classics in the field.

1. Baker, J. Wesley. "The Classroom Flip: Using Web Course Management Tools to Become the Guide on the Side". Selected Papers from the 11th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Edited by Jack A. Chambers, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Florida Community College at Jacksonville (2000): 9-17

2. Barrett, Helen C.  "Create Your Own Electronic Portfolio: Using Off-the-Shelf Software to Showcase Your Own or Student Work." Learning and Leading with Technology.  Vol 27 No 7 (April 2000): 14-21

3. Baugh, Ivan W. and Jean G. Baugh. "Global Classrooms." Learning & Leading With Technology, Vol. 25, No. 3 (November 1997): 38-41.

4. Borkowski, Ellen et al. "Supporting teaching and learning via the Web: transforming hard-copy linear mindsets into Web-flexible creative thinking". Journal of Network and Computer Applications.  20 (1997): 253-265

5. Boyapati, E. "Project Based Learning: Equipment Specification".Selected Papers from the 11th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning.  Edited by Jack A. Chambers, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Florida Community College at Jacksonville (2000): 29-35

6. Bull, Glen et all. "Collaborative Education." Learning & Leading With Technology. Vol. 26, No. 5 (February 1999): 48-49.

7. Bull, Glen et al, "Grand Challenges: Preparing for the Technological Tipping Point". Learning & Leading with Technology. (May 2002).

8. Byres, David. "Effective teaching Using the Internet". Selected Papers from the 11th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Edited by Jack A. Chambers, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Florida Community College at Jacksonville (2000): 37-41

9. Cardwell, Ken.  "Electronic Assessment". Learning and Leading with Technology. Vol 27 No 7: (April 2000): 22-26

10. Carswell, Linda et al."Distance education via the Internet:the student experience". British Journal of Educational Technology .Vol 31 No 1 (January 2000): 29-46

11. Chang, Chi-Cheng. "A study on the evaluation and effectiveness analysis of web-based learning portfolio (WBLP)". British Journal of Educational Technology. Vol 32 No 4 (2001): 435-458

12. Chenuau, Jane. "Cyber Travelling Through the Loire Valley". Learning and Leading with Technology. (October 2000) Vol 28 No 2: 22-24, 26-27

13. Collis, Betty. "Designing for differences: cultural issues in the design of WWW-based course-support sites". British Journal of Educational Technology. (1999). Vol 30 No 3 (2001): 201-215

14. Coulter, Bob, Feldman, Alan and Konold, Cliff. " Rethinking Online Adventures." Learning & Leading With Technology. Vol 28 No 1 (September 2000): 42-47

15. Coulter, Bob, Feldman, Alan and Konold, Cliff. "Promoting Reflective Discussions: Making the Most of Online Resources in Your Classroom". Learning & Leading With Technology. Vol 28 No 2 (October 2000): 42-47

16. Crain, William. "Technological Time Values and the Assault on Healthy Development." Holistic Education Review, (June 1993): 27-34.

17. Egan, Elaine. "Bridge Building". Learning & Leading With Technology. Vol 28 No 3  (November 2000): 22-27

18. Eisenberg, Michael B. and Doug Johnson. "Learning and Teaching Information Technology Computer Skills in Context". Eric Digest. (September 2002): http://www.ericdigests.org/2003-1/skills.htm

19. Gardiner, Steve. "Teaming Up with Technology". Learning & Leading With Technology.  Vol. 28, No. 4 (December/January 2000-1): 22-27

20. Georgi, David and Crowe, Judith, "Digital Portfolios: A Confluence of Portfolio Assessment and Technology." Teacher Education Quarterly, (Winter 1998): 73-84

21. Henry, Avril. "Computer-graphics and literary construct: a learning model". British Journal of Educational Technology. Vol 33 No 1 (January 2002): 7-15

22. Huang, Hsiu-Mei. "Toward constructivism for adult learners in online-learning environments British Journal of Educational Technology. Vol 33 No 1 (January 2002): 27-37

23. Hudson, B.M. "Edge of Chaos: The Sweet Spot for Internet -Rich Pedagogy". Selected Papers from the 11th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Edited by Jack A. Chambers, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Florida Community College at Jacksonville  (2000): 99-109

24. Hult, C.A. "Teaching Hypertext Through Poetry". Selected Papers from the 13th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Edited by Jack A. Chambers, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Florida Community College at Jacksonville (2002):109-120

25. Lea, Martin et al. "SIDE-VIEW: Evaluation of a system to develop team players and improve productivity in Internet collaborative learning groups". British Journal of Educational Technology. Vol 33 No 1 (January 2002): 53-63

26. Loveless, Avril M. "The Visual Arts and Information Technology in the classroom." Using Technology in the Classroom, (1997): 99-108.

27. MacInnes, J. , Kissoon-Singh, S. Integrating Computer Technology into Instruction: The Evolving Experience of One Ontario School." Orbit. Vol 27 No 3 (1996): 30-33

28. Macinnis, Peggy. "A Computer-Based Music Curriculum - Experiencing and Understanding." Orbit, Vol. 27, No. 3 (1996): 25-27.

29. McLoughlin, C. "Culturally responsive technology use: developing an online community of learners". British Journal of Educational Technology. Vol 30 No 3 (1999): 231-243.

30. Mander, Jerry. "Ten Recommended Attitudes About Technology." In the Absence of the Sacred. Sierra Books. San Francisco, CA.(1991): 49-50.

31. Marcovitz, David. "I Read it on the Computer, It Must Be True." Learning & Leading With Technology. Vol. 25, No. 3 (November 1997): 18-19.

32. Maxwell, Matt. "Is Technology in Education Promising Too Much? A Neo-Luddite Analysis of IT in Curriculum". ENCOUNTER: Education for Meaning and Social Justice.  Vol. 12, No. 4 (Winter 1999-200): 36-46.

33. Meltzer, Bonnie. "Kiss Clip Art Goodbye." Learning & Leading With Technology, Vol. 27, No. 4 (December/January 1999-2000): 22-27.

34. Morgan, Konrad et al, "Psychological developments in high technology teaching and learning British Journal of Educational Technology. Vol 31 No 1 (January 2000): 29-46.

35. Moursund, David. "Obtaining Resources for Technology in Education: A How-to Guide for Writing Proposals, Forming Partnerships, and Raising Funds" http://www.lib.uwo.ca/programs/generalbusiness/proposalwriting.html

36. Oppenheimer, Todd. "The Computer Delusion". The Atlantic Monthly. Vol. 280, No. 1 (July 1997): 45-62.30.

37.Pearl, Amy. "Virtual Classroom Visits." Learning & Leading With Technology. Vol. 28, No. 4 (December/January 2000-1): 28-31

38. Perkins, D.N. "Technology Meets Constructivism: Do They Make a Marriage?" Educational Technology, (May 1991): 18-23.

39. Pinkney, Andrea Davis.  "Books and Megabytes: Good Friends in the Information Age." New Advocate. Vol 12 No 1 (Winter 2000): 43-49

40. Raven Lee, Judy and William Robert Patterson. "Its Showtime!" Learning & Leading With Technology. (February 1997): 6-12.

41. Sage, Sara M. "A Natural Fit: Problem-Based Learning and Technology Standards." Learning & Leading With Technology. Vol 28 No 1 (September 2000): 6-12

42. Savery, John R. and Thomas M. Duffy. "Problem Based Learning: An Instructional Model and Its Constructivist Framework." Educational Technology. (September-October 1995): 31-37.

43. Schwarz, Gretchen. "Further Fragmentation Computer Technology in the Classroom." Holistic Education Review. Vol. 10 No. 2 (June 1997): 33-40.

44. Sprague, Debra and Christopher Dede. "If I Teach This Way, Am I Doing My Job?" Learning & Leading With Technology. Vol. 27 No.1 (September 1991): 6-23.

45. Spector, J.M. and G.S. Edmonds. "Knowledge Mangement in Instructional Design. Eric Digest. (September 2002) 1-6 http://www.ericdigests.org/2003-1/design.htm

46.. Worts, Douglas. "Wire the Muse Cautiously: Challenging Traditional Roles of Art Museums in a Knowledge-Building Society." Orbit.Vol 27 No 3 (1996): 45-47

47. Van Belle, J.G. "Online Interaction: Learning Communities in the Virtual Classroom". Selected Papers from the 13th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Edited by Jack A. Chambers, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Florida Community College at Jacksonvile.  (2002): 187-200

48. The Holistic Educator. The Newsletter of the Holistic Education Network Sponsored by ASCD,  Vol 8 No 1 (Fall 1997): 1-10

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