Flipping, Blogging and Semiotics in MAR 202

How can you find what you’re looking for without flipping navigation?

  • To implement a ‘flipped classroom’ model across a brand new unit in marine science for Semester 1, 2014
  • Develop an online learning environment that enables and encourages interaction with a variety of media
  • Establish a student blog function for student assessment
  • Produce short videos that will complement readings and other media

Online Lectures Integrate bite sized, site specific, easily digestible video resources into the unit for student consumption – learn where and when they like
Student Agency and Capacity Students created and maintained their own WordPress blog for weekly critical reflection of video consumption. The blogs were provided to the students via the Mq WordPress multisite
Increased Teacher Presence and navigation online

  • Created 2 Teacher avatars using BitStrips and Pixlr.com
  • Integrated colour text boxes for specific items in the unit

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Without instruction or visual cues, flipping your classroom can also flip your students.

Flipping your classroom is not just putting videos and lectures online. There is a whole digital design process aimed at increasing student agency and engagement.

  • Digital by design requires clear instruction and teacher presence
  • Design for digital uses available digital tools to increase student capacity and agency

Adding Colours to your unit

  • Copy the code associated to the colour you would like to add to your unit from below.
  • In any editor in your iLearn space, click the HTML buttonScreen Shot 2014-09-19 at 11.19.09 amScreen Shot 2014-09-19 at 11.19.14 amScreen Shot 2014-09-19 at 11.19.18 amScreen Shot 2014-09-19 at 11.19.24 am
  • Paste the code in the HTML editor and update
  • Replace placeholder text with your own content

YOUR CONTENT GOES HERE.
<div style="padding: 30px; margin-bottom: 50px; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; border-top-left-radius: 20px; border-top-right-radius: 20px; border-bottom-right-radius: 20px; border-bottom-left-radius: 20px; width: 93%; text-align: center; background-color: #cfcff8;">YOUR CONTENT GOES HERE.</div>

YOUR CONTENT GOES HERE.
<div style="padding: 30px; margin-bottom: 50px; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; border-top-left-radius: 20px; border-top-right-radius: 20px; border-bottom-right-radius: 20px; border-bottom-left-radius: 20px; width: 93%; text-align: center; background-color: #f8cfd4;"> YOUR CONTENT GOES HERE</div>

YOUR CONTENT GOES HERE.
<div style="padding: 30px; margin-bottom: 50px; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; border-top-left-radius: 20px; border-top-right-radius: 20px; border-bottom-right-radius: 20px; border-bottom-left-radius: 20px; width: 93%; text-align: center; background-color: #fffac3;"> YOUR CONTENT GOES HERE</div>

YOUR CONTENT GOES HERE.
<div style="padding: 30px; margin-bottom: 50px; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; border-top-left-radius: 20px; border-top-right-radius: 20px; border-bottom-right-radius: 20px; border-bottom-left-radius: 20px; width: 93%; text-align: center; background-color: #e8ffe9;"> YOUR CONTENT GOES HERE</div>

 

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This project was the result of a collaboration between Dr. Melanie Bishop and the Macquarie University Learning and Teaching Centre as part of the Faculty Partnership Program.

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