Keynote Address at FLDVIPN2015

February 17th, 2015

Following are the slides and (primitive) audio recording from the keynote address “Eggs, Ecosystems, and the Power of Connected Learning” at the 2015 Florida District Virtual Instruction Program Network Symposium (FLDVIPN2015).

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Thompson, K. (2015, February 18). Eggs, ecosystems, and the power of connected learning. Keynote address at Florida District Virtual Instruction Program Network Symposium, Altamonte Springs, FL. Retrieved [date here] from http://ofcoursesonline.com/?p=421.

Stinkin’ Badges: Why We Need ‘Em and How to Use ‘Em (IF 2014)

March 4th, 2014

Following are the slides and (primitive) audio recording from the presentation co-presented with Rudy McDaniel and Joey Fanfarelli: “Stinkin’ Badges: Why We Need ‘Em and How to Use ‘Em” at the 2014 Information Fluency Conference.

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Stinkin' Badges: Why We Need 'Em and How to Use 'Em from Kelvin Thompson

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McDaniel, R., Fanfarelli, J., and Thompson, K. (2014, February 27). Stinkin’ badges: Why we need ‘em and how to use ‘em. Presentation at Information Fluency Conference, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. Retrieved [date here] from http://ofcoursesonline.com/?p=408

The Insignificance of Being Remote (Episode 13)

February 5th, 2014

In this segment, I reflect upon some recent experiences with communicating at a distance and extrapolate some principles for online and blended practitioners.

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Centering Student Success on Information Literacy: One Institution’s Information Literacy Modules (SACSCOC 2013)

December 8th, 2013

Following are the slides and supporting files from the presentation co-presented with Elizabeth Killingsworth: “Centering Student Success on Information Literacy: One Institution’s Information Literacy Modules ” at the 2013 annual meeting of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

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Supporting Files

Topics/Outcomes for Information Literacy Modules [pdf file; size=391kb]

Data Summary [pdf file; size=433kb]

Faculty-Use Case Studies [pdf file; size=5o1kb]

Guiding Principles/Lessons Learned [pdf file; size=541kb]

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Thompson, K. and Killingsworth, E. (2013, December 9). Centering student success on information literacy: One institution’s information literacy modules. Presentation at annual meeting of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Atlanta, GA. Retrieved [date here] from http://ofcoursesonline.com/?p=309

If You Badge It Will They Engage? Gamification Principles in Online Courses (ELI 2013)

January 30th, 2013

Following are the slides and supporting files from the Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) 2013 presentation co-presented with Dr. Kevin Yee: “If You Badge It Will They Engage? Gamification Principles in Online Courses”

Presentation Recording [Adobe Connect archive recording; requires Flash player]
Slides [pdf file; size=1.6MB]

Supporting Files

Selected Gamification Bibliography

Summary of Gamification Principles

Instructor Reflection on Badging Design for Undergrad Course

Sample “Introduction to Badges” for Students (for remixing!)

Questions to Guide Course Design with Badges

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Thompson, K. and Yee, K. (2013, February 5). If you badge it will they engage? Gamification principles in online courses. Presentation at Educause Learning Initiative Conference, Denver, CO. Retrieved [date here] from http://ofcoursesonline.com/?p=286

Sloan-C ALN 2012: A Comparison of Interaction Patterns in Student Blogging: Instructor-Chosen vs. Student-Chosen Topics

October 9th, 2012

Following are the slides and supporting files from the Sloan-C ALN 2012 presentation co-presented with Dr. Susan Wegmann: “A Comparison of Interaction Patterns in Student Blogging: Instructor-Chosen vs. Student-Chosen Topics”

Slides [pdf file; size=1.14MB]

Session Audio: 

 
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Supporting Files

Overview of Student Blogging Assignments in EME5050 [pdf file]
Scoring Rubric for Student-Chosen Blogging [pdf file]
Scoring Rubric for Instructor-Chosen Blogging [pdf file]
Blogging-Related Items for Course Evaluation Questionnaire [pdf file]
See additional blogging-related resources from Sloan-C ALN 2011 session

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Thompson, K. and Wegmann, S. (2012, October 10). A comparison of interaction patterns in student blogging: Instructor-chosen vs. student-chosen topics. Presentation at Sloan ALN Conference, Orlando, FL. Retrieved [date here] from http://ofcoursesonline.com/?p=269

Keynote Address: 2012 Columbus State University Distance Learning Conference

September 27th, 2012

Following are the supporting files for my keynote address “Teaching for Tomorrow: What Should Change and What Should Remain the Same?” at the 2012 Columbus State University Distance Learning Conference.

Extended Slides [pdf file; size=7 MB]
(includes bonus material not presented in live session!)

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Thompson, K. (2012, September 27). Teaching for tomorrow: What should change and what should remain the same? Keynote address at 2012 Columbus State University Distance Learning Conference, Columbus, Ga. Retrieved [date here] from http://ofcoursesonline.com/?p=261

NIU Fall 2012 Teaching Effectiveness Institute

August 11th, 2012

Following are the supporting files for the Northern Illinois University day long faculty development workshop “Tools of Engagement: Connecting with Educationally Human Moments through Technologies.”

Session Slides [pdf file; 3.5 MB]

Session Audio [stream online using embedded player below or download using the link below]

Segment 01: Intro/Human Moments

 
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Supporting Materials

Annotated List of Technology Tools
Suggested Reading List
Worksheet: Starting Backward Design from the Middle
Example of Starting Backward Design from the Middle
Worksheet: Student Engagement Personal Action Plan

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Thompson, K. (2012, August 16). Tools of engagement: Connecting with educationally human moments through technologies. Invited workshop at Fall 2012 Teaching Effectiveness Institute, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Il. Retrieved [date here] from http://ofcoursesonline.com/?p=227

Sloan Blend 2012 Presentation: Perfecting Interaction in Blended Courses Through Discourse Analysis

April 20th, 2012

Following are the PowerPoint and supporting files for the Sloan Blended 2012 presentation co-presented with Dr. Susan Wegmann: “Perfecting Interaction in Blended Courses Through Discourse Analysis”

Slides

Supporting Resources
Mailing List Sign-Up Form: For Information and Collaboration Opportunities

Oral (F2F) Discourse Analysis Bibliography

Online Discourse Analysis Bibliography

Online Template Checklist of SCOPe Interactions for Three Students on one Post

Examples and Descriptions of Interactions with SCOPe in F2F and Online discussions

Checklist of Optimal Online Interaction on Asynchronous Discussion Board

F2F Checklist of SCOPe interactions – During Discussion

SCOPe Face-to-Face Classroom Discussion Checklist - After Discussion

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Thompson, K. and Wegmann, S. (2012, April 23).  Perfecting interaction in blended courses through discourse analysis . Presentation at Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Milwaukee, WI. Retrieved [date here] from http://ofcoursesonline.com/?p=182

Sloan Blend 2012 Presentation: Top Off Your Perfect Blend with TOPR: The Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository

April 20th, 2012

Following are the PowerPoint slides for the Sloan Blended 2012 presentation co-presented with Dr. Linda Futch: “Top Off Your Perfect Blend with TOPR: The Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository”

Presentation Slides

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Thompson, K. and Futch, L. (2012, April 24). Top off your perfect blend with TOPR: The teaching online pedagogical repository. Presentation at Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Milwaukee, WI. Retrieved [date here] from http://ofcoursesonline.com/?p=179