1 David Shulman, Ph.D. Associate Vice President for Broward College Online Florida s Global Campus Games are the most elevated form of investigation Albert Einstein
2 Topic Areas 1. The State of Florida s Grant for a Developmental Education MOOC 2. Broward College s Current MOOC College Readiness: Reading, Writing, and Math
3 The MOOC Business Model Source:
4 What is a MOOC? A Massive Open Online Course, which for the purposes of this state sponsored project means. Massive for all state educational institutions K-20 Open free enrollment, textbook free, and with OERs (Open Educational Resources) Online the Web is the sole medium for delivery, even to support on-campus classes Course content is based on organized topics with goals and measureable learning outcomes
5 What Does the State of Florida Want? A Developmental Education course for students studying for placement tests* My name is Shiyan, and I'm 16 years old (obviously still in high school). I'm born in Miami, FL, but my family is from the Caribbean. I signed up to take this course to improve my PERT reading score, in order to enter Dual Enrollment. Source: August 8 Broward College Online College Readiness: Reading, Writing, Math MOOC student introductions. * A dwindling number and focus as Developmental Education legistlation has changed. The (P.E.R.T.) Placement is administered to students in public high schools and Florida College System institutions to determine readiness for Intermediate Algebra, MAT 1033, and Freshman Composition I, ENC 1101.
6 What Does the State of Florida Want? Changes in legislation have brought challenges and opportunities for instructional technology
7 What Does the State of Florida Want? A Developmental Education course to support any Floridian pursing a credential Hello, my name is Terri. I see that I am the night owl of the group. I am an LPN and I am in the LPN - RN Bridge Program at Broward College. I have been out of school for many years and want to brush up on my basic skills. I see that there are a number of other Nurses in this class, I look forward to working with you all. Source: August 8 Broward College Online College Readiness: Reading, Writing, Math MOOC student introductions.
8 What Does the State of Florida Want? A Developmental Education course that can be used as a blended learning resource to support and enhance any other academic endeavor IMS compliant content packages (disaggregated digital assets, content area modules, or the entire course) in Florida s Orange Grove digital repository will provide the FCS members with a robust system for versioning and maintaining a master copy that reflects the continuous improvements built into the evaluation and feedback processes. Source: College Readiness through Game-Based Learning Grant Proposal, May 2013.
9 Broward College Deliverables A MOOC that ensures an immersive learning experience for all Florida Developmental Education Competencies. A system reporting demographics, learning analytics, student and faculty feedback for building continual improvements in course design, delivery, and student learning. A competency-based MOOC for a customized learning experience for high-school and other students preparing to enter college, and any student requiring remediation. A MOOC integrating game-based learning for a uniquely engaging experience, particularly for millennial, digital natives.
10 Broward College Deliverables continued Provisioning a MOOC for all Florida K-20 institutions. a) Within a third party learning management system. b) As IMS packages* in Florida s Orange Grove digital repository. c) As discoverable assets in Florida s Orange Grove. A statewide MOOC that is a flagship for accessibility. * Data structures that can be used to exchange data between systems. Source:
11 Developmental Education MOOC.for Florida K-20 Timeline PHASE I January 2014 May 2014 Analysis and Design PHASE II April 2014 December 2014 Development and Delivery of Pilot** PHASE III January 2015 December 2015 Implementation of Statewide Rollout & Evaluation ** During this time the legacy version of the MOOC will be available through the Canvas Network at The predicted timeline for a first iteration of the statewide MOOC (Phase III) will be sooner, most likely in Summer 2014.
12 Assessment.what do we want to know? To what extent are targeted students enrolling in the MOOC(s) subject areas? To what extent does enrollment in a MOOC increase placement test results? To what extent does enrollment in the MOOC(s) enhance pass rates in development and gateway math or reading courses? To what extent do students enjoy the MOOC(s) and feel they are an effective learning experience? To what extent do faculty that facilitate MOOCs believe the content and delivery are affective? To what extent do faculty utilizing the MOOC(s) and related content believe the content has benefited student success in gateway courses?
13 Broward College s Current MOOC Design and Delivery Project Leaders Joanne Bashford David Shulman Yaping Gao Design & Support Team Lizette Foley Teri Goodchild Sharon Rifkin Instructional Team Reading: Charlene Koonin Writing: David Hennessy Math: Abe Biggs Reading Team Jennifer Solley Stacey Stember Writing Team Ana Cowo James Martin Math Team Jody Harris Pascal Roubides
14 Broward College s Current MOOC Design and Delivery
15 Broward College s Current MOOC Design and Delivery
16 Broward College s Current MOOC Design and Delivery
17 Broward College s Current MOOC Design and Delivery
18 Broward College s Current MOOC Design and Delivery
19 Broward College s Current MOOC Design and Delivery
20 Broward College s Current MOOC Design and Delivery
21 Broward College s Current MOOC Teacher as Facilitator Not your regular online course - Not a linear course - Ala carte selection - Competency-based - Enrollment never ends - Facilitation is the pedagogical model
22 Broward College s MOOC Statistics to Date Course 1 ran through June and early July with 1,000 students Course 2 ran mid-july through August with 1,750 students Course 3 opens on September 28 and will run through December (597 enrollees to date) 600 students at Broward College have used the MOOC to prepare for the PERT entrance exam 22% of MOOC students are years old 53% are residents of Broward County 25% spend 1 2 hours a week in the course, and 23% spent 2-4 hours in the course
23 Thank you. Questions? David Shulman, Ph.D. Associate Vice President for Broward College Online Florida s Global Campus Phone Address Web Facebook Broward College Online 225 E. Las Olas Boulevard Ft. Lauderdale, FL online.broward.edu
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