This event is for anyone that would like to deliver an online course, or other type of online activity such as a seminar, workshop, or group collaborative project.
Learn how to engage your course participants and encourage them to share their experiences and knowledge through collaborative activities and discussions.
You might be someone transitioning from a role in a larger organisation or formal education environment looking to transition to working in your own business.
It's fine if you don't know anything about educational technology - as long as you know how to use Office applications, browse the web and use email you have the skill set for this session.
Audience: independent educators, subject-matter-experts (consultants, self-employed), companies, organisations or community groups.
Activities: deliver online: courses, workshops, seminar activites, 1:1 mentoring/coaching, small group collaboration and knowledge creation activities
In this session you'll learn how to use OB3 (www.ob3.io) to:
Create an online course or other type of online activity (seminar, workshop, brainstorming session, collaborative project).Add content - including images, movies and interactive elements.Incorporate collaborative activities and discussions into your content.Share your activity with others (students, collaborators, colleagues).
A brief introduction to innovative pedagogical practices for effective and engaging online learning.Learning to create, organise, and share media-rich documents of your informal learning content. Attendees will be actively participate in this part.A brief showcase of potential uses and applications as part of independent non-formal education (e.g. tutoring, coaching, etc.) or learning in the workplace (e.g. small organisations & community groups).
Dr Gloria Gomez is a cross-cultural multi-ethnic female designer of colour, co-founder of OceanBrowser Ltd., and an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Sydney. Gloria undertakes applied design research in educational practice with the Bridging Design Prototype approach. This approach has promoted the novel practice of preschool concept mapping, and has informed the R&D of OB3 – Beautiful Study for Lifelong Learning (OceanBrowser, New Zealand).
Her collaborative research partnerships include a framework to support inclusive design teaching and product evaluation, exploring how professionals with severe impairment use technology for work and study, and conceptualisations on resources for algebraic reasoning in early primary education.
Gloria was born in Guatemala to Colombian parents, raised in Colombia and Ecuador. She has a degree in Graphic Design from La Universidad Potificia Bolivariana (Colombia) and a PhD in Design from Swinburne University of Technology (Australia). Between 1997-2016, she held positions at La Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia), the Florida Institute of Human and Machine Cognition (USA), the University of Otago (New Zealand), and the University of Southern Denmark (Denmark). For 20 years New Zealand has intermittently been her home, where she currently lives, works, and plays.