FRIT 7738: UbD Stage 3 Staff Development Workshop
Stage 3: Plan Learning Experiences
Participants:Participants request blank LMS section for training purposes that can eventually be copied for an activeclass section.Bring flash drive containing course materials (i.e. syllabi, course handouts, video, images)Complete Pre-Assessment Survey (online activity)
Ensure that the meeting room has 1:1 accessibility to computersEnroll workshop participants as students in the LMS section created for training purposes.Send an email informing prospective participants of the pre-workshop requirements.Post all resources (assignments/handouts/web links) within the LMS.Post general instructions for each performance task using the assignment tool, include the rubric(s).Post journal/discussion questions using the discussion tool.Post surveys using the web links tool.
Activities are described below using the
acronym (associated with the UBDinstructional design method) to assign the appropriate term to categorize the purpose of the learningactivity (
I. Intro Activities
Materials: computer & overhead projector
Prompt discussion by encouraging reflection on the discussion board topic:
What is “digital literacy?” After brief discussion, have participants post their final thoughts in thedesignated discussion board area.
– Begin playing “The 21
Century Learner” video to engage participants in a conversationabout how they can help students develop skills that are essential for them to be successful inthe 21
Journal Activity Self-reflection – What simple and practical action(s) can I have mystudents perform to help promote digital literacy? (discussion board journal topic: PromotingDigital Literacy)
hy – Present an overview of the workshop topics to be discussed. Include a brief explanation of the pre-assessment survey, the target audience characteristics, reasoning behindthe active learning instructional strategy, and the overall objectives.
– Introduce the concept of mental workouts by providing a brief overview of additionalresources, “lunch bytes.” (Present the following quote to prompt discussion about the value of mental workouts: “New technology requires users to switch mental gears more often andprocess information in new ways.”)
II. Building an Online Learning Community
Materials: LMS discussion board tool
Model the use of the discussion tool by facilitating continued discussion on an educator’s role inpromoting digital literacy. The platform for sharing ideas will be the discussion tool in the LMS.Group Activity-
Participate and facilitate online discussion by contributing comments, questions/prompts,and responses related to personal comments related to the participants comments shared on how they