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Classroom Plans for Fall 2021?

  • 1.  Classroom Plans for Fall 2021?

    Posted 20-07-2021 05:18 PM
    Can you believe it's nearly the end of summer already?!? Where has the time gone!?

    Soon it will be time to start organizing our next semester of classes. Does anyone have a unit or activity they're especially excited to try out next year?

    I will have a synchronous online class for the first time-- I'm looking forward to learning more about the technology I'll be using for that.

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    Christine Nicodemus

    Department Chair- Humanities, Social Sciences, & Fine Arts, Wayne Community College (USA)
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  • 2.  RE: Classroom Plans for Fall 2021?

    Posted 21-07-2021 06:48 PM
    For a synchronous online class at the college level, you might consider:  SOFLA® - the Synchronous Online Flipped Learning Approach (Marshall, 2017; Marshall & Rodriguez Buitrago, 2017; Marshall & Kostka, 2020). SOFLA® is a distance learning model that most closely replicates actual classroom teaching and includes structured, interactive, multimodal activities in an eight-step learning cycle with both asynchronous and synchronous components.  The steps of SOFLA are: (1) Pre-Work; (2) Sign-In; (3) Whole Group Application; (4) Breakouts; (5) Share-Out; (6) Preview and Discovery; (7) Assignment Instructions; and (8) Reflection. Here is a short video (15 minutes) and an even shorter one (6 minutes).



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    Helaine Marshall
    Professor of Education and Director, Language Teacher Education Programs
    LIU-Hudson
    USA
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  • 3.  RE: Classroom Plans for Fall 2021?

    Posted 22-07-2021 10:55 AM
    Thanks, Helaine. I just checked out one of your YouTube videos. :)

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    Christine Nicodemus

    Department Chair- Humanities, Social Sciences, & Fine Arts, Wayne Community College (USA)
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