POAD 9117 5 Module Design

Online Schedule
|| Task || Due Date || Sunday US EST time || Monday Australia Local Time || ||






1
7-Mar
REGISTER
Instructions for the Class will be communicated through eMail unless otherwise noted
2
7-Mar
Sign in to Classroom Wiki
These are the blackboards/whiteboards of the virtual classroom
3
7-Mar
EXPLORE all pages
The wiki has a "navagation" panel on the left and interaction options in the main screen
4
7-Mar
Find your PROFILE and post a bio
Your bio should identify you link to the class and your hopes/expectations for the class (add a photo, if you can)
5
7-Mar
Post a "Comment" on the Home Page
The comment boxes are like email notes -- which are "threaded" to a stream of related comments
6
7-Mar
Add a New Topic to the Home Discussion TAB
Create a New Discussion using YOUR NAME - state your ease of use of the wiki
7
7-Mar
Download SKYPE www.Skype.com
SKYPE is a voice-over-internet system that will allow you instant access to teachers and classmates online
8
8-Mar
Make Test Call to Instructor
Add your Instructor to your SKYPE "contacts" list and call the instructor.
9
9-Mar
Make Test Call to a Class Member
Add any member of your class to your SKYPE "contacts" list and call that class member
10
10-Mar
Read CH 1 of the Text Book
Also ACCESS the "sandbox" and Read The Perdicament of Mankind
11
11-Mar
Read CH 2 of the Text Book
Examine the exercises in this chapter





14-Mar
9:00 PM

We will review questions from Chapter 1 and discuss Chapter 2
12
14-Mar
MEET in Go To Meeting / CREATE SKYPE teams
Class members will self-assemble into SKYPE study groups with at least one international partner
12
15-Mar
Re-Read CH 2 of the Text Book
Try the exercises in CH 2
14
15-Mar
Begin RESEARCH on your CCPs
Acknowledge receipt of your assigned CCPs --- Read CH 5 of the workbook
15
17-Mar
Generate summaries of your Research
Prepare a short summary of your research, then capture the essence of your research in a single paragraph
16
18-Mar
Navigate to the CCPs in the Wiki - add your CCPs
Add New Topics for each one of your CCPs in the Discussion Tab of the wiki
17
19-Mar
Review CCPs of others in the class
Review and ask for clarifiacions (as appropriate) as "replies" to posted CCP Topics
18
20-Mar
Reply to Questions about your CCPs
Review and Respond to questions about your CCPS to "clarify"
19
group choice
Meet at least once with your SKYPE study group
Enter a comment on the home page dicussion under your name for your assessment of the Skype study group





21-Mar
9:00 PM

Review the importance of clarification and clustering. Do Exercise 3 in CH 2.
20
21-Mar
MEET in Go To Meeting / CLARIFY ORALLY
Review completion of all posted CCPs - Identified unanswered requests for clarifications - Add clarifications
21
24-Mar
Cluster the CCPs "manually" in small groups
PLEASE resist the temptation to reuse the clusters and cluster labels from CH 2
22
25-Mar
Download and use CS2 Software
Read CH 3 and try to apply the CS2 software to your set of assigned CCPs; Print out your "map" REPORT
23
25-Mar
REVIEW preliminary clusters from class teams
Compare your SKYPE team's clustering with the class model
24
group choice
Meet at least once with your SKYPE study group
POST a "reflection" on clustering to the home page discussion under the topic thread with your name
25
individual choice
SKYPE Instructors for CS2 help as needed






28-Mar
9:00 PM

Discuss CH3. Read CH 4 for next class.
26
28-Mar
MEET in Go To Meeting / EDIT CLUSTERS
Review the preliminary cluster in class - complet the clustering - name the clusters
27
28-Mar
Review clusters and Vote for preferences
Enter your "preference votes" into the Discussion section of the CLUSTERING section of the wiki
28
29-Mar
Continue Individual use of CS2 to build your own map
Read CH 3 and try to apply the CS2 software to your set of assigned CCPs; Print out your "map" REPORT
29
group choice
Meet at least once with your SKYPE study group
POST a "reflection" on individual use of CSE to the home page discussion under the topic thread with your name
30
individual choice
SKYPE Instructors for help as needed






4-Apr
9:00 PM

Review CH 4. Construct a structured ISM map. Understand "narratives"
31
4-Apr
MEET in Go To Meeting / STRUCTURE CCPs
PREPARE by printing out catalogue of clarifications of from the wikki's CCP section Discussion threads
32
5-Apr
Construct and post "narratives"
Post individual narratives for the ISM structure to the wiki
33
6-Apr
Search for "deeper drivers"
Start threads on Discussion tab of Structure section for possible deeper drivers
34
11-Apr
Meet to sumarize with your SKYPE study group
POST a "reflection" on structuring CCPs to the home page discussion under the topic thread with your name