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This is an opportunity for the Level Two (Instructional) or Level Three (Mentor) person who wants to use asynchronous and synchronous forms of online communication. This opportunity could be delivered completely online, but we would suggest one face-to-face meeting to develop community. Another suggestion would be to develop an online community trying these different tools around a common theme, topic, interest, or curriculum area.

to be able to collaborate online using a variety of communication tools
  1. review and evaluate both asynchronous and synchronous online activities in an online discussion area
  2. join and participate in a listserv
  3. develop and moderate a listserv participate in several types of online activities including a MOO, videoconference, a chat, and a threaded discussion
  4. choose the appropriate resource for a curriculum project
  5. participate in online discussions with peers
NCATE Standards: 2.4.4, 2.4.6 , 2.4.10, 3.1.3, 3.1.8

ISTE Standards and Performance Indicators: II.C, II.D and II.E, III.C and III.D, V.D, VI.A

Suggested Length and Types
  • twelve to eighteen hours hands-on workshop in a small group with others at the same level with follow-up online in the discussion board
Collaborative Email Projects or its equivalent

This eCoach opportunity can be bundled with other opportunities in an institute or staff development program with a focus on a particular curriculum area, grade-level, or project. This opportunity can be divided into two separate workshops: student websites and electronic portfolios. Our coaches can prepare your coaches to provide any of these services onsite for a separate fee. Our coaches will include relevant eCoach guides as part of any opportunity or purchase guides separately. eCoach Guides Email Basics Netiquette and Email Protocol Develop a Collaborative Email Project Using Discussion Boards for Collaboration Electronic Collaboration Develop a Project-Based Learning Activity






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