ISIS 640 Schedule

Note: All times in EST.

Date

Deadline/

Time

Description

Location

Jan 8

4:15-7:05pm

 

3:30-5:50pm

David Palumbo-Liu’s EDU217x course begins

Histories and Futures of Humanistic Education: Culture and Crisis, Books and MOOCs

Christopher Newfield’s ENG197 course begins

English Majoring After College History

Stanford

UC Santa Barbara

Jan 12

Chronicle of Higher Education:

Cathy Davidson delivers first post that will appear on Jan 20 in print version

CHE Print

Jan 14

11:00-12:00

COIMBRA Group webinar

online

Jan 15

3:20-7:00pm

Cathy Davidson’s ISIS 640/691 course begins: Intro/scheduling MOOC, partnering courses, HASTAC Initiative, design sprint for “Designing Higher Ed from Scratch.”  Assignments: Class constitution on Google Doc and RapGenius; questions for Prof Newfield’s Hangout.

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Jan 22

3:20-7:00pm

ISIS 640/691 meets:

Google Hangout w Prof Christopher Newfield (UCSB) Unmaking University

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Jan 23

12:00 pm

Due Date: 

All edits on draft Community Constitution must be completed

Jan 27

10:00am

Coursera MOOC Week 1 starts:

“Guiding Principles, Driving Concepts--Let’s Get Started!”  

ISIS 640: Group 1 moderates:

  • Mod your Community Constitution
  • Who’s your favorite teacher (video interviews)
  • Forum: What kind of education do you believe in?

online  

ISIS Group 1 moderates:

Tina Davidson and

Billy Osborn

Jan 28

12:00 pm

Chronicle of Higher Education: 2 blog posts due

Length: 600 words min, 1000 words max (800 words is  ideal)

Focus on: getting prepared for MOOC, how MOOC integrates into course work, peer reading, peer writing.

Process: Write this on a Google Doc, accept edits from whole class, describe writing process in CHE post.  

Submit to: Eugene.McCormack@chronicle.com (copy Cathy and Kaysi) by 12:00 pm Tuesday, January 28.

CHE Post

Tina D. and

Billy O.

 

Jan 29

3:20-7:00pm

ISIS 640/691 meets:

Discussion of first week of MOOC, report from first group of MOOC Wranglers, discuss origins of modern higher education; discuss Davidson/Goldberg Future of Thinking

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Feb 3

10:00am

FutureEd MOOC Week 2 starts:

The iPod Experiment: Or, Learning vs. Education  

ISIS 640 Group 2 moderates:

  • International Timeline of Higher Ed Wiki
  • Forum: Experiments in Learning
  • Forum: Learning vs. Education
  • Forum: Global Histories of Higher Education

online  

ISIS Group 2 moderates:

Jade D.

David D.

(Elizabeth Pitts)

Feb 4

12:00 pm

Chronicle of Higher Education: 2 blog posts due

Length: 600 words min, 1000 words max (800 words is  ideal)

Focus on: getting prepared for MOOC, how MOOC integrates into course work, peer reading, peer writing.

Process: Write this on a Google Doc, accept edits from whole class, describe writing process in CHE post.  

Submit to: Eugene.McCormack@chronicle.com (copy Cathy and Kaysi) by 12:00 pm Tuesday, February 4.

CHE Post

Jade D.

David D.

(Elizabeth Pitts)

Feb 5

3:20-7:00pm

ISIS 640/691 meets:

Google Hangout w Prof Cathy Davidson (Duke): iPod Experiment

Participate in the Coursera wiki for the International Timeline of Higher Education: Relation of Social Mobility and Early Sort for Vocational/Professional Life, theory and reality in 1914 and 2014?

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Feb 6

12:00 pm

(optional) Guest Lecture, Dean and Professor Anne Balsamo

Lunch will be served.

See the flier.

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Feb 10

10:00am

FutureEd MOOC Week 3 starts:

“Teaching Like It’s 1992”

ISIS Group 3 moderates:

  • Create a powerful video
  • Forum: Educational Filter systems
  • Forum: See one. Do one. Teach one. Share one.
  • Forum: Public Funding of Education.
  • Forum: Are MOOCs the Answer to Defunding Public Ed

online

ISIS Group 3 moderates:

Barry Peddycord

Claire P.

Feb 11

12:00 pm

Chronicle of Higher Education: 2 blog posts due

Length: 600 words min, 1000 words max (800 words is  ideal)

Focus on: getting prepared for MOOC, how MOOC integrates into course work, peer reading, peer writing.

Process: Write this on a Google Doc, accept edits from whole class, describe writing process in CHE post.  

Submit to: Eugene.McCormack@chronicle.com (copy Cathy and Kaysi) by 12:00 pm Tuesday, February 11.

CHE Post

Barry Peddycord

Claire P.

Feb 12

3:20-7:00pm

ISIS 640/691 meets:

Discussion of open learning, peer learning, assessment, Finnish education

Watch the student-made videos on youtube about higher education; Community wranglers will help troubleshoot the video-posting process for Coursera students.

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Feb 13

12:00 pm

(optional) Webinar with Suey Park

Lunch will be served.

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Feb 17

10:00am

FutureEd MOOC Week 4 starts:

“Welcome to the Future! 10 Ways to Change the Paradigm of Higher Ed” Focus: Curriculum

ISIS Group 4 moderates:

  • Designing Higher Ed from Scratch
  • Create a powerful video
  • Forums TBD

online  

ISIS Group 4 moderates:

Cliff R.

Max R.

Malina Chavez

Feb 18

12:00 pm

Chronicle of Higher Education: 2 blog posts due

Length: 600 words min, 1000 words max (800 words is  ideal)

Focus on: getting prepared for MOOC, how MOOC integrates into course work, peer reading, peer writing.

Who’s responsible: Write this on a Google Doc, accept edits from whole class, describe writing process in CHE post.  

Submit to: Eugene.McCormack@chronicle.com (copy Cathy and Kaysi) by 12:00 pm Tuesday, February 18.

CHE Post

Cliff R.

Max R.

Malina Chavez

Feb 19

3:20-7:00pm

ISIS 640/691 meets: 

Eileen Joy, Babel Working Group discusses multiversity; designing university from scratch discussion--post DRAFT models on Coursera by Feb 24.

Due date: Post the first draft of your basic, preliminary ideas for Creating a University from Scratch on the Coursera forums. 

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

online

Feb 24

10:00am

FutureEd MOOC Week 5 starts:

“Innovations in Pedagogy and Assessment”

ISIS Group 5 moderates:

  • Designing Higher Ed from Scratch
  • Create a powerful video
  • Forums TBD

online

ISIS Group 5 moderates:

Jennifer S.

Leslie N.

Feb 25

12:00 pm

Chronicle of Higher Education: 2 blog posts due

Length: 600 words min, 1000 words max (800 words is  ideal)

Focus on: getting prepared for MOOC, how MOOC integrates into course work, peer reading, peer writing.

Who’s responsible: Write this on a Google Doc, accept edits from whole class, describe writing process in CHE post.  

Submit to: Eugene.McCormack@chronicle.com (copy Cathy and Kaysi) by 12:00 pm Tuesday, February 25.

CHE Post

Jennifer S.

Leslie N.

Feb 26

3:20-7:00pm

ISIS 640/691 meets: 

Google Hangout featuring Prof David Palumbo-Liu (Stanford); The Deliverance of Others:  Reading Literature in a Global Age. 

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Mar 3

10:00am

FutureEd MOOC Week 6: FINAL WEEK starts

How to Make Institutional Change

ISIS Group 6 moderates:

  • Designing Higher Ed from Scratch
  • Create a powerful video
  • Forums TBD

online

ISIS Group 6 moderates:

Brenda B.

Matthew C.

Mar 4

12:00 pm

Chronicle of Higher Education: student blog due

Length: 600 words min, 1000 words max (800 words is  ideal)

Focus on: getting prepared for MOOC, how MOOC integrates into course work, peer reading, peer writing.

Process: Write this on a Google Doc, accept edits from whole class, describe writing process in CHE post.  

Submit to: Eugene.McCormack@chronicle.com (copy Cathy and Kaysi) by 12:00 pm Tuesday, March 4.

CATHY WRITES 1100 WORD SUMMARY ANALYSYS FOR PRINT CHE

CHE Post

Brenda B.

Matthew C.

Mar 5

3:20-7:00pm

ISIS 640/691 meets:

Google Hangout:  Part II featuring Professor David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford; and Doris Sommer, Harvard; Howard Rheingold, Stanford.  Reading and discussion: Sommer, “Pre-Texts Project”; Howard Rheingold, Net Smart

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Mar 6 - Mar 8

(optional) Digital Media and Learning Conference

Fairmont, Boston, MA

Mar 11

12:00 pm

Chronicle of Higher Education: Kaysi does blog post about producing a MOOC

Length: 600 words min, 1000 words max (800 words is  ideal)

Focus on: getting prepared for MOOC, how MOOC integrates into course work, peer reading, peer writing.

Process: Write this on a Google Doc, accept edits from whole class, describe writing process in CHE post.  

Submit to: Eugene.McCormack@chronicle.com (copy Cathy and Kaysi) by 12:00 pm Tuesday, March 18.

CHE post

Mar 12

3:20-7:00pm

Spring Break for ISIS 640/691

FutureEd MOOC ends

David Palumbo-Liu’s class ends

Christopher Newfield’s course ends

Mar 18

Chronicle of Higher Education: Designing Higher Ed from Scratch groups 1 & 2 blog posts due

Length: 600 words min, 1000 words max (800 words is  ideal)

Focus on: getting prepared for MOOC, how MOOC integrates into course work, peer reading, peer writing.

Process: Write this on a Google Doc, accept edits from whole class, describe writing process in CHE post.  

Submit to: Eugene.McCormack@chronicle.com (copy Cathy and Kaysi) by 12:00 pm Tuesday, March 18. Chronicle of Higher Education: Cathy delivers 1200  word max wrap-up

CHE post

Mar 19

3:20-7:00pm

ISIS 640/691 meets:

Learning Design Workshop I   (The Un-Class)

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Mar 25

Chronicle of Higher Education: Designing Higher Ed from Scratch group 3 blog post due

Length: 600 words min, 1000 words max (800 words is  ideal)

Focus on: getting prepared for MOOC, how MOOC integrates into course work, peer reading, peer writing.

Process: Write this on a Google Doc, accept edits from whole class, describe writing process in CHE post.  

Submit to: Eugene.McCormack@chronicle.com (copy Cathy and Kaysi) by 12:00 pm Tuesday, March 18. Chronicle of Higher Education: Cathy delivers 1200  word max wrap-up

CHE post

Mar 26

3:20-7:00pm

Wednesdays at the Center 12-1 pm

ISIS 640/691 meets: 

Learning Design Workshop II   (Project Pitch and Crit Session)

Franklin Center 240

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Apr 1

Chronicle of Higher Education: Cathy’s wrap-up blog post due

Length: 1200 words max

Process: Write this on a Google Doc, accept edits from whole class, describe writing process in CHE post.  

Submit to: Eugene.McCormack@chronicle.com (copy Kaysi) by 12:00 pm Tuesday, March 18.

CHE post

Cathy Davidson

Apr 2

3:20-7:00pm

ISIS 640/691 meets:

Learning Design Workshop III  (Revised Project Pitch and Plan to Launch Into the World)

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Apr 9

3:20-7:00pm

ISIS 640/691 meets:

Final Learning Design Workshop IV   (Results?  What next?)

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Apr 16

3:20-7:00pm

ISIS 640/691 meets:

Last day of class. Submit your portfolio before class so we can survey all the portfolio’s in class.   Party Like It’s 2099!  Grades will be submitted 24 hours later.    

PhD Lab, Duke Univ

Apr 24- Apr 28

(optional) HASTAC 2014 Conference

Lima, Peru

Demarcate the big things happening on forums.