Week 02 – Orientation
In Week 02 we will look at tools for connection, and collaboration, we will discuss online bullying digital privacy and GDPR. we will also look at tools for succeeding in your studies including Moodle, University email, library, and course website.
Activities for Week 02
Task 01 - Design Your Course
Because this is a blended/flexible class, you get to make lots of choices, designing a class that fits your schedule and meets your needs. This task explains how all that works.
Task 02 - Setting Up Your Space
For many (most?) of you, this will be the first time you have used a blog, but don’t worry: you will find all the step-by-step instructions you need for this assignment.
Task 03 - Picture This!
To practice using your new blog, you will write a post about a favourite game (or games), and learn how to include images in your blog.
Task 04 - A Twitter Task
It takes an effort to create a community. Each week you will have a choice of a Twitter Task to complete. Click on the ready button and follow the instructions.
Task 05 - Introduce Yourself
For this assignment, you’ll create an Introduction blog post, and next week you will start meeting people by commenting on their Introductions.
Task 06 - Growth Mindset
In this task you will explore “growth mindset” theory of learning, along with some other learning strategies that I hope you will find helpful for this class.
Task 07 - Class Tasks
This task provides an overview of the assignments you will be completing each week for the rest of the semester.
Task 08 - Class Tools
This task provides an overview of the browser-based tools that you will be using each week in this class
Task 09 - Time Management
This assignment has some practical advice for organizing your time in this class and for your semester overall.
if you need any help with any of the tasks this week ask on Slack someone will help you!
Still stuck? come find me on Slack, MSTeams, or by email