An edX Case Study

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Ian Linkletter

Learning Technology Specialist, UBC

An edX Case Study

  • What did we do?

  • How did we do it?

  • What did we learn?

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Faculty of Education

The University of British Columbia

Educational Technology Support

Faculty of Education

The University of British Columbia

Educational Technology Support

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Daily Student Enrolments

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120 countries

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Learning Goals

What do you make?

Individual Reflection

Anthony Clark made this!

www.nedroid.com

Who's on your team?

Reflect in Pairs

Who do you make with?

"This course will enable educators to envision how Indigenous ways of knowing, content, perspectives, and pedagogies can be made part of classrooms, schools, and communities in ways that are thoughtful and respectful."

Course Staff

Instructor: Dr. Jan Hare

Teaching Assistant: Sara Davidson

Teaching Assistant: Anita Parhar

 

Advisory Group

DeDe DeRose, Kamloops School District

Diane Jubinville, District Aboriginal Principal, Delta School District

Gail Stromquist, Aboriginal Education, British Columbia Teacher’s Federation

Dr. Jo-ann Archibald, Associate Dean of Indigenous Education, UBC

Starleigh Grass, First Nations Education Steering Committee

Don Fiddler, District Aboriginal Principal, Vancouver School Board

Contributors

Dr. Jo-ann Archibald

Kaleb Child

Larry Grant

Peggy Janicki

Dr. Verna Kirkness

Virginia Morgan

Dr. Cynthia Nichol

Gerry Oleman

Dr. Jean Phillips

Shane Pointe

Roberta Pryce

Dr. Andrew Schofield

Development Staff

Team Lead: Natasha Boskic

Multimedia Producer: Sharon Hu

Video Production: UBC Studios

Tech Lead: Ian Linkletter

Graphic Designer: Bill Pickard

Quality Assurance: Eleanor Hoskins

Quality Assurance: Austin Lee

 

Locations

Beaty Biodiversity Museum, UBC

 

Museum of Anthropology, UBC

Extra Thanks

Saeed Dyanatkar

Mark Edwards

Will Engle

Mairin Kerr

Gregor Kiczales

Sarah Lockman

Beni Loti

Barry Magrill

Heather McGregor

Jeff Miller

Jason Myers

Nicole Ronan

Derek White

Jenny Wong

Group Case Studies

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Photo by Christopher Michel

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Group Case Study 1

Spreading the Word

How would you promote this course to educators in Canada and beyond?

Spreading the Word

  • Provide opportunities to contribute
  • Engage the community
  • Be specific

Spreading the Word

Provide opportunities to contribute

Spreading the Word

Engage the community

Spreading the Word

Engage the community

Spreading the Word

Be specific

120 countries

3447 Canadian students!

510 American students

92 Australian students

We got the word out!

454 verified students!

People valued this.

Group Case Study 2

Course Orientation

How would you orient students to the technology, what to expect, and what is expected?

Course Orientation

  • Welcome Announcement
  • edX Orientation Video
  • Planning Your Weeks

Course Orientation

Welcome Announcement

Course Orientation

edX Orientation Video

Course Orientation

Planning Your Weeks

Group Case Study 3

The First Deadline

The first deadline is a critical moment. How can we support student success before the first opportunity to fail?

The First Deadline

  • Countdown Timer
  • Planned Extension - fake deadline!

The First Deadline

Countdown Timer

The First Deadline

Planned Extension

  • Deadline was at midnight on a Saturday
  • We emailed a reminder on Friday
  • We planned to "make an exception"
  • We extended for one week
  • Students received an email announcing this

The First Deadline

Did we succeed?

Initial Deadline: 451 submissions

After extension?

721

625 students ended up passing the course

Bonus Case Study

Assessment at Scale

Case Study 4

Assessment at Scale

How might a peer-assessed assignment lead to frustration? How could it be designed to ensure fair and helpful feedback?

Assessment at Scale

  • Example Assignment
  • Clear Rubric
  • Multiple Assessments

Assessment at Scale

Example Assignment

Assessment at Scale

Example Assignment

Assessment at Scale

Clear Rubric

Assessment at Scale

Clear Rubric

Assessment at Scale

Multiple Assessments

Assessment at Scale

Did we succeed?

Yes and No

  • Assignment was clear
  • Everyone received feedback
  • Feedback wasn't very deep

What's Next?

  • Summer Institute
  • Reuse of Media

We're doing it again!

September 29th!

What's Next?

  • Financial Sustainability
  • Professional Education ($)

Is this massive?

Is this open?

What's Next?

Lunch!

An edX Case Study

By Ian Linkletter

An edX Case Study

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