Creating Curriculum:
Finding the Right Combination
 
Annette Lamb
alamb@eduscapes.com

Needs Assessment

What can your students do now?
How do your students learn best?
What do you want students to be able to do or talk about?
Why web-based learning?
What about a combination?
email, web, forums, videos...

Objectives

What's the outcome?
What's the mission?
What's the purpose?
Link to the curriculum
Not "do Internet"
Not "do the computer"

Screenwriting

http://www.teleport.com/~cdeemer/scr101.html

Instructional Strategies

Course Content
Methods of Teaching/Learning
Variety of Media

Content

Lectures & Presentations
Articles & Activities
Original Information
Original Instruction

Psychology Course

http://www.valdosta.edu/~whuitt/psy702/mdltlp.html

Science Methods Course

http://www.newi.ac.uk/buckleyc/bed.htm

Economics Course

http://ingrimayne.saintjoe.edu/econ/TitlePage.html

Learn2 Tutorials

http://www.learn2.com/

First Flight

http://www.firstflight.com/

ESL Materials

http://www.grand.k12.ut.us/esl/home.html

Web Planning

Structure
Navigation
Interaction
Maintenance

Web Structure

Naming files and folders
newbery/index.htm
newbery/99a.htm
newbery/99a.gif
educ214/index.htm
educ214/lesson1.htm
educ214/lesson1title.gif

Education Course

http://seamonkey.ed.asu.edu/~mcisaac/emc503/

Web Navigation

Easy to use menus
Consistency - top, side, bottom
Descriptive titles
Movement forward and backward
Helpful Metaphors
textbook
visual map

Ed Psychology

http://www.chre.vt.edu/f-s/doolittle/5114/5114_N_cm.html

Shakespeare

http://www.cyberschool.k12.or.us/people/faculty/
u/ulen/Shakespeare1/welcome.html

Curriculum Course

http://webnz.com/wnp/onlinec/bedu6204/public/
204welcome.htm

Interaction

Email
Forum
Chat
Activity Form
Test
Project Sharing
Text, Audio, Video
Powerpoint, HyperStudio, KidPix

Marine Ecosystems

http://CyberSchool.4j.lane.edu/People/Faculty/Belonger/
MarineEcosystems/lessons1-15/lesson9.html

MacBeth Forum

http://library.advanced.org/2888/

Science Board

http://hyperion.advanced.org/3659/feedback/wwwboard/

Health Test

http://www.springnet.com/ce/

Art Course

http://gaia.flemingc.on.ca/~pbell/contour.htm

Science Project

http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/projects/
science/museum.html

KidPix Project

http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/EDCI%20591A/
starkclass/rural.html

Maintenance

Keep a backup
Update
semester before
week before
Log updates on each page
creation date, updated date
Totally remove old pages
Ask for ongoing help: email link

Right Combination

Each student is unique
Each teacher is unique
Build a flexible environment
Provide a variety of resources
Think text, graphics, audio, video

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Created by Annette Lamb, 3/99.