Putting the Big6 Into Online Courses
September 22, 2011
Resources
Darrow.Webinar.ResourceList.doc* 01.CourseDesigntoOnline Process.doc * 02.Online Course Matrix.doc * 03.OnlineLessonTemplate.doc

Presentation Outline and Links
  1. Intro – http://robdarrow.wikispaces.com/Big6+and+Online+Course+Webinar
Or http://robdarrow.wikispaces.com

2. Quick Review of the Big6 – Look at Website and determine which Big6 step it is
Note Taking Skills - http://www.arc.sbc.edu/notes.html
Thesis or Question – **http://owl.english.purdue.edu/workshops/hypertext/ResearchW/thesis.html*
Project Based Checklists - http://pblchecklist.4teachers.org/
Create – A – Graph - http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/graphing/
Top Search Engines for Kids - http://www.squidoo.com/k12interactiveresearch
Infopeople’s Best Search Tools -

Big6 Stage
Website
Task Definition
Thesis or Question **http://owl.english.purdue.edu/workshops/hypertext/ResearchW/thesis.html*
Information Seeking
Strategies
Infopeople’s Best Search Tools - http://www.infopeople.org/search/tools.html
Location and Access
Top Search Engines for Kids - http://www.squidoo.com/k12interactiveresearch
Use of Information
Note Taking Skills - http://www.arc.sbc.edu/notes.html
Synthesis
Create – A – Graph - http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/graphing
Evaluation
Project Based Checklists - http://pblchecklist.4teachers.org/

3. Big6 wiki – http://big6.wikispaces.com

4. My Big6/Educational journey, about 20 years ago in library school, learned bout the Big6
  • Became library media teacher, developed the school’s first website, learned about the Big6, put every lesson I did with a class in Big6 framework and on the web. Then became district coordinator of libraries, online learning specialist, and during the last two years, was principal online charter school, and then I retired. I finished my doctorate 2 years ago and my dissertation was all about online charter schools and at-risk students in California.

5. What currently exists:

The Above In Big6 Context
Big6 Stage
Website Type
Task Definition
Chat, Instant Message, Email
Information Seeking
Strategies
Chat, Instant Message, Email
Location and Access
Wikis
Use of Information
Wikis, Pathfinders, LibGuides
Synthesis
Library websites, LibGuides, Wikis, Blogs, Twitter, Google+
Evaluation
Chat, Email, Video Conferencing, Google+ Hangout
6. Embedded Librarian: http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/TheEmbeddedLibrarianProgram/157422

7. What are important components of a learning unit or course?

8. Curriculum Development / Online Curriculum Development basically 4 components:
  • Objective
  • Content (Student friendly narrative which includes text, images, and videos as needed)
  • Assignment or Activity or Assessment

Examples
9. Difference between online module/unit and an online course. Which courses are best for high school students?
Examples – High School English and History

10. Remember: Research = Big6 skills

11. Then, add in the Big6 perspective by:
  • Integrating with current units of instruction in library or classroom
  • Create units in the Big6 framework
  • Create/develop courses in the Big6 framework

12. Moving into Big6 context with online courses
http://cosenglish10.pbworks.com/w/page/21095083/Module%205%20-%20Research%20Module%20Overview

http://cosenglish10.pbworks.com/w/page/26243480/8-06%20%20The%20Big6%20-%20Task%20Definition%2C%20Information%20Seeking%20and%20Location%20and%20Access%20and%20the%20Research%20Paper

13.Big6 Framework - Become the Big6!
  • Put what you already do online in the Big6 framework
  • Embed yourself and the Big6 into tech rich/online/web enhanced lessons
  • Embed yourself and the Big6 into online course development