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Ka Hua Resources - Part IV

So here's my final post sharing resources we've included in the A`o Kumu Ka Hua course. This course development process is probably where, for the second half of this FY, I did most of my professional development from finding research to creating content to becoming much more familiar with the ADDIE process and even learning some of the new functions of Bb 9.1 (not all of them easy, but definitely a lot easier for instructors to update, revise and create their own content which is great considering our inevitable increase in part-time instructors facilitating our courses).

One of the things I wanted to focus on in developing the Ka Hua course was modeling promising online facilitation and development practices and highlighting each time a practice was modeled - kind of like a "teachable moment." I got the idea from helping my husband with his coaching certification online course. Some of the content in the course is a bit outdated, but the format was very interactive. Every time a piece of research or specific facts or laws were presented
, a video showing how that would look "in the field" would follow so the learner was able to see how the concept related to real life situations. There were also functions that allowed the reader to create documents, on screen, and then save it for reference later in the unit. The quizzes at the end of each section also allowed you to go back to review the specific section that the question was asked from if you got that particular question wrong.

With many support projects coming in focusing on compliance training and dissemination of important org-wide information, the coaching course provided me with new ideas on different components that could be effective to use in delivering online training. I'll take everyone on a short tour during my O wau sharing next week.

Here's an example of a Promising Practice Spotlight that Kelly C. developed focusing on providing teachers with resources to help in addressing multiple intelligences that also models the use of the Web 2.0 tool that Cassie recommended called LiveBinders: Use the access key: kamehameha


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