Thursday, 4 January 2018

Saturday, 23 December 2017



Goal setting
The student does not make an effort to participate in the establishment of goals or to internalize the goals associated with learning activities.
The student participates minimally in the goal setting process.
The student is capable of setting goals using a prescribed or adapted process.
The student has achieved competence and independence in goal setting.

Strategic planning
No effort is made to plan strategically.
With significant assistance, the student can do some planning of learning activities. 

With minimal supervision, the student uses tools and processes to plan learning activities and establish benchmarks.
The student has achieved competence and independence in planning functions.
The ideas expressed are
not original, often
confused and
are not connected to discussions around the
subject matter.
The ideas expressed are
not necessarily
original, and are not usually connected to
discussions around
the subject matter.
The student
expresses some original ideas.
the majority
of ideas are
related to the
subject matter.
The student
has many original
ideas and expresses them
clearly. the great
majority of ideas
are related to
the subject matter.
The post
Frequency is well
Below course
The post frequency is slightly below
The post frequency is slightly above
The post frequency greatly
Exceeds course
Posts are of very
Poor quality. There is little to no evidence of
Reading other
Information in
Order to form
New meaning
Of the topics
At hand.
Posts show a below average,
Overly casual
Writing style with
A lack of attention
To style. Students
Pay little attention
To other reading
And mostly regurgitate previous personal
Posts show above
Average writing style. The content
demonstrates that
the student reads
moderately, and
attempts to synthesize information and
form new meaning.
Posts are well
written, and are
characterized by
elements of a strong writing
style. The content
demonstrates that
the student is well
read, synthesizes
learned content
and constructs
new meaning.
The student did
nothing to enhance or
personalize the
weblog space.
There is very little
evidence of multimedia
and the student
blog is primarily
text based.
The student
enhanced their
weblog to some
extent using video, audio, images or other
add ons.
The student
greatly enhanced
their weblog
space using
video, audio,
images or
other add ons.
students do no
show evidence
in any participation in the blogging
community, or the course
through the
use of weblogs.
Students rarely
participated in
the blogging community. most,
if not all, participation
was limited to the
weblogs of other
The student participated moderately in the
blogging community. there
was some evidence of out of
class participation.
The student participated actively in the
blogging community via
comments on other weblogs,
and citing others
in their research
and writing.

Belief in abilities
The student may believe that he/she is simply not capable of completing a task due to lack of ability. 
The student needs a great deal of encouragement and support to bolster confidence.
The student believes in his/her ability to complete appropriate tasks, but care must be taken to watch for evidence of frustration. 
All appropriate learning activities are approached with confidence and challenging tasks are sought out. 

Goal-directed effort
The student views the task simply as something that needs to be finished, though he/she is likely to simply forget about the task between reminders by the teacher. 
The focus of effort in learning tasks is primarily on the completion of the task, though attention to goals can be elicited through dialogue.

The focus of effort is primarily on learning goals.
The focus in all activities is on learning goals; tasks are sometimes extended in pursuit of these goals.

The student is easily stymied when involved in learning and lacks strategies for overcoming roadblocks.
The student, while lacking internal self-instruction strategies, occasionally applies strategies under a teacher’s direction.
The student has internalized some self-instruction strategies. With direction, a variety of these are applied.
The student has many strategies for self-instruction and applies these independently.

The student is not able to monitor his/her efforts during learning. 
Student self-monitoring during learning requires the active involvement of a teacher. 

The student is able to monitor his/her efforts during learning with occasional guidance from a teacher. 
The student automatically and independently monitors performance during the learning activity and self-corrects as needed. 

Help seeking
The student does not seek help, preferring to abandon a task.
The student occasionally seeks help, but often from inappropriate sources.
The student occasionally seeks help and usually selects the appropriate source.
The student seeks help when needed and accurately identifies the most efficient and effective source of assistance.

No effort is made to assess the quality of work completed during a learning activity. 

The student relies on external sources for evaluation of learning products, but can be guided to limited self-evaluation. 

The student is able to self-evaluate using provided rubrics and tools with minimal assistance from the teacher. 

Self-evaluation is automatic and the student is capable of sophisticated analysis of progress against standards or, in the absence of standards, against the work of others. 

Thursday, 14 December 2017





Sunday, 29 October 2017

Thursday, 26 October 2017




Hai students, those who did not attend the last briefing class on using FutureLearn, here are some video on Introduction on FutureLearn and How to use FutureLearn. You can learn basic stuff here.

Monday, 23 October 2017


TASK 1: Your task is to create an e-portfolio using a blog.
Process for Blogger
1. Go to https://www.blogger.com/start
2. Click on “Create your blog now”
3. Fill out the form to create a Google account and submit
(Note: if you already have a Google account such as a Gmail address, you can use your existing account for your blog)
4. Choose a name and URL for your blog and submit
5. Choose a template design and submit
6. Blog has been created, you may now post immediately.
Process for e-portfolio content
7. Create first page as introductory page where students’ need to add:
       i.)              1)                Student Information: name, contact information, major, graduation date, etc.
      ii.)             ii)                Table of Contentsdisplay links to contents of the portfolio
    iii.)            Learner Goals
    iv.)            Artifacts: examples of student work including documents, images, video, audio, etc.

8. Create second pages as Teaching Philosophy

Once your blog is created, email me its URL (web address) and I will link it.

TASK 2: Your task is to write reflection over your experiences in FutureLearn platform. You will be assigned to write a reflective summary about the 5 weeks course that you have attended in FutureLearn platform. The reflective summary consists of:
·         Experiences
·         strength
·         weakness
·         recommended ideas for improvisation
FORMAT: For your assigned e-portfolio blog post, you should include a reflective summary of the main points of the topic as well as a personal/professional response. You should also include 23 discussion questions at the end of the post to which your classmates will be asked to respond. As the original author of the post, it is also your responsibility to moderate the online discussion generated by your post. In addition to your assigned chapter, you will be expected to post a comment at least five times during the course of the semester in response to your classmates’ blog posts. More are welcome, but the smallest number of posts and comments should be five. Your post should be professionally written, utilizing correct grammar and APA format (6th edition) for citations.

TASK 3:  Your task is to provide a 3-5 minute movie presentation on your assigned topic from FutureLearn platform that you have attended earlier. You have to create a video on topic of Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started from FutureLearn platform, where you need to present it with your own creativity and ideas based on your own field of study. At the end, your video should be a Video based Learning Object where subject to any topics.

FORMAT: You are encouraged to be creative in the way in which you present your material through the use of music, photographs, video or other sources.

Required elements for the video
1.   Length. Your video should be 3-5 minutes in length using any of you mobile devices.

2.   Style. There are no restrictions on the style of the video (i.e., you may use a narrated slide show, a recorded lecture, video, a digital whiteboard, a stop motion animation (Claymation), animated graphics, a scripted scene, etc.)

3.   Title slide. Your video should begin with a descriptive title, your name(s), the name of the university, and the year in which it was created.

4.   References. All artifacts (information, images, videos, music, sound effect, etc.) used in the video which you did not create yourself must be cited at the end.

5. Credits. Acknowledge the people who contributed to the video, including yourself, people who supported the production, and your instructor, and specify that the video was made within the context of this course (course number, institution, date).

5.   File format. Your video must be submitted in one of the following file formats: .mov, mv4, mp4, .wmv and upload it on your blog site or embedding your video in blog.

6.  Bandwidth. You can also choose your video in HD or on any prefer lower resolutions.

How to Begin
Your task will take place in three separate stages:

1. Planning. This is the phase where you develop your ideas based on the FutureLearn (MOOC) platform topic and envision how your video will look and sound.

2. Production. This means creating and collecting all the artifacts (e.g., images, videos, sounds, narration) you will need for the video.

3. Editing. This stage is done using video-editing software such as Power Point, iMovie, or Movie Maker, where you stitch the artifacts together and sync then in time with a narration or other sounds.

** If you are encounter problem in uploading large size video in your blog then u can embedding your video in your blog. Embedding a video means that you upload a video on a third party site like Youtube, Vimeo, and etc and then you can easily embed it in your blog posts. All you need to do is paste the video URL into the post editor. Make sure that the URL is in it’s own line and not clickable (hyperlinked).