Technology Source Author Forums for September/October

September 24, 2002

These forums are offered in collaboration with ULiveandLearn, an e-learning company

that uses the HorizonLive platform to allow participants to interact directly

with TS authors via their desktops. You may sign up to participate in any of these

free webcasts by going to

and clicking on the SIGN UP NOW button or by going to the ULiveandLearn site at

and selecting the particular webcast(s) you wish to participate in.

Thursday, September 26, 2002, 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. EDT.

A webcast on creating affective relationships in Web-based instruction, featuring

Michael Danchak, whose current article (

includes suggestions for ways in which instructors can reassure students of

their presence and concern.

Thursday, September 26, 2002, 12:00 – 12:45 a.m. EDT.

A webcast on delivering an online anatomy course on two campuses, featuring

Thierry Bacro, whose article (

provides an account of how distance education can be adopted within highly specialized

forms of instruction.

Thursday, September 26, 2002, 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. EDT.

A webcast on promoting communication and collaboration online, featuring William

R. Klemm, who illustrates in his article (

that a “shared document” approach to threaded discussions offers significant

advantages in supporting such discussions.

Thursday, September 26, 2002, 4:00 – 4:45 a.m. EDT.

A webcast on current efforts to use technology to enhance faculty development

programs in higher education, featuring Jerome R. Koblo and Casey Turnage (see

Thursday, September 26, 2002, 6:00 – 6:45 a.m. EDT.

A webcast highlighting an Australian site (LearnScope Virtual Learning

Community) that focuses on the use of technology in education, featuring spotlight

site editor Stephen Downes and Learnscope’s Rose Grozdanic as they discuss

the problems and issues involved in providing a comprehensive online learning

community to its participants (see

Tuesday, October 22, 2002, 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. EDT.

A webcast featuring Carl Berger, who, in his interview with James Morrison (

discussed the potential of integrated software development in instructional


Tuesday, October 22, 2002, 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. EDT.

A webcast on the use of the MathOnline system, featuring Gene Abrams and Jeremy

Haefner, who will discuss how they provide a flexible range of learning options

for their students (see

Tuesday, October 22, 2002, 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. EDT.

In this webcast, Carol Stroud and Brenda Stutsky will discuss how they developed

an online course for regional nurses in Manitoba through sharing community resources


Tuesday, October 22, 2002, 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. EDT.

This webcast features Peter Suber, a leading figure in the “free online

scholarship” movement, who in his interview with James Morrison

described the technological, legal, and philosophical aspects of this important