a chance to shine


From: Marc Siegel <marc@quest.arc.nasa.gov>
Subject: a chance to shine
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 1997 06:34:25 -0700 (PDT)


Over the next few months, NASA's Quest team will be rolling out a
series of online courses , workshops and events.  These live activities
will demonstrate the Internet's capabilities while disseminating
content in two broad areas: NASA-related (space/aero) and
educational technology.  This so-called "Learning Technologies
Channel" will be making news in the upcoming months (see
http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/ltc). Coming this autumn...on Quest.

An early series is about how teachers have really used Sharing NASA
projects (like Live From Mars) with students.  These on-the-
ground lessons learned will help newcomers best take advantage
while avoiding dead ends.

NASA is looking for volunteers to tell their story.  You'll have 20
minutes to tell your tale.  The sound of your voice, graphics and
transcriptions will blast your wisdom around the world. Quest will
handle all of the technical issues, leaving you to focus on sharing
your experience.

The following topics are all under consideration.  Consider if you
have 20 solid minutes on:
* chats with NASA experts
* student-student chats
* email Q&A
* teacher-to teacher lists like discuss-lfm
* collaborative activity
* publishing student work online
* student stumpers: kids make up questions for other kids
* background section
* using updates list (email only), with no web in classroom
* activities for photo section
* accessing the teacher's guide
* reading bios and field journals
* acting as a smart filter
* use of the material by college students
* other categories we plum forgot

Though we can't pay for this, we can let you shine in a visible
environment.  Please write me (marc@quest.arc.nasa.gov) if you have
an interest in being part of this new Learning Technologies Channel
adventure.

Yours, Marc