• OTAN Webinars by Sharon

    Posted by Sharon Ram on 1/29/2015
    Orienting Students to Online Learning - Feb 3, 2015 3:00-4:30pm
    This meeting provides a forum to talk with other online teachers to discuss strategies and approaches to orienting students to become successful online learners. From low literacy students to CTE, all students need a solid understanding of what to expect in an online course. Come and talk among your peers about current research on best practices for preparing students to be successful online learners. Materials and relevant Web sites will be shared and reviewed.  
    Creating a High Quality Course Online -  Feb 10, 2015 3:00-4:30pm
    In this short workshop, review the six basic areas of creating a well-designed online course. Review specific guidelines on creating good content, principles of instructional design, elements of student assessment, technology requirements, course evaluation and management, and the implementation of 21st century skills within your course. Short discussions on each area will be encouraged and rubrics to measure a current or future course will be provided.
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  • Burlington English Discussion Moodle Course!

    Posted by Sharon Ram on 12/17/2014
    This course will be available to all Burlington English students in Jan 2015 in Moodle.
    Go to www.adultedcourses.org to register. Students will need a password from Sharon. See you online!
    Course Facilitator: Sharon Ram
    Distance Learning 
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  • OTACv5

    Posted by Sharon Ram on 9/15/2014
    OTACv5 Participant
    ETLO Certificate Dec 2014: Teaching Students in a Blended Classrooms
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  • FEF Grant 2014/15

    Posted by Sharon Ram on 7/27/2014
    Students Evaluate Apps for ESL!
    Grant award 
    iPad Apps and Google Apps 
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  • EL Civics Moodle Course Online coming July 2014

    Posted by Sharon Ram on 6/26/2014
    The EL Civics Moodle Course is designed for Intermediate High to Advanced Level students though the Distance Learning Program. This new course will be offered in the Summer Session Part II in 2014.
    Topics include:
    K12 and  Adult Education
    Health Care
    Security (summer 2014)
    Academic and Career Goals (Summer 2014)
    (Course Reviewer - OTAN) 
    Students will be expected to take oral and/or written assessments face-to-face. 
    This session is closed.
    Congratulations to the 20 students who earned Certificates of Completion! 
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  • Burlington English

    Posted by Sharon Ram on 6/25/2014
     Burlington English
    In the Fall Quarter 2014, The Distance Learning Program and some Special Interest Classes will be participating in a pilot with Burlington English.
    Childcare Workers
    Network Support Personnel 
    Orthopedic Technologists 
    Retail Salespeople
    Bartenders, Construction Workers, Dairy Workers, Farm Workers, Housekeepers, Military, Oil Workers, Plant/Factory Workers, Restaurant Managers. 
    For Teachers: FREEDCAMP - Project Management System
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  • Summer 2014: Distance Learning Online-Only

    Posted by Sharon Ram on 5/10/2014
    Distance Learning Online will begin on July 14, 2014.
    Please sign up at the ESL Office of Main Office.
    Registration is $15.
    Courses include USA Learns and EL Civics Moodle Modules. 
    For more information, click here. 
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  • Distance Learning Mini Lab for Online Learning

    Posted by Sharon Ram on 9/23/2013
    Open Now!
    The Distance Learning Mini lab in Room 3 is open to students studying in our program. The lab is equipped with 4 iPads, 7 Chromebooks, 4 laptops, 1 desktop computer, Apple TV, an LCD projector, and a document camera.
    You may bring your own mobile device!
    Office hours are posted here. The lab will be used for Moodle students and students enrolled in USA Learns. Students may make appointments to meet with the teacher to get online support.
    We hope to see you soon!
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  • ALOE 2013/14

    Posted by Sharon Ram on 8/13/2013
    The Fremont Adult School Distance Learning Program is happy to announce that we will receive an ALOE extension in the amount of $11,111 for the 2013/14 SY. The funds will be used to continue our blended classes, Moodle courses, and add Chromebooks to our mini Distance Learning Lab for online learning!
    Stay tuned for further updates!
    Shared Resources:
    ALOE Report 2013-14
    Animoto Video ALOE Part 2 (below)
    ~Sharon Ram
    Distance Learning Facilitator
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  • OTACv3

    Posted by Sharon Ram on 5/19/2013
    Sharon Ram participated in OTAC (Online Teaching Academy) from 2012-2013. Sharon's goal was to adapt a part of ABE Transitions Moodle course, Job Preparation Skills, for Advanced ESL students.
    Live Presentations in Adobe Connect on May 10, 2013
    For Sharon's PowerPoint presentation at CCAE State in Sacramento, CA, April 2013.
    TDLS Feb 22, 2013 Co-Presenter with Branka  http://tdls2013.weebly.com/ 
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