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Using Share. Point 2007 as an Extranet for Blended e. Learning and Communities of

Using Share. Point 2007 as an Extranet for Blended e. Learning and Communities of Practice Stephen Mau Website & e. Newsletter Communications The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario Download this presentation at: http: //devcon. etfo. net

Workshop Description While known primarily as an enterprise portal platform, the latest version of

Workshop Description While known primarily as an enterprise portal platform, the latest version of Share. Point can be configured as an extranet and used to provide e. Learning and online collaboration opportunities in membership-based organizations. Learn how a large teachers federation leveraged Share. Point 2007 and related technologies to provide long-term online learning opportunities to its membership. The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario has adopted a long-term approach to professional development that involves action research, the use of trained facilitators, and a blended model of e. Learning. This presentation will focus on both this blended model for professional learning, and the use of Share. Point to deliver the online components.

Workshop Agenda 1. About ETFO & Me 2. Overview of Share. Point 3. MOSS

Workshop Agenda 1. About ETFO & Me 2. Overview of Share. Point 3. MOSS vs. WSS 3. 0 4. ETFO’s blended Model of Professional Learning 5. Tour of ETFO Team Sites 6. Three levels of deployment, or ‘how rich is your organization? ’ 7. Share. Point as an LMS? 8. Share. Point Tools 9. Questions/ Comments

About ETFO o The professional and protective organization representing 73, 000 public elementary teachers

About ETFO o The professional and protective organization representing 73, 000 public elementary teachers and education workers (K -8) in the province of Ontario o Provides the following services: n n Collective Bargaining Professional Counseling Equity & Women’s Services Professional Development

About Me Professional teacher Began teaching online 10 years ago Learned some web design

About Me Professional teacher Began teaching online 10 years ago Learned some web design Became an e-Learning consultant, then web content person o Not a developer, a content person o Led a project to deploy Share. Point at ETFO for public website, intranet and extranets o o

What is MOSS? o Full Version of Share. Point is ‘MOSS 2007’ o Microsoft

What is MOSS? o Full Version of Share. Point is ‘MOSS 2007’ o Microsoft Office Share. Point Server 2007 is an integrated suite of server capabilities that can help improve organizational effectiveness by providing comprehensive content management and enterprise search, accelerating shared business processes, and facilitating informationsharing across boundaries for better business insight. Source: http: //sharepoint. microsoft. com/product/Pages/default. aspx

What is MOSS? (2) o Microsoft Office Share. Point Server 2007 provides a single,

What is MOSS? (2) o Microsoft Office Share. Point Server 2007 provides a single, integrated location where employees can efficiently collaborate with team members, find organizational resources, search for experts and corporate information, manage content and workflow, and leverage business insight to make better-informed decisions. o An enterprise portal Source: http: //sharepoint. microsoft. com/product/capabilities/Pages/default. aspx

Six Pillars of MOSS 1. Collaboration 4. Portal 2. Enterprise Search 5. Content Management

Six Pillars of MOSS 1. Collaboration 4. Portal 2. Enterprise Search 5. Content Management 3. Business Intelligence 6. Forms-driven business process

Tour of ETFO MOSS o Public website n Capitalizes on robust enterprise search, lists,

Tour of ETFO MOSS o Public website n Capitalizes on robust enterprise search, lists, ability to roll up data o Secure Intranet n Document sharing, some forms driven processes o Team Sites n e. Learning, document sharing & work group sites

MOSS Licensing o Standard CAL – collaboration, portals, enterprise search, enterprise content management o

MOSS Licensing o Standard CAL – collaboration, portals, enterprise search, enterprise content management o Enterprise CAL – add Business Process/Forms, Business Intelligence, Business Data Catalogue o Microsoft Office Share. Point Server 2007 for Internet Sites – for MOSS used only for public sites, or to bring external users in. A server license.

WSS 3. 0 o Windows Share. Point Services o “It enables the creation of

WSS 3. 0 o Windows Share. Point Services o “It enables the creation of web sites for information sharing and document collaboration, integrating with the Microsoft Office System and serving as a platform for application development. ” o Free download with Windows Server 2008 license. o Lists, libraries, blogs, wikis, discussion forums, etc. – WSS can drive e. Learning. o ETFO has full enterprise MOSS, but WSS would suffice for our blended e. Learning

ETFO Teacher PD o Teacher professional development activities tend to be ‘one-shot’ workshops n

ETFO Teacher PD o Teacher professional development activities tend to be ‘one-shot’ workshops n Little impact on practice o ETFO has embraced longer-term strategy n Communities of practice n PLCs n ‘critical friends’

ETFO Teacher PD (2) o Focus not on ‘training, ’ or mastering of techniques

ETFO Teacher PD (2) o Focus not on ‘training, ’ or mastering of techniques o Instead, focus on n n Critical thinking skills Reflective practice Action research Inquiry Learning as part of a community of professionals

Blended Model o Reflections on Practice n 3 face-to-face sessions interspersed with online tasks/community

Blended Model o Reflections on Practice n 3 face-to-face sessions interspersed with online tasks/community building n Action Research Report o Innoteach n 2 face-to-face sessions with online collaboration in between n Develop a curriculum resource (learning object) with critical input from the group

Blended Model (2) o Union School n Developing a new generation of union leaders

Blended Model (2) o Union School n Developing a new generation of union leaders n 2 face-to-face sessions with online activities/discussions in between

Tour of Team Sites o ROP: n http: //teams. etfo. ca/rop 2 o Innoteach:

Tour of Team Sites o ROP: n http: //teams. etfo. ca/rop 2 o Innoteach: n http: //teams. etfo. ca/innoteach 2 o Union School: n http: //teams. etfo. ca/us

3 Levels of Deployment 1. Full enterprise portal n Create a new site collection,

3 Levels of Deployment 1. Full enterprise portal n Create a new site collection, set up forms authentication n Install account management web parts: o Extranet Collaboration Manager by Share. Point Solutions ($6000) o Community Kit at Codeplex (open source) n Cost - $100, 000 +

3 Levels of Deployment (2) 2. WSS 3. 0 + Extranet Collaboration Manager §

3 Levels of Deployment (2) 2. WSS 3. 0 + Extranet Collaboration Manager § § Cost: $3000 for Windows Server 2008, $6000 for Ex. CM Or use Community Kit at Codeplex and save $$$ 3. Hosted WSS Site § § § Can build unlimited sites below your root Find a provider who will allow unlimited users $10 – 100 per month. More for back ups. E. g. : Sherweb http: //www. sherweb. com/sharepoint-hosting Example site: www. harcourtpark. ca

Share. Point as an LMS? o Codeplex project: Share. Point Learning Kit http: //slk.

Share. Point as an LMS? o Codeplex project: Share. Point Learning Kit http: //slk. codeplex. com o Replaced MS Class Server o Expanded capabilities – more standards compliant o MS Released the source code – developers are encouraged to expand the functionality

Features at a Glance Technologies Capabilities Curriculum planning tools Create complete curriculum plans— including

Features at a Glance Technologies Capabilities Curriculum planning tools Create complete curriculum plans— including both digital and analog content, as well as learning activities and assessment activities. Certified SCORM 2004 support and full support for SCORM 1. 2 and Microsoft Class Server formats Support for interactive branching, multimedia, and active content are possible with SCORM 2004 Basic support for any electronic document Get assignment delivery and tracking for Microsoft Office documents, media files, PDF files, and any other document in a Share. Point Document Library

Features at a Glance (2) Technologies Capabilities Integration with Share. Point “Easy to deploy

Features at a Glance (2) Technologies Capabilities Integration with Share. Point “Easy to deploy because no separate provisioning is required for SLK. It gets its data from Share. Point products and technologies. ” Designed for community development and extension Much deeper customization and plugin development opportunities Student-centric design Enables students to self-assign content; virtual classes; auditing with permission Grade Book Grade activities based on criteria. Combine assignment grades into final grade

Share. Point Tools o Sharepoint Designer 2007 n Free download as of April 2009

Share. Point Tools o Sharepoint Designer 2007 n Free download as of April 2009 n Access at MS Download Center o Coras. Works Enterprise Suite n Enables roll ups across site collections n Use actions builder to simulate workflows without paying for MOSS n Approx. $20 K per server plus yearly maintenance

Questions/Comments o Thanks for attending the session! o Contact me if you have questions:

Questions/Comments o Thanks for attending the session! o Contact me if you have questions: n http: //devcon. etfo. net > Contact