Bootcamp Schedule

MIH_bootcamp_logo-01Bootcamp Weekly Checklist

Note: See Discussion Guidelines for detailed instructions about writing reflections and participation

Week 1 (9/6 – 9/12)

September 11: Kickoff at the CTL : 10 AM

__ Tablet pickup & kickoff event

__ Setup tablet & required apps

__  Review Bootcamp calendar and HPLife E-Learn review courses (follow instructions above to set up account)

__ Complete survey (will be sent via email)

 

Week 2: Finance (9/13-9/19)

__ Complete at least one mini-course from the HP LIFE E-Learn Finance section (Basics of finance,Profit and loss, Finding funding, Cash flow and/or Sales Forecasting)

__ Write your weekly reflection on your topic from the Finance section focusing on application to your “pitch”

__ Participate in weekly discussion – Video Conference – Google Hangout

Discussion Prompt:

After reading through the Finance module, discuss what you have learned from this training. Share your thoughts about how you can integrate what you’ve learned into a learning experience for your students. What are you excited and nervous about in regards to integrating this content to your course? What difficulties can you see in integrating these topics into a lesson? What can you do to help alleviate these difficulties? Explore your classmates’ ideas and join an online conversation. In your responses to your classmates (at least 2), compare and contrast your views. Then, discuss your thoughts. Do you and your classmates share similar ideas and concerns?

Week 3: Marketing (9/20-9/26)

__ Complete at least one mini-course from the HP LIFE E-Learn Marketing section (Social media marketing, Unique value proposition, Selling online, Setting prices. and/or Marketing benefits vs. features)

__ Write your weekly reflection on your topic from the Marketing section focusing on application to your “pitch”

__ Participate in weekly discussion –Video Conference – WebEx

Discussion Prompt:

After reading through the Marketing module, discuss what you have learned from this training. Share your thoughts about how you can integrate social media and marketing principles in both teaching and recruiting students. What are is the value of social media and marketing to the field of education? Explore your classmates’ ideas and join an online conversation. In your responses to your classmates (at least 2), compare and contrast your views. Then, discuss your thoughts. Do you and your classmates share similar ideas and concerns?

Week 4: Operations (9/27-10/3)

__ Complete at least one mini-course from the HP LIFE E-Learn Operations section (Maximizing capacity, Managing contact information, Customer relationship management (CRM), Hiring staff, Inventory management, and/or IT for business skills)

__ Write your weekly reflection on your topic from the Operations section focusing on application to your “pitch”

__ Participate in weekly discussion – Asynchronous Discussion – Blogger

Discussion Prompt:

After reading through the Operations module, discuss what you have learned from this training. Using the comments feature, share your thoughts about how the concepts of this module can impact students in their workplace. How can you integrate the of this module into a lesson? Explore your classmates’ ideas and join an online conversation. In your responses to your classmates (at least 2), compare and contrast your views. Then, discuss your thoughts. Do you and your classmates share similar ideas and concerns?

Week 5: Communication (10/4-10/10)

__ Complete at least one mini-course from the HP LIFE E-Learn Communication section (Your target audience, Effective presentations, Business email, Presenting data, and/or Effective business websites)  

__ Write your weekly reflection on your topic from the Communication section focusing on application to your “pitch”

__ Participate in weekly discussion – Video Conference – Blackboard Collaborate

Discussion Prompt:

After reading through the Communication module, discuss what you have learned from this training. Share your thoughts on how you can prepare your students to create effective presentations, write professional emails, and communicate effectively in their educational and professional experiences. How can you integrate the of this module into a lesson? Explore your classmates’ ideas and join an online conversation. In your responses to your classmates (at least 2), compare and contrast your views. Then, discuss your thoughts. Do you and your classmates share similar ideas and concerns?

Week 6: Wrapup (10/11-10/17)

__ Present lesson plan for discussion

__ Post lesson plan via the blog

__ Participate in weekly discussion

__ Complete Post-Survey 

Stipend to be distributed upon receipt of completion stipend from HP/NMC and will be distributed to successful campers.    

Discussion Prompt:

Now it’s time to think about all everything you learned in this course and talk about your master plan. Share your thoughts on how you can create a lesson plan that reflects what you have learned. After you present your lesson plan to the other campers, integrate their feedback and share the final product.

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