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    A PLE Comparison and Reflection

    One big need I have for learning is to be able to see a “big picture” of my thinking or my activity. Usually this is in the form of some kind of map or visual or a combination of both. Before creating a PLE diagram I didn’t think of the tools that I use as part […]

  • Where Has All the Creativity Gone?

    Don’t get me wrong…I liked school when I was a kid. And I was good at it. But nothing I experienced back then can even compare to what is out there now on the Internet for someone who wants to learn something new. I know education in general, and higher education in particular has taken […]

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    Got An Example of That? Teaching & Learning with Social Media

    I’ve been spending some significant time this week searching out examples of use of social media and networking tools in higher education. My curated content is available here on Scoop.it! http://www.scoop.it/t/teaching-with-social-media-case-studies I have to say that it is harder than it should be to find detailed examples of how a professor designed assignments or whole […]

  • Annotated Bibliography – Use of Audio and Video in Teaching

    EDTECH Research This week’s challenge was to create an instructional goal or objective that was relevant to my work and then conduct research to find articles that could be used to support my instructional goal and help me make a case for implementation. I decided to approach the instructional question with some ideas for professional […]

  • Will It Blend? Final Reflections -Edtech 522

    In this final class post, we were asked to blog about a significant learning experience from the semester. I have to say I was fairly surprised by the specific needs of creating and implementing a hybrid or blended course.  Call it ignorance if you wish, but I think it was more about my orientation to […]

  • …and What Is It You Do For A Living?

    As a follow up to our week 1 essay about the definition of educational technology, I came across this 2010 article critiquing the changes AECT made to the definition. It’s also a great discussion as to why labels and definitions can be so important to a profession. (shout out to Dr. Lowenthal for sharing on […]