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    Why Have a Social Media Policy?

    I knew this was coming. An assignment to create a social media policy. I’ve danced around this topic before – not in a grad class but when I worked in a marketing and communications department not so long ago. And the topic has followed me to my new position as an instructional designer. Why should […]

  • Read this…tomorrow?

    Wow, I was a little late getting the 501 stuff done this week.  Hmmm…wonder if I have a procrastination problem? Well, I WAS working on another project with an instructor in the College 110 course. He teaches a unit on procrastination and mind-fullness and we came up with this infographic to define six types of […]

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    A Digital Footprint Strategy

    This week in class we were asked to consider the state of our digital presence and develop ideas and plans that we could implement to improve or expand our digital footprint. There are many things to consider when thinking about crafting an online presence and it gets more complicated if you are hoping to be active […]

  • Digital Divide / Digital Inequality: Minding the Gap

    This week our class jumped into the issues and concepts around the idea of access and use of technology. I knew of the terms digital divide and digital inequality, but learned much more through my research about the important distinctions between the two. Let’s say I had “surface” knowledge – this was a chance to […]

  • Final Reflection on Learning – Edtech 501

    This is a final post for EDTECH 501 and a reflection on what I’ve learned in this course. There were a few challenges in this course. One was feeling “out of sequence” since I had finished a certificate for online learning in May and then decided to continue on with the full M.E.T. While it […]

  • Thoughts on Designing a Lesson

    For the past 3 three weeks we’ve been busy creating sample lessons in a preferred LMS and I have to say it was more time consuming than I had planned. I wanted to start developing a couple of courses that I’ve been bouncing around in the idea stage for quite a while, so I picked […]