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  • Elements of Educational Technology

    I found this assignment kept coming back to what each of the definition’s elements mean to me personally – very much related to what I do every day as an instructional designer, but slightly different if I put on my hats as an online teacher or as an instructional strategist. It also confirmed my belief […]

  • 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 […]

  • Tech Trends – Response to Horizon Report

    TECH Trends I focused my attention and work this week on one trend -evolution of online learning – and one closely related solvable challenge -low digital fluency of faculty -mentioned in the 2014 Horizon Report for Higher Education. The report identified the evolution of online learning as a long-range trend that will continue to drive […]

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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 […]

  • A Welcome Post

    Hi Everyone This is my welcome post for EDTECH 501 where I ‘ll be telling you a little bit about myself and what brought me to the MET program. I’ve lived with my husband in the Tacoma/Seattle WA area for about 10 years. We have some critters – 3 cats and a big Newfoundland/golden mix […]

  • Going the Distance – A Reflection on a Survey

    Two issues I found interesting in this survey Going the Distance: Online Education in the United States (2011) were the findings with respect to strategic planning (in higher ed institutions) that did not include online education and the statistics related to how institutions are choosing to prepare faculty for teaching online. Regarding the question of strategic planning, I […]