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    Digital FootPrints – Not The Person You Think I Am

    I have to laugh every time I try to Google myself. I happen to share a name with a very popular punk rocker from Florida. Her online presence dominates the first page ranking (FPR) of Google and it’s easy to see why. Her video and audio content is delivered on a wide variety of sharing […]

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    Chats, Webinars and Professional Connections

    For the past two weeks I’ve been participating in Twitter chats and webinars with a variety of education professionals. It’s been the first time I’ve intentionally decided to participate and I don’t think it would have happened if I hadn’t taken the Edtech 543 course and been expected to move from the role of listener […]

  • 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 […]

  • Designing Effective Online Courses

    According to Dawley (2007) effective online courses contain well planned interactions, feedback, relevant content and promote self-directed learning for the students.   In my mind, the key to designing well is planning well. In a fundamental way, the process starts out looking similar to what I would do for a traditional face-to-face course. Starting with […]

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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 […]