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    Connect the Dots – Working in a PLN

    “If your dots are not observable/visible/transparent, then it’s impossible to connect them.” Brian Tullis @briantullis   The quote is from a really great book I’m reading at the moment – Show Your Work by Jane Bozarth. Reading this book now is really is a case of what I need to hear at a time when I really […]

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    A Personal Image Challenge

    One of the tasks in EDTECH 506 is to create a personal image using whatever digital software we wanted to experiment with. Since I didn’t take that class, I was curious as to what I would come up with IF I had. There are some cool 3D features in the newer version of Photoshop, so […]

  • Share Your Work

    Media sharing platforms like Slideshare.net are a great place to demonstrate creative skills and design talent to the world. This slide deck, titled “What Steve Said” is a perfect example of a young entrepreneur getting his work “out there” – not only seen on a media sharing platform, but also shared out to a wider […]

  • 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 […]