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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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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 […]