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  • …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 […]

  • 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 […]

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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Feed Me! RSS in Education

    I learned quite a lot this week about something that I take totally for granted. Really Simple Syndication or RSS, is the mechanism used to allow users to curate information and content from a variety of websites, blogs and other content providers on the World Wide Web. Rather than visiting each site individually to read […]