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  • punklego

    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 […]

  • Thoughts on Designing a Lesson

    For the past 3 three weeks we’ve been busy creating sample lessons in a preferred LMS and I have to say it was more time consuming than I had planned. I wanted to start developing a couple of courses that I’ve been bouncing around in the idea stage for quite a while, so I picked […]

  • What is Connectivism?

    I first heard about the theory of connectivism after reading some posts on a blog called  elearnspace.org. Largely curated by George Siemens, the Associate Director of R&D LTC at University of Manitoba, CA. , he also blogs at http://www.connectivism.ca/ He, along with Stephen Downes, who works for the National Research Council of Canada and blogs at http://www.downes.ca/, […]

  • 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 […]

  • whatpolicy

    Why Have a Social Media Policy?

    I knew this was coming. An assignment to create a social media policy. I’ve danced around this topic before – not in a grad class but when I worked in a marketing and communications department not so long ago. And the topic has followed me to my new position as an instructional designer. Why should […]

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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 […]