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Edtech

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Adaptive Learning: Developing & Emerging Technologies

As part of  participating in EDTC 0560: Using Technology for Teaching and Training, we developed a group project on Future Trends in Educational Technology. My group chose Adaptive Learning. This is part 2 of my research on Developing and Emerging Adaptive Technologies. … Continue reading

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Edtech Trends

Out of the trends discussed by Kelly, these receive a significant amount of “buzz”. They are discussed frequently on Twitter, referenced in NMC Horizon Reports and in EDUCAUSE publications. Competency-Based Education Virtual Reality (VR) Data Analytics and Machine Learning Accessibility … Continue reading

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My media use in teaching and learning

A few of my uses of media in my teaching and learning. Text Textbooks, digital and physical Word Docs, PDFs and Google Docs: class notes, assignments, activities, course outlines, supplemental readings… Audio radio and podcasts for learning primarily while working on low … Continue reading

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NMC’s Horizon Report Preview 2017 Higher Education Edition

NMC’s Horizon Report Preview 2017 Higher Education Edition outlining emerging short, medium and long term educational technology trends. New Media Consortium’s (NMC) Horizon Report Preview 2017 Higher Education Edition

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Mobile Technologies & Learning Outcomes

As a museum educator, I used iPads and smartphones with students working in groups on site which provided them on the go mobile and access to apps and cameras. Scavenger hunt apps were used to support in gallery learning activities … Continue reading

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LMSs & Learning Outcomes

I have very extensive LMS experience. I’ve used three LMSs for course design, teaching and training, I’ve evaluated over 40 LMSs for academic use and human resources, implemented two LMSs (D2L and SharePoint LMS) and administrated two LMSs (Angel and … Continue reading

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WordPress for Online Teaching and Learning

I’ve been using WordPress professionally since January 2016 for website development in my current role in web communications. I also have experience using Drupal, another open source CMS, for web site development and as an LMS. Most of what I write … Continue reading

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LMSs and Alternatives

The academic LMS appears to be here to stay. They are enterprise systems integrated with other systems that satisfy many administrative business for universities and colleges and they have invested heavily in them. Teaching and learning are tertiary to administrative … Continue reading

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To use an LMS or not to use an LMS? That is the Question

I have a varied background that involves being on all sides of LMSs over the past 18 years. I have used a number of LMSs: WebCT, Angel Learning, Desire2Learn (D2L), Moodle, Blackboard, SharePoint LMS, ELearning Force and Lanteria. And I … Continue reading

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