Today is the start of my Northeastern class EDU-6323 – Technology as a Medium for Learning. It also provided an interesting lesson in edtech! I spent several weeks in December setting up the course, which I have taught before…shifting some readings, condensing a week on video and adding a week on AR/VR, and re-recording my… Read more Thanks Wayback
In the New Testament Bible, John 18:38, Pilate responds to Jesus’s statement that he should bear witness to the truth with this question, “What is truth?” Two thousand years later, we seem to still be grappling with this question. This past year, 2016, was a year in which “truth” became very nuanced. Oxford Dictionaries selected… Read more What is Truth?
In the third week of EDU 6323, my students explored web searches. I had them read the second chapter of Michelle Miller’s Minds Online, Nicholas Carr’s Is Google Making Us Stupid, Eszter Hargittai and colleagues’ Trust Online, and Clive Thompson’s Why Kids Can’t Search. I also covered advanced search techniques on Google as well as… Read more Deeper Searches