My students in EDU6323 had a blast last week. The focus was on screencasting, and for many, it was the first time they had created and shared a screencast. Based on comments, I suspect it now will not be the last time. Several have already begun incorporating short screencasts into their classrooms or work settings.… Read more The Pedagogy of Screening
Jane Hart has issued her call for voting for the top tools we as professionals use for learning. I have voted in the past, as I noted in 2014 (here) and 2o12 (here), and I have always enjoyed the resulting Top One Hundred Tools list that Jane curates from the votes. Her list from last… Read more My Evolving Top Tools
Monday, Lindsey Sudbury, a member of Academic Technology Services here at Northeastern University, and I did a 90-minute interactive presentation to our English department at their End of Term Retreat. It was a 30,000 f00t fly-over of a variety of digital tools that might add engagement in writing classes, including social media tools. Our slides… Read more A Look Back Six Years
Muhammad Saleem sent this cool infographic based on the New Media Consortium’s 12 emerging technologies to watch.
As many of you know, Jeff Nugent and I teach a graduate course in the Preparing Future Faculty program called GRAD-602: Teaching, Learning and Technology. Our 24 PhD candidates and post-docs spend the first 6 weeks exploring different potential technologies, such as blogs, Twitter, Diigo, and other networked applications. Most of them are familiar with… Read more Toe Dipping in Technology
I’ll reflect more tomorrow…but this evening was fascinating. Malcolm Brown of Educause was our initial thought leader, and in 6 minutes, he suggested we look at the Horizon Report as a process of design thinking, working on “wicked problems.”. David Sibbet then facilitated our initial session trying to capture some hindsights about the Horizon Project… Read more Our First Session at the NMC Horizon Retreat