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Methodology

Taking this opportunity to drop in another paper I wrote for ED603. Let me know if you find it helpful! Introduction This …

Bias? What bias?

I’ve done some of the assignments out of order (in ED603). This is another one of those assignments I liked so much …

Reading Group

Covering “Faculty Mentoring and Student Engagement Are Keys to Success in Virtual Classroom” I believe you need to be logged as a …

Road map

Okay, so this is one of those ‘I just love easel.ly’ moments. Doing a session on screencasting today. Here’s my thoughts on …

Open Books

Learn more about Open Education Resources, specifically open textbooks, peer-reviewed materials and materials shared under a Creative Commons license. Your students (and you!) don’t have to spend money to obtain current, peer-reviewed data.

Lamp and books in my bonus room.

Change just one thing

Lately I’ve felt completely overwhelmed. I’m a single mother. I’m a college professor. I’m a college student. I have a full-time job …

php Sample

Code for php to only show so much of the date.

Visualization

Infographics are not just for the visual learner. Use one to engage your student where there is slightly dry material or to explain a particularly tricky concept.

Tech Free Challenge

It can be challenging to spend up to two hours doing something new or different. This is especially true if you’ve got …

DS106 Daily Create

Last Tuesday my son and I went with many designers and a nice gent by the name of Alan Levine, to the …

Teaching Tip: Extra Credit

How you choose to use extra credit can enhance a student’s learning opportunities. Whether you’re for or against the use, a few …

What could I do with a Raspberry Pi

I don’t own a motorbike: http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?t=1216528 – so getting data via a OBD2 Data Recorder isn’t interesting to me. Since I need …

I miss paper: a post about efficiency

I like all the things I can do with Preview to mark up a document. I like that all the snippets can be viewed at one time. I like that I can put in notes–for myself or others. But, I miss paper.

Tradition!

Last Friday several of us had a lovely conversation about traditions, specifically building them.

Why you have to be there

I recently read an advertisement for a large conference for educators. There were seven items stressed under the heading, “Why you have …

Building blocks

UAF eCampus Registration page(s): what needs to change? A person should not have to choose “number of courses. … How many classes? …

A few mobile links for WordPress

How do you make your WordPress site mobile friendly? Earlier today I spent a little bit of time downloading and testing a …

English is so tricky!

I’ve had the pleasure of working with a few amazing instructors over the past year. Carl Strange teaches Latin 101 and 102. …

Tweeting about education

Taking a cue from Design Team Manager, Chris Lott, I’m listing some of my favorite tweets on education. He posts monthly – …

Ellen M's phone photo from Flickr creative commons

Top 10 Blogs for Educators

http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2012/03/top-10-technology-blogs-for-education.html lists the top ten blogs for education. Many of the folk who read my blog (Design Team members) will be familiar …

More on passive voice

I’ve often been a naysayer. I choose to excise passive in almost every case. However, it could be because I’ve been led …