Category Archives: AECT Standard 3: Learning Environments

Social Annotation in Online Teaching

This week’s EDTECH 522 assignment asked us to research and present an online teaching tool, discussing its strengths and weaknesses, the types of learning objectives that are best met with its use, and how it enhances cognitive, social, and instructor … Continue reading

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EdTech 522 Module 1 Reflection

In an attempt to describe the attributes of adult learners that differentiate them from child learners, Malcolm Knowles posits six assumptions that can help us to facilitate learning in adults that better meets their needs. First, Knowles argues, adults will … Continue reading

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Project #8: Worked Example Screencast

For this week’s assignment, I created a faded worked example screencast titled “Parenthetical APA Citations” using the free Explain Everything app for iOS on my iPad. Although I also used Explain Everything for my digital storytelling project, I thought the … Continue reading

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Project #6: Digital Story

For this assignment, I created a digital story using iPad app Explain Everything, an app I had never used prior to the assignment. The app was ideal for creating a digital story because it allowed me to upload images from … Continue reading

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Project #5: Coherence Analysis

For this week’s Multimedia assignment, we analyzed Clark and Mayer’s (2016) coherence principle of multimedia learning, which states that extraneous content in the form of words, graphics, and audio–content that doesn’t directly support the instructional goals of an e-learning lesson–should … Continue reading

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Project #3: Haiku Deck

For this week’s assignment, I created a brief Haiku Deck visual aid for a live presentation about visual literacy, a topic that I’ve been addressing with some of the classes I’ve visited this semester at the university where I work. … Continue reading

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Project #2: Static Multimedia Instruction

Using Clarify-It for performance support For this week’s assignment, we used Clarify-It, a tool I’ve been using since my first class in the Ed Tech program at Boise State. I love using Clarify-It to build performance support tools, find-a-book-by-title. It … Continue reading

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Multimedia Principle…in Sketchnotes

The Multimedia (EDTECH 513) assignment for this week is, in my opinion, unique and quite interesting. It involves creating sketchnotes, notes taken during a presentation–or in this case, from our textbook reading–that include both words and graphics. What I Did … Continue reading

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Digital Divide/Digital Inequality

Originally posted April 13, 2014. For the Digital Divide/Digital Inequality assignment, we explored these concepts and related them to our own institutions. Current information about digital inequality, which indicates that the United States is seriously lagging behind in digital equality, … Continue reading

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Tech Trends

Originally posted March 22, 2014. In this week’s assignment, we expanded on our understanding of the technology trends highlighted in the current Horizon Report. In the Higher Education Edition, two trends that seem to span across all the rest are … Continue reading

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