Category Archives: AECT Standard 5: Research

School Evaluation Summary

Originally posted May 3, 2014. The School Evaluation Summary assignment required examining an institution’s technology environment using the Technology Maturity Benchmarks. The Maturity Model Benchmarks Rubric is a useful tool that allows the user to obtain a comprehensive look at … Continue reading

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Horizon Report: Guiding Questions

Originally posted March 16, 2014. In this week’s activity, I used the NMC Horizon Report 2014 Higher Education Edition to learn about trends, challenges, and emerging technologies in higher education. What is ultimately clear is that while knowledge used to … Continue reading

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Ed Tech Research

Originally posted March 8, 2014. You can view my EDTECH Research annotated bibliography by CLICKING HERE, or by copying and pasting the link http://goo.gl/dCQiC4 This assignment, which required the use of several research tools to create an annotated bibliography, made … Continue reading

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Module 4 Reflection – Interconnectedness

In reflecting on my attempts to understand and differentiate between and absorb all of this new information about learning theories, it occurs to me that it might make more sense for me to stop trying to see them all as … Continue reading

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Social Networking for Teaching and Learning

Over the last week, I have been searching for and curating examples of the use of social media within college classrooms. As an academic librarian who mainly supports the School of Management at my institution, I tried to focus on … Continue reading

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Reflection: Learning Theories

Library science programs are kind of notorious for neglecting to teach their students how to teach. This is unfortunate for librarians, many of whom find instruction to be prominent aspects of their positions. It has been unfortunate for me. My … Continue reading

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Reflections on Defining Educational Technology

I believe it is time for AECT to revisit the definition of educational technology. Continue reading

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Creative Expression: Communities of Practice, Connectivism, and Personal Learning Networks

Click the image above, or click HERE to view the Prezi. In a 2010 TEDx Talk, Mike Wesch discusses Connectivism in terms of a “traditional” community that functions well because of its connectedness, and about the need to return to … Continue reading

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