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EdTech 501 Course Reflection

Originally posted May 7, 2014. As my first semester in the Boise State University EDTECH program draws to a close, and I reflect on how much I’ve learned in my classes, I feel I’ve come a long way in a … Continue reading

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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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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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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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RSS in Education

Originally posted February 22, 2014. RSS has been in use for well over a decade; it is not new technology. However, the “RSS in Education” assignment required me to look at RSS in an entirely new way. Already accustomed to … Continue reading

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Elements of Educational Technology – EDTECH 501

Originally posted on February 9, 2014. The Elements of Educational Technology assignment required that we read the Association for Educational Communications and Technology’s (AECT) definition of educational technology and discuss the three most critical elements of that definition to today’s … Continue reading

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