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Reflection of Learning

These past seven weeks were trying and tested my abilities. It was my first course in this graduate program, and it was a huge adjustment from my normal day to day schedule. My mind was awakened from its deep slumber … Continue reading

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Definition Graphic: Educational Technology

This week in (Edtech 501 Module 6) I had to read and reflect on the definition of educational technology, which Alan Januszewski and Michael Moldenda defines as “the study and ethical practice of facilitating, learning, and improving performance by creating, using, … Continue reading

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School Evaluation Summary

This week in (Edtech 501 Module 5) I had to review the National Education Technology Plan (NETP) and read about developing an effective instructional technology plan. I learned that schools must develop a plan for integrating technology into their curriculum … Continue reading

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Tech Trends

This week in (Edtech 501 Module 4) I reviewed the NMC Horizon Report 2015 K-12 Edition, which looks at trends and technologies that will drive educational change in the next few years. In the report, the experts agreed on two … Continue reading

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Annotated Bibliography: MakerSpace

During this week in (Edtech 501 Module 3), I had to compose an annotated bibliography. I had to identify and summarize at least five research studies and reflect on its effectiveness in technology-supported learning. I chose to focus on “Makerspace”. … Continue reading

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RSS in Education

The days of sorting through countless bookmarks and using the URL autocomplete feature to search for my favorite websites are over. In (Edtech 501 Module 3) I was introduced to an RSS reader called Feedly. Feedly is an RSS reader … Continue reading

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Digital Divide/Digital Inequality

This week in Edtech 501 Module 3, I explored issues of Digital Divide and Digital Inequality at my workplace by conducting research and interviews with faculty and administration. I was given the assignment to use Haiku Deck to create a … Continue reading

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Code of Professional Ethics in Educational Technology

This week in (Edtech 501- Module 2) I was tasked with analyzing case studies and a real-life scenario of ethical issues at my workplace and explain how the AECT Professional Code of Ethics applied to it. I experienced some anxiety and had … Continue reading

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Apple II- Number Munchers & Oregon Trail

  My earliest memory of an educational technology dates back to 1993. I had a fourth-grade computer class, which had a lab of Apple II computers with 5.25” floppy disk drives. There were two educational games that I recall being … Continue reading

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Welcome to my Edtech learning log abode!

This is where the journey begins! The purpose of this learning log is to provide myself with a platform for documentation, reflection, and self-evaluation as I explore through the Master of Educational Technology (MET) program at Boise State University. I am hoping that it also … Continue reading

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