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Archive for January 2008

Educational Technologists . . . Attempting to Pave the Way

January 30, 2008

I just listened to a presentation by Rick Schwier, who took the time to present information on the history of Educational Technology and how he believes, along with many others, that there needs to continue to be a shift in education from the traditional school model (teacher lecturing / instructing . . . students listening […]

Internet Safety

January 29, 2008

Wow! I recently watched a presentation on sexual predators, and as an educator (and more importantly a parent) I was shocked! I guess I am a bit naive in thinking that what I saw was real. The presenter (who’s name escapes me at the moment) worked for the police as an undercover sexual predator. His […]

Finally, some time!!

January 29, 2008

I must admit, as a ‘rookie blogger’ I am continuing to find it hard to set aside regular times to keep up with my thoughts. Like most of you, I am also quite busy. Even when I say to myself ‘I am going to sit down and blog’, something comes up . . . coaching […]

From a ‘Rookie’ to an ‘Expert’

January 23, 2008

I have only one word to say . . . Thanks! I had the privilege of listening to a presentation from Darren Kuropatwa, who in my opinion, is an expert in the field of Educational Technology. . . this is very obvious!! He is someone that, in a perfect world, all educators would strive to […]

Wow . . . the tools!

January 16, 2008

I really enjoyed the discussion from my class tonight. It was very interesting, and more successful (I might add). Ironic that the topic was about all the tools available to us in the world of technology and the class switched from Adobe Connect (which had some difficulties last week) to Eluminate Live as its presentation […]

Thoughts

January 10, 2008

Well, I officially became a ‘blogger’ last night . . . I successfully created my blog and not a whole lot more . . . a necessity for the Masters class I am taking. A class, I might mention, that seems very interesting, exciting, but (at this point in time) overwhelming! I have never spent […]

My Very First Blog

January 9, 2008

I am officially a blogger.