Symposium: Educational Innovations in Countries around the World

Seattle Pacific University, the School of Education and the Center for Global Curriculum Studies will host a three-day Symposium: Educational Innovations in Countries around the World, our 6th biennial edition of this conference held on the campus of SPU. The dates of the symposium are June 30-July 2, 2015. We expect participants from at least […]

SPU Offers New Digital Learning Degree for Educators

Blended learning. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Flipped Classrooms.How are teachers keeping up with new trends in learning? To help educators and those who support them become leaders in the ever-changing world of educational technology, Seattle Pacific University is now offering a graduate program in digital education leadership. Students in the Digital Education Leadership MEd […]

What I tweeted about in 2011

Here is a tag cloud created with Tagxedo showing what I tweeted about in 2011.  My Twitter handle is dwicksspu.  I shared lots of links using the hashtag #mlearning as I prepared for several presentations on mobile learning.  My role as co-chair of the MacLearning.org Steering Committee had me frequently using the tag #maclearning and the […]

Time for ebooks in the classroom?

Six Lessons One Campus Learned About E-Textbooks Is it time to switch to ebooks? Not quite yet, according to Chronicle writer Jeffrey R. Young after he visited with Northwest Missouri State University faculty and students about their venture into the world of e-textbooks.  NWMSU has been a leader in student communication technologies since the days […]

Time for ebooks in the classroom?

Six Lessons One Campus Learned About E-Textbooks Is it time to switch to ebooks? Not quite yet, according to Chronicle writer Jeffrey R. Young after he visited with Northwest Missouri State University faculty and students about their venture into the world of e-textbooks.  NWMSU has been a leader in student communication technologies since the days […]

Practicing what you preach about open content

Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning    The University of Manitoba uses a wiki as an online textbook for their Emerging Technolgies for Learning certification program.  I like how they are practicing what they preach about the use of open source technology. (delicious tags: e-learning Education eLearning handbook learning teaching technology web2.0)

Rethinking Computers in the Classroom

Rethinking Computers in the Classroom (article) This article discusses some of the benefits and challenges of President-elect Obama’s plan to add more technology to classrooms. I’m not seeing anything especially new here.  From what I read we still have the same issues of funding and lack of training.  The only effective funding plan is permanent dollars, […]