A Newb’s Reflection on Gamifying a Blended Grad Course

What should instructors do when students ask about the role of games in online learning? Teach a gamified course? Yeah, right. During this session participants will learn about successes and challenges experienced by a game-based learning newb through the gamification of a blended online course.  

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CFP: Educational Innovations in Countries Around the World

The Center for Global Curriculum Studies of Seattle Pacific University announces its Fifth Biennial Symposium: Educational Innovations in Countries around the World.  The Symposium will be held on the campus of Seattle Pacific University and on Whidbey Island, located near Seattle on the Puget Sound. The dates of the Symposium are 1-3 July, 2013. Interested […]

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What’s the Story with Mobile Learning in Edu and at SPU?

In a recent post I wrote about eBooks being one of six emerging educational technologies to keep an eye on in the near future. Continuing with that theme, I would like to share about the current status of mobile learning or m-learning in higher education and at Seattle Pacific University. The 2011 Horizon Report predicted […]

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What’s the Story with Mobile Learning in Edu and at SPU?

In a recent post I wrote about eBooks being one of six emerging educational technologies to keep an eye on in the near future. Continuing with that theme, I would like to share about the current status of mobile learning or m-learning in higher education and at Seattle Pacific University. The 2011 Horizon Report predicted […]

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Professional Development Through Twitter

Seven Steps to Free and Continuous Professional Development Through Twitter Follow active and content-focused colleagues in your discipline Join a “chat” community Monitor hashtags related to your field Establish a social bookmarking account to store your “gold” Automate your social bookmarking posts Reflect on your learning Reciprocity – Give back Part of an online workshop […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Blackboard or WordPress? Part I

Colleges Consider Using Blogs Instead of Blackboard – Chronicle.com Please read the linked article above and then let me know what you see as the advantages and disadvantages of using a blog (WordPress) instead of a learning management system (Blackboard)? I’ll tell you what I think. First here’s my disclosure statement.  I’m a huge fan […]

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Come to MERLOT this summer

I’ll be attending the MERLOT International Conference in San Jose, August 13-16, 2009. I’m giving a presentation on Lecture Capture technology. MERLOT always puts on great conferences. If you are interested in eLearning I would encourage you to attend. Here’s a message from the MERLOT project director with more information about the conference. Dear MERLOT […]

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Come to MERLOT this summer

I’ll be attending the MERLOT International Conference in San Jose, August 13-16, 2009. I’m giving a presentation on Lecture Capture technology. MERLOT always puts on great conferences. If you are interested in eLearning I would encourage you to attend. Here’s a message from the MERLOT project director with more information about the conference. Dear MERLOT […]

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