Tech Journal #5

Meeting students where they are at requires knowing and caring about where they are at, what their life consists of and the environment that surrounds them. More often than not a key characteristic about students today almost all educators can say or will say is, “they are techie, raised in a digital world”. While thisContinue reading “Tech Journal #5”

Tech Journal #3

As students continue to live in a world surrounded by technology, it is important to shift gears from the traditional style of learning at the board to the integration of technology in the classroom. It’s not that educators are unaware that technology is important, but more so the overwhelming feeling of trying to use andContinue reading “Tech Journal #3”

WebEx For Learning

In 2019 access to the every changing technology continues to pose opportunities for educators to incorporate technology in a positive manner into the classroom. Whether teaching a face-to-face course, a hybrid course, or a 100% online course, utilizing a video conferencing program is essential to the engagement of students. Here is a video for theContinue reading “WebEx For Learning”

Meeting Students Where They Are

The ability to learn on the go allows instructors the advantage to meet students where they are; whether that is in a classroom, in the car, at home sick or on vacation. There are numerous tools that can be downloaded on a mobile device but the two that I have chosen to explore are ShowMeContinue reading “Meeting Students Where They Are”

Exploring Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning, mLearning, pairs mobile devices with electronic learning to taking learning anywhere and everywhere (Montalto-Rook, Asino, & Thanomsing, 2010).  Two areas of interest related to mLearning include research and best practices for instructional designers and the impact of mLearning with distance education learners. Three theories currently exist related to mLearning: Sharples developed a theoryContinue reading “Exploring Mobile Learning”