Category: ED 654

Web Based Tools: PowerPoint Online

The following activity is for 7th and 8th-grade video production students to create a title (or intro) for their public service announcement project. All Anchorage School District students have access to Microsoft PowerPoint Online as well as the desktop version on all school computers. BUILDING BACKGROUND Let’s take a look at the importance of titles,

Not-So-Final Project

For my Learning Thing, I decided to kill two birds with one stone and use this project to get a good start on the curriculum I am building for a course I’m teaching called Video Productions. This course is an entry-level video class for 7th and 8th-grade students at Goldenview Middle School. I’m taking it

Net Neutrality

Net neutrality seems to be the latest buzz word floating around the news these days. Just the other day, I was talking about our class to a friend, explaining what ED 654 is all about, and his reply was that our class must be “so interesting” because of all the talk of net neutrality in

Grok and Korg

The names highlighted in yellow indicates a hyperlink to the group member’s website that provides a reflection the collaborative process (sorry to call out those of you who didn’t do it). I found out, however, the hyperlink feature is only available with a paid subscription to Creately. The cheapest plan was $49! Yikes! Overall, this site was

Fire Away

My mission: To share three outstanding questions related to the Americans with Disabilities Act, accessibility or anything else I’ve explored as part of this collection. What sort of guidelines are there for making online content accessible for students? Do IEPs exist at the college level? Why or why not? If so, do college professors have access to them?

Think About Your Thinking

The following is a reflection about The (Creative) Commons, which required me to learn about the different types of Creative Commons licensing and to add something we created during this class to the Creative Commons. What did you find most challenging? First and foremost, I’m not even sure I did this requirement correctly. I created