Category: ED 431

ONID Portfolio

For the past two years, I have dedicated my life toward completing a masters degree in Online Innovation and Design. Two years ago, I started without really knowing what I was getting myself into. I began the program in an unorthodox fashion by taking Digital Storytelling with Skip Via. The course description said students

Personal Learning Network (Final)

Three months ago I created a visual of my personal learning network (PLN), which is divided into four components: collect, reflect, connect and share (LaSota). Throughout the semester, the overall structure of my PLN has remained the same. A few additions are worth highlighting: Twitter: This PLN assignment gently forced me to become a regular

Collaborative Annotated Bibliography

In Web 2.0, we collaborated to create an annotated bibliography on articles that related to teaching with technology. We used a shared Google Doc to create the bibliography. Our task was for each cohort member to post three articles. Two of the peer-reviewed articles I posted made the final version. The third was cut from

Emerging Tools for Educators

Explain Everything Product Site: Sample: Watch until 0:46 seconds. Overview: Explain Everything is an online whiteboard that can be used on any mobile device. It even works on your Chrome browser. The idea behind Explain Everything is to give users the ability to add drawings, images, videos or documents to the whiteboard, manipulate

Media Creation

The original media content I created is called QuickTime Screen Recording. It’s for my video productions class. We have a module where students use Microsoft PowerPoint to create an intro to a specific segment played on the morning announcements. I teach video announcements too, so I created the module with the idea that students could

Emerging Tools

How can web 2.0 tools, specifically those new to the market fit into K-12/post-secondary education? Are they beneficial? What are the potential downfalls? What are the pros and cons of implementing the tool or tool genre that you selected? Are there promising practices or exemplary programs that provide examples? The amount of emerging technology tools

Web Presence

When I read the article 5 Reasons Why Your Online Presence Will Replace Your Resume in 10 years, I think about all the revisions I’ve made to my own resume and all the versions I have stored on my computer. Just last year I updated it and thought to myself, ‘Why do I have to

Personal Learning Network

My personal learning network consists of four categories: collect, reflect, connect and share. I made this PLE visual with Microsoft PowerPoint and an app on my iPad Pro called Explain Everything. If you are an educator with access to an Apple TV in your classroom, I suggest getting an iPad Pro and download two apps: article reflection

The article Why “A Domain of One’s Own’ Matters (For the Future of Knowledge) summarizes what Web 2.0 is all about: “A system that was – ideally at least – openly available and accessible to everyone, designed for the purpose of sharing information and collaborating on knowledge-building endeavors.” Web 2.0 is the what the internet