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Always Have a Backup Plan

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I’m on a committee planning a wonderful event called the Digital Educator and Personalized Learning Academy (DEPLA) to be held in June.  371 more words

Instructional Technology

Can Academic Librarians Really Learn IDT Through PD?

Recently, I have noticed a number of professional development (PD) opportunities geared toward academic librarians that are related to instructional design and technology (IDT), often focusing on the “essentials.” Most focus on the ADDIE process or related models of instructional design. 611 more words

Instructional Design

Are the bots taking over?

I follow a bunch of different people on Twitter. Some are real people I’ve met at conferences who say and share interesting things. Besides these people, I also follow topical Twitter users who share content on specific areas of interest. 622 more words

Instructional Technology

What Is The Technology Answer?

This semester has slowly come to an end which means that this is my final blog post for my course EDU 498 Instructional Technology. As a longterm goal, I want to continue my blog writing to share all the new things I learn from my practicums with my fellow teacher candidates. 798 more words

Instructional Technology

Don't just assign it, explain it.

After going around and talking with 250 students at my school about what they really want in their classes that will help them learn better, I was surprised by many of the answers. 841 more words

Give the People What they Want!

What do our students really want to do in class to help them learn better?  This is a question my principal and I asked ourselves as we began the planning for our school improvement plan for the fall.   488 more words