It’s time. It’s time we all had robots. No. Seriously. What kid born in the late ’70’s didn’t get promised a robot buddy for like their entire life. I mean really! It’s time. Meet the mBot! An Arduino based graphically programmable robot with unbelievable capabilities! Bluetooth receiver, sensors, and Scratch based programming make this thing […]Continue reading
I’m very please to announce that an article co-written by my colleague and fellow Instructional Designer, Jeanette McKee, and myself has finally been published. The latest volume of the Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education, a publication of the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education, is now available online. Jeanette and I wrote a Report […]Continue reading
Soooo here’s something that might change the concept of a global learning community. Now, how fast can we set up a network of global curriculum projects that you can sign your class up for and get these international educators working together? Kinda speechless right now… more later.Continue reading
The Medium is the Message: Are We Designing With the Medium In Mind?
Lately, I’ve started thinking more and more about building course materials as a much larger “production”. Perhaps it’s my own background in film & video production that makes me long for the blockbuster distance course. Harkening back to the 1970’s when Televised Distance Education was in it’s hey-day, we were seeing substantial efforts to take […]Continue reading
CAUCE Webinar: Quality Standards for Distance Education
I’ve been asked to speak on a panel on the topic of Quality Standards for Distance Education for a CAUCE Webinar Series, Valuing Continuing Education: Programs, Promotion and Processes. I’ll be discussing some of the templates that have been developed by the ID team I work with at CCDE, U of S as well as […]Continue reading
Well this is exciting! My first Ed Tech in the 306 blog post from my own little piece of the internet. That’s right I’ve moved the blog over from the third party WordPress.com to my own WordPress install on my newly acquired Reclaim Hosting space thanks to Jim Groom and Tim Owens! I’m only a few […]Continue reading