Looking at the role of technology in the classroom and educational setting as another change agent and not a one-size-fits-all panacea

Education in the Age of the Technologist

April 29, 2015

This video presentation was originally given at Bar Camp Orlando 2015 on April 18, 2015. Why do some technology solutions seem to work in education while others don’t? Where are MOOCs missing the mark? Education […]

Teaching Using Tech: Philosophy of Higher Education, Part 2

December 19, 2014

  [media-credit id=1 align=”alignnone” width=”551″][/media-credit] I’ve been filling out teaching/education-related job application and I was met with this little gem: Please describe your knowledge of pedagogy associated with various instructional modalities, i.e. face-­to-­face, hybrid, and […]

6 Levels Towards Virtual Worlds

June 11, 2014

I’ve been thinking about the decades old promises of virtual reality and how my graduate students have responded to their first experiences with Second Life and thought that an info-graphic break down of virtual reality […]

Real Computers Versus Toys, Part 2

October 24, 2013

I can understand how some might feel that devices like iPads and tablets aren’t real computers, especially those who’ve never really used an iPad or those who think a real computer has to have a […]

The Journey from Doodler to Writer

October 22, 2013

It would probably come as a great surprise to my elementary or middle school teachers that I fell in love with writing, much less learning itself. I was always of a curious nature, but generally not in […]

iBooks Author & the Post-Website World

October 11, 2013

I just finished taking an extensive tutorial on the Apple product iBooks Author and it really got me thinking about the post website world. What I mean is that Apple has been trying for decades […]

NGLB – No Gamer Left Behind

March 22, 2012

This is a blast from the past, going back over five-year ago, before anyone had heard of “gamification” or any such nonsense. The George Lucas Foundation as part of an Edutopia documentary explored the possible […]

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