Monthly Archives: February 2015

Building an Online Lesson Using Cloud Tools

Evidence: Online lesson hosted in VIULearn designed for Adult Fundamental Math (introduction to graphs) (Dec 8, 2014) OLTD 507 Learning Outcome addressed: Develop an online unit or lesson using cloud tools effectively   Reflection to Support Evidence: For the final … Continue reading

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Evaluating Tools for Education

Evidence: Tool evaluation form and evaluation of seven cloud tools (Dec 2014) OLTD 507 Learning Outcome addressed: Identify appropriate use of cloud tools in an online course   Reflection to Support Evidence: The first major assignment for OLTD 507 was … Continue reading

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Teachers and Social Media in the BC Context

Evidence: Academic Paper (Sept 21, 2014) OLTD 506 Learning Outcome addressed: Develop understanding of: functional contexts and restraints employment considerations privacy tensions BC legal context school policies and procedures professional ethics Analyze the BC educational context for social media use … Continue reading

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Using Social Media Tools in the Classroom: A Tool-Kit

Evidence: Resource Package containing suggestions for activities, consent forms and assessment of privacy risks for the mindmapping tool ‘Coggle’ (Oct 14, 2014) OLTD 506 Learning Outcome addressed: Develop emergent expertise with at least one social media tool for education. Develop … Continue reading

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BYOD Seminar Facilitation

Evidence: BYOD Seminar website (February, 2015) OLTD Learning Outcomes addressed: Research and identify emerging technologies with educational applications not yet adopted by mainstream education or in early adoption phases Examine current research around technology adoption, best practices for change management … Continue reading

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Emerging Technologies Summary Project

Evidence: The Tech’knowledge’y Tree Story (February, 2015) OLTD Learning Outcomes addressed: Be familiar with common terms, definitions and elements related to emerging technologies Consider potential design/implementation opportunities and challenges of emerging technologies Demonstrate basic competency with design and implementation with … Continue reading

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Teaching Science the Virtual Way

As our education system experiences greater pressure to get more done with less (equipment, teachers…), science teachers may begin considering the use of online labs to partially or completely fulfill the laboratory requirement. Online science labs are not created equal. … Continue reading

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