Final Course Reflection

Reflective practice is something that I have learned to enjoy in the EdTech program at BSU. I only have two more courses left in my Master’s Program and almost all of my courses have had reflective practice.  Now that I am down to my last two courses, I have seen the benefits of practicing it.…

Mini Unit Curriculum – Final Project

For the past two weeks, my PLN group has been working on creating a Mini Unit Curriculum in Social Media Basics.  It has been an interesting experience, learning more about Schoology and other platforms as the design process developed.  I also learned about myself, and how much I do not like group work.  It is…

Social Media Policies & Guidelines

Since I am not currently teaching, I spent some time researching social media policies and guidelines from different types of organizations before attempting to write my own.  I am teaching a small group of adult English Language Learners abroad and thought I could create something that could apply to them.  I am not teaching at…

Social Media in Learning Research

Here is my curated topic on Social Media in Learning.  I used Pearltrees because Scoop.it only allows one topic.  A general comment about the curating tools – learning multiple tools can be overwhelming.  I was actually excited to use Scoop.it again, only to learn that I was not allowed to have more than one topic…

PLE Analysis

When creating my PLE, at first I felt like it would be easy to find 10 but as I started I didn’t feel comfortable listing some.  But then I thought, just because I’m just starting to use them doesn’t mean that I can’t include them.  I haven’t used many of them until recently.  I then…

Live, Real-time Professional Development

For the past three weeks, I have participated in four different twitter chats and four different webinars.  All of them occurred in real-time.  The only other real-time experience I have had in education is through Adobe Connect in my EdTech 521 and EdTech 523 classes. Here is the summary of my experience as a participant…

Online Professional Development

Here is my reflection on my Online Professional Development experience. In the past 2 weeks I have participated in 3 Twitter chats and 3 online webinars, all of different content and lengths.  I still have one more Twitter chat and one more webinar to attend, but I decided to reflect on the experience now while…