21st Century Learning

General Music in the 21st Century visual and Google Docs description This week I struggled to figure out which artifact I could create to discuss 21st century learning and how it can apply to my area of teaching.  The documents above reflect a snapshot of how technology can be used in the general music classroom.  If I…

Tech Trends in Education

When I think of games, the first word that comes to mind is fun.  As a child, our lives are full of games – games that every other child knows from the traditions of our culture to the games we make up as we play with our friends.  Other than the games involving imagination in…

Annotated Bibliography

The past couple of weeks I have been conducting research using Google Scholar and BSU’s Anderson Library.  In addition, I have been learning about APA Style.  I have never used Google Scholar and found it very interesting you can, in one click, have the citation appear on your screen.  It reminds me of spell check…

RSS in Education

Lesson Plan Using RSS I feel like I should know what an RSS is, but I didn’t know what it was until completing this assignment.  I have seen them on websites, but didn’t understand its purpose.  Using feedly opened up my eyes to how fast you can access information because of RSS.  For me personally,…

Digital Divide/Digital Inequality

The past couple of weeks I have conducted research on digital divide and digital inequality.  The presentations in two formats are below, along with my reflection of the assignment. The pdf presentation of Digital Divide/Digital Inequality: Digital Divide and Digital Equality Haiku Deck The link to the presentation of Digial Divide/Digital Inequality: https://www.haikudeck.com/p/WEJrPMJrmW/digital-divide-and-digital-equality The information…

Code of Professional Ethics in Educational Technology

The Code of Professional Ethics in Educational Technology contains a detailed list of principles which all professionals in the field must uphold.  My first learning moment while completing this assignment was the realization of how much history is involved in educational technology.  In addition, the change in leadership, members of the profession and trends in…

Digital Brainstorming

Prior to beginning my studies in Educational Technology, I had no idea what a concept mapping program was and never used one before.  I began researching different applications, and after a while I realized it is simply a type of digital brainstorming.   When I think of using a pen and paper to brainstorm as…