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Text Discussion Boards in Higher Ed – Really?

One of my students this week pointed out the incongruity of using text-based discussions in a course focused on educational technology. And yes, I recognize the irony of writing about this in, let’s face it, that same kind of format. … Continue reading

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Students want to be seen as people

This is the conclusion I have come to during my time spent researching the use of Google+ video posts and Hangouts as a way to help create social and teaching presence in my online classroom. This sentiment is not revolutionary, … Continue reading

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Teacher Immediacy

I enjoy being a full-time graduate student; discussing theory and research issues with fellow doctoral students and faculty in my courses, assisting faculty as a grad assistant, and working on my own research. But sometimes I miss my kids. Not … Continue reading

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