April 2012 archive

Apr 26 2012

Survey closed!

The survey for my research project is now closed. Watch this site for the results of the survey, and my complete research paper, once it is complete. I plan on experimenting with what a research paper might look like if presented on a WordPress blog…

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Apr 18 2012

Assessment Technology

This article is cross-posted from my class blog, Spring 2012. Reading through what the U.S. Department of Education considers the direction that we should be heading with the use of technology to aid in student assessment, I am reminded of just how far we still have to go with technological advancements in this country. The …

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Apr 15 2012

Only 10 more days to participate in my study!

I have received about 50 responses to my survey so far. My study is on “Student Perception of Teachers who play Online Social Video Games”, and the survey only takes about 5-8 minutes. Won’t you take it to help out the teaching profession? The survey can be found here: http://edu.surveygizmo.com/s3/844591/Student-Perception-of-Social-Gaming-Teachers

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Apr 10 2012

e-Learning: Not an education panacea

This article is cross-posted from my school blog, Spring 2012. I believe that my discussion about e-Learning will sound eerily like my post about Online Collaboration, though possibly less alarmist. There’s one big reason for this—there’s a lot of online collaboration involved in e-Learning. However, one big difference is that there’s not always a lot …

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Apr 05 2012

Survey responses needed!

I am collecting responses to a survey for research I’m doing as part of my Masters of Science degree in Educational Technology. The topic of the research is “Student perceptions of teachers who play online social video games.” The survey is primarily targeted to current or recent high school students, but I need a wide …

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Apr 04 2012

Online Collaboration: Working Together, Alone.

This article is cross-posted from my school blog, Spring 2012. Online communication is an amazing thing. It’s making tremendously easier what was once tremendously difficult. The fact that two classrooms of children can collaborate on a project together through something like ePals even though they live half a world apart and barely speak the same …

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