Author Archives: etherrienblog

It’s the Final Countdown

Do you now all have that song stuck in your head? You’re welcome:) Now, is it really the final countdown? Sort of – it’s the beginning of a longer final countdown as compared to usual. We still have a couple … Continue reading

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Yay or nay?

When we were first given the blog prompt this week, I was really excited to explore this topic further, but also a little overwhelmed. There are so many possibilities that can be discussed, and I wasn’t exactly sure where to … Continue reading

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Bloggin’, zoomin’, and googlin’

I think we all know that EC&I 834 (amongst other Couros-Hildebrandt classes), are special when it comes to post-secondary and graduate education. Although these courses are primarily done online, with the combination of Google Plus, the Zoom Room, and the Blog … Continue reading

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Fluff your way to a revolution

There is truly an abundance of articles regarding online learning – from those explaining how it is making higher learning more accessible, to others explaining the virtues of a blended learning environments, to even more addressing the value of teaching digital safety … Continue reading

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You Mean You Like To Read?

Olson and Bruner (1974) claim that learning involves two distinct aspects: acquiring knowledge of facts, principles, ideas, concepts, events, relationships, rules and laws; and using or working on that knowledge to develop skills. – Tony Bates When I think of … Continue reading

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iCan-(ish)

As I mentioned in my last blog post, I got my first MacBook last week and I have been playing around with it ever since trying to figure out how to use it to its fullest. After our class this week, … Continue reading

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To canvas or not to canvas

I have some big news fellow #eci834-ers – I bought my first MacBook and, in fact, my very first apple product this week. Although I’m still reeling from the bill, I’m also getting used to the operating system. I have been … Continue reading

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