Category Archives: EC&I 831

Roasting 2.0

I will admit, when I first saw the word self-trolling, I had no idea what it meant. Quickly, upon reading Tanith Carey’s article Why teenagers are self-trolling on websites like Reddit, I understood what it meant and, more importantly, how dangerous it can be. Photo … Continue reading

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Just a Snap Away

Living in the moment.  What does this mean? After a quick google search, you could find multiple definitions. The majority of them however, promote a peaceful mindset, stress-free, and unplugged. The images from said google search indicate similar behaviours. Usually enjoying … Continue reading

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But all the cool kids are doing it

Summary of articles Did you know that 92% of teenagers participate in online activities or social media every day? Although I didn’t know this particular statistic before reading Teens, Social Media, and Technology Overview 2015 by Amanda Lenhart, I knew that teens, and … Continue reading

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Just write it

I have never fancied myself a writer. In fact, writing is an arduous task. It is time-consuming, I can never find the proper words to express myself, and I spend most of my time using a thesaurus to avoid repeating … Continue reading

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Sign Me Up, Connectivism.

What are our goals in our current educational system? What do we want our students to know and what do we them to be able to do when they graduate from school? What are our main objectives and goals as educators? Before, … Continue reading

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T is for Twitter

In our first EC&I class two weeks ago, it was noted that throughout the course, we should use Twitter consistently and effectively as a source for the development of professional relationships. I, as a self-noted social media rookie, did not previously … Continue reading

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What do you mean, interesting title?

Welcome to my first official WordPress blog! Why, might you ask, do I specifically express that this is a WordPress blog? After our first EC&I 831 class on Tuesday, January 12th, I had made a website on Weebly to use … Continue reading

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