Category Archives: EC&I 834

Cheap-seat Tuesday is Back

Who else here loves movies? One our favourite date nights is going to check out the new movies at the theatre, eating some popcorn, and seeing some trailers. All in all, a pretty good night. It also happens that I am … Continue reading

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Course Prototype 2.0…

…is almost ready. A couple changes here, a few modifications there and bam! Course prototype for Social Studies 30 2.0 is ready to be tested. Before I delve deeper into the feedback Katherine and I received for our course prototype, … Continue reading

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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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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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Being Social… Online

Okay, let me precede this entire blog posting by saying that I am still at the very beginning stages of my planning for this project. It has always taken me a long time to plan something, as I tend to search … Continue reading

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