Summary of Learning- EC&I 831

Wow! I can’t believe that we are already at the end of the class. It feels like this semester has flown by. I enjoyed this class a lot. It was one of the most interesting classes I have taken so far. I am looking forward to seeing what Alec has in store next semester forContinue reading “Summary of Learning- EC&I 831”

Open Education Resources (OERs)

What are OERs? Open education resources are the resources that are available for free use and support the open education movement. In my post last week, I already elaborated on the definition and 5 main principles of open education resources. I also explained some reasons why open education is needed, and my general thoughts onContinue reading “Open Education Resources (OERs)”

My thoughts on Open Education and OER

Open Education and Open Education Resources (OER) is a new topic for me. I had no idea until our last class that OER existed, or that there was a central website available. I have spent some time this week further exploring open education and OER in attempts to better understand. So far, here is whatContinue reading “My thoughts on Open Education and OER”

Social Media Activism

This week, we were asked to address the following questions: Can online social media activism be meaningful and worthwhile? Is it possible to have productive conversations about social justice online? What is our responsibility as educators to model active citizenship online? It took awhile for me to gather my thoughts and write this blog post.Continue reading “Social Media Activism”

My Relationship With Social Media

Looking Back… Being born in 1995 (yes… I am just a wee little baby still, well according to my coworkers), I grew up during the prime time of technology and social media advancement. I remember the quote “old days” of dial up internet and floppy disks. My mother also worked for SaskTel and had oneContinue reading “My Relationship With Social Media”

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