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CTE, Educational Technology, Reflections

OLC Innovate: Reflections on Virtually Attending

Recently, I had the pleasure to attend OLC Innovate. Well, not in the traditional sense. Rather, I participated through the available digital mediums at the conference. Twitter was a large portion of my engagement, but I also joined a couple conference sessions hosted by Virtually Connecting and even remotely played games with several attendees. All in all, I connected with […]

CTE, Educational Technology, Reflections

OLC Innovate: Open Twitter Data

During OLC Innovate, I setup TAGS Explorer to collect all the tweets containing #OLCInnovate. Originally, I was only interested in the various hashtags used at this conference. Overtime, my interests quickly evolved as others started engaging with the dataset. Now I want to give others the opportunity to play with and analyze the tweets from OLC Innovate. Access the Data! […]

CTE, Educational Technology

Testing Embedded Surveys

Qualtrics Google Forms Explanation Just exploring functional and visual differences between embedding Qualtrics and Google Form surveys on a WordPress website. As a reference, I used this site to make sure I had the right HTML iFrame for the Qualtrics form. Additionally, the “<p style=”text-align: center;”></p>” portion of the HTML is not necessary for each […]

CTE, Educational Technology, Presentation

Technology Enabled Learning – GTA Seminar

Tuesday, I had the opportunity to lead a seminar at the Graduate Teaching Academy (GTA), which is a program hosted by CTE that “seeks to promote and maintain a standard of teaching excellence amongst graduate students at the University of Oklahoma.” This seminar started with everyone brainstorming their favorite classroom activities as Paper Tweets. Together, we generated a […]

CLMOOC, CTE, Educational Technology, MBS, Projects, Trainings, Updates

What’s In Store for Spring 2016?

I am really looking forward to the trainings and presentations for the upcoming semester. In particular, I am excited about hosting GOBLIN for the first time (more details below). In addition to GOBLIN, here’s a list of trainings I am offering this semester through CTE (descriptions, schedules, and sign-up links provided where available): Mobile Blogging & Scholarship […]

CTE, Educational Technology, Gaming, Lynda FLC, Projects, Reflections, Trainings, Updates

Trainings, Projects, & Gaming – Fall 2015 Updates & Reflections

Hello internet, it has been a while. I have wanted to do more blogging recently. Yet, I keep running into the issue of starting a post with an awesome idea, but keeping the post in draft form indefinitely because it is not high enough quality or I feel there are pieces missing. I need to interrupt this pattern. […]

CLMOOC

Find Five Friday Fun (First)

In the spirit of the #F5F #clmooc tradition. I want to give some shout-outs that reflect my experiences during my first week of the Connected Learning MOOC. I am providing author names, links, and the content they posted that spoke to me this week. 1. Susan Watson – “Somebody better give us an assignment….” This was a great […]

CTE, Educational Technology

Information in Motion

Originally posted on the Center for Teaching Excellence Blog In the real world, nothing teleports from one place to another. And that’s why it’s so important to animate every change on screen in a way that makes sense. – Matias Duarte, Vice President of Design, Android at Google Nowadays, animation is being integrated into the […]