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CTE, EdTech, Reflections, Workshop, XP

Hacking My Presentation – Gamifying the Classroom

Fact: Graduate students are the best! ūüôā So, last night¬†I hosted a workshop about “gamifying the classroom” (and game-based learning) for the Graduate Teaching Academy hosted by OU’s Center for Teaching Excellence. I ended up experimenting with this workshop quite a bit and wanted to share some of my adventures/reflections. Storytelling – A Presentation Platform? […]

Canvas, Conference, CTE, Domains, EdTech, Reflections

From Within The Belly Of The Beast – Domains Inside The LMS?

Life has accelerated astronomically since my first #domains17 post, so I haven’t finished the other writing I was working on since I’m now headed to Australia for a short-term job. Fun fact, my domain actually helped me secure that job. ūüôā Anyways, here’s the rundown of my #domains17 presentation (PS thank Jim Groom for the […]

Conference, CTE, Domains, EdTech, Presentation

Domains17 Conference Proposals

I’m already anticipating the #Domains17 conference¬†slated for¬†June 5-6th this summer. Much of my excitement is a direct result of¬†the folks who will attend this conference as #Domains17 will be bring together many of the minds focused on Domain of One’s Own (DoOO) projects and beyond. Individuals like Martha Burtis (headlining!), Jim Groom, Tim Owens, Adam […]

#OpenEd16, Conference, CTE, EdTech, GOBLIN, Presentation

Anatomy of Slaying GOBLINs – #OpenEd16 Presentation

Last week, John and I gave one of my favorite presentations while at #OpenEd16. We spoke¬†about our game-based professional development program,¬†GOBLIN.¬†During our 25 minute presentation, we combined role-play,¬†gameplay, storytelling, and discussion to emulate the experience of participating in a session of GOBLIN. Role-Play To add subtle hype to our final-day-of-the-conference¬†session, we distributed a few sightings […]

Canvas, CTE, EdTech, MBS, Trainings

Canvas Training Roundup

These last few weeks have been intense work-wise. I’ve been developing and hosting multiple Canvas courses for instructors at the University of Oklahoma. This has been especially nerve-racking because I am¬†(also) learning how to effectively use the tool I am teaching. Fortunately, at the end of the week I will participate in official training from […]

CTE, EdTech, 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, EdTech, 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. […]