One of the last projects we were tasked with in year 2 of the MAET program was our Research 101 project. This project got us familiar with different research methodologies, how to conduct our own research study, and data analytics. While working as a part of a group, we had to craft an original research … Continue reading Research 101: Teacher’s Perceptions of Ideal Learning Spaces
*I thought I was clever with this title, turns out it's the tagline for the tech tool we used. Augmented reality, virtual reality, immersive video - oh my! If you’ve been following along, you know all about GREAT17, you’ve read the highlights and you have probably now seen my personal reflection (written as part of … Continue reading Prepare To Be ‘Emaze-d’*
I recently participated in a project for my MAET year 2 coursework in which I was asked to take on the role of a technology integration consultant for a classmate. My classmate and I identified a problem of practice in our own teaching, analyzed the problem based on our own context and experiences (using the … Continue reading Poetry Problem: The Process Overview
I know I have already posted about the planning of GREAT17 and the highlights from throughout the day, but I feel it important to reflect on this experience now that things have calmed down. As I sit here reflecting on my conference experience, the first thing that I notice is I have some conflicting emotions. … Continue reading GREAT17 Reflection
What. A. Relief. For those of you that have ever planned a wedding, you know how stressful it can be trying to remember every little detail throughout the planning and execution of the event. Planning an international conference in education is sort of like planning a wedding, but in our case we had 23 brides … Continue reading We Did It, And It Was #GREAT17!
If you follow me on Twitter, you already know what the GREAT17 conference is --- sorry. For those that don’t know, the year two cohort of MAET students (Master of Arts in Educational Technology) are required, each year, to host an international technology conference on the National University of Ireland Galway campus. The students are … Continue reading #GREAT17 Conference Planning
*Title credit to Liz Boltz, MAET year 2 instructor. As my first week of MAET year 2 comes to a close, I thought it relevant to reflect on what I have learned thus far on my journey to becoming a better educator. The very first project presented to us for this summer stems from a … Continue reading Yakety Yak, Go TPACK!