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Final Reflections

Several years ago when I studied management at BCIT and took on managerial roles at jobs, I had learned about and applied change management skills, although I had never studied much on the topic of the change theories or methods… Continue Reading →

Emergency Project Management

Due to unforeseen circumstances, my company has and is recently going through several temporary or emergency changes (and thus many projects are underway). Before I discuss the changes that my company is going through, I’ll bring you up to speed… Continue Reading →

External Scan

Assignment 1 – External Scan Susan Nassiripour Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for LRNT525 Leading Change in Digital Learning Master of Arts in Learning and Technology Program School of Education and Technology Royal Roads University Victoria, BC Michelle… Continue Reading →

Unit 2, Activity 1 – Managing Change

One of the questions that our instructor asked us this week was, “What role does leadership play in managing change?” According to Al-Haddad and Kotnour (2015), “Leadership/management provides principles and practices that help in planning, organizing and directing people and… Continue Reading →

Leaders of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

In my new course LRNT 525, one of my first assignments was to rank twenty attributes exhibited by leaders by level of importance. First, I was to rank the characteristics individually, and later come to a consensus in a group… Continue Reading →

Unit 2 – Activity 1 – Innovation

In unit two of my LRNT 524 course, we are discussing and reading about innovation and how it affects the way people learn from and with technology. In a Collaborate session with my instructor this week, eight different definitions of… Continue Reading →

Part A-Design Thinking Assignment: A Tool for Teacher Collaboration

Please see my partner Sanjay Pottinger’s blog

Activity 1 – Thoughts & Concerns about Instructional Design

  In my newest course in the Master of Arts in Learning and Technology (MALAT) program, we are exploring innovation, design, and learning environments. After reading about open pedagogy (Bates, 2019), and its use of open educational resources (OER), I… Continue Reading →

Activity 7 – Screen Time & Health

In today’s digital age, parents have new issues that alarm them which were of no concern to my parents when I was growing up. I’ve discussed screen time with my teenage students in the past. Most of their households have… Continue Reading →

Assignment 2 – Frieda Hennock Synthesis

Assignment 2 – Synthesis of Five Scholarly Sources: The Legacy of Frieda Hennock Susan Nassiripour Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for LRNT523 Foundations of Learning and Technologies Master of Arts in Learning and Technology Program School of Education… Continue Reading →

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