Activity 5 | The Views of Clark and Kozma

In this EdWeek blog post, Peter DeWitt invites Emily Davis and Brad Currie to talk about a topic that continues along the lines of the “Great Media Debate.” Davis and Currie (2019) state that many schools spend large sums of money on technology, with the hope of...

Assignment 1 | Hugo Cardoso Pedagogy and Clarification

This article is written in response to the following question from this article. I’m intrigued by this and love that Cardoso is creating freely available tutorials to help others learn how to create gamified learning environments. I don’t know a ton about gamification...

Assignment 1 | Hugo Cardoso A.K.A. Code Monkey

Preface Dr. Veletsianos, feel free to disregard this section for the assignment. I just felt that I would be doing the article a disservice by not including a more in-depth background on Cardoso. This blog post is written about Hugo Cardoso, an independent game...

Activity 3 | Thoughts of EdTech History 2002 – 2011

Weller had some interesting takes on educational technology from the years 2002 to 2011. I completely agree with his argument that much of the issues educators have with the LMS is the institutional “sediment” that accompanies it. In many cases, educators...

Activity 2 | Thoughts of EdTech History 1994 – 2001

While reading the first third of Weller’s book, a few items spoke to me. One of the largest things that I identified was the consistent attempt to industrialize and standardize learning content and processes. The chapters on E-Learning, Learning Objects, and...