Dr. Torrey Trust: Technology for Transforming Student Learning

Dr. Torrey Trust is an Associate Professor of Learning Technology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Trust has the distinction of being recognized on EdTech’s 2020 Higher Education IT Influencer list, which is comprised of individuals who inspired and engaged those in higher education through their work with digital technology and social media (Pang […]

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What Makes a Good Research Question?

What Makes a Good Research Question?  Posing questions leads to the pursuit of knowledge, and thus speaks to the critical importance of formulating research questions. According to Alvesson & Sandberg, “one could even say that good research questions might be as valuable and sometimes even more valuable than answers. Questions may open up, encourage reflection […]

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Leaping into the Networked Web

I was particularly intrigued by Dron and Anderson’s (2014) exploration of the notional freedoms available to learners in groups, networks, and sets. In groups, learners have high levels of freedom in relation to choice of place and delegation, but the freedoms related to medium, pace, and to a lesser extent content, are directed more by […]

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