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Access to Education for Students with Disabilities

A key finding in our research is that digital learning environments support information delivery in multiple formats supporting accessibility for students with disabilities. Incorporating multiple means of representation is one of the three principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL)…. Continue Reading →

Unit 3 Reflection – Designing for Subject & Knowledge

The debate in unit 3 provided the opportunity to consider how design can create opportunities for addressing both subject and knowledge skills to create powerful learning encounters. When considering subject and knowledge integration over different subjects the challenges for faculty… Continue Reading →

Surveillance Presentation Preparation

At Cascadia this year the keynote, Brenna Clarke-Gray shared her Manifesto for the Future (2021). Brenna presented on the topics of creating care in education, the lack of care that became apparent in the shift to pandemic teaching and the morality… Continue Reading →

Engaging with Honesty as a Pro-Social Dimension

According to Cromier and Stewart (2019) being pro-social means bringing our values and high quality participation to the web. The question that arises for me is does that need to happen on all my channels? Which leads me to ask… Continue Reading →

A Network Diagram Reveals a………Group

Decision Making Network Lately, I have been preoccupied with surveillance and this is clear in my network choice. Later this month I am presenting to the education council at my institution about banning surveillance software for student assessments. I have… Continue Reading →

Untangling My Digital Presences to Find Freedom to Engage

The map results in my previous post Considering Dave Cromier’s Digital Mapping and by following some of the guidance from Shannon Lucky and Joseph E. Rubin (2017) I have created an overall goal to separate out my professional academic work… Continue Reading →

Considering Dave Cromier’s Digital Mapping

The interesting thing about Dave Cromier’s (2018) tension map is you can use the map to help show any two dimensions and how you are asking students to engage digitally with them and to what extent. You can use this… Continue Reading →

Technology Map

My residents – visitors map revealed three things;  that I am primarily a visitor, that my work is not represented well and that Youtube has become a larger part of my social media presence (and a very messy one) since… Continue Reading →

Reorienting to an Open Practice

Adoption and adaptation of open education resources (OER) has been part of my teaching practice since 2017. In 2019 I took a step into an open education practice (OEP) in my microeconomics courses where students were asked the question; What… Continue Reading →

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