Manifesto for Design Thinking

As part our final assignment, we have been tasked with creating a personal manifesto for design thinking. This manifesto is based on our experiences during the design thinking partners challenge, which you can view on Ben’s Blog. 

Below is a visual guide through the principles which make up my manifesto.

What Makes a Good Research Question?

I came in to LRNT522 knowing little about “research” apart from the broad understanding that it involves studying things and people. Exposure to the readings, the methodologies, and the varying types of research has deepened my thoughts on research, and heightened my awareness of the complexities that go in to “good” research. Continue reading “What Makes a Good Research Question?”

Random thoughts, to post or not to post?

LRNT521 is coming to a close at the end of this week, and this past 8 weeks has flown by. I have learned A LOT. I’ve learned about how digital communities are formed, how to define and recognize social forms, and about some of the challenges involved with digital learning environments. I’ve also learned a lot about myself, my online habits, and have been able to interact within groups, nets and sets with a heightened level of awareness. Continue reading “Random thoughts, to post or not to post?”

Taking Stock, Looking Back, and Stepping Forward.

What does my future digital identity look like? Well, I’ve learned I’m not sure I know…. 

I reflected on the DIDP plan I developed in April , and my learnings, specifically as they relate to my struggles with openness really surprised me.

Check out my (very unplanned and informal) audio recording


Digital Learning – Impacts on Students with Disabilities

Findings from Paula, Karen, and Luis. 

In researching the impacts that digital learning has had on students with disabilities, a key finding was that digital learning environments allow for information to be delivered in multiple formats, ensuring accessibility for students with disabilities. Continue reading “Digital Learning – Impacts on Students with Disabilities”

Symposium Highlights and Reflections.

Attending the 2021 MALAT symposium was an enlightening experience for me. The variety of presentations was impressive, and the dedication and commitment to each individual research project, consultation project, or professional area of research was clear from every presenter I had the opportunity to hear or read. Continue reading “Symposium Highlights and Reflections.”