Zombie MOOC

Though I don’t really have the time, I have my heart set on at least dabbling in the Zombie MOOC, “Society, Science, Survival: Lessons from AMC’s The Walking Dead” (if signing up, please use my Friend Code 6WYBAE). It started on 10/14 and I’ve just last night had a chance to take a look at it. I am a huge fan of the horror genre and especially love a well-made, convincing zombie movie or show. Of course this makes me Continue reading Zombie MOOC

Taking another MOOC: Human Element (in Online Courses)

Today I started working on a MOOC I am taking through the Canvas Network, “Human Element: An Essential Online Course Component.” I’m very excited about this 3-week “course” because the subject is an interest of mine. As a student now in my second online master’s degree program (MLIS from Univ. of Alabama, now M.Ed. with emphasis on online instructional design from Univ. of Alaska Fairbanks), I have personally experienced the difference in online courses that have a rich human element Continue reading Taking another MOOC: Human Element (in Online Courses)

ED 431 Assignment: Podcasts

*** Please note that my ED 431 course requires us to post our assignments in draft form for classmates to provide feedback. The following entry is a draft. I encourage all criticisms of content or style. Thank you!*** Assignment: Create 3 brief “podcast” episodes for teachers inspired by specific chapters in the course textbook, The World is Open (Bonk). My podcast episodes are part of an ongoing series I made up called Tech Ed Tidbit. With the motto, “Helping you Continue reading ED 431 Assignment: Podcasts