SXSWedu Musings

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My first experience with SXSWedu! So different than SXSW Interactive and in so many ways refreshingly smaller and not as crazy. Slow Pitch: An EdTech Design ThinkTank Monday was a great day. I have been working with Dr. Hughes on her session since December and it has been so much fun. She led the session Slow Pitch: An EdTech Design ThinkTank. …

SXSW 2015 Weekend

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Start with the Things not the Internet Ross Atkin Dir Ross Atkin Associates Ross Atkin is a researcher, designer and engineer with extensive experience in both industry and academia. In industry he’s designed everything from anti-terror street furniture for the US Embassy in London to vacuum cleaners for Dyson. As a researcher his focus has been on technology and disability. …

SITE 2015

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Presenting at SITE 2015

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I will be presenting tomorrow morning in Las Vegas, NV at the annual SITE conference. The title of my paper is Re-envisioning the Possibilities with WordPress: 4 Tips For Integrating Customizable Themes into the Classroom This best practice session will work through the benefits of WordPress in education focusing on its use in instruction on information technology in preservice education, …

SXSW Day 1: If MOOCs Are So Great, Why Aren’t We All Doing It?

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Schedule Info University of Lethbridge Lethbridge’s Learning Centre MOOC site sli.do Tweets and Questions Challenges to MOOCs Less than 17% completion rate, how is larger completion rate achieved? How do you build the support structure? How do you keep people engaged? How do you get beyond just lecture to thousands of people? How do you access anything outside of multiple …