#4 – Reflecting on EDTECH 522

As you set out for Ithaka hope your road is a long one, full of adventure, full of discovery. […]      But don’t hurry the journey at all. Better if it lasts for years, so you’re old by the time you reach the island, wealthy with all you’ve gained on the way.

#3 – Creating an Online Lesson on Canvas

The ancient Greek legislator and philosopher, Solon, used to say "γηράσκω ἀεί πολλά διδασκόμενος" (yirásko aí polá didaskómenos) meaning that “I grow old learning something new every day” and this is exactly how I felt this week when we were asked to build an online lesson in Canvas. Building this small course and trying

Summary Assignment

Summary Assignment What are short-form instructional games? (gamelets, micro learning activities or micro simulations) Short-form instructional or learning games are interactive bite-sized and concise digital activities that fit within a single class period and focus on a particular concept or on skills’ refinement, practice, memorization, and/or drilling. Drill and practice, brief simulations,

#2 – Community of Inquiry Framework

A reflection on Community of Inquiry Model This was a week full of learning and experiencing new things! I’ve been teaching for many years and I have attended many online seminars and courses in the past, but this week I realized how much online learning (and teaching) has changed over the years and

#1 – Adult Learning

a. Knowles' 6 Assumptions for adult learners Summarize the six key assumptions about adult learners as described by Malcolm Knowles and discuss their implications for teaching adult learners online. Malcolm Knowles identified a learning approach that he considered was more suited to the unique needs of adult learners. He called this approach andragogy, an

EDTECH 511 – Interactive Courseware Dev

EDTECH 511 - Interactive Courseware Development is a course that gives students hands-on experience on creating educational interactive components in complete alignment with specific learning objectives. Below you can see some projects created during this course and this is its final project, a complete unit dedicated to ancient Greek Gods/Goddesses and their myths.

EDTECH 522 – Online Teaching Adult Learners

I have been teaching Greek online to adults and kids for the last 3 years and I am very excited to start this course as it will help me tremendously with my online classes. EdTech 522 is an online course that focuses on adult learning and explores the theory and practices of

EDTECH 602 – Emerging Trends in Educ Tech

During this course we had the opportunity to explore, reflect on and discuss a number of theories and practices related to educational technology. Our readings, explorations and especially our discussions allowed us to see each topic from many different angles. We explored computational thinking which has elevated to a very important skill

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