EdTechTalk#50 – User Appreciation Show
June 4, 2006
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We had a great show talking to the edtechtalk community. We had eight or nine people skype in to talk about what they were working on and we highlighted another 10 or so from our user list. A great show if you’re trying to get a sense of what different people around the world are working on.
Show Notes Below
I’m an assistant professor and I.T. director at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. I host a podcast on d.i.y. podcasting called “Rod’s Pulse Podcast”. Pulse is our brand for the Blackboard system.
I think that what we have in Queensland, Australia, for all Education Queensland schools works rather well. The Learning Place is a dynamic centre for eLearning that offers schools free communication tools, resources, communities, and on-line learning in a secure, safe environment with some contolled portholes that are viewable on the Internet. I see it as a cocoon within the web.
I teach literacy and numeracy to adults, mainly young, early school-leavers who have been classified as “disengaged learners”. Low literacy levels and general skills mean that these people have poor job prospects and need innovative teaching to re-engage them. Furthermore they are doing their studies by distance mode, so the new technologies and exciting developments in social software make excellent resources. Unfortunately the students have access and equity issues because of the inherent expense of communication technologies – but we keep hoping ….
Sexyhottchick, tiffany, mecutie
Norway – Vestfold – TjÃ¸me
Female 1965. Just finished my teacher education :O)
JMP Cronin – wiki Moodle, parents page, (all locked down)
Marblehead Community Charter Public School
Administrator for Technology for the Nauset Public Schools on Cape Cod, MA.
I am the Technology Coordinator at Marin Country Day School in Corte Madera, CA. I’ve been in the Ed Tech world since the mid ’90s in a variety of capacities.
An Aussie primary school educator involved in technology leadership at his school, always looking to learn and discuss breaking issues.
(What Wiki’s can’t do, barb Ganley and James Farmer conf)
I’m an instructional technology specialist working with teachers and students primarily at the elementary level
Great EdTech News Blog – Designed to Inspire
Instructional Systems Technology Masters major at Indiana University