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Thesis Defence Presentation: Exploring the Learning Outcomes of a Flipped Learning Methodology for Information Literacy Students

Here are my presentation slides from my thesis defence, and the Abstract from my thesis: Abstract: “The concept of flipped learning has received significant attention in recent years. In a flipped learning methodology, students view instructional videos and complete related

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Book Review: Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning – Foundations and Applications

Edited by George Velestianos, Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning – Foundations and Applications, is an insightful survey of emerging technologies and practices in digital education. Technology is not neutral, and as such the creators of educational software embed in

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Undergraduate Information Literacy Curriculum Materials

As part of my MA in Education thesis, I’m publishing the teaching materials I used for the flipped information literacy instruction that I was studying under a Creative Commons BY-SA license. Below are six units that were integrated into an undergraduate first year

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12 Years of Student Technology Ownership Surveys: Trends & Today’s Opportunities for Richer Learning Experiences

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Thanks to Will Monroe, PhD, from Louisiana State Law School, who presented with me, on our student law school technology surveys. We conducted an informal survey of CALI conference participants on their personal technology ownership during the conference, and as

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Smartphones & Tablets as Homework & Research Tools for Students?

Can SmartPhones and Tablets be more than just distractions, but actually help with homework and research? This session looked at different strategies and applications that can help students turn SmartPhones and Tablets into a serious research tools.

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Wonderful New Google Docs Templates for Education & More

Google Docs has released dozens of new professionally developed document, spreadsheet, and presentation templates for education and general use. Fortunately for my youngest daughter there are some excellent new science fair templates that will come in very handy tonight as she rushes to

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Quickly Find Inexpensive and Convenient Airfares with Google Flights

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I was looking for airfares to Brazil a couple of weeks ago, and discovered a delightfully useful new tool that makes finding inexpensive and convenient flights easier than ever: Google Flights.  No, Google is not running a travel agency now,

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