Course Takeaways

In preparation for my summary of learning for EC&I 834, I reflect on the past semester and the knowledge that I have gained about online and blended learning. Below is a brief summary of the key course takeaways that I have gained in just a few short months. Chapter 9: Modes of Delivery by Tony… Read More »

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Final Overview of Course Prototype

The beginning of EC&I 834 challenged me to create an online course. I was required to select a target student population, course format and toolset, content and objectives, assessment strategies and in general, an overall design of a course prototype. Based on these assignment requirements, I created the following course profile: Course Profile – Online Counselling for Adolescent Parents Throughout the… Read More »

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Student/Student-Instructor Interactions

W Although in the very early stages of my course prototype development, I have tried to be mindful of the student/student-instructor interactions that would aid well to my online counselling modules. Given the fact that counselling is a practice that requires effective person-to-person engagement, it is important that I explore a variety of interaction options.… Read More »

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Reflection of Feedback

I am very appreciative of the time and effort that my classmates took to evaluate my course module. The feedback that I received from them was very encouraging and allowed for self-reflection. After reading through the feedback that they provided me, I was relieved that my classmates understood the ideas and goals behind my course… Read More »

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Online Therapy & Opportunity

Throughout the duration of this semester, I have focused a lot of my learning and attention to the idea of online therapy. Specifically, I have considered how my interest in supporting adolescent parents and my newfound knowledge of blended/online learning could go hand-in-hand to provide counselling to new parents. When assigned to create a course… Read More »

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Adobe Spark

I first heard of Adobe Spark last semester, in ECI 833. It was the very end of the semester and I was trying to determine what type of video tool that I would use for my “Summary of Learning” project. I consider myself slightly tech-challenged so feeling overwhelmed, I asked my super helpful classmate for… Read More »

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Tech Integration & Blended Learning

Chapter 9: Modes of Delivery by Tony Bates proved to be informative when learning more about technology-based learning.  As Bates outlines, modes of delivery can include fully online, blended, or face-to-face.  I feel it most important to highlight Bates’ idea that when choosing how to deliver course content, an instructor must first consider student needs.  Bates encourages… Read More »

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Hello EC&I 834!

Hi!  My name is Kelsey Clauson and I am currently taking EC&I 834 for my 10th and final class towards my Masters of Educational Psychology.  My teaching experience consists of working as a learning resource teacher for 5 years in Regina’s North Central community.  However, my family life of raising two small children has led… Read More »

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