Connection, a Key Element in Learning

Photo by Pxfuel/CC0 What does my current “day in the life” look like in relation to technology, teaching and learning?  I work at the University of Regina as an Instructional Designer.  Our instructional design team normally creates and maintains the online classes offered at the U of R.  During the transition to everyone working from … Continue reading Connection, a Key Element in Learning

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A Day in the Life of Nancy

My typical work day…6:30 am Once I wake up, I am now in the habit of NOT going on my phone right away like I used to. Instead, I head downstairs, and make my coffee and settle in to enjoy it on my couch. I do a scan on Twitter to get caught up the …

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Hello!I recognize many faces from previous courses in our grad studies.  It is nice to see you again and I am grateful to have such a great cohort of students to learn with.If we haven’t met, my name is Nancy Smith.  I decided to take my grad…

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My Summary of Learning

This is it!  The end of EC&I 830!  I cannot believe how fast this course flew by, and I also cannot believe how much I learned over two short months.  It’s amazing the community we developed and how much we were able to challenge each other to grow and learn in such a short time …

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Technology Is Equitable; People Are Not.

This week’s debate had me all over the place.  Thinking of the phrase: “technology is a force of equity in society” has many sides and angles to consider and there is not one straight answer: yes or no.  I found there was a lot of mixed reviews throughout our debate, and many elaborations for our …

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