of the first courses I took at The University of Akron
was Multimedia/Hypermedia. I considered myself a novice web surfer and
considered creating and designing my own website. Before
attending the course, I used technology by recording
student projects with a digital video camera and uploading it to
Maker to edit, and then burning the video onto a DVD.
first "Educational experience" artifact is my Pre-admission
Competencies Verification. I
learned how to upload video in Wikispaces from my digital video camera.
I-Chun Tsai was a
great instructor who taught me that I could design my own instructional
using web 2.0 tools like Wikispaces.
experience” artifact is a Jing snapshot of my page
on EdWeb.net. I am a member of this online professional community.
have attended several online conferences and shared numerous ideas for
technology integration in the classroom with Librarians around the
world. I have also learned of employment opportunities for Librarians
around the world, particularly in Third World countries.
experience" artifacts is a paper I wrote for my Introduction to
Instructional Technology class, of my Philosophy of Instructional Technology.
New to the program, I thought
of how the learning experience would benefit me in the field of library
science. Now that I am approaching the end of the program, I understand
how much Instructional Technology is essential for all Educators who
wish to engage and inspire students to survive, succeed, and excel in
the 21st Century.
are photos from the Ohio
eTech 2013 Conference I
attended. I was a volunteer in the Mesh Lab. I plan to attend each
conference in the future. It is a great way to stay abreast of Emerging
and Bleeding Edge Technologies. I had the opportunity to see a 3D
Printer, NAO Robot dance to Thriller, and Cleveland Public Schools Fab
Lab. I am showing a student from the Fab Lab my Web-Based Learning