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Week 4- Assistive Technologies

Week 4- Assistive Technologies

Janeen, Reid, Darcy, and Daniel guided us through learning about assistive technologies. They gave the definition from Idea (2004) that assistive technology is, “Any item, piece of equipment or product system whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a child withContinue reading “Week 4- Assistive Technologies”

Online and Remote Learning- Week 2

Online and Remote Learning- Week 2

“In almost every way, education drives development resulting intechnological changes that push the educational agenda.” (Ananga, 2020, p. 310) Remote learning came at us out of nowhere and has had the whole world rethinking education. In March 2020 when it was announced we would be moving to online learning, my heart completely dropped. I criedContinue reading “Online and Remote Learning- Week 2”

Technology, Power, Knowledge and Learning

Technology, Power, Knowledge and Learning

“technology has changed from being a peripheral factor to becoming more central in all forms of teaching.” (Bates, 2014) When I think of my own definition of educational technology, I suppose that it is all technology that can be used for an educational purpose. Whether that is embedding technology into your classroom through whole class instructionalContinue reading “Technology, Power, Knowledge and Learning”

Course Prototype Final: Social-Emotional Learning

Course Prototype Final: Social-Emotional Learning

Here we are, the final course prototype! After a lot of change, doubt, editing, fixing, removing, adding etc.-I have finished. Although I have changed my mind many times and made adaptations, I am happy with how it has turned out and hope it will be helpful. I have designed the course to be flexible andContinue reading “Course Prototype Final: Social-Emotional Learning”

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