The role of theory" and reflect on how will you will use theory to understand your problem? What theory is most appropriate for you and why? The role of learning theory in research is that it should guide the type of questions one asks. If a particular intervention has been developed in a principled manner, … Continue reading The Role of Theory in Researching a Problem…
Our overnight task for the fourth night was to read Selwyn's (2014) chapter "Technology and education - why it's crucial to be critical", and reflect on the following instruction in relation to his chapter: Read Selwyn chapter "crucial to be critical" and think about how you could be more critical of your own ideas and … Continue reading Is it Crucial to be Critical in Educational Technology?
Tonight's overnight task was to read Selwyn's chapter on how it is "crucial to be critical", and to relate this to our individual task. However, given that we have a group project due in less than 48 hours, I felt that I would not be able to do it justice tonight, as my focus does … Continue reading Tonight’s Reflection…
Tonight's overnight task was to situate our own individual task in the area of philosophy of technology. As such, I would like to explore, and develop, the concept I started in the previous module mentioned; Learning, Teaching & Emerging Technology. There I explored using activity theory, through an interpretivist lens, and mobile learning theory to … Continue reading Technological Determinism
When I applied to study the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology, I was given a pre-course task where I was required to explore the digital identity, and how this relates to issues of the digital native vs. immigrant. My own personal experiences as a practitioner found that one could not determine a person's propensity to … Continue reading Design Based Research in the Personal Context
Our overnight task tonight was to google our name, and understand what our visibility was in the context of a digital identity, the footprint and shadow we have. Having googled my name, without any geographic restriction, I did not even appear on the first page of results. I then attempted to narrow down my search to … Continue reading My Digital Scholarly Identity
I am currently studying research design and evaluation in educational technology, and have been asked to set up a blog as a reflection and learning activity for the current module. We were asked to evaluate three virtual or live presentations regarding the research underpinnings behind the presentation. Although, I attended the Etined conference last week, … Continue reading Research design & evaluation of three virtual presentations