Is it Crucial to be Critical in Educational Technology?

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?

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Tonight’s Reflection…

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…

Design Based Research in the Personal Context

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

Research design & evaluation of three virtual presentations

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