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Create a Personal Webpage Using GitHub Pages & Jekyll

This demo was created for use in trainings to have educators play with GitHub, GitHub Pages, and Jekyll. This guide is meant to help Git and GitHub beginners get up and running with GitHub Pages and Jekyll. It assumes you know very little about Git and GitHub. We’ll be using a little bit of Markdown,… Continue reading

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Technology, Instruction, Learning in Teaching (TILT) Student Survey

The purpose of the technology, Instruction, Learning in Teaching (TILT) survey is to assess the use of instructional technologies by faculty, instructors, and students in higher education. Instructional technology is defined as the design and implementation of digital texts and tools in order to create engaging, effective learning experiences. This version of the TILT survey… Continue reading

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Technology, Instruction, Learning in Teaching (TILT) Faculty Survey

The purpose of the technology, Instruction, Learning in Teaching (TILT) survey is to assess the use of instructional technologies by faculty, instructors, and students in higher education. Instructional technology is defined as the design and implementation of digital texts and tools in order to create engaging, effective learning experiences. This version of the TILT survey… Continue reading

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Development & Validation of the TILT Survey

In an earlier post, I shared some of the thinking behind the development and validation of the Technology, Instruction, Learning in Teaching (TILT) survey. In this post, I’ll share some of the steps taken in the content validation process. Development of the survey When you develop a survey, you need to go through a process… Continue reading

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The future includes human teachers

As AI (artificial intelligence) take over many aspects of our lives, people are wonder about the role of machine learning in education. The classroom is no stranger to online teaching and adaptive software and this trend is speeding up as a result of the coronavirus. With schools closing down and universities moving exclusively into remote… Continue reading

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Documenting Instructional use of Technology in Higher Education

Together with a group of colleagues (Kate Keeney & Jack Wolfe) as part of a professional learning group at my institution, we worked to better understand the role of digital literacy, and more specifically instructional technology use in instruction. It is hoped that the results of this study will test important research questions about literacy… Continue reading

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Diamonds and Glass

Diamonds are one of the most precious stones available and are taken from nature. Glass is artificial. Unlike Glass, Diamonds are rare. The word diamond has been derived from the Greek ἀδάμας (adámas), which means proper, unalterable, and untamed. Glass is a word that comes from glesum, a Germanic word for a transparent and lustrous… Continue reading

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Ten Rules for Innovative Dissemination of Research

The Internet gives us opportunities to quickly share our work with a global audience. These new possibilities can help communicate our work with an audience that previously may have never considered your work in the past.  This is especially important as the primary information source for many individuals is the Internet, especially social networking spaces. … Continue reading

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