Author Archives: Cindy Leach

Making Connections – Cindy (Leach) Plunkett

     There have been many over the years that have eluded that to know where you are going, you must first understand where you’ve been.  This course has been excellent in providing that perspective.  I have learned a lot of … Continue reading

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Rip.Mix.Feed Cindy Plunkett – Village of 100

My Rip.Mix.Feed was done using Animoto.  It is something that I have been working on for an eLearning module for the Diversity department here at our organization.  I have taken the text from the ‘village of 100’ and fed it into … Continue reading

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Major Project – Cindy Leach Plunkett – Digital Literacy

 Welcome to my ETEC540 Major Paper on Digital Literacy.  My name is Cindy (Leach) Plunkett.  As an English major my first compunction when thinking about a ‘major paper’ was to ‘write’ a 2000 word paper.  When I say write, I do … Continue reading

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Research Paper – Radio to Television

Introduction      When first approaching the topic of radio and the subsequent advent of television I did a brief mental tally. How many radios do I have, it was quite surprising when I started counting. There’s the clock radio alarms … Continue reading

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Orality and Learning Theories

Orality and Learning Theories I continue to be amazed at how the courses in MET weave together a broader picture for a larger understanding between courses. The more you begin to understand, the more you understand how much you have … Continue reading

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Text

“Re-examine all that you have been told… dismiss that which insults your soul.” Walt Whitman When is text more than text? I first read this quote almost 20 years ago and it is still with me. It still resonates with … Continue reading

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Technology

When thinking about text and technology you need to be open and flexible to growth in your definition. This picture depicts the human skin as a type of technology akin to rocks, papyrus, or a computer screen. Like any of … Continue reading

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Libraries? Books come to you!

This picture just made me laugh, I had to use it for the post. It spoke to me because of how easily books can come to you now. Automatically the UBC Virtual Library and eBooks came to mind. To be … Continue reading

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