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Making Connections: Opening Doors (cautiously?)

ETEC 540 Text Technologies: The Changing Spaces of Reading and Writing was my first MET course, and I have enjoyed it immensely, though (like some of my colleagues have also mentioned in their reflections) I feel like I need a … Continue reading

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Making Connections

It has been challenging throughout this course to make connections between everyone’s contributions and the context of my workplace, which is not classroom based. I’ve had to redefine terms such as ‘learners’, ‘classroom’, and ‘literacy’. There were numerous postings that … Continue reading

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Rip.Mix.Feed

This was a very entertaining and engaging assignment. The numerous tools available coupled with my growing experience with information technology made choosing one interesting. I’ve created a cartoon strip using Toondoo. I wanted to have fun and let my creativity … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS

Without a doubt this course has been a rich and challenging experience for me. ETEC 540 was my first course in the MET program. I was quite apprehensive about my initial foray into Graduate School as it had been twenty-five … Continue reading

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Multiliteracies Reflections and Practice

The role of digital technologies is ubiquitous in every aspect of the modern Canadian educational system and the opportunities to support student learning with modern technologies is staggering in scope. As such, recently federal and provincial governments have allocated considerable … Continue reading

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Reflection of 540 and Making Connections

This has been my first course in the MET program and I have enjoyed it very much. At the beginning, I was a little worried about my interest in the historical perspectives in Walter Ong’s book. I often had to … Continue reading

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Rip.Mix.Feed Activity – Bookmarking

For the Rip.Mix.Feed activity, I chose to organize the resources I used for my course project using http://del.icio.us. I added some quotes from each resource in the note section. The link to my bookmarking page is http://www.delicious.com/ryosukesbookmarking. Ryosuke

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Rip.Mix.Feed

For my research paper I was hoping to create my first video essay, but time and nerves got the best of me. This Rip.Mix.Feed assignment was a great chance to play around and learn to create a short video.  I … Continue reading

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Commentary # 3

THE NEW ORDER OF ORDER This commentary will review ‘The new order or order’ from ‘Everything is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder’ by David Weinberger, 2007. In Being digital, Negroponte (1995) affirms that doubtless we are in … Continue reading

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PHILANTHROPY 2.0 – The Modernization of Giving

Abstract The non-profit sector is one of the fastest growing sectors in North America. In Canada alone there are 161,000 registered charities and non-profit organizations, more than half of which are charities taking in upwards of $8 billion annually. (Hall … Continue reading

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