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Hello 🙂 I chose this image because it represents the contradiction between the openness and interconnectedness of the world brought about by technology but also the limiting factors for those that are marginalized and whose voice is never heard. It … Continue reading
What I love most about old pictures like this that depict the technologies of the time, are the sheer size of the equipment. Contrasted to our present day Blackberries, IPod’s and thumbdrives – it is a definite reality check on how far we’ve come…
My name is Rob Shearer and this is my 9th ETEC course. I hope to be finished the program by next April. It has been a fun and interesting ride.
Professionally, I am a police officer and have been for 23 years. Currently, I run the Risk Managemen/Audit areas of our organization after many years in some different investigative offices. I am also a part time instructor at the University of Guelph-Humber in the Dept. of Anthropology and Sociology.
I live in Oakville Ontario with my wife and two daughters, ages 3 and 3 months. Its a busy house!
I guess that’s all for now!
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Desks in the study room used to be designed mainly for reading and writing text on paper. A comfortable desk should have a well lit, spacious flat surface to place our stationery and paper/books. The design of a comfortable desk … Continue reading
The combination of children, books and a computers all rolled into one drew me to this image. My name is Gordon Higginson. I am an elementary school principal in Vernon, B.C. I have been a principal for ten years and … Continue reading
Hello Everyone: I am a full-time resource teacher for the New Westminster School District. I am responsible for working with students who are new English language learners and students who are ministry designated as ‘high incidence’ or ‘low incidence’. I … Continue reading
I chose this picture because it portrays the contrast between the past and future. All the books on the shelf behind the boy can be downloaded and read on a small device the boy is holding today. Printed books may … Continue reading
This picture is a snapshot of The Mani Mantra. This mantra is common in Buddhism and it is representative of the deity involved with compassion. I chose this image because it resembles an important aspect of text and technology. The … Continue reading
In 1086, the Domesday Book added a new level of organization and control to the governing structures of Medieval England. It offers a rare glimpse of society at a time when books were laboriously crafted by hand. Originally in the … Continue reading