Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Internet Pedagogy Sept 30 2009


Educational Technology Definition
from Educational Technology (Nov-Dec 2009)

"Educational technology is the study and ethical practice of facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using, and managing appropriate technological processes and resources."

1) Frameworks for thinking about tech in ed.

2) Metaphors (Lakoff and Johnson) - What are some technology metaphors???

  • Argument as war / dance
  • Time is money / water
  • Conduit communication (ideas are objects transmitted to others)

Tech metaphors - Paul Tuesner's list, David Weinberger

So what are we promoting when we use technology and what do we need to promote to create a 'balanced' education?

Changing information / Changing education

Robinson: Killing Creativity - Watch this for next class


Cestagi - free professional resume/portfolio builder

Kartoo - a search engine to generate ideas.

Bibme - a better bibliography maker

Phishing (email examples) and hoaxes - Whales, Mankato MN

Resources and sharing



Google SketchUp - free 3D modeling software to download

Tomorrow's news today!! (search Philippine english newspapers)
  - how do you tell what's good?
  - how can you tell the bias?
  - what's news for them?

What can you do in a computer lab?

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