Challenges of Design Research

Design research is frequently misunderstood or viewed as lacking in value. Why? It’s odd, considering that design can drive innovation. I can give you a perfect example:

This week my EdTech cohort was asked to read the research article: … read more

Riddle me this

Riddle Me This?

The questions posed this week got me thinking about riddles because they were both curious and challenging. One key difference here is that riddles are usually designed to have one right answer. In the case of situational choices for … read more


Virtualization Old and New Methods

I had a hard time choosing which resource to evaluate since minecraftEDU has the most to offer in terms of engagement and collaboration. Gamification and virtualization are wonderful tools when applied to the right contexts, however I realized that these … read more

Research Question Practice

Writing good research questions takes practice

This week we were charged with the task of composing two very basic research questions. One area of interest for me is the development of new blended learning tools and platforms for students … read more

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What is Good Research?

It’s easy to list what constitutes good research in relation to the methodology we are most familiar with. In fact, my initial reflex was to list off the qualities of good scientific research. There does however exist a continuum … read more


Flight Path Assignment:

Write a proposed flight path during ETEC 565A. Tell us a bit about yourself, your experience, and your goals for this course (or, perhaps, the MET). Explain what you want to learn about Learning Management Systems (LMS),

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