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Greetings #etmooc

38392Hello everyone… I am Al Smith, a teacher-librarian working at Kelowna Secondary School, SD23 Central Okanagan, BC. Canada.  I am working on my introduction and blog for this afternoon’s http://etmooc.org/. I just joined yesterday so I’m in catchup.  I’ll just add a brief note here as a greeting.…

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Do I Really Have to Leave the Role of School Librarian To Do the Work of a School Librarian?

Reblogged from The Unquiet Librarian:

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The new issue of School Library Journal features a cover story called, "Next Year's Model: Sarah Ludwig left the library, became a tech coordinator, and forged a path to the future."  Unless I have misinterpreted the article, author Linda Braun wonders if school librarians have to leave the library and take on a completely different job title to do the work of a modern school librarian.  

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Hey, ETMOOC!

Greetings, ETMOOC community!

I`m a school teacher in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I consider myself a Social Studies teacher since history is really what gets me fired up. I work with our regional heritage fair (the Red River Heritage Fair) to get kids fired up about history, and try to do informal events to link social studies teachers together face to face.…

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ETMOOC

I registered a few days ago for the Education Technology and Media Massive Open Online Course (try to say that quickly) which, as of January 5, had 680 registered participants from all sort of wild places around the globe.

It looks like a promising way to connect with teachers from all over the place who are interested in education and technology It also looks like it may encourage me to be a bit more reflective.…

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What is the startup effect?

Today is a very special day!

Not only is it the start of #etmooc but it is also the first ever startup effect interview day at KIPP Central City! We have narrowed down the field to 20 8th graders, which was not easy considering we had so many fantastic applications, and we are eager to see how the finalists perform in a real job interview.…

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#etmooc intro

I’m just about to embark on another MOOC.   In etmooc I’ll be contributing to  conversations about:   social/participatory media, blended/online learning environments, digital literacies, open education, digital citizenship/identity, copyright/copyleft, and multimedia in education. Right up my street then!

The first task is toCreate an introductory post, video, podcast, slideshow, etc., of yourself”     Well here goes:

This is an interactive me, created with Thinglink.

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Vodcasts: what are they good for?

 Vodcasts: What are they good for?

This project was for the second module of my MSc in Multimedia and Elearning: Introduction to Action Research.  It was a difficult module to get started on. In fact, I spent every weekend of the first two months intending to start work but just ending up with a very tidy house and garden!   

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Individual differences? Using vodcasts as a blended learning strategy. An Action Research project

This is the outline plan for an Action Research project for #mscmmel.  I have posted it so that any critical friends can comment.  I need all the help I can get, believe me!

CONTEXT

Teaching:

I work in a FE college in the UK, where I teach the Association of Accounting Technician (AAT) syllabus from Level 1 to 4.  …

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and the runners up were……

For my MSc in Multimedia and Elearning I had to produce a Design Project, but although I specifically wrote down my ideas for the project, I then went off on a tangent and decided that a Prezi might be better.  …

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Design Project Rationale

This design project has been designed for students studying Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 3.  The syllabus consists of six units, which are based on acquiring the knowledge and practical skills required by employers. The ability to use spread-sheets is a fundamental work skill for accountants, and the AAT have included the new unit ‘Using Spreadsheet Software’ at the request of employers who need employees to be IT literate.…

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