February, 2010

501: Exploring Some Technology Trends

February 16, 2010 Justin Uncategorized

Reading through the 2010 Horizon Report, I learned about a few things I wasn’t too familiar with. I first heard about augmented reality a couple years ago from this article in THE Journal: http://thejournal.com/articles/2008/02/01/when-worlds-collide-an-augmented-reality-check.aspx. The idea of encouraging students to apply what they’ve learned in a real-world simulation really struck a chord with me, but I […]


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501: Letter Regarding the Digital Divide

February 6, 2010 Justin Uncategorized

As an exercise in my EDTECH 501 class, I wrote a fictional letter to my city’s mayor about the issue of digital inequality. My proposals might be a little overly ambitious, but this was a good exercise nonetheless. I did actually have a minor familiarity with the digital divide and digital inequality. Digital inequality is […]


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501: My First Memory of an Educational Technology: BASIC on an Apple II computer

February 1, 2010 Justin Miscellaneous

My first memory of an educational technology was using the BASIC programming language in first grade. There were only a few Apple IIe machines, and the nearest ones were in the next classroom, so the teacher sent us over in groups of 5 or 6 at a time to work on the project. I even […]


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