522: A Quality Learning Experience

June 9, 2011 Justin Miscellaneous

Halfway through my first semester of the EDTECH program at Boise State, I realized that I was going to have a high-quality online learning experience, because online teaching is a chunk of what the program is about. The professors practice what they preach. The two ingredients for me that have made the program a success […]


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504: Constructivism and Its Application to Game-Based Learning Activities

August 3, 2010 Justin 3.3: Implementation and Institutionalization

Gaming is an activity enjoyed by many students, and when used for educational purposes, games can improve student motivation towards learning, particularly when used in the creation of constructivist learning opportunities. Applying constructivist principles to educational game-based learning activities yields an approach that puts students in the role of active learners and content creators. I’ve […]


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504: Reflections on Constructivism

July 12, 2010 Justin Miscellaneous

Technology-based learning has changed rapidly in the last several years. In the 21st century, Internet access has penetrated every major city, and brought degrees of collaboration and communication that 20 years ago would have been impossible. Our civilization has been transformed into a networked world. During this time, when technology is growing by leaps and […]


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