Michael on August 11, 2014

EDDL5151                                  Final Assignment                       Michael N. I found that working in Moodle to be much more user-friendly than Weebly.  Moodle is a self-contained Learning Management System (LMS) that is set up specifically for education. In Moodle, uploading of images, Powerpoints (complete with audio explanations and instructions), WORD docs, and assignments were easy to accomplish.  […]

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Michael on July 1, 2014

Week 7-2

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Michael on June 23, 2014

Week 6: Activity 1.                                                                                Michael Student activity: The Techbribe is a weblog to enable students to publish work related to their IT projects.    URL – http://www.techbribe.com Hardware/software – podcast, video/video podcast, blog How is the technology used? – to encourage Design Technology students to become independent and creative thinkers Why was the technology used? […]

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Michael on June 23, 2014

EDDL 5151                                 Week 6, Activity #2                            Michael Lisa Nielsen describes herself as someone who found school to be boring and irrelevant and that again shows how different our students are from each other and how important it is that we take several different approaches to our teaching.  My own experience was quite […]

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Michael on June 11, 2014

EDDL5151              Assignment #1 : Environmental Scan            Michael Nauth 1.        In the Construction Trades and Building Science Department at Algonquin College we have two basic streams of classes.  The first is the Apprenticeship stream in which the apprentices attend classes for eight weeks of the year to complete their in-school training, on their way to […]

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Michael on May 24, 2014

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Universal Design originated in architecturally designed buildings and products with its main feature being to allow persons with unique needs to independently and immediately use them ‘as is” (King-Sears, 2009, p.199).  It has seven guiding principles that some educators have used for direction in creating Universal Design for Learning to […]

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Michael on May 19, 2014

My name is Michael and I live in Ottawa. I am married and I have 4 sons and my wife has 2 daughters, and we are enjoying an empty nest. I am a carpenter by trade. I completed my early training and licensing in Fort St. John, BC. I currently teach carpentry at Algonquin College. […]

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