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Design Choices Selected relevant information, Organized information into a coherent structure Choose ‘Verdana’ as the typeface. Rated one of the most legible fonts. Font size choice of 9pt and larger. High contrast between font color and background. Used different header sizes to show titles and categories. Used a bulleted list for examples. Used callouts to […]

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aprohoroff on November 4, 2016

Plagiarism Lesson Plan – Mr. P. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Objectives: This lesson plan is designed for creating an online lesson about plagiarism and is to be delivered in a DL setting. Students will work individually on this lesson and at their own pace. Ideally, I would use this lesson at the beginning of the year so that […]

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aprohoroff on October 17, 2016

I know this post is a bit late but I feel that it’s appropriate for me to talk about my experience with social bookmarking now. When we first covered this in this course it was completely new to me. I’ve always wanted a way to easily have my bookmarks follow me. Being a TOC for […]

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aprohoroff on September 26, 2016

An assignment I came across while doing some TOC work was this. The students were asked to find a site about a photographer they like which includes their online portfolio. They were to describe why they choose that photographer and picked 5 photos to share with the rest of the class. They had to tell us what they liked about […]

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aprohoroff on September 26, 2016

The most recent piece of educational technology that I’ve immersed myself in is Moodle. It’s the Learning Management System (LMS) that our school district uses for our online school. Using it without any experience can be a very daunting task so the first resource I turned to was a course in how to use it. […]

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aprohoroff on September 26, 2016

While it’s difficult for me to comment on the state of technology use in my field in BC, I can comment on what I’ve seen in my school district. We have come a long way in my mind. About 3 years a go our district did a a massive technology overhaul with the hopes of […]

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aprohoroff on September 25, 2016

I’ve always known what RSS feeds were but I’ve never used them before. I would just go to web pages and get my news like that. I do subscribe to podcasts, but they’re not quite the same. I was going to use Feedly as my reader because it works on desktop computers, iOS and Android, […]

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aprohoroff on September 22, 2016

Part 1: Technology Skills Rank your competency level for each of the following technology skills related to teaching and learning with technology. 1 = No experience 5 = Expert An expert is someone who has significant experience (2 or more years) using the defined skills and who could easily teach someone else the defined skill. […]

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aprohoroff on June 28, 2016

How could I be better supported? I think time is the limiting factor for me. Learning to use different technologies effectively and deciding if they support learning objectives takes time. The few Pro-D day’s that we get usually just scratch the surface of a new idea. Therefore I find that most of the learning has […]

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aprohoroff on June 28, 2016

I really enjoyed the ideas that Lisa had in the various subject areas about spicing up traditional assignments. I don’t think that it is always practical in a classroom setting and in the time-frame imposed on us by our schedules to publish a majority our students work. What really stood out at me was the […]

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