Conference / Education / eLearning / Higher Education

Capstone Project Complete: Designing & Evaluating a Resource Site for Distance Educators

This has been a crazy year at the University of Hawaii, but my time is coming to an end.  This morning I submitted my PowerPoint slides for my presentation in the TCC Worldwide Educational Technology Conference which I will give on Tuesday.  PowerPoint, you say?  Yeah…the online classroom platform (BlackBoard Collaborate) can’t handle a Prezi. … Continue reading

eLearning / Higher Education / Instructional Design / Research / Uncategorized

Building an Online Teaching Resource Website – Reflections

The Educational Technology Dept. at UH Manoa requires that all Masters in Education students spend their final year planning, implementing, and evaluating an educational project.  Most students choose to design either an instructional module that teaches a skill or an action research project that (hopefully) improves instruction.  I chose a project from the third, less … Continue reading

Browsers / Citation / Collaboration / eLearning / Higher Education / Library / Open Educational Resources / Publications / Research / Uncategorized / Web 2.0 Tools

Zotero – A free research citation manager + collaboration tool (and some other neat uses!)

Last year in a research methods course at UH Manoa, I was introduced to a citation management tool called Zotero.  If you have been out of the research loop for the last few years (like I was) you’re probably used to recording source citation information by hand.  Well, those days are no more. Paid software … Continue reading