Entries Categorized as 'conferences'

MEC2011 Keynote: Karen Cator Department of Ed on NETP

Date March 14, 2011

Karen Cator Direction, Office of Education Technology US Dept of Ed on Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Tech #mec2011 Cator was introduced by John Huppenthal, Arizona Superintendent of Public Schools. National Education Technology Plan introduced in fall through Drupal, and they said it was a “draft” because this is a working document that is […]

Viva la Revolucion es Educacion

Date January 23, 2011

Join the Secret Revolution View more webinars from Alan Levine.

PodCampAZ: The Unconference you’ve been waiting for.

Date November 10, 2009

Last year several of my tech geek friends kept talking about this PodCampAZ thing, and I said “well that’s not really for me since I don’t podcast that much” (Been trying to this year, but it’s a shot in the dark). I didn’t pay much attention, and I didn’t want to pay for another conference. […]

My White Whale: Writing Styles and the ocean of confusion

Date October 29, 2009

I’ve been teaching for a decade now, was in college for 11 years writing research, and before that spent the required amount of time in high school. I’ve probably written 4-5 dozen researched papers and have probably taught the form to at least 25 different courses. Mr. Morgan in 11th grade English class back in […]

AETA Conference: Something happen on the way to hanging with cool authors

Date October 23, 2009

This past weekend I was accepted to speak both days at the Arizona English Teacher’s Association, which occurs in central Arizona each fall. Shelley Rodrigo and I had decided we’d present on Embracing the Chaos of Web 2.0, but I also had some other ideas. Sometimes I find there are certain technologies I’ve used for […]

Mesa Life Options: Twitter & Facebook

Date July 10, 2009

Earlier today I did a workshop through Mesa Life Options where I taught Twitter and Facebook to Baby Boomers. This was a nonprofit, two hour “workshop” with limited technology. I was invited through some colleagues at Mesa Community College to run this workshop and I was eager to address this generation, since I was use […]

A Brave New World-Wide Web

Date June 8, 2009

Here at the ATLAST Project summer institute in Mesa, AZ. This is a project through the National Science Foundation and National Center for Teacher Education. Essentially this group is teaching teachers who teach future teachers how to teach with technology. (Did ya catch that?) Here’s the very cool introductory video they used today for making […]

Conquering Copyright Cofusion

Date May 2, 2009

This Arizona Tech Education Association session was on copyright. Check out the presentation below. Yes You Can: Conquering Copyright Confusion View more presentations from Kristin Hokanson.

CCCC Presentation: A(Re)mediating Social Technologies

Date March 13, 2009

A(Re)mediating Social Technologies Laura J. Gurak (Chair), Dawn M. Armfield (“On the Go: Mobile Technologies and Literacy”, Daisy Pignetti, “What are you doing? Teaching with Twitter!”, Kimberly A. Schultz (“Social presence in the online writing classroom: is student customizable content an answer?”) At the next panel now, and I am pretty excited. Looks like a […]

CCCC Presentation: Emerging Technologies, Cyborg Futures? Human Rights & Literacy.

Date March 13, 2009

Emerging Technologies, Cyborg Futures? Human Rights, and Literacy Melissa Knous (Chair), Beatrice Quarshie Smith “Identities, Literacies, and Cyber Work”, Liz Canfield, “Cyborg Theories, Meatspace Realities: How Technology Can “Make Waves” in the First-year Writing Seminar”, Bonnie Orzolek Smith (bbsmith@ilstu.edu) is working on identities and literacies and has been in Uganda for 5 years, and she’s […]