Investigating Microsoft Insights and Learning Analytics

K.Park/ May 15, 2021/ 1 comments

ISTE Standard for Educators 7 Educators understand and use data to drive their instruction and support students in achieving their learning goals.  7B – Use technology to design and implement a variety of formative and summative assessments that accommodate learner needs, provide timely feedback to students and inform instruction. 7C – Use assessment data to guide progress and communicate with

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Social Learning with

K.Park/ April 17, 2021/ 5 comments

ISTE Standard for Coaches 4 Coaches model and support educators to design learning experiences and environments to meet the needs and interests of all students.  4c. Use collaborative tools to expand students’ authentic, real-world learning experiences by engaging virtually with experts, teams and students, locally and globally. Introduction In online learning there are typically three types of regular interactions that

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My Course Development Process

K.Park/ March 13, 2021/ 0 comments

Choosing a Course I had a difficult time identifying an appropriate project.  After talking with my supervisor, the first one that I thought of doing, wouldn’t have any assessments and would instead serve as an extended resource for new instructors. This type of course doesn’t seem to meet the requirements or needs of this course’s community project, so I decided

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Assistive Technology Empowers All Learners

K.Park/ January 23, 2021/ 0 comments

ISTE Student Standard 1 Students leverage technology to take an active role in choosing, achieving, and demonstrating competency in their learning goals, informed by the learning sciences 1b Students build networks and customize their learning environments in ways that support the learning process. ISTE Coaches Standards 1b Facilitate equitable use of digital learning tools and content that meet the needs

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Digital Learning Mission Statement

K.Park/ November 26, 2020/ 0 comments

Technology is Changing, but our Values Shouldn’t Technology changes at a rapid pace, but I believe that it is important to keep our values at the front of our conversations and decisions because technology should not dictate what is important to society. Just like when choosing a technology to use in the classroom, the learning objectives and pedagogy come first. 

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Demonstrating Care through Course Design

K.Park/ November 7, 2020/ 1 comments

ISTE Standard for Coaches This post is related to the following ISTE Standard for Coaches: 7b: Partner with educators, leaders, students and families to foster a culture of respectful online interactions and a healthy balance in their use of technology. Introduction There are a lot of factors in when designing a course that impact a student’s experience. An important value I see that’s

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Empowering Instructors and Students: Learning Data

K.Park/ October 11, 2020/ 0 comments

Privacy in the Classroom is Complicated ISTE Standard for Coaches This post is related to the following ISTE Standard for Coaches: 7d: Empower educators, leaders, and students to make informed decisions to protect their personal data and curate the digital profile they intend to reflect. Introduction Sometimes I find it overwhelming when it comes to making decisions about technology tools

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Creating a more Inclusive Online Classroom

K.Park/ September 27, 2020/ 0 comments

ISTE Standard for Coaches This post is related to the following ISTE Standard for Coaches: 4c: Collaborate with educators to design accessible and active digital learning environments that accommodate learner variability. 7a: Inspire and encourage educators and students to use technology for civic engagement and to address challenges to improve their communities. Introduction One value that is important to me is that

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Taking the “Pulse” of your Course

K.Park/ September 4, 2020/ 1 comments

This content is an excerpt from one of the content pages I am writing for my department. It will be used as part of my office’s professional development offerings and it is about why and how instructors can check their “course climate” in an online course. What is course climate? Many instructors have a desire to see every student succeed

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