Author Archives: Brian Burchett

2013 Emerging Learning Design Conference

Check out the website for the 2013 Emergin Learning Design Conference Montclair State. http://eld.montclair.edu/schedule/ There are some really good sessions, including one on 3D printing, which I happen to think is going to be a Big Deal for education.

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Building Design Can Affect Student Progress Up to 25%

A recent article in Building and Environment: The International Journal of Building Science and its Applications identifies six physical environmental factors that can have a significant impact on student learning. The article, “A Holistic, Multi-Level Analysis Identifying the Impact of … Continue reading

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Technology is Not Neutral

Ran across a short essay by Gary Stager today, entitled “Technology is Not Neutral.” http://stager.tv/blog/?p=2998 His focus is on K-12 education, but the principles still apply, and should give all of us in higher ed something to ponder. I would … Continue reading

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Wireless Projection in ND Classrooms

Today is the calm before the storm of the new semester. One of the things we’re excited about is a small pilot project using AppleTV’s AirPlay technology to enable wireless video in a few of our classrooms. Since AirPlay doesn’t … Continue reading

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2013 International Consumer Electronics Show

Much of the time those of us in the academic world of educational technology focus our attention on best pedagogical practices of mainstream technology. Some live close to the world of emerging technology, but I do wonder if we pay … Continue reading

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Apps for the Twelve Days of Christmas

As I dash off for the weekend I wanted to leave you with some suggestions for apps to evaluate. We have a couple days yet until Epiphany, so I think I can still share a Christmas-themed link. 🙂 http://www.edutechintegration.net/2012/12/apps-for-12-days-of-christmas-summary.html?m=1

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Missouri Science & Technology Teaching and Learning Conference 2013

Registration for the Teaching and Learning Technology Conference 2013 at Missouri University of Science and Technology is now open. The conference is scheduled for March 14-15, 2013. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Richard M. Felder — Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical … Continue reading

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Save the Date! National Forum on Active Learning Classrooms

Members of the Notre Dame community attended the 2011 National Forum on Active Learning Classrooms and found it to be a tremendous event.  The principles discussed and demonstrated at this forum have inspired many of the changes we’ve made recently to … Continue reading

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“7 Things You Should Know About” Learning Technology

The folks at Educause do a great job summarizing the essentials that faculty need to know about new tools as they come out.  They have a series of articles that cover a wide range of topics.  Each article seeks to … Continue reading

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Saturday Scholar Series – “The Unintended Reformation”

Highly recommend that folks attend Prof. Brad Gregory’s lecture tomorrow on: “The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society” Saturday Scholar lectures are presented at noon on home football Saturdays in the Snite Museum’s Annenberg Auditorium. More information on … Continue reading

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