Rebecca J. Hogue

@periscopeco and @Appmeerkat – tools to support #et4buddy – @bali_maha

We mentioned in our post about our #et4buddy pilot project at #et4online that we would be trying out a variety of technologies to support the pilot project. This week two technologies crossed my path: Meerkat (@Appmeerkat) and Periscope (@periscopeco). Both tools are available for free in the Apple App Store and allow you to live…

Quantified self and open research

When Apple released its latest iOS with the “open” Apple Developer Healthkit to help promote the collection of data on mobile devices and have that data reach research scientists, I was encouraged by the potential. So many people have mobile devices that are already collecting health data, wouldn’t it be great if that data could…

Fail fast and pivot

In the current model of rapid software development, the goal is to get something in front of the customer quickly, to see their reaction, and adapt. One of the expressions that is used is to ‘fail fast and pivot’. The goal here is to see which ideas work and which don’t. You do lots of…

Are you considering Educational Design Research (or Design-Based Research)?

I’ve been meaning to write this article for a while. There are now several books out that provide examples of successful educational design research projects, as well as a textbook on how to Conduct Educational Design Research. What there isn’t, is information on why you may want to NOT do educational design research. Quick note, in…