Rebecca J. Hogue

Teaching Teachers to use Tablet Computers: Creating an Effective Faculty Development Program

Next week I'll be presenting at the Sloan Constorium Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Symposium. I'll be talking about a faculty development program that I've been working on as part of my research. I'm not sure the slides make much sense without the presentation – but for those who are virtual attendees, this presentation is…

The value of blogging and MOOCs

Recently, one of my students wishing to continue a discussion on the value of educational blogging asked this question: Yesterday, I had a patient who happens to be a professor in English Literature from Cape Breton University. He was reading Hunger Games, as his specialty is in teenagers literature.He is planning to include this book…

Using APA to write about technology

Storify by Rebecca Hogue Sat, Mar 01 2014 17:45:03   Using APA to write about technology I created this Storify after marking a bunch of papers written by MA and M.Ed students to help them write better.   Add to story or collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin…

A framework for describing MOOCs

I am working on an article that provides a framework for describing MOOCs. I was inspired to do this after reading several case studies that failed to adequately describe the context for the MOOC in which they were reporting. As an instructional designer and educational researcher, I need to understand the full context of the…

Educational Design Research, PhD Proposals, and Ethics

In a chat today, I was asked about ethical approval and writing an educational design research proposal. The concern was around doing interviews before receiving ethics approval. Generally, we are told that we cannot do this, however, it is not possible to write a research proposal for participatory research (and educational design research is definitely…

Microsoft Word Tutorials

Over the last few years I've created a series of tutorials on how to use Microsoft Word. If you are an academic writer and you don't know about Styles yet or how to manage complex page layouts, you really need to take a look at some of these tutorials! To make it easier for you, I've…

My “hour of code” experiment

Storify by Rebecca Hogue Mon, Jan 20 2014 22:31:58 My "hour of code" experiment The availability of some great activities have encouraged me to incorporate "an hour of code" into my Education Graduate course "Emerging Technologies and Learning" Add to story or collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin…