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Annotation of “Using Digital Video Assignments as a Tool for Active Learning” (2008) + Added Resources for Digital Video Assignments

Annotation of “Using Digital Video Assignments as a Tool for Active Learning” (2008) Dumova (2008) situates digital video and active learning within a Vygotskian construct of learning to indicate that digital video, when paired with other traditional teaching methods, can help students, particularly in higher education, to better understand the material and make connections betweenContinue reading “Annotation of “Using Digital Video Assignments as a Tool for Active Learning” (2008) + Added Resources for Digital Video Assignments”

Annotation of “Digital literacies: Video games and digital literacies” Steinkuelher (2010)

Annotation of “Digital literacies: Video games and digital literacies” Steinkuelher (2010) Steinkuelher, C. (2010). Digital literacies: Video games and digital literacies. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 54(1), 61-63. Steinkuelher’s article explores the role that video games, despite their ethos of sex, stereotyping, and violence, play in digital literacy. She argues that youth is entrenched by information,Continue reading “Annotation of “Digital literacies: Video games and digital literacies” Steinkuelher (2010)”

Annotation of “The Ecology of Games: Connecting Youth, Games, and Learning” (Gee 2008)

Gee, J. Learning and Games. The Ecology of Games: Connecting Youth, Games, and Learning. Edited by Katie Salen. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2008. 21–40. In his work, Gee (2008) discusses the relationship between good game design and good learning. He begins byContinue reading “Annotation of “The Ecology of Games: Connecting Youth, Games, and Learning” (Gee 2008)”

Annotation of “Youth, learning, and social media.” Greenhow (2011)

Greenhow, C. (2011). Youth, learning and social media. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 45(2),139-146. Greenhow (2011) introduces the concept of a new social media as it relates to youth current practices and their potential impact on the way we teach and learn. The overview seems to focus on five articles that look at varying perspectives from differentContinue reading “Annotation of “Youth, learning, and social media.” Greenhow (2011)”

Annotation of “The future for (second) life and learning” Salmon (2009)

Annotation of “The future for (second) life and learning” Salmon (2009) Salmon, G. (2009). The future for (second) life and learning. British Journal of Educational Technology, 40(3), 526-538. Virtual reality (VR)  is a topic that has been explored in movies since the late 70s. We watched as film characters created best friends, nearly took the country to war, andContinue reading “Annotation of “The future for (second) life and learning” Salmon (2009)”

Annotation of “Using Peer Feedback to Enhance the Quality of Student Online Postings: An Exploratory Study” Ertmer, et al (2007)

Ertmer, A. A., Richardson, J.C., Belland, B., Camin, D., Connolly, P., Coulthard, G., Lei, K., & Mong, C. (2007). Using peer feedback to enhance the quality of student online postings: An exploratory study. Journal of Computer Mediated Communication. V. 12 p. 412-433.  Ertmer et al. (2007) start by discussing the important role student discussion playsContinue reading “Annotation of “Using Peer Feedback to Enhance the Quality of Student Online Postings: An Exploratory Study” Ertmer, et al (2007)”

Annotation of Corio and Doble’s “Exploring the online reading comprehension strategies used by sixth-grade skilled readers to search for and locate information on the Internet” (2007)

Annotation of Corio and Doble’s “Exploring the online reading comprehension strategies used by sixth-grade skilled readers to search for and locate information on the Internet” (2007) From paying bills to searching and signing up for a Covid vaccination, the internet has found a place in everyone’s life, and we know that especially in the recentContinue reading “Annotation of Corio and Doble’s “Exploring the online reading comprehension strategies used by sixth-grade skilled readers to search for and locate information on the Internet” (2007)”

Annotation of “Building modern social presence: A review of social presence theory and its instructional design implications for future trends” (2013)

Annotation of “Building modern social presence: A review of social presence theory and its instructional design implications for future trends” (2013)  The purpose of Cui, et al.’s article is to present an overview of the origin of social presence theory, how the definition of this concept has changed, and how the concept can be appliedContinue reading “Annotation of “Building modern social presence: A review of social presence theory and its instructional design implications for future trends” (2013)”

Annotation of “TPACK design scaffolds for supporting teacher pedagogical change” Hwee and Koh (2018)

Annotation of “TPACK design scaffolds for supporting teacher pedagogical change” Hwee and Koh (2018) In their literature review, Hwee and Koh provide an overview of TPACK (technological pedagogical content knowledge) that describes how technology integration is being used primarily as a method for content delivery in recent years. TPACK’s relevance in teaching demonstrates that instructorsContinue reading “Annotation of “TPACK design scaffolds for supporting teacher pedagogical change” Hwee and Koh (2018)”

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