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Graduated! Woo-hoo!

Well, I finally graduated from my Masters program in Education, via CTER at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Forever an Illini now! I was a little disappointed that I couldn’t make it into Illinois for my real-life graduation, but I decided to get dressed up anyway in OpenSim to celebrate. Make sure to check out […]

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Playin’ Around in OpenSim and Second Life

New class, last one then it’s a full fledged Masters. It took two years, I remember blogging from airports, doing homework in movie theaters, mobility isn’t necessarily a great thing all the time. My latest class has me in OpenSim a lot. It is a great opportunity to use this software since it is essentially […]

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Flashback to interactive fiction

I have been playing with a new tool to create interactive fiction games. I was a big D&D fan, and played the Zork games and even the excellent Hitchhiker’s Guide Infocom game. This was about 25 years ago when my parents had to wrench me off the computer to keep me away from those dark […]

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One more to go!

photo by caruba on Flickr I had been meaning to throw up another update here but everything recently has been, as per my done-to-death saying, “all school-work and work-school.” I just finished my second to last graduate course in the CTER program at UIUC, Analysis of Advanced Instructional Technologies. If you are interested, the final […]

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Great article on digital storytelling

Found this on Educause Review via Alan Levine’s blog (daily reading for me). It really is an excellent piece on how storytelling can evolve using web 2.0 technologies out there. I just posted the entry below, so I will link it up and let the experts speak for themselves. Check it out: Web 2.0 Storytelling: […]

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Teacher’s Survival Guide to Ed-Tech Conferences

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The Legend of the Menehune

Here is my first digital story, at least the first one created outside the confines of my current employ ;). Enjoy… This is dedicated to my Mom who always teased me about the Menehune. Downloadable version in Quicktime format available here or link to it on TeacherTube.

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