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What have I learned from blogging?

                My experience with my blog has been pretty much hate-hate.  I have a very difficult time putting my reflections out there for others to see.  Is what I’m writing good enough?  Have I achieved a proper tone?  Is it too sterile, hiding my personality too much?  If I disagree with the ‘experts’, will that […]

Learning a Foreign Language

Learning a foreign language…                 It all started last February.  First it was pedagogy, then andragogy, then heutogogy; the study of teaching, of teaching adults and of autonomous learning.                  Now it is ISD and ADDIE:  Instructional Systems Design and Analysis, Design, Development, Implement and Evaluate – even the author who wrote of it admits […]

Chapel Bridge – sometimes a footbridge is enough….

                So, what’s up with the 680 year old bridge?  What is its function?  Chapel Bridge is a footbridge that spans the Reuss River in Lucerne, Switzerland.  It’s function is to provide access from one side of the river to the other (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kapellbr%C3%BCcke).  I am using the picture from Wikipedia because the photo given to […]

Laptops in the Classroom

Laptops in the Classroom                                                                                                       […]

More About Bridges

More About Bridges….   I LOVE this bridge and everything it represents. It is outside Santiago de Cuba and crosses a stream cum drainage ditch, connecting the Eastern Baptist Seminary with an as yet uncompleted retirement home. Both sides of the bridge represent education. The Seminary’s goal, of course is to prepare students for their […]

Introduction: What is that bridge, and why is it here?

Hi!  Lisa here.  You might be wondering why there is a foggy bridge on my blog.  When I started the OMDE program at the University of Maryland University College last semester I REALLY felt lost.  There were words in the course description that I had never heard or read before – pedagogy, for example – […]