Do you like discovering and learning about new edtech tools? This column shares a few new ones – or at least new to this blogger. Should librarian-educators stick to the edtech they can use – or should they learn about the ones that might be useful to non-library faculty? Continue reading Knowing and Recommending Edtech Tools (even when you might not use them)
What’s your method for determining if any particular edtech is likely to help you and colleagues achieve desired outcomes. Here are some ideas for a more methodical approach to determining the efficacy of educational technology. Continue reading Does It Work: Five Checks for Efficacy
If instructors were recognized and rewarded for experimenting with and adopting new educational technologies in their classrooms that could significantly change Blended Librarians’ ability to work collaboratively with faculty for greater use of library and non-library learning technology. The current system is the problem not the solution Continue reading What’s Holding Back Faculty Adoption of EdTech?
Did you know there is a National Educational Technology Plan? While it mostly addresses the K-12 learning environment there’s worthwhile information here for academic blended librarians. Today’s K-12 students are our future students, so it’s valuable to see how edtech is developing in their learning environment. Continue reading Yes – There is a National EdTech Plan
Sharing news about two new things. First, a resource for keeping up with the EdTech Surge and second, announcing a new award for librarians doing innovative work with educational technology. Continue reading More On The EdTech Surge
Looking for some new ideas to promote on your campus or library for innovative uses of educational technology. The Office of Educational Technology may have just the thing for you. Continue reading Sharing EdTech Stories
You know how it feels when you come across a resource that you think you should know about but that you clearly never knew about. How it is possible that you missed it? What’s your go to resource for keeping up with EdTech? Continue reading Discovering New and Not-So-New EdTech Blogs
What’s your reaction when you read a new article that questions whether educational technology really has any value for learning? Here’s how I reacted to a essay in the Chronicle of Higher Education that claimed that technology was never going to fix what’s wrong with education. Continue reading Blaming EdTech for Failures It Can’t Solve