Category Archives: 2.3 Computer-Based Technologies

Computer-based technologies are ways to produce or deliver materials using microprocessor-based resources.

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To PowerPoint or Not to PowerPoint

PowerPoint is one of the first presentation software that people use.  I have created many presentations  and sat through many more.  Some are great and others, lets just say they couldn’t have ended quick enough. Without proper guidance, this tool … Continue reading

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Susan’s Gifts – A Digital Story

I have had students create digital stories in the past.  This is the first time that I’ve created one myself.  I couldn’t think of a story and then I saw my friend Susan at school.  She was coming to pick … Continue reading

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Coherence Analysis

The Coherence Principle states that instructional designers should limit the amount of extra words, graphics or sounds that do not directly impact learning. The recommendation for designers is to keep the materials free of clutter. (Clark & Mayer, 2008)  Some … Continue reading

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Tech Coach Podcast

It seems that I always have lots of things that I would like to share with my staff and I’m limited in time to share with them.  Next year, my role at the school will be changing.  I will be … Continue reading

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The Multimedia Principle

Learning about the Multimedia Principle and Contiquity was the easy part.  The hard part was applying it.  I picked a topic that I would teach with my 5th and 6th grade students.  They need an overview and understanding of the … Continue reading

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Creating My Learning Log

I started this learning log during my first class in the EdTech program.  I hoped that it would be an integrated part of each class that I took.  Although it was recommended, it wasn’t required in the classes I took … Continue reading

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