Posted in June 2016

Take a journey with me …

The EC&I 830 course has been quite a journey for me. In addition to being my first technology course, it was also my first synchronous online course. In this course, I found that the debates, the readings, and the blogs helped me to explore in detail the educational technology issues that we were presented with. … Continue reading

Whose childhood is it?

Photo Credit: KPhotography-video via Compfight cc In order to arrive at a conclusion to the question of whether social media is ruining childhood, it is important to consider two elements – is social media impacting children’s health and how do we define childhood. The first question can be answered by revisiting the 3rd debate about … Continue reading

Taima. Stop. No pictures please. Qujannamiik.

I found the topic of this debate to really strike home as it made me think of my experiences in Nunavut. Photo Credit: Martin Dixon via Compfight cc Every summer in Nunavut tourists pile off the cruise ships – we’ll okay we’re not talking hundreds of tourists, but enough to be noticed in communities with … Continue reading