Distance Learning

It was almost as if this was the pre-planned ending to this Master’s Program! A student teaching experience in distance learning! Teachers often reflect back to their teaching programs and say that they didn’t really prepare us for the classroom. I cannot say that about this program! In March, after

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One Digital Education Leader’s Reflection of Teaching During COVID-19

For my EDTC 6108 Practicum I applied my Digital Education Leadership knowledge and experience into supporting students, families, and coworkers transition to at home learning, in response to COVID-19. In the following blog post I will reflect on my experience supporting students, families, and coworkers by listing: takeaways I have had, questions I still have, […]

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Remote Learning Practicum

Introduction The final quarter of Seattle Pacific University’s Digital Education Leadership (DEL) program includes a practicum in which students usually take on a special project and document the process in a final blog post. Due to the Covid-19 outbre…

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Practicum – Get Through Challenges and Difficulties of Musical Education in the Pandemic Period

Retrieved from https://www.pphk.org Changes for Education – Everything Goes Online Due to the Covid-2019, we had to stop social activities from the beginning of February including schools. Education has been facing the significant changes never happened before that learning and teaching practice had to be delivered virtually through various digital tools. Since we don’t have …

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Turning on a Dime: Implications of an Unanticipated Shift to Online Learning for Early Field Experiences

The following  abstract, intention and research outline will be used to submit an article  to the Issues in Teacher Education journal for the special edition: Teacher Education in the COVID-19 Era: Perspectives and Possibilities During a Pandemic. Working Title: Turning on a Dime: Implications of an Unanticipated Shift to Online Learning for Early Field Experiences. Targeted Journal: Issues in Teacher … Continue reading Turning on a Dime: Implications of an Unanticipated Shift to Online Learning for Early Field Experiences

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My journey to remote learning

Introduction The last project in my SPU masters degree in Digital Education Leadership (DEL) program is to apply the lessons I have learned to my classroom.  I am working on this practicum at the same time that the world is experiencing the Coronavirus pandemic in early 2020.  As a result of the pandemic, all the…

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On Whether Too Many People Are Going to College

Charles Murray (2017) did not mince words when he wrote, “It would be nice if everyone could acquire a fully formed liberal education, but they cannot” (p. 377). Murray (2017) further explains, “We are once again looking at the 20 percent tops, a…

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Putting the Practicum into Practice: Notes from Emergency Remote Learning

I have been part of the Digital Education Leadership (DEL) graduate program at Seattle Pacific University (SPU) for the last 2 years and this final quarter consists of a practicum experience. When school closures occurred, there was a sudden shift in my position and what this practicum experience would actually be. The final practicum became …

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Professional Development and Experiential Learning Opportunities in a COVID 19 Reality

This week I have had the ‘opportunity’ to experience the professional development through digital learning in ways I never thought I would ever experience. Taylor & Maruneau (2016) share theory-based research around experiential learning of the adult learners that is timely and applicable to my (indeed, OUR) current reality as an educator.  “An essential premise … Continue reading Professional Development and Experiential Learning Opportunities in a COVID 19 Reality

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Leveraging the Power of Teacher Innovators & Early Adopters

Teacher-led pilot programs to assess new education technology practices can be an effective way to scaffold risk and entice more reluctant educators to try new teaching methods. In our Seattle Pacific University Digital Education Leadership program, we…

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