Kelly Walsh's Blog – May 2011 Archive (5)

Instructional Designer James Hill Discusses the Ups and Downs of Technology (Interview)

Experienced Instructional Designer provides insights into getting the most from today’s (and tomorrow’s) instructional technologies.


In his role as Instructional Designer at The Home Depot Inc, James Hill designed and developed training programs and performance improvement tools for front-line sales employees. He has also designed learning for the transportation industry and…


Added by Kelly Walsh on May 31, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Education Technology Leadership Spotlight: Celebrating the Work of Salman Khan

Salman Khan is an inspiring education technology leader on a mission.


If your interested in “ed tech”, you’ve probably already heard of him. I first wrote about Salman Khan work in this post in March…


Added by Kelly Walsh on May 23, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

Virtual Desktops – an Exciting Emerging Technology Platform for Academic Computing

With virtual server technology gradually becoming mainstream, the next big leap is the virtual desktop.

Many academic institutions are getting on board with the use of virtual server technology, and I’m proud to say that The College of Westchester is no exception (more on that in a minute). Right behind the implementation of virtual servers is the next big leap in virtual computing technologies – the virtual…


Added by Kelly Walsh on May 16, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Facebook Summit 2011 Part 2, Student Learning Overview

Concluding our look at this social learning project with a sampling of student reflections, and curriculum tie-ins.


Last week I published part 1 of this article, introducing this fun and well executed project, developed…


Added by Kelly Walsh on May 9, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Facebook Summit 2011, an Excellent Academic Use of the Popular Internet App

Come meet Aristotle Bedford, Vlad Dracul Bedfordii, and Tommy Jefferson Bedford … and the teacher and students who created them!


Canadian 9th Grade ELA Teacher Richard Cossette developed this highly engaging and fun project for his students, with Facebook playing a central role. Mr. Cossette did a wonderful job of defining and executing this, and I am delighted to be able to share…


Added by Kelly Walsh on May 2, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

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