Monthly Archives: April 2013

Guest Blogger Fan Yang on Adrian Cheok

Online chat with only voice or video is outdated! Now you’re able to hug, kiss, smell, or even taste your buddies remotely! Following Adrian, we experienced a fascinating multisensory tour. The tour started with his early study, the Real World … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Helen Torigoe on Marisa Yamada

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said, ‘faster horses.’” –Henry Ford Marisa is on a mission. She is passionate about integrating emerging technologies in learning. At TCC 2012, she dazzled her audience with a presentation on … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Rebecca Meeder on Gavon Wong

For the last day of TCC, I had a great time listening in on ETEC masters student Gavon Wong‘s (@naturalhawaiian) session.  What was interesting about his session was that he started off speaking in Japanese, introducing himself and his module. … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Rian Barreras on Terry Anderson

Review of Terry Anderson’s “Getting the Right Mix: Open Content, Quality Teaching and Supportive Community” by Rian Barreras Terry Anderson of Athabasca University shared an interesting perspective on how to create a quality MOOC or Massive Open Online Course; it … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Marisa Yamada on Frank Jumawan and Eddie Merc

  V-TENN: Virtual Tennis in Second Life (SL) : Frank Jumawan and Eddie Merc What a phenomenal three days the TCC 2013 conference has been!  We had literally mind-blowing keynote and featured presentations, and educational topics with so much range … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Youxin Zhang on Veronica Diaz

What is so interesting about the speaker? Dr. Veronica Diaz, Associate Director of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, gave us an impressive presentation about the usage of the MOOC. She has years of experiences and rich knowledge in open online class … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Nan Ketpura-Ching on Helen Torigoe

A featured student presentation, Helen Torigoe’s Developing an Effective E-Textbook for CS101 Students at UH Hilo: An iBook Instructional Module is an interactive demonstration of how emerging mobile technology could be utilized in education. Helen is currently a lecturer at … Continue reading

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