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MOOCs and Potentials for Personalized Learning Paths [4/19/2017] by Dr. Kumiko Aoki (Regional Speaker)

Written by Youxin Zhang (TCC 2017 guest blogger, Instructional Designer for the School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene at the University of Hawaii at Manoa) Dr. Kumiko Aoki has a cross culture background in education. She graduated from the University … Continue reading

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Learning to Play to Learn Hawaiian-Style: How Hawaii educators harness gamification & 3D virtual worlds for teaching, learning & service [4/19/2017] by Dr. Peter Leong (Regional Speaker)

Written by Kurt Rutter (TCC 2017 guest blogger) Dr. Peter Leong is an Associate Professor at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s College of Education’s Department of Learning Design & Technology (LTEC). Dr. Leong has extensive experience in the development … Continue reading

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Evaluating the Usability and Ease of Use of a Mobile Game to Enrich Understanding of Hawaiian History and Culture for 4th Grade Students [4/20/2017] by Kim Mah (Featured LTEC Master Student)

Written by Mae Dorado (TCC 2017 guest blogger, online LTEC Masters Student) Lucky we live in Hawaii! LTEC student, Kim Mah captivated the audience with her usability study and power point presentation featuring beautiful landscapes, lush scenery and a place … Continue reading

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Flipping for Fractions: An Action Research Project [4/18/2017] by Kristel de Leon (Featured LTEC Master Student)

written by Yahna Kawa’a (TCC 2017 guest blogger) A worthwhile session for teachers and parents of elementary through high school students, administrators anyone interested in technology-facilitated learning in the 21st century classroom, Kristel de Leon’s research project is proof that … Continue reading

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Wearable Experience for Knowledge Intensive Training: Learning Methodology and Technology Design [4/20/2017] by Dr. Mikhail Forminykh (Regional Speaker, Project Manager, Europlan UK Ltd, United Kingdom)

written by Laura Laolagi (TCC 2017 guest blogger) What is so interesting about the speaker? The interesting par about the speaker is that he was able to follow through with his presentation and was very knowledgeable in the topic of … Continue reading

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How Change Management Can Support Academic Transformation [4/18/2017] by Dr. Malcolm Brown and Dr. Veronica Diaz (Keynote Speakers)

written by Kurt Rutter (TCC 2017 guest blogger) This keynote presentation was highly interactive and based on case histories of change management in helping successful transformative change. I wrote my notes on the back cover of Tech Trends (linking research … Continue reading

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Facilitating Collaboration in a Flipped Digital Art Classroom [4/19/2017] by Erika Molyneux (Featured LTEC Master Student)

written by Diana Thompson (TCC 2017 guest blogger, Undergraduate Academic Advisor for the Department of Biology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa) Yesterday, I got to write about a high school Chemistry instructor and her use of videos to … Continue reading

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The Kamaʻāina Discounts: Usability Study on the Website Homepage [4/18/2017] by Karen Fujii (Featured LTEC Master Student)

written by Helen Torigoe (TCC 2017 guest blogger) Having moved to ʻOahu two years ago, I could immediately identify with Karen regarding the sticker shock — on everything from housing to groceries.  At least I moved from the Big Island … Continue reading

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Investigating the Impact of Video Instruction in a High School Chemistry Class [4/18/2017] by Robin Fujioka (Featured LTEC Master Student)

written by Diana Thompson (TCC 2017 guest blogger, Undergraduate Academic Advisor for the Department of Biology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa) STEM fields across the nation are facing a crisis; college students are underprepared in mathematics skills. Why … Continue reading

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Using Learning Styles to Differentiate: A Usability Study of a Teacher Resource Website [4/18/2017] by Jennifer Smith (Featured LTEC Master Student)

By Mae Dorado (TCC 2017 guest blogger, Online LTEC Master Student) New to the TCC experience and not knowing what to expect… it was interesting to attend the Master student project sessions. One presenter whose topic really captured my attention … Continue reading

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