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Smackdown at EduBloggerCon

Monday, July 11th, 2011
Tomorrow (okay – really today) ISTE holds what for me is one of their most exciting events –EduBloggerCon. #ebc11 It is an unconference that last a whole day from 8 am – 5pm. So while there has been a wiki that has allowed some people to propose topics – many more will be suggested and the people there will vote. Towards the end of the day –there will be the "Keynote Smackdown." You have 3 mins to do your best as a keynote. My two closest edu compadres have signed up. These two guys are amazing and epitomize DIYer, EduPunk and Bricoleur.… Read More

Beth Davies-Stofka Interviewed by Student

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
This isn't the first time I've been interviewed about online learning for a graduate research project, but it is the first time I remembered to blog about it!  Here's the interview.  You can read my thoughts on online learning, and on using Second Life to teach the contents of the Tibetan Book of the Dead. Name: Beth Davies-Stofka Job Title: Instructor Place of Work: Front Range Community College (FRCC), Excelsior College Sections Taught: Eastern Religions, Philosophy of Religion (undergrad, FRCC), Religion in Society and World Politics, Theories of Conflict and Conflict Resolution, Search for Meaning and Identity (grad, Excelsior) Number of… Read More

Edupunk in Action

Thursday, February 10th, 2011
I was invited to deliver a Webinar on the subject of Understanding Islam and Muslims for Excelsior College.  I asked myself, how would an Edupunk approach the assignment? Constraints: The delivery medium was Adobe ConnectPro, and my hosts assumed I would lecture with the aid of a PowerPoint.  The invited audience would have broadband, but would not be asked to leave Adobe ConnectPro.  Excelsior College also gave me their proprietary PPT template. Otherwise, I think the only expectation was that I would create world peace!  LOL! Well, given the constraints, the controversial nature of the subject, and my complete devotion… Read More

EduPunxers Going to ISTE 2011

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010
Rurik Nackerud, our K-12 Resarch Coordinator and Emerging Technology, is presenting at ISTE 2011 in Philadelphia.   Session Title:  Learning Between Worlds: Integrating Virtual and Real World Classrooms          Session Description: Experience the integration techniques of a social media instructor morphed into a student teacher of middle and high school language arts and science.          Theme and Strand: Digital-Age Teaching & Learning:Technology Integration Read More

Huffington Post & Global Education Conference

Sunday, November 14th, 2010
EduPunxer will be presenting at the Global Education Conference 2010 which did get a nod in the Huffington Post. Inviting All Educators Worldwide to a Revolutionary Conference starting on November 15th  written by Esther Wojcicki. EduPunxers are presenting "Global, Local and Virtual: Culture and Tradition."  For more information on the session. For direct link to… Read More

EduPunx descend on COLTT

Monday, August 9th, 2010
On the 11 & 12th Aug  University of Colorado-Boulder EduPunxers go to COLTT ( Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology Conference) Our presentations include: World of Warcraft: Serious Games, Serious Learning Living the Egyptian Book of the Dead Mini- Sessions Geotag Your Reality Apps for Education Read More


Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
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