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  • OTL201 Post 5 – Integration

    OK, well I am skipping ahead to this post even though I have not completed post 4 – I think I will need the help of my 12 year old for that one!  So, what have I learned… Although I don’t particularly care to look at photos of myself, much less videos, I have learned […]

  • OTL 201 Post 3 – Learning Activities Portfolio

    These are the links to my three learning activities:

  • Learning Activities Portfolio #2

    Something that stifles social presence is the potential for negative reactions from others in the course. I have conducted extensive research on cyberbullying in the post-secondary sector and I have seen many manifestations of negative online conduct that can impact the learning environment. To address that in f2f courses, I have added a note in […]

  • Learning Activities Portfolio #3

    The most interesting and challenging learning activity in my opinion for Crim 4121 will be the development of a public criminology strategy. The activity builds on students’ understanding of what it means to be a public criminologist and how to get academic information about crime and justice out of the ivory tower in order to […]

  • Learning Activities Portfolio #1

    I like to use the introductions as a way to contribute to learning.  One way I could do this while also enhancing social presence in Crim 4121 (Crime & Media) would be to have students add 3 “Truth Statements” to their personal introduction that is already built into the course, i.e. three things they know […]