Category: Graduate School

  • Workshop: Designing a Scholarly Digital Presence (for Graduate Students)

    (English version below) J’ai eu le plaisir de présenter un atelier sur la conceptualisation d’une présence numérique à plusieurs étudiants aux études supérieures à la Faculté d’Éducation hier. En bas je partage les diapos qui ont encadré nos discussions. Questions que les participants ont posées Q: La sécurité: Comment me protéger en ligne? R: Quelques…

  • Créer une présence professionnelle numérique | Creating a digital professional presence

    [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”1679″ img_size=”large” style=”vc_box_outline” onclick=”custom_link” img_link_target=”_blank” link=”https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1S_4Jrp_4E2YuCfTFvXJQDXIYYHL7JIdUcYv0-rY6dK4/edit?usp=sharing”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Atelier interactif portant sur la création d’une présence professionnelle numérique” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” link=”|title:Link%20to%20Presentation%20Slides||”][vc_column_text]Tomorrow, I’m leading an interactive workshop for graduate students in the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa on the creation of a digital professional presence. Cet atelier interactif et bilingue donnera aux participants…

  • Curating a Digital Identity: Follow Up

    TL;DR Version [HT to wiobyrne.com for his example on the TL;DR convention. I love this idea for making longer posts more quickly accessible.] Big ideas from our talk with graduate students and faculty on digital identity included: Everyone worries about sharing their work as a graduate student. Don’t let perfectionism stop you from creating a…

  • Making Connections and Presentations

    I’ve been away from my blog for what seems like an eternity — over a month — but it has been rather busy chez nous. On December 2, I successfully defended my dissertation [insert the feelings you may have felt on that day yourself, or the feelings you expect you would feel about that kind…

  • MSU College of Education Ed Tech Conference

    I’m really excited to participate in the 30th Annual College of Education Technology Conference at MSU on November 16, 2013. The title of my talk is: Teaching Online Inquiry and Synthesis of Multiple Internet Texts. I’ll be sharing ideas that I’ve been working to refine over the past year. I’m even sharing a graph from…

  • A real first…

    This email goes on the list of best emails ever. Here’s what it said: Good Evening! I attended your presentation at MRA, and was so excited to take your thinking back to the team in our district that is redefining our former Summer School program.  We would love to try out the pst2ic3 this summer…

  • Taking Delight in Graduate Students’ Successes

    As a graduate student, I have thought a good deal about the nature of student-professor dynamics, and about the investment one makes or feels in students when, like, you, they are already grown up. It’s easy to feel invested in children because, well, they’re children. But what is it that graduate student advisors and instructors…

  • Michigan Reading Association Conference

    I am looking forward to presenting with my esteemed colleagues, Amber White, Anne Sherrieb and Cindy Lewis from Ruth Fox Elementary School at the Michigan Reading Association Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, this coming Saturday. The focus of our talk will be on instructional implications of the [(PST)2 + iC3] framework that I developed to…

  • On attrition, and new possibilities

    This week as I was collecting data for my dissertation research study, I had (another) one of those moments that made me stop and think about why it is that I’m doing this work. In the end, I would like this research to inform teaching practice. In the end, I want this work to help…

  • Making Jam

    When I was a child, the women in my family canned fruits and vegetables and made jam. I grew up on a farm. We always had a garden and what we didn’t grow ourselves, we bought from our neighbours. In August, my mom would buy bushels of peaches from Mr. and Mrs. Birch. Peaches were…