It is now time to reflect on what you have accomplished through your experimentation efforts in this module.

Prepare a detailed written reflection that includes responses to the questions below.

  1. Which three experimenter activities did you choose to complete and why? Include links to your Activity Bank responses.
  2. Identify and explain three overall lessons learned from experimenting with these three activities. How might you use these activities going forward in your teaching practice?
  3. You were asked to complete at least one experimenter activity on a tablet or a smartphone. Identify the activity completed and on what type of mobile device? Then, identify and explain the advantages and challenges of using this technology tool on a mobile device. Comment on how you might plan for an upcoming assignment to be completed on a tablet or a smartphone. Explain the steps you might take in making access to these devices available to all students.
  4. Using a mobile device, camera, or screencasting software highlighted in the Online lecture toolkit to create a short 2-3 minute video of yourself illustrating how, when designing learning experiences in the future, you will use the technologies, ideas, formats, and/or approaches that you experimented with in this module. Include an example of how you would incorporate this new knowledge into a lesson plan. Get as creative as you wish! Upload your video to YouTube , Vimeo , or any other video hosting site that can create a public link to your video (or keep it private/unlisted if you like). Include the link for your video in your reflection document.

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22 Responses for this Activity

  • Experimenter Reflection
    by Kim Wilmink (@KWilmink)

    I have attached a google doc for the reflection.  At the bottom is the link to my video.

  • Kim Ball–Final reflection
    by Kim Ball (@Kim)

    The three methods I used for the experimenter model were Infographic, H5P and Polls Everywhere. Attached is my reflection paper.

  • Cultivating an Experimenter Mindset
    by Elan Paulson (@Elan Paulson)

    Here is the final reflection piece. More details inside.

  • The Experimenter
    by Bert Slessor (@BS)

    The three activities I chose were H5P, Giphy, and Google Timelapse (field research task). Here are the links to each of my activities: H5P: https://h5pstudio.ecampusontario.ca/content/11454 Giphy:https://giphy.com/gifs/writing-is-a-process-7bzuaprvnCtXDUuQhF/links Google Timelapse (Google Doc Assignment): https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YHboq0sVXoODKmWXCX9Orr0ikmWNmZnRAkGbzBkzOQA/edit?usp=sharing Written and Video Reflection (Screencast – unlisted — please let me know if you cannot access the video): i) Written: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GGMXZfGUle2o5rDDv_UG5vF0ntmFPSiYwEC8foyDm10/edit?usp=sharing ii) Video: https://youtu.be/-PF32S2c6HI

  • I am an Experimenter
    by Dorina Grossu (@dgrossu)

    I am an Experimenter   The quality of our lives has been improving since the technologies have been introduced in the education system. Our evolving concepts about tools and development methodologies led to implementations of real-life experiences which became easier for students to learn. There has been a constant change for the last 20 years. more… »

  • SFischer Experimenter Reflection
    by Sarah Fischer (@sfischer)

    Hello! Reflection is included within the document link.

  • I am an Experimenter Reflection document- Vasudevan Padmanabhan
    by VASUDEVAN PADMANABHAN (@vasus7)

    I enjoyed doing this module. I will use the lessons created for this submission during my Fall delivery – For my reflection see document ” I am an Experimenter Reflection document- Vasudevan Padmanabhan”

  • Reflections
    by Stephanie Müller (@smuller)

    A most challenging, engaging and rewarding module

  • Experimenter Teaching Tools – 4 Questions – Essay
    by Brian Nuttall (@bnuttall)

    Experimenter Teaching Tools – 4 Questions – Essay

  • Experimenter Teaching Tool – Mentimeter Illustration Video 2
    by Brian Nuttall (@bnuttall)

    Experimenter Teaching Tool – Mentimeter Illustration Video 2

    3 Resources for this Activity

    • 9 Insider Tips for Creating a Killer Explainer Video (Neil Patel)
      shared by Alan Levine (@cogdogblog)

      While aimed at business promotions, this post provides helpful pointers for creating effective “explainer” videos (and it starts with a well written script).

    • Create Free Explainer Videos with Adobe Spark (Adobe)
      shared by Alan Levine (@cogdogblog)

      “Make custom explainer videos in minutes… A user-friendly interface allows you to create engaging explainer videos without design skills.”

    • Summary of Experimentation
      shared by Christopher Rowe (@ChristopherRowe)

      I enjoyed working my way through the experimenter module. As I mention in reflection video, it was a treat to use these tools from the content creator perspective… even though I’ve used many of them from a student’s perspective. I hope you enjoy going to through my work.

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