Here is where you can sharing your technology enabled creation completed through the Technologist Module.

In your response to this activity, write an explanation of the context and reasons why you choose to use a technology-enabled solution for your learning challenge. Include your process for empathizing with your learners, what you defined as your learner challenge, the steps you took in ideating and prototyping your technology creation as well as your planned implementation.

Also upload a screenshot of your technology creation or include a link if it exists online.


This activity is part of the Connect to Your Curriculum section of the Technologist Module.

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67 Responses for this Activity

  • It’s Alive
    by Gary Danner (@gdanner)

    My initial Learner Challenge was to have students come on audio and turn their cameras on during the online classes. As I worked through this, I realized I was going about this from the wrong angle and looking for a “one-size fits all” solution to address everything all at once. We can’t mandate students to more… »

  • ITs Alive
    by amy taylor (@amytaylor)

    See google doc attached

  • Perusall to the Rescue!
    by Christopher Rowe (@ChristopherRowe)

    This has been such a valuable exercise… I began by communicating with my students about their experiences in our program.  During this pandemic, many of them expressed frustration with the significant use of the lecture model being simply transported into an online environment through systems like Zoom and Bongo.  They weren’t feeling engaged in the more… »

  • MS Teams and Break out rooms – channels
    by Elizabeth Tellez (@etellez)

    I used the MS Teams channels; they work perfect for the activities I planned for my students. Students love them because they give them the opportunity to interact with each other during class time and they don’t have the pressure of talking to the whole class.

  • It’s Live: Using Google Slides to Enhance Students’ Engagement
    by Anahita Khazaei (@Ana)

    Please see attached reflections on how using Google Slides helped me to enhance students’ engagement during online synchronous sessions.

  • It’s Alive!
    by Tracey Chase (@traceychase)

    My activity is attached.  The goal was to use h5P to create a mini lesson and embed in the lesson practice.  There is immediate feedback throughout the lesson so students can get a sense of if they are understanding the material.  There are a lot of great potential with h5p and I look forward to more… »

  • Information Dissemination
    by Matt Koller (@koller)

    Students learn this information best when they hear it and make notes on it. I have made short, manageable Power point presentations with audio commentary so that students can listen to the information and make notes.

  • It’s Alive – Digital Embedded Librarian
    by Holly Ashbourne (@hashbourne)

    Here is my response to the It’s Alive activity. My end goal is to develop an embedded librarian service model as part of the innovative service solutions we provide at my college library. The first step is experimenting with virtual office hours or open drop-in using Zoom Rooms, with the service accessible via a widget more… »

  • It’s Alive! Activity
    by Anthony Tilotta (@ATilotta)

    I created an activity where students could create and then share a mind map in Mindomo, this includes a how-to video I created using screencast-o-matic.

  • It’s Alive – Kim Wilmink
    by Kim Wilmink (@KWilmink)

    My learner challenge was to create a space where students could interact with each other in an informal way in order to create and maintain an online sense of community and connection.

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    • It’s Alive!
      shared by Carrie Barrett (@Carrie)

      Description of my technology-enabled learning activity with screen cap of the technology that I created.

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