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Bert Kimura
Attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Resources  - 
 
I created a Resources category for everyone to share any findings that is relevant to this class and helpful in teaching and learning. The more you share, the more valuable this community becomes.

Remember that if you need to find something quickly, use the Category links or the Search feature.

Mahalo,
- Bert
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Excellent resource for learning activities in the classroom.
 
Why there's a need for Digital Citizenship & Internet Maturity Curriculum http://buff.ly/1I0mp7m #education #edchat #edtech #eduin #edleader
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Announcements  - 
 
Thank you for your participation in our class meeting last night. Here's a listing of the various links that I provided, including those in previous email messages.

Multimedia introduction: http://go.hawaii.edu/Nh
Case study proposals: http://go.hawaii.edu/9N

Background survey (form): http://go.hawaii.edu/NF
Blackboard Collaborate (Bert's voffice): http://bit.ly/bert-voffice

Blackboard Collaborate (preparation for class): https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3573563/ltec/676-SU15-Collaborate.pdf

Google+ community (ETEC 676 Summer 2015): https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/111493790665346140636

Topic survey results (table): http://go.hawaii.edu/NN
Topic survey results (chart): http://go.hawaii.edu/4N

Course syllabus: https://www.dropbox.com/s/7ziud0ckjcj4xov/syllabus676-su15.pdf?dl=0

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- Bert
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Welcome to the ETEC 676, Summer 2015, learning community. Post questions or comments that  you have about the course SYLLABUS below.

For practice, respond to this question:
HOW IMPORTANT  is Internet privacy in teaching and learning? 
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Sllghtly important
5%
Moderately important
18%
Highly important
77%
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Hirano Shrine (Jinja), Kyoto. Worth seeing during the peak of cherry blossom season. Located within walking distance of Kitano Tenmangu and Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilon). 

More info:
http://www.japannavigator.com/2009/04/hirano-and-its-blossoms.html
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Temples and shrines in Kyoto are a must see. Especially when the weather is nice and sunny.
We're off to Japan in two weeks! We'll be going to Fukuoka, but here's a shot from my brief 2011 trip to Osaka & Kyoto of the Kinkaku-ji temple :) Buy a… - Dallas Nagata White - Google+
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Summary TCC 2015  - 
 
A fascinating view of TWEETS relating to TCC 2015. Click on the links in the lower right for more views.

This is a good example of visualizing data. TAGSExplorer is a visualization tool that uses data stored in a Google spreadsheet.

http://hawksey.info/tagsexplorer/?key=1LlDKEedXPmfBo4nfr6rRweAuQm-lH3Gpsm3h5-tkFPQ&gid=400689247

The Google sheet used is:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1LlDKEedXPmfBo4nfr6rRweAuQm-lH3Gpsm3h5-tkFPQ/edit?usp=sharing

Info courtesy of Alan Levine, keynote speaker at TCC 2015.
http://cogdogblog.com/2015/03/19/tcc20/
Online tool to visualise and explore Twitter converstations stored in a Google Spreadsheet. Developed as another lab expeiment by Martin Hawksey @mhawksey https://hawksey.info
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Case study proposals  - 
 
REVIEWING CASE STUDY PROPOSALS
     (by Wed, July 15 class)
Individually, review all proposals posted. Click on the Case Study Proposals category to find the six team proposals quickly. Assess the quality of the proposals using the case study rubric as a guideline: http://goo.gl/tw15Se      Post comments or questions for additional clarity. Indicate the key strengths and weaknesses of the proposal including suggestions for improving it. Keep your comments professional and succinct, less that 100 words, if possible. 
     Click on "+1 this post" for the proposals that you would want to implement in this class. We will also discuss the proposals further during our class meeting before finalizing which three to implement.
     Complete your assessments before class on Wednesday.
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I keep getting the message I need permission to view...and need to switch to my hawaii.edu account...does anyone else have this problem. I thought we were supposed to use our personal accounts...can we make sure our links are set to "anyone with link can view" when we embed on this page. Please? Pretty Please?
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CASE STUDY PROPOSALS - Guidelines

In the comment for this post, I posted responses to queries that I received by email so that everyone will know. Click on "comments" in blue text to expand and read all comments.

If you have other questions, please add them as a comment to this post.
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Hi All,

I was thinking for the case study artifacts we will create, we should try to make our projects as compliant with Section 508 guidelines as possible for accessibility (e.g. include subtitles in videos, descriptors for photos, etc.).
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Announcements  - 
 
If you have yet to complete the COURSE EVALUATION & the PEER PERFORMANCE EVALUATION to complete requirements for this class, please do so ASAP.

https://647e15sp.wordpress.com/weekly-topics/week-16-class-completion/

My apologies. After I updated the links, I may have failed to save the page.

If you have questions, please send email to me.

Thank you again for your perseverance and active participation in this class.
- Bert
Pay attention to the few remaining items needed to complete this class. You are REQUIRED to submit a course evaluation and a peer performance assessment by the due date in order to receive full cre...
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Himeji Castle, newly renovated and re-opened in April 2015. 

More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Himeji_Castle
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Case Study #4: Flipped Classroom  - 
 
A possible useful tool when flipping a classroom.
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