Attended Longwood University
Lived in Farmville, va
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Come hear about an exciting new project from the University of Mary Washington that is giving every new student their own domain and web space to build out their digital identity on the web. The panel will discuss the importance of these digital literacy skills and how the role of schools in nurturing and guiding students to reclaim their online presence in a safe environment that puts the ownership and control in the hands of students.
Tim Owens hung out with 4 people.Zack Dowell, Alan Levine, Jaymie Koroluk, and Bruce Willke
Tim Owens answered questions from audience
Domain Of One's Own
Tim Owens and 4 others participated
I'm an instructional technology specialist at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. Obviously that makes my interest in how this course runs a big part of why I joined, but I also help run a makerspace on campus using 3D printing, electronics (including the Makey Makey, Littlebits, Cubelets, etc), and we're in the process of running a pilot where we give students their own domain and web hosting. My undergraduate degree was studio art so I'm a creative by heart and a lot about the course resonates with me. Looking forward to meeting you all!
I've worked with quite a few local schools thinking about this. Typically you see these things take the form of "STEM labs", especially since anything with STEM involvement seems to have a better chance of receiving funding and/or grants. There are quite a few possibilities with combining 3D printing and Math, specifically the ability to print geometric structures. Take for example this model: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:12200 which helps students visualize a polyhedron where all 7 faces share an edge with another.
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Tim Owens hung out with 4 people.Bruce Willke, David Fox, Bosha Struve, and Eren Mckay
Tim Owens hung out with 14 people.Mikhail Gershovich, Todd Conaway, Zack Dowell, George Doscher, Joseph Youssef, Ali Dre, Miguel González, Leslie L, Rez A, Bebo Rufai, Nathan Grebowiec, Patrik Mangs, Ronald Padrino, and SAM LY
- Longwood UniversityStudio Art/Graphic Design, 2002 - 2007
An instructional technology superhero currently working undercover at the University of Mary Washington.
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