Author Archives: christenczech

Entering Week Eight

Hard to believe, but my IM554 class is entering its eighth week, and I am still a bit lost in this e-learning environment. Last Monday, several peers made presentations on the interviews they conducted. When talking about the learners, I … Continue reading

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IM554 challenges

I am slowly becoming acclimated to the world of online learning. Peers and my husband are thankfully helping me with some of the technical things I need to learn, and I’ve been doing lots of research outside of class. However… All the … Continue reading

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Creating a New Comfort Zone

My old Web comfort zone was surfing the net searching out arcane trivia; playing time-wasting, mind-numbing online games; emailing my friends and deleting all the newsletters to which I’d subscribed but never read; and scoping-out-but-rarely-posting on Facebook. But look — … Continue reading

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The World is Open

Check out (Dr. Bonk’s) website, http://www.worldisopen.com, and his blog, http://www.travelinedman.blogspot.com. Continue reading

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Talking to the E-learning Expert

“the best person for me to interview is someone who has written about this new teaching technology” Continue reading

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Online Distance Learning critiques

According to Anderson’s, Towards a Theory of Online Learning (2008), students value the freedom and independence that online learning provides. I have to admit that while I extensively explore the Internet researching different ideas and articles that interest me, online … Continue reading

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New to this blogging thingy…

My journey to the dark side of social media is almost complete: I’m on Facebook;  I created a blog; and I soon will be tweeting! Billboards and bathroom stall ads are next, I guess… MCC

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