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DigPINS: Identity Reflection

Inevitably… I have limited time as I’m working on my professional development over the weekend. I keep trying to keep my mind on the assignment of #Identity in digital spaces for #DigPINs, but I realize… I… just… can’t… focus…. I’m ashamed to admit that my stance on #guncontrol has been very reserved until the #IfIDieInSchool …

Reflecting the Penn State ID2ID 2018-2019 Program

  By Erin McCully and Susannah Simmons As we noted in our initial reflection about the Penn State ID2ID Program, we were fortunate to have been randomly paired together in a wildly successful, worldwide program. We would likely never have met given our geographic locations (North Carolina and Colorado), but have learned a great deal …

Mini Capstone Project: Accessibility Webinar

  The Penn State ID2ID Program Deliverable By Erin McCully and Susannah Simmons Overview Our project for the ID2ID program was an Accessibility Webinar hosted by pedago.me and the Blind Institute of Technology. This webinar was the product of much multi-level planning effort between ourselves, which expanded to include two other ID2ID participants, LaDawna Minnis …

Penn State ID2ID Program: Reflecting on our accomplishments and challenges thus far

  By Erin McCully and Susannah Simmons Initial thoughts on the Penn State ID2ID program We really didn’t know what to expect when starting the ID2ID program, but one thing was clear. We were fortunate to have been randomly paired together in a wildly successful, worldwide program. The open structure of the ID2ID program has …

The Right Design Solution Isn’t Always the Most Glamorous One

For my instructional design internship, I worked with the nonprofit, Project C.U.R.E. in the analysis and planning of a warehouse operations manual. It was a bit of a reality check after steeping in an educational technology master’s program where creativity is king. In the real world, practicality rules. However, I must say a job well planned and …

The Origin of Pedago.me

The idea of an online community dedicated to elearning developers, instructional designers, learning experience designers, education technologists and the like was Brad Hinson‘s brain child. There are many phenomenal elearning communities out there, but the original idea of Pedago.me was not to attach to any one educational technology. Staying open or software/edtech agnostic has not been done before. …

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