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AECT 2020 Virtual Conference Full Time Volunteer Experience

This is my first time being a full-time volunteer on AECT. Especially it is my first time volunteering at a virtual conference! It is much better than I expected, and I had a great time with all the presenters and audience through this process. I made an infographic for sharing my experience.

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Development of Professional Skills through Case Studies

Case: Situation, problem, or issue that is used as a pedagogical tool to show application of knowledge and skills. Case studies can be: Fact-driven: a single solution Context-driven: multiple solutions Benefits of Case-Based Learning “Active” learning Analytical, deductive thinking Critical thinking and problem solving Decision making in complex situations Coping with ambiguities Traditional Vs Partially […]

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Transdisciplinary Studies in Technologies

Project Title Evaluation of the Transdisciplinary Studies in Technology Program at Purdue Polytechnic About This Research Project The Transdisciplinary Studies in Technology Program is a state-of-the-art program that involves use of combinations of educational approaches, including competency-based education, transdisciplinary education, active learning, and project-based learning. The goal of the current project is to provide program […]

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Formation of Graduate Students and Scholars

Faculty plays an important role in the enculturation of graduate students and scholarsinto the field. Mentoring in research and research methods allows students to develop more comprehensive understanding of research (Humble et al., 2006). However, the actual engagement in such research allows the transfer of tacit knowledge, like problem solving and decision. What We Explore: […]

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Competencies in ID and EdTech

Project Title Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Instructional Designers and Educational Technologists About This Research Project We are exploring competencies needed on the job for professionals working as an instructional designer, educational technologist, technology integration coach/specialist, or related roles. Mixed methods exploratory research Research Threads Roles of instructional designers and educational technologists across settings Lifelong […]

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Computing Competencies

About This Research Project As part of an ongoing series of studies, our team has explored competencies (skills, knowledge, and attitudes or dispositions) needed by computing professionals, and professionals’ views on computing education and life-long learning. This line of research has pointed to the importance of balancing foundational theory with applied skills and the ability […]