Technology and Relationships

iron lung
I found myself really fascinated by this article about the development of respiratory ventilators. It does a really good job in walking the reader through the history of the development of medical apparatuses to support breathing. Two things really stuck out for me. The first is that the first major hurdle in developing these types of devices was a conceptual one -- and not a technological one. In order to help patients breathe, we needed to understand how breathing works. The lungs r...
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Emerging Tech Panel – Learning in Commons

Here is the video of a panel I was part of at SITE 2018 this week. https://youtu.be/ldCabGp3FRQ The panel was discussing uses of Emerging Technologies in Teacher Education. My portion (the first chunk of the video) discussed the use of an Elgg based social networking learning platform I developed called Pace Commons.
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Signal and Noise Presentation

Here are the slides for a presentation I just gave at the UN NG Committee on the Rights of Children called "Signal and Noise: The Complex Relationship between Technology and Education." [slideshare id=83728068&doc=signalandnoise-171209144905] And here is the audio of the talk. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/367156430" params="color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true&am...
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