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Challenge 13

For the challenge 13 we were to suggest or join a group to pursue a plan for global collaborative classroom project in a content area that interests you.  Using the strategies we learned from in the chapter.  My group included Danje Morris, Lori Gibson, and we worked to collaborate at:  http://challenge13.wikispaces.com/Our content area was science and our topic was : erosion.  Everyone contributed to following the project design essentials on…See More
Mar 24, 2013
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Mar 6, 2013
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Challenge # 7

Challenge 7 Social Media:The social media I chose to explore was Twitter.  My personal use of social media has been limited mainly to Facebook.   However, lately I have had a curiosity and interest with Twitter. Twitter, is a social media networking service and  microblogging service which allows participants to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as "tweets". It's features include: tweets, content, format, trending topics, adding and following content,…See More
Feb 17, 2013
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Synchronous and Asynchronous Tools

Today I set-up my synchoronous and asynchronous tools.  I am using my UNA school email as my asynchronous tool and skype as my synchronous tool.  You can email me at gwilson1@una.edu and my skype account is gwilson7107.  I'm very familiar with the email but the skype tool is very new to me.  It is going to take some time to get to used to it.  Working from home, I'm limited by my HughesNet internet in what I can do with regard to video but I will try to make the best of it.I have found a great…See More
Feb 10, 2013
Amy Wallace left a comment for George Wilson
"What are screen shots?"
Feb 2, 2013
George Wilson left a comment for Lisa Peppers
"I apologize, I thought you were someone I knew from a class I am taking at the University of North Alabama.  It involves Flattening Classrooms through Global Collaboration.  I apologize if I confused you."
Feb 2, 2013
George Wilson left a comment for Lisa Peppers
"Hello Lisa, I have researched two connecting organizations mentioned in the chapter and found two projects that I felt were quite interesting, and I learned from.  The first is found at http://www.digiteen.org and is called the Digiteen…"
Feb 2, 2013
George Wilson left a comment for Toshiba Garner
"Hey Toshiba, I have researched two connecting organizations mentioned in the chapter and found two projects that I felt were quite interesting, and I learned from.  The first is found at http://www.digiteen.org and is called the Digiteen…"
Feb 2, 2013
Toshiba Garner left a comment for George Wilson
"If you find out how, will you please share it with me? "
Feb 2, 2013
Toshiba Garner left a comment for George Wilson
"Hey George!  I am doing great!  I do not know how to tag items either.  I am so lost."
Feb 2, 2013
George Wilson left a comment for Toshiba Garner
"Hey Toshiba, How are you?  Remember me from Athens State University?  I hope you are doing well at UNA, and it's good to meet up with you again.  So far I'm following the material with the course quite well, except I…"
Feb 1, 2013
George Wilson left a comment for Amy Wallace
"Hi Amy, Glad to meet you.  Wishing you good luck in the course.   From what I understand, we take screen shots or copy the URL into the drop box for the challenges.  Each challenge has a drop box.  I am putting mine into a word…"
Feb 1, 2013
George Wilson commented on Lori Ann Gibson's blog post Here we go!
"ok I don't know how to add the tag,,,can you tell me how you did that? thanks."
Feb 1, 2013
George Wilson commented on Lori Ann Gibson's blog post Here we go!
"Hello Lori Ann, I am just beginning my Masters program at UNA this semester. So far it has been going pretty well. I am so sorry to hear you had some personal tragedy. I pray you have a much better semester this time. I too feel overwhelmed with…"
Feb 1, 2013
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Feb 1, 2013

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Challenge 13

Posted on March 24, 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

For the challenge 13 we were to suggest or join a group to pursue a plan for global collaborative classroom project in a content area that interests you.  Using the strategies we learned from in the chapter.  

My group included Danje Morris, Lori Gibson, and we worked to collaborate at:  http://challenge13.wikispaces.com/

Our content area was science and our topic was : erosion.  Everyone contributed to following the…

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Challenge # 7

Posted on February 17, 2013 at 12:51pm 0 Comments

Challenge 7 Social Media:



The social media I chose to explore was Twitter.  My personal use of social media has been limited mainly to Facebook.   However, lately I have had a curiosity and interest with Twitter. 



Twitter, is a social media networking service and  microblogging service which allows participants to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as "tweets". 



It's features include:…

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Synchronous and Asynchronous Tools

Posted on February 10, 2013 at 5:31pm 0 Comments

Today I set-up my synchoronous and asynchronous tools.  I am using my UNA school email as my asynchronous tool and skype as my synchronous tool.  You can email me at gwilson1@una.edu and my skype account is gwilson7107.  I'm very familiar with the email but the skype tool is very new to me.  It is going to take some time to get to used to it.  Working from home, I'm limited by my HughesNet internet in what I can do with regard to video but I will try to make the best of…

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At 3:28pm on February 2, 2013, Amy Wallace said…

What are screen shots?

At 12:14am on February 2, 2013, Toshiba Garner said…

If you find out how, will you please share it with me? 

At 12:13am on February 2, 2013, Toshiba Garner said…

Hey George!  I am doing great!  I do not know how to tag items either.  I am so lost.

At 7:35pm on February 1, 2013, Amy Wallace said…

I am in your class. I have my PLN and two blogs going right now. Hint on what we are suppose to do for our dropbox assignment? Thanks!!!

 
 
 

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