Hello Readers, I have taken a hiatus from publishing to my blog in order to concentrate fully on my Masters courses and life. I will post more projects and courses to my portfolio come December and plan to start the regular blog posting in January. Here is a little bit about my last few months: … Continue reading Blog Hiatus
Last Friday, May 20 at 12pm MST, I signed on to Twitter and joined my first professional twitter chat: #GuildChat. The eLearning Guild does a different topic every Friday at this same time. There may have been 10 people participating in real time and a few after the hour was over. What I found was that I was engaged, connected, and encouraged by the network of experienced professionals.
I reflect on these experiences of being on different ends of privileged or underprivileged so often because it is a way to tap into my empathy required to design learning well for various audiences.
My story of privileged vs underprivileged is simple at it's core: I was blind until I was exposed. Underprivileged in Elementary I spent elementary school at a small Catholic elementary school, not because I was Catholic but because at the time my brother (6 years older) entered school, this was a better academic option than public … Continue reading Reflection: Exposure to Privileged VS Underprivileged Part 1