Learner, lecturer (misnomer), instructional technologist, geek, MOOCer, researcher, PhD student. My research interests relate to effective communication and knowledge building in distributed learning environments.
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a Department of Educational Psychology, Counselling and Learning Needs, School of Foundations in Education, Hong Kong Institute of Education, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong b International Development, Faculty of Education, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove Campus, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane Qld 4059, Australia Corresponding author.
I have a long story about this but I'm going to cut to the chase... If you have Fairpoint fiber (FAST) internet installed and you want to use your own router, try the steps below. Note that Fairpoint techs and support reps have limited training on their fiber network, and probably won't be able to help you when using your own router:
OnlineUniversities.com came out with an optimistic infographic last week about how college classrooms are going digital. But as someone who makes as much as a quarter of his income from teaching college classes in any given year, and who also spends a good amount of time speaking at conferences trying to help professors incorporate technology and social media into their curriculum, the view from the trenches is very different than the iPad-in-every-backpack proponents would have you believe. This is not to say that tech isn't changing the way we teach and the way students learn: it most certainly is.
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