This was a great discussion with Miguel Guhlin and Wesley Fryer. We started out talking about DOPA and concerns about social networking in the classroom and then moved on issues like professional development and the politics of EdTech.. Part#2 uploading soon...
EdTechTalk#48 - 1 year anniversary and Back to Basics show
June 4, 2006
Our 1 year anniversary show. For the first 20 minutes we do a review of the year that was in the industry and in our show. And then the last half an hour was spent doing another back to basics episode. Wanna start using edtech? It's all here... well... alot of it.
A special episode dealing with the o'reilly web 2.0 conference debate. We were fortunate to have been joined by Doug Symington, Tom Raftery (THE IT@CORK GUY) and Harold Jarche who all gave their 2 cents on the issue. I must say, holding down the fort without Jeff is not nearly as fun as having him around. This is an important issue I think... and one we'll probably see again. Several representatives of O'reilly.net were contacted and offered a spot on the show. John Battell replied, but said family committments would not allow him to join us. (I'd like to apologize to Tom for getting his name wrong 18 times during the show... hee hee. oops.)
Dave (Coarsesalt Warrygal) & Jeff (Meno Rich) are joined by Jason Robertshaw (Calamari Ricardo) and Doug Symington (Cosmo Commons) for a tour around Second Life, the fascinating virtual environment we can't stop talking about. We visit several education related spaces and discuss the educational possibilities for this kind of virtual environment. Video clips of our field trip will be uploading soon to EdTechTalk.com and Meno Rich's Worldbridges Media Center.