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Learning from the Office of Digital Learning at ATE 2023

At this year’s Academic Tech Expo (ATE) at OU, we had several team members who spoke on how to use various technologies to make online instruction more engaging…

EdTech(nologists) and Pockets of Hope

Attempting to do something I haven’t done in quite some time… think out loud for a bit… Please bear with me as attempt to knock the rust off… A few weeks ago, the largest public school district in the state of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Public Schools, announced a permanent option for online enrollment. Online enrollment […]

Making Space for Meaningful Learning

In developing ways to integrate more student choice and meaningful learning into education, ATE speakers Shayna Pond, Laura Halstied, and Ryan Rahhal brought up student interest as one…

OU ate up the ATE!

The Academic Tech Expo is a tri-campus collaboration focusing on interdisciplinary technology and effectiveness in education. For 2020, the 10th annual event, ATE switched to an entirely virtual…

OU Create 2.0 via John Stewart (external)

This year, I’ve spent a good bit of time restructuring the OU Create project. Since the start of the project, […]

Create Goes Multisite

A recent tweet from Lauren Hanks reminded me that I have yet to write a recap about a recent upgrade to OU Create. Loving the recent changes to @OU_DigLearn’s! This is now a landing page for both #DoOO and #WPMS, a tried and true pairing for @ReclaimHosting schools. @JohnStewartPhD would love to hear more […]

5 Tools for Live Captioning Your Zoom Class via John Stewart (external)

Since we’ve all dived head first into Zoom, I thought I’d take a look at a few different options for […]

Integrating a business simulation game into an online course

I’m continuing a last minute blog de force by continuing to document some odds and ends of 2020 that haven’t hit the dot com quite yet. This one harkens back to June, which might as well been a decade ago at this point. For the past two years I’ve taught in Arezzo, Italy during the […]

OU Create and the Virtual Award Show

Part of the excitement of bringing a Domain of One’s Own model to OU was the opportunity to contribute to the broader community in edtech that is thinking about how to apply web domains to higher ed. There’s a rich narrative (nay, myth) that has mostly been archived on Jim Groom’s blog about how the […]

Open Online Card Games – Epic Heroes Web App via Keegan Long-Wheeler (external)

Red headed lady at a coffee shop on her computer. She has tattoos and a big smile.

Red headed lady at a coffee shop on her computer. She has tattoos and a big smile.
Recently, I built a web app using WordPress and the Random Content plugin to convert the Epic Heroes card game into an open, online version that can be played synchronously over video chat or in person with out needing to print out the cards. You can see the web app by navigating to on […]