1. emilysmayy

    Precious Pearls Trust Volunteer Training Program

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    This project was part of my coursework in my Information and Learning Technology master’s program at the University of Colorado Denver and challenged me to think about what it means to learn in an adult and corporate context. Using the Instructional Design Model, ADDIE, I worked with a partner to …

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    B2B Tech Social Launch Campaign

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    This project was a part of a larger initiative to rebrand the entire worldwide commerce unit at IBM. The social strategy played a critical role in making the transition known –informing and educating clients and prospects across Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn channels. The announcement was to take place during World …

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    Research in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Online Education

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    This project was part of my coursework in my Information and Learning Technology master’s program at the University of Colorado Denver and focused on research in learning design and technology. I split my time between analyzing and evaluating methods for observing instruction, assessing learning and collecting reports to improve instruction …

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    B2B Tech Social Launch Campaign

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    This project was a part of a larger initiative to rebrand the entire worldwide commerce unit at IBM. The social strategy played a critical role in making the transition known –informing and educating clients and prospects across Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn channels.

    The announcement was to take place during World

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    Corrective Exercises for Core Stability 101

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    This video project was part of my coursework in my Information and Learning Technology master’s program at the University of Colorado Denver. It required collaboration and creation of a 3-5 minute instructional video aimed to educate people on the importance of core stability and where to go to learn more. …

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    Latin American Educational Foundation Infographic

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    This project was part of my coursework in my Information and Learning Technology master’s program at the University of Colorado Denver and challenged me to educate and inform through design. After researching topics around underrepresented communities in Denver, I created an infographic in Piktochart to support the non-profit organization, Latin …

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    Games and Learning: Final Reflection

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    As I close out the last semester of my graduate program, I reflect.

    My Games and Learning course forced me to face something I’ve always hated. Today, I still don’t particularly like games though “hate” might be a little strong. The past fourteen weeks have challenged me to think …

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    Photoblog: Exploring Community

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    Approximately one month ago,

    I joined the community, Photoblog, to learn, explore, and share photography related topics. I have enjoyed engaging with the affinity space so far and constantly learning . You can read about my initial observations here.

    This post will focus primarily on contribution(s) within the …

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    How VR Technology effects Spatial Navigation

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    As part of my learning experience in my Games and Learning graduate course at CU Denver, I’ll critique literature tied to the theme of game-based learning. These critiques will summarize features like research design, learning theory, methods, findings, and implications for the study and application of games and learning.

    Below…
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    Photoblog: Initial Observations

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    Affinity spaces are locations where groups of people are drawn together because of a shared, strong interest or engagement in a common activity.

    –James Paul Gee

     

    Photoblog

    I randomly stumbled upon Photoblog a few months ago and thought it looked interesting. But didn’t come back to it until a …

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    Learning through Play: Sorry!

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    Last weekend,

    I had an adventure with my inner child at Snow Mountain Ranch near Granby, Colorado. I can’t tell you how awesome it was to completely let go and play! We (my boyfriend his mom) went snow tubing, roller skating to amazing cheesy 90’s ballads, cross country skiing, played …

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    Comparing 2D and 3D Game-Based Learning Environments

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    As part of my learning experience in my Games and Learning graduate course at CU Denver, I’ll critique literature tied to the theme of game-based learning. These critiques will summarize features like research design, learning theory, methods, findings, and implications for the study and application of games and learning.

    Below …

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    Can Gamification Foster Learning in the Workplace?

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    As part of my learning experience in my Games and Learning graduate course at CU Denver I will critique several pieces of literature tied to the theme of game-based learning. These critiques will summarize various features such as research design, learning theory, methods, findings, and implications for the study and …

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