I have recently been talking to a group of my friends, and very few of them use Google Calendar. This shocked me because Google Calendar is the only way I am any percent organized right now. Before college, I used my phone’s Apple Calendar, but it pales in comparison to the blessing that is Google Calendar in my life. There are five major advantages of Google Calendar that I think everyone (especially college students) should know. Convenience/Ease Colored Events Sharing Events Checking Others’ Schedules Reminders…Continue Reading “Why Google Calendar Has Helped Me”

While attending Digital Pedagogy Lab, most of the questions raised in my track included, “Why should students/faculty care about Open Learning and why is this valuable for students?” In response to these questions, I decided to look back at my first year at St. Norbert to reflect on my most valuable/memorable learning experiences I had 1. Working Collaboratively in a Group with Professors/Faculty The whole of my research fellowship was an experience I was not expecting at all. From the first day, I was surprised…Continue Reading “10 Most Valuable Learning Experiences During My First Year”

This summer marks the one-year anniversary of acquiring my domain through St. Norbert’s “Domain of One’s Own” program Knight Domains. I have learned a few important lessons over the past year about what having your own domain can mean. Security The first issue that I never really thought about was the security and privacy on my domain. A few months after having my domain, I realized that if you searched my name, my domain was one of the first things that popped up. I was…Continue Reading “What Having a Domain for a Year Has Taught Me”

This past week, June 9th-12th, I had the opportunity to attend the 2019 Domains Conference hosted by Reclaim Hosting in Durham, North Carolina. The experience was truly more unique than any other experience I have had. This was my first education conference, and therefore my first Educational Technology Conference. Biggest Surprise The range of schools across the country that attended, along with the wide variety of stages that the domain programs are currently surprised me the most. From the small, undergraduate Liberal Arts college, in…Continue Reading “What I Learned at Domains ’19: Back to the Future”