The EdTech Survivalist, Jim Groom

Yesterday I got to meet the original EduPunk himself, Jim Groom.  Not sure who Jim Grrom is?  Well, watch this video for an idea:

Jim has some great ideas for what you can do with blogs in education.  The basic ideas can be found here:

http://blog.uta.edu/~jgroom/presentation/

Also, you can see how they actually use these ideas at UMWBlogs.org.

Matt Crosslin
Matt is currently the Learning Innovation Coordinator with the UT Arlington LINK Research Lab. His research focuses on Learning Theory, Innovation, and learner empowerment. Matt holds a Ph.D. in Learning Technologies from the University of North Texas, a Master of Education in Educational Technology from UT Brownsville, and a Bachelors of Science in Education from Baylor University. His research interests include instructional design, learning pathways, sociocultural theory, heutagogy, virtual reality, and open networked learning. He has a background in instructional design and teaching at both the secondary and university levels and has been an active blogger and conference presenter. He also enjoys networking and collaborative efforts involving faculty, students, administration, and anyone involved in the education process.

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