@newtechnetwork Bring on the A/V to Echo Tasks! #echoAV

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series A call for @newtechnetwork to add “record to this Task” or “upload back” features in Echo TasksOver the past two weeks, as part of the 2012 University of Illinois Writing Project summer institute (#UIWP2012), so many passionate teachers who love writing and who want to Read More …

Contention 1 for @newtechnetwork #echoAV | Value of “talk” in feedback and assessment

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series A call for @newtechnetwork to add “record to this Task” or “upload back” features in Echo TasksIn my quest for generating more authentic feedback in writing, I often find myself drawn to conversations, whether they are synchronous or asynchronous.  We know our pedagogy is strengthened Read More …

An authorial note on contentions and an advocate’s note on involvement in the #echoAV campaign

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series A call for @newtechnetwork to add “record to this Task” or “upload back” features in Echo TasksWhile I do seem to be targeting the Echo learning management system, A/V feedback options for online learner assignments could potentially bring benefits to many learning management systems, too. Read More …