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Alejandra m. Pickett

Adjunct Professor

apickett@albany.edu

Alma Maters: BA, Bard College,MA, University of Hawaii at Manoa,PhD, in progress at UAlbany
Classes Taught: ETAP 640 Introduction to Online Teaching
Countries Traveled To: bitly/AfzK8i
Companies Worked For: SUNY Learning Network,facebookcom/alexandrapickett
What is your style of teaching?
online and student-centered
What materials and media do you use in the classroom?
an online manual, twitter, voicethread, diigo, edublogs, jing, meebome, voki, vyou, QRcodes, youtube, podomatic, screencast-o-matic, audacity,animoto, polldaddy
What is the most engaging assignment you give?
students design their own online course.
When grading a student, what do you look for?
they just need to read and follow the rubrics and instructions. it is that simple.
What kind of student would love your class?
i love students that engage and interact and that are fearless -independent self-motivated students that take responsibility for their own learning.
What is one piece of advice you have for students?
make your thinking visible to me.
What area in your field are you most knowledgeable about?
online teaching and learning, online instructional/course design, technology-enhanced learning, online faculty development, large-scale online faculty dev.
What is one accomplishment you are proud of?
my daughter : ) youtu.be/7AsYulU3xVs
Are you currently involved in something interesting outside the classroom?
my day job. slneducation.edublogs.org/about/
Is there anything else the student should know before taking your class?
google ETAP640 and check out jumpscan.com/etap640

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