Learning Together

What I loved most about this class was the emphasis on connecting with others online whether it was helping them learn, learning from them, or giving individuals credit for their awesome Twitter finds or well-written blogs. I contributed to the learning of others through three different social media pages: Google + WordPress Twitter Sharing resources,… Continue reading Learning Together

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Final Thoughts: My Journey with ASL

The last two months of this ECMP 355 (learning with tech) class have flown by! I’m not sure I have ever learned so much in such a short amount of time. On top of all the new tech tools and resources I have been exposed to, I was handed the challenge of learning any task… Continue reading Final Thoughts: My Journey with ASL

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Practice makes perfect

Learning ASL has been a great journey that has only just begun. As our class comes to a close I know that I will continue to commit to the goal of becoming fluent in ASL. Lately, I have been very busy as summer moves in; family time gets busier, work gets busier, and internship is fast… Continue reading Practice makes perfect

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I can “speak!”

While I am still learning many different words in sign language, I am beginning to put words together in sentences which are really cool. When I watch Switched at Birth, I can pick up a few signs but I cannot always follow exactly what they say because they often sign fast. Here is a video… Continue reading I can “speak!”

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I’m so much cooler online

When you’re online, you can be anyone you want to be. Just ask Brad Paisley: Seriously though… digital identity is something that I have been very mindful of since graduation. I began with using high-security settings on social media but still having my leisure time public to my friend group. When I got into the… Continue reading I’m so much cooler online

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Digging Deeper..

When I began my journey, the first resource I found and continue to use the most is Rochelle Barlow’s ASL in 31 days. Through her program, I joined a facebook challenge group and.. as promised, I completed my first challenge: Introducing myself to the challenge group! In this video, I introduce myself by finger spelling… Continue reading Digging Deeper..

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Another Door Opens: ASL & Deaf Culture

I am so thrilled to announce that I have found more online communities and resources to guide me along my learning journey with ASL (American sign language). When I first began this journey I searched for ASL communities via Twitter and Facebook and only found one. This week, I wanted to challenge myself and find… Continue reading Another Door Opens: ASL & Deaf Culture

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