Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Wesley Fryer's Hopes and Goals for 2006

Hi everyone! Today's selection is a podcast from Wesley Fryer, from the Texas Tech University College of Education. In this podcast, Wesley talks about his hopes and goals for 2006. This podcast was posted to the web on 31 December 2005 at:


The show notes for this podcast included the following:

"Five different issues can be considered educational banners worth waving, torches worth carrying into the darkness, and issues worth fighting for in 2006 and beyond in the contexts of teaching and learning as well as educational technology. In this podcast I discuss and explore these issues, and also highlight John Dewey’s definition of experience from "Art as Experience" as it may relate to personal and professional resolutions we can make for 2006."

Wesley Fryer is a prolific blogger and podcaster, and has his personal blog at:


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I hope you enjoy this podcast!

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Wesley Fryer is an educator, author, digital storyteller, technology integration pioneer, husband and father. He serves as an international and national presenter and speaker, addressing a range of topics related to education, technology integration, distance learning, and twenty-first century literacy.

In 2005-2006 Wesley is completing his doctoral studies in Curriculum and Instruction at Texas Tech University, focusing on the impact of one-to-one computing initiatives on student achievement.

He currently serves as the Director of Instructional Support Services and Webmaster for the College of Education at Texas Tech University.


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