Exploring a SPLOTt as a potential device to share the processes of doing research among students Response

Added by Asako Yoshida, response for Build a WordPress SPLOT Activity

I installed a SPLOT Writer to find out if this tool can be used to share research processes among students.  It does not look like I can edit the writing section form except the title.  I am thinking about having students share their research question within the first three months of the project where they… Read more »

Using Redirect with Your Subdomain Address Response

Added by Asako Yoshida, response for Redirecting with a Subdomain Activity

In the context of using your domain for your course, enriching many learning materials or activities.  Since many universities use the Learning Management System.  I think that redirecting to the university’s UMS might be useful.  Or it would be useful if you established a video channel on YouTube and make it part of your domain.

Creation of Password Protected Folders Response

Added by Asako Yoshida, response for Password Protecting Part of Your Domain Activity

I created a folder called “private” and placed three pictures that I don’t want to make them public and password protected the folder.  This feature is very useful when you want to use your domain location to carry some contents that you want to restrict its access to only those you allow.

My Blog Response

Added by Asako Yoshida, response for Installing a WordPress Blog in Your Domain Activity

I created my blog in subdomain of aozora.ca.  I changed my previous domain name to the new one, aozora.ca.  In the previous activity, we created a launching page.  I am anxious to create the link from there to the blog.

Blue Sky Response

Added by Asako Yoshida, response for What’s In a Domain Name? Activity

I love the blue sky in the prairie.  The winter in Manitoba is long and cold, but it can have an amazingly bright blue sky in winter months and beyond. It cheers me up. Many domain names related to the prairie sky or blue sky are already taken and not available. So I used “aozora” which… Read more »

Using Cornell Notes: What the Internet does to Your Brain (YouTube) Response

Added by Asako Yoshida, response for Cornell Notes Activity

I watched “What the Internet does to Your Brain” on Thomas Frank’s YouTube channel.  I used Cornell Notes for the first time and took longer to complete this exercise.  I am interested in debunking academic research for undergraduate students, and I believe that students need to come up with their method for taking notes to… Read more »

Contextualizing a Literature Review Response

Added by Asako Yoshida, response for Syllabus Concept Map Activity

Before showing how to search research databases to identify relevant research articles for students’ research project, I created this mind map to show them that the purpose of doing a literature review in their research project.

Understanding Doing Academic Research Response

Added by Asako Yoshida, response for Misunderstood Activity

I want to break down and make easier for undergraduate students to understand the concept of doing a literature review for the purpose of shaping a research question.   It’s a challenge for many undergraduate students to work on academic research papers when they have never conducted  ]academic research. In many respects, up to their high… Read more »