I’m featured as the July EdSurge #DLNchat Member of the Month!
Ryan is an Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona. He is co-program director of the Master of Science and undergraduate minor programs in Eduational Technology and teaches in the Informatics and Cyber Opearations undergraduate BAS programs. He also teaches an annual freshman seminar, Cyborgs and Transhumanism, in the Honors College.
Here you will find a variety: travel exploits, photo galleries, expressions of stylistic pedagogy, reactions to technological and educational current events, and general musings on topics approaching Ryan’s academic research.
He lives in Tucson, AZ with his wife Adriana and their three dogs, Sofie, Menchi, and Chewie.
PhD in Instructional Technology, 2015
MEd in Cultural Studies in Education, 2009
BSEd in Integrated Language Arts, 2005
One of my first ProfHacker guest pieces: a Halloween-themed post about Shelley, an MIT horror writing bot.
Head on over to ProfHacker to read my first guest post there all about Keybase!
OLC Innovate! First time.
Probably (2018 update: definitely) not last. I had a great time that was compounded by being able to bring Adri long with me (not to the conference itself but she’d never been to New Orleans before and, boy, did she enjoy it).
I’ve decided to start placing the Read portion of the Read, Watch, Woof newsletters in the blog. So, while you can get the writing part of it, you’ll miss the dogs and the video if you’re not signed up. Jus’ sayin’. So here’s a piece about evidence and being willing to change your mind.
New Orleans is one of my favorite cities to visit. The food, the sights, the art. Here are a bunch of photos we took!
The following is in reaction to yesterday’s passing of my beloved aunt Geraldine after a half-year long battle with (what started out as) gall bladder cancer. She is very much missed and, though I couldn’t be there, I believe was very well taken care of when her time came. When I decided to write something on the loss of a loved one—both as a way of informing others of the passing of my aunt and as a way to cope with the loss, myself—I imagined it would flow easily and naturally from my fingers given what happened yesterday.
Educational Technology, Informatics, Cyber Operations
I teach many classes at the University of Arizona. Here are a few: