Tyler Wall

Tyler Wall

Hi I'm Tyler, I am a creative leader that drives innovation in my own work and in others. I'm an active life long learner that constantly forges ahead absorbing new information. I'm a self-motivated digital pioneer that is never satisfied with “ok” and I use my vast imagination to inspire my work. I Listens intently, comprehend then choose the appropriate solution for the learning problem all while making explanations accessible.
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 15:09

Makerspace, Creation for Community

Learning Lab

Have you ever wanted to take an idea for a real world object and make it real? Has a lack of know-how, materials, tools, space and time reasons stopped you from not pursuing it? Maybe you just have no idea how to even start!

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 17:10

What are Badges in Education?

What are Badges in Education?To gain an understanding of badges and education one must look back to a popular pioneer of awarding badges, Scouts. They have badges for outdoor skills, swimming, recycling etc. that you place on a sash. If you collect enough badges you advance levels from a Pioneer Scout to a Voyager Scout and so on depending on the number of badges you acquire.

Monday, 10 September 2012 08:00

Easel.ly Infographic: Review

Learner-Centered Strategies for AdultsAs I wrote in an earlier article , infographics are great ways to add interest to text-heavy content, but they can be difficult and time-consuming to create—who has the hours available to pour into creating engaging infographics?

Monday, 23 July 2012 20:17

Learning Objects

Learning ObjectsLearning objects are a great way to make difficult concepts more memorable and easier to understand in your online courses when you may not be present to directly assist your learners. Learning objects can range from simple graphics or charts to fully interactive environments and even serious games.

Monday, 04 June 2012 08:00

Info-what?! Infographic!

Instructional StrategiesIn simplest terms, an infographic takes large amounts of information, data, or complex concepts, and breaks them down graphically to display their essential system or ideology. Usually, by representing material in an engaging and unified narrative, allows for a greater accessibility...

Screenr: an Incredibly Easy Screen RecorderScreenr is a free screen recording application that requires no installation and works right through your browser. The high-definition Flash screencasts display the recorded activity of your monitor, including any voice narration you may choose to include.

Meebo, Adium, and Pidgin: Three Communication Tools with Strange NamesMany instant messaging tools (MSN, Gtalk, Yahoo, AIM) really bridged the gap that email left by allowing you to have synchronous conversations with people. The only problem is that there are so many services out there that it becomes difficult to figure out which friend/colleague/student is using which service.

Monday, 23 April 2012 16:21

Cutting Edge

Cutting EdgeWith all the technology out there, how you do decide what is appropriate for your course and, more importantly, what will help students learn? New applications and tools are being created for online learning and collaboration at a fast rate and as exciting as these trends may be...

Monday, 26 March 2012 21:09

The Hype Around Skype

SkypeSkype, a free downloadable software application, is an instant messaging tool, an internet and video “phone”, as well as and a screen-sharing application, which allows you to view the screen of your peers and vice versa.