bak147 | at | psu | edu
As a long-time internet hipster wannabe, I have always been interested in how the new modes of communication that continue to pop up with the maturing of the web effect society, culture, and learning.
I am the manager of software design and development for Education Technology Services at the Pennsylvania State University. My group is responsible for both creating new software and integrating 3rd party software into University infrastructure. These software projects mainly have focused on internet-based collaboration solutions such as blogs, podcasting, web conferencing, and educational gaming. As the manager of Blogs at Penn State, I have been exploring the use of blogs as e-portfolios for learning and academic assessment, personal content management, and general web-publishing.