For the 3240 class, I am excited for a number of reasons, mostly I will be able to learn about new technology that I have before now been either too afraid to attempt trying, or simply did not know existed. Having read chapters 1 - 3 in Teaching Naked, I have discovered websites that already entice me and about which I have shared with my students as I know they too will find them useful in their own careers and studies. I have passed on information about the Khan Institute to my daughter who recently started studying at Kwantlen, and she too has already watched a few of the videos, which have helped her to better understand her Biology course. So, as you can see, the benefits of a class like this reach further than any one of us taking it.
I am sure that, as it is with all the PIDP courses, these next two months will be filled with a lot of learning, a lot of stressing, but also a lot of self-satisfaction as we realize we are much more computer and tech savvy than we thought!