Customizing Twine Web App

By |September 18th, 2017|cte, EdTech|

Twine Web App with XP Customizations blurred to obscure text
I’ve been diving into the code of the Twine Web App. It’s something I’ve wanted to do for a while, especially since the Twine Web App can be hosted from nearly any web server. In fact, I’ve already propped up a copy on one of my domains (please note this version has been altered from its original […]

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Road Trippin’ to O-HI-O

By |September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|

On Friday at 9pm myself and one of my best friends decided to buy tickets to a football game taking place on Saturday 13 hours away. An hour later we left and drove through the night and the next morning to get there. My buddy Chris and I are no strangers to road trips. We’ve... Continue reading

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Securing Websites & Saving Space With Static HTML

By |September 12th, 2017|Create, cte, GOBLIN, OU, Wordpress|

Shelves containing binders of files.
A couple weeks ago, I completed a couple web maintenance projects I’ve been meaning to tackle. HTTPS FTW I (finally) secured many of my DoOO websites using this guide from Reclaim Hosting (thanks Tim!). Now keeganslw.com, GOBLIN, eXperiencePlay, etc. will automatically serve encrypted https:// links instead of http://. I’m really EXCITED about completing this project as Google […]

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Everyday Software As Website Builders

By |September 11th, 2017|cte, Wordpress|

Woodcarving tools on top of a table being carved.
Last week, I explored building websites using Google Docs. Since you can export a .html version of your document from GDocs, you can upload and host this file to any web server. In other words, this document can be hosted on my domain like so: gdocwebsite.keeganslw.com. Everyday Software As Website Builders Google Docs is not […]

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Digital Storytelling & Media Session Resources

By |September 7th, 2017|cte, OU|

In this session we’ll cover some basics for getting started with any digital storytelling and media projects in courses. In particular my focus is about engaging digital storytelling and media on a curricular level. This post is a way for me to share some of the resources from that session. 🙂 Digital Storytelling & Media Examples OU […]

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Two Folks That Made iPadPaloozaOU Awesome

By |September 1st, 2017|cte, OU|

Sound engineer working at a concert.
It’s hard to believe a week has passed since iPadPaloozaOU. I’ve already written about this conference, but wanted to quickly shoutout a couple people that took my experience to the next level: Vanessa Perez and Terri Cullen, you made my conference experience phenomenal. Vanessa Vanessa displayed tremendous passion and was inspiration to me this year. First, she […]

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iPadPaloozaOU 2017 Reflection

By |August 27th, 2017|cte, Music|

Looking over a crowd at a concert stage with concert lighting
As another iPadPaloozaOU comes to a close, I’m struck by how lucky I am to have access to this excellent local conference. Bravo to Anne Beck for being a force of nature when it comes to organization and the effort required to bring together students (pre-service teachers), K-12 instructors, professors, educational technology folks, administrators (and […]

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Student Twine Games Research

By |August 23rd, 2017|cte, Teaching|

Children's books lined up in a row.
This is a collection of resources I gathered while researching student made Twine games. This content is for my record and I may add more over time. Items listed are in the order I found them. Hoping this leads to more connections. 🙂 Games (& Twine Stories) Student Made Twine Games College English Class of […]

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Where are we gonna go now that our twenties are over?

By |August 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

I had the pleasure of enjoying three life events yesterday: I witnessed a (partial) solar eclipse that was (for the contingent US) 38 years in the making . The first day of classes and thus my first official day as an Assistant Professor for the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication. I turned 30.... Continue reading

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A sophisticated heat beam called a “laser”

By |August 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|

For the past four years, I’ve assisted with OU’s annual Deans’ Retreat with both design and organization. The retreat brings together over all of our academic college deans and the Provost’s Office for a couple day event structure around vision casting for the year, learning from each other, and team building. For the past three... Continue reading

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