Katrina Wehr

Katrina M. Wehr: Instructional Designer

Work   Reflection   edUi   Conferences

Margot Lee Shetterly at edUi

Our opening session for edUi Conf 2018 was a “fireside chat” with the author of Hidden Figures, Margot Lee Shetterly....

phd   doctoral study   Reflection

Ph.D. Journey Beginnings

I’m two weeks into Ph.D. study thus far, and I’m surprisingly satisfied with the experience at this point. I’m taking...

Work   Reflection

Wearing Many Hats

It’s that time of the year where anyone who works in any type of academic support capacity really feels the...

OER

OER Camp 2018 Summary

Two years ago in 2016, OER Schema was a list of words and definitions given to workshop attendees on colorful...

Work   Reflection   Pedagogy   Art
Unlearning

Unlearning

I wanted to take on a new position with different content, faculty, and processes because I knew it would help...

Work   Reflection
The First Week

The First Week

The first week in my new role has been rewarding. As excited as I was to join my new team...

Work   Reflection
Something Different

Something Different

I love music. I have zero ability to create it, but I love listening to music. I was that kid...

PSEL   Leadership
Leadership Philosophy Second Draft

Leadership Philosophy Second Draft

A leadership philosophy is always evolving. Though this is my final draft for the purposes of PSEL, this document will...

PSEL   Learning
Ultimate Sign of Learning

Ultimate Sign of Learning

We say in the education field that we have truly learned something when we are able to teach it to...

PSEL   Leadership   Reflection   Learning 2017   Conferences

Conversation with a Learning Leader

Over the past week, I had the opportunity to attend “Learning 2017,” a conference for learning and training professionals in...

PSEL   Leadership

Leading Challenging Individuals

One area where I have experienced the most personal growth over the past year is in working with challenging individuals...

PSEL

Confidence Crisis

Every once in a while (typically right after our seminars) I have this crisis of confidence where I’m thinking about...

PSEL   Reflection   Leadership

Summer Leadership Reflections

Now that summer is officially over, I think it would be helpful for me to summarize some of my key...

PSEL   Leadership

Leadership Out of Context

Recently I was observing a team of students working together on a performance and I witnessed one of the lessons...

PSEL   Leadership

New Perspective on Leading Change

This article, “Look Before You Leap,” by Brad Smith, offers a perspective on leadership that I haven’t considered before. Managing...

PSEL   Leadership

Practicing New Strategies

Despite only being about halfway through PSEL, I can already see some of the lessons I’ve learned showing up in...

PSEL   Goals

Discovering New Learning Goals

I’ve been able to complete four leadership job shadows since May. I’ve observed two different leaders in a couple different...

PSEL   Leadership

Leaders as Teachers

Over the past week, I was on vacation at Cape May, NJ. As a native of the southeastern Pennsylvania region,...

PSEL   Reflection

Personal Values Reflection

Recently for PSEL, I was asked to identify my top 5 personal values. I had to chuckle a little bit...

PSEL   Conferences   Leadership

Leadership Insights from OLC Innovate 2017

I recently returned from New Orleans where I was attending the Online Learning Consortium’s annual Innovate Conference. The conference agenda...

PSEL

Looking Forward to Next Phase of PSEL

We’ve focused a lot of time on introspection during the first part of the PSEL experience. After looking at all...

PSEL   Leadership

First Draft of Leadership Philosophy

March 2, 2017: This is an initial draft of the qualities that make a good leader. This philosophy will grow...

Conferences   xAPI

ELI '17 and Learning Analytics

“Learning Analytics” was a hot topic at EDUCAUSE ELI 2017. After presenting myself and listening to other presentations about learning...

PSEL

Multi-Rater Survey Anxiety

One of the first tasks we’ve been assigned for the Penn State Emerging Leaders program is to identify potential respondents...

xAPI   Reflection

Learning Analytics and Using Data Responsibly

Last week, I stumbled on two media sources surrounding the ethics and responsibility of data collection that made me think...

Teaching   PSU6kw   xAPI

Misadventures in Teaching with Technology First...

When I first began this foray into collecting data via xAPI, I wasn’t really sure what I should target. After...

Teaching   PSU6kw

Misadventures in Teaching with Technology Week 1

First Day Reflections I taught my first class last Wednesday, and I’ve had a lot of time to consider what...

Teaching   PSU6kw   xAPI

Content and Data Collection

I’ve spent part of my summer planning and designing a first year seminar course that was a prime candidate for...

OER

Pushing OER Further

Pushing OER Further via Google Dictionary Recently, a friend shared a list titled “1000+ Open Textbooks and Resources for All...

Teaching   PSU6kw

Back Into the Classroom

At the beginning of my career, I was a classroom teacher, plain and simple. I loved educational technology and tried...

Conferences   Reflection

Reflecting on Elements

This week I had the pleasure of attending Elements: The Web Conference at Penn State. It was my second time...

OER

Is OER Really Open?

For the past few months, my colleagues and I have been trying to figure out ways to increase the use...

ELMS   Entrepreneurship   Capture Studio

Impromptu Speaking in ELMS

I wrote a little more about the CaptureStudio tool for my good friends from ELMS:LN, which CS integrates very well...

Reflection   Conferences

Breaking Down OLC Innovate 2016

Wow! Just wow. There was so insanely much good stuff happening in New Orleans last week. It’s an exciting time...

Conferences

Pre-OLC Innovate Checklist

I am so excited to be presenting at OLC’s Innovate 2016 conference. My colleague Alex Boyce and I will be...

Work   Musings

Latest Innovation

Have you ever worked on a project that you were so excited about that you just KNEW it would be...