Saturday, October 15, 2011

My Split Personality

I'm currently enrolled in an online class in the Educational Leadership program at Niagara University. A few weeks ago, my professor assigned a "personal portfolio" project. It was essentially a getting-to-know-you activity with a 21st century digital twist. The only requirements were that the project share some personal and professional details with the class, and it did so in a way that was creative and entertaining.

Many of my classmates turned to presentation sites like Glogster, Prezi, and Sliderocket. A few went the more traditional (and boring) route and created PowerPoint presentations. I decided to be a bit ambitious. One evening after the kids were tucked in for the night, I cleared some boxes off an old couch in the basement and made a video portfolio.

I wanted to share my professional goals as well as my personal interests in a way that was memorable. For an hour spent in the basement and another hour tinkering on the computer, I'm happy with the result, so I thought I'd share it on here.

Enjoy!

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3 Responses:

Anonymous said...

Love it John! -Brugger

Alyssa Jackson said...

Hello, Mr. Mikulski,

My name is Alyssa Jackson, I attend the University of South Alabama and I am a student in EDM310. I really enjoyed the video about you. You did an amazing job and it was very creative, I hope you made an A on the assignment; you deserved it. I wish you the best of luck in the future.

Barb In Nebraska said...

What a fun video! I heard about it on your podcast, The Tightwad Teacher. I just had to see the famous accordion too!