FETC 2019 Speaker Julie Daniel Davis serves as Director of Instructional Technology and Innovation at the largest private K-12 school in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was recently featured in the article “Alexa goes to college: Echo Dots move into dorms on campus” Here’s a sample of the article, the full story can be read here:
“Hey Alexa, why is tuition so high?” wrote Lexie Vasos on her university’s Facebook page.
The 22-year-old recent graduate of Saint Louis University (SLU) wasn’t expecting a response from a smart speaker. And she didn’t quite get one.
“Hm, I don’t know that one.” Amazon’s virtual voice assistant replied.
Vasos was actually voicing concerns over how her alma mater spends funds after it announced that it was installing more than 2,300 Echo Dot smart devices in student living spaces campus-wide.
At face value, its seems like a natural fit for young adults to use high-tech assistants in a connected age. However, the digital roommates supplied by Amazon were met with varying degrees of acceptance by students descending on their campus homes for the new school year. Privacy and security also play a major role when … Read more here.
About FETC’s 2019 Speaker:
Julie Daniel Davis serves as Director of Instructional Technology and Innovation at the largest private K-12 school in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Julie enjoys thinking about innovative ways to enhance education and then making them happen. As an educator, she is passionate about meeting student and teachers individual needs and taking them forward in their growth as lifelong learners. Somewhat of a futurist, she is never content with the now and is constantly striving to better the world she lives in. She is an instructional technology professional development leader/speaker, avid blogger, co-moderator of #TNEdChat twitter chat, organizing member of Edcamp Gigcity, and found of #CHAedu CoffeeEDU.
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