Week 8

This week, my assignment was focused on creating a lesson plan for the Optron Mini. After finally figuring out how to connect the Optron Mini to FL Studio on Windows as a MIDI instrument, I wanted to create content to show others how to set it all up. This became the basis of my lesson… Continue reading Week 8

Week 7

Interview with Cyra Sadowl I had the pleasure to have an interview with Cyra Sadowl this week to get to know some of the work that she has been doing recently in the world of STEAM education. Cyra has been working for Airway Science (Airsci) for just over a year now. Airsci is a program… Continue reading Week 7

Week 5

This week, I have been tasked with figuring out some ways the the Optron mini could be used to teach STEAM concepts in a way that would also fulfill Oregon academic standards. I decided to first see about what standards there are for music and visual arts, and then consider ways that the Optron mini… Continue reading Week 5

Week 4

Task: Research STEAM vs. STEM To begin, STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. I will be referencing material from several sources in my research. My first resource is: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://scholar.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1111&context=steam In this age, the skills highlighted in STEM have become increasingly important for people to… Continue reading Week 4

Week 3 (Optron Mini)

This week, I received my optron mini and got a chance to start using it. To begin, the presentation was fairly professional for what it was. The optron logo was taped on the carboard box, and that was the only marking on the outside. Upon opening the box, the optron was held by either side… Continue reading Week 3 (Optron Mini)

Week 3 (Research on Shawn Rowe)

Shawn Rowe is a Oregon State University staff member that does various work and research for the university. He works with museums primarily, as well as is affiliated with the sea grant. He works with graduate students in the free-choice learning and environmental science/marine resource management programs. His educational credentials are as follows: PhD, Washington… Continue reading Week 3 (Research on Shawn Rowe)

Week 3 (Seminar by Shawn Rowe)

taking things out of context in the science world contributes to increased struggle to understand people, places, and objects help create meaning of what they are learning by creating greater context. Zoom problem: super decontextualized maybe if we are just better at presenting, it will help? Part of presenting is the connection to the audience… Continue reading Week 3 (Seminar by Shawn Rowe)

Week 2 Report

Create a Linkedin profile One of the things I did this week was create a Linkedin profile. Linkedin is a sort of social media platform with a professional focus on it. I had not really looked into the platform before creating a profile, but it seems like a very useful tool in today’s age, for… Continue reading Week 2 Report

Week one research

Task 1: Google DroneSinger: First result: Victor Villegas Youtube channel with Drone Singer videos Had live music performances and music videos for various songs all related to aerial drones Youtube channel of 137 subscribers Second result: Network world article “Meet the Tech Dude Who Doubles as the Weird Al of Drone Songs” by Bob Brown… Continue reading Week one research

About me

Hello! My name is Kelly Kiel, and I am from Kent, Washington. I am a first year student here at Oregon State University. My major is mechanical engineering, and I would like to work as an engineer as my career path. I am also very interested in music, and would like to have a music… Continue reading About me