Monthly Archives: April 2004

It’s so, like, serindipidipitous, man…

First thing this morning, for reasons yet unclear to me, I subjected a group of very nice people to the dreaded introduction to learning objects presentation, puppet show, and dance… The talk was hosted by UBC’s cross-town rivals at Kwantlen … Continue reading

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Hot ePortfolio Gig at UBC

UBC has posted a position for an ePortfolio Community of Practice Coordinator. Michelle Lamberson, Office of Learning Technology’s Director has posted the full job description and application instructions on her weblog. This position is quite similar to my own — … Continue reading

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Syllabus Defiled

Another reason to keep an eye on the weblogs. Bryan Alexander alerts me to a short case study I wrote about UBC’s use of wikis for Syllabus magazine. The piece is a fairly straight-ahead (and ruthlessly shortened) description of how … Continue reading

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Ghost town – a surreal journey into the dead zone

Photo reportage at high speed through the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster area. Alternately provocative, trenchant, amusing and depressing. A simple use of html and digital images that hits more powerfully than scores of more complex and tangled web presentations. … Continue reading

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A shout-out to the home institution…

Via Libraries & Learning, a program here at UBC that gets it right: As an expansion of the directed studies option offered by most departments, this program allows senior undergraduate students to initiate and coordinate small, collaborative, group learning experiences. … Continue reading

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