Monthly Archives: March 2007

OER discussion update…

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } XIXth Century Close Encounters of the Third Kind, originally uploaded by Feuillu. Thanks to the friends … Continue reading

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Join the discussion: can open educators transform teaching and learning?

To their credit, the organizers of the OER meeting I’m at have recognised that there is an overflow of challenging ideas here, and they have proposed trashing reworking tomorrow’s agenda to allow for more open discussion of the key questions … Continue reading

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Openly abject…

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An online video party after all

So we delivered the Web 2.0 Online Learning Video Awards for the NMC conference a couple hours ago, and it was an absolute blast to do. We ended up using MediaWiki for our presentation space, you can check it out … Continue reading

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My blog can bring governments to their knees, quaking with fear…

It might as well be a Monday morning ritual — I have to apologise to my housemates and houseguests for my boorish behaviour the previous Friday night. Everyone else had gone to bed, I was reviewing the many awesome entries … Continue reading

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And MediaWiki shall open content dominion over all…

It’s hard not to get excited by some of the recent developments with MediaWiki lately. I finally started to wake up to the potential when Andy Rush blogged about a nifty online video extension, and all the other third-party extensions … Continue reading

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What’s your favorite (educational) online video? Nominations are open!

Update: thanks for the response to this post, collected at http://video.learningparty.net – feel free to add more clips to the master list of nominations. As Northern Voice was wrapping up, Jim Groom, D’Arcy Norman and myself got talking about fun … Continue reading

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Starting the day off right…

… with a little Dadblogging. I was just about to head out the door this morning when my four year old popped out of his bedroom. I told him I was leaving, he nodded. I demanded a hug, and he … Continue reading

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My dream keynote speaker, and other freeform bits

Erik Duval is asking for non-conventional nominations for a conference keynote speaker. Though it’s near-impossible to top his own suggestion (Laurie Anderson), it brings to mind my own long-time “if I could pick anybody” choice for a keynote speaker — … Continue reading

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Musings on mashups in the university… are we getting anywhere?

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } A mess …, originally uploaded by asmundur. So yesterday was UBC’s e-Learning Open House, which is … Continue reading

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