Monthly Archives: June 2007

Udell meets Willinsky…

On the public construction of knowledge, the nature of education, and all sorts of groovy stuff nearby… just go listen.

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Getting beyond centralized technologies in higher education – Ed-Media Symposium

One of the benefits of being based in Vancouver is that over the course of a typical year at least three or four major events will take place that don’t involve travel. (Although typically, it’s harder to truly engage a … Continue reading

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Hit-and-run recapsulets…

Three fairly intense events in the last week, on top of the usual work stuff (busier than usual)… but people have been asking how things went, so I’ll toss up yet another self-absorbed progress report. I am looking forward to … Continue reading

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Don’t call it a Creative Commons reflection

So last week’s workshops on Creative Commons and Digital Images both went reasonably well – thankfully Joy, Hilde and Jeff were all stunningly effective co-facilitators. The CC workshop was enlivened by the attendance of Ciaran Llachlan Leavitt, who was interjecting … Continue reading

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Another tough gig – I enter the lion’s den

A few months back I got an intriguing invitation. An organizer for the IT4BC conference, a gathering of IT staff from the province’s educational instituions, wrote to tell me that I had been nominated as a keynote speaker. An anonymous … Continue reading

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The world’s first open movie?

I’ve been looking for a semi-legit rationale to link to the wondrous grey market site Greylodge for some time now. Finally, one has arrived: Elephants Dream is the world’s first open movie, made entirely with open source graphics software such … Continue reading

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The Future of Education – online conference, going, going…

I’ve been traveling and presenting (not to mention trying to keep up with my real work) non-stop this week, so I haven’t had much chance to participate in The Future of Education online conference that’s been going on. But I … Continue reading

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Workshops-a-go-go…

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Tragedy barely averted, my sanity now hanging by a thread…

Bad enough that I haven’t had access to WFMU’s archives, or that my podcasts haven’t come in for nearly a week. Today I learn that things could have been, and may well end up being so, so much worse: The … Continue reading

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The open educational daylong emotional rollercoaster…

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Education for Liberation!, originally uploaded by opencontent. I’ve been trying to write a short post about … Continue reading

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