Monthly Archives: January 2008

A kickin’ opening at Utah State

Given the vast reach of my blog, with a readership that extends well into double digits, I feel a certain sense of obligation to use the awesome power of this platform wisely. So allow me to link to Professor David … Continue reading

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Behaviour modification via blog banners

So though I took the criticisms of Stephen Downes and others seriously, ultimately I concluded that the potential impact of the Cape Town Declaration on Open Education was too powerful for me to ignore. David Wiley has a number of … Continue reading

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Good enough for the Library of Congress

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Chicago – Coliseum (exterior) (LOC), originally uploaded by The Library of Congress. Jim and others have … Continue reading

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Freeform Adult Education

As an admirer of the sadly defunct Stay Free! magazine, I was drawn to the recent blog post presenting the syllabus (and presumed student annotations) of their ongoing adult education lecture series, which looks like a nifty combination of pedagogy … Continue reading

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A welcome smack in the face on open courseware

So Richard Baraniuk’s talk on the Open Education Revolution was as good as I expected. And Richard himself perpetuated a trend I have been delighted to notice in this field, which roughly stated is that the more impressive and more … Continue reading

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Richard Baraniuk talks open education tomorrow @ UBC

I must have had a serious brain cramp, as I’ve neglected to plug a talk on open education tomorrow by Richard Baraniuk. Richard has been a heavy hitter in this domain for some time, due to his leadership of the … Continue reading

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It’s not often I wish I was an undergrad again…

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Gardner – NMC Jam, originally uploaded by umwdtlt. …but knowing that Gardner Campbell was leading a … Continue reading

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