Week 2 Discussions

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a post you write on your own blog. Please respond to someone else’s post as well.

Please comment on one or more of these questions (feel free to add other things you’re interested in discussing):

  • What are the benefits and risks involved in open learning environments? For you? For learners?
  • What does “designing a web” mean in the context of your course/project?


WordPress for education: giddy new heights not same old LMS doldrums

Week 2 of the UBC.ca Teaching with WordPress Course                                     Well the great thing about open courses of course, is you can continue … Continue reading

A web, not a website

In Teaching with WordPress, one of the week 2 topics for discussion is to think about how to design a web. This comes from a quote from Stephen Downes in a presentation called “Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment,” where he says: “A MOOC is a web, not a website.” Now, in this he […]

designing a web

Nancy White recently called me a ‘technology steward’ and I rather like that description for my work. It seems to fit so much better than ‘e-Learning Facilitator’. When I think of designing a web in my WP courses, I feel that stewardship is an excellent model for what I need to do. At TRU-OL, our […]

Supporting ‘open’

We’ve been renovating around here, so the facilities folks pulled all the front faces of the cabinets and drawers in the kitchen. In a sense, the results that you see below are similar to what happens when you release your work under an open license. Previously, there was only a ‘public’ view of the counter […]

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