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Randy Bass and Bret Eynon on Open and Integrative-Pt 1

Bret Eynon talking about Open and Integrative

What does liberal education look like at Georgetown University vs. LaGuardia Community College? What unites liberal learning advocates and digital ecosystem aficionados, and what separates them?  How do the digital ecosystems our students bring to school connect with the digital ecosystems built for schools? What do the authors mean by “open and integrative”? These and […]

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Further Education Adventures of an Adult Student Spring 2018

Above – Stay on the Path A mashup I made from a google map image of Berkeley City College, a picture of the Campanile at UC Berkeley and an inviting meadow leading into a thicket of distractions. One year ago (April 2017), having struggled with the culture of incompetence across the Peralta Community College District […]

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Open Learning 17 syllabus overview

JANUARY 22-28 – WEEK ONE: WELCOME! OUR COMPLETE ACTIVITY SCHEDULE IS HERE. INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE OF STUDY & PARTICIPATION (INTRODUCTIONS, REFLECTIONS, GETTING UP TO SPEED W/ BLOG SITES, WORKING WITH CONNECTED LEARNING COACH) DIRECTORS: AMY NELSON AND GARDNER CAMPBELL READ TO DISCUSS: “FIFTY SHADES OF OPEN“ JANUARY 29-FEB. 4 – WEEK TWO:  PRESERVING AND SHARING […]

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An end to the beginning: Open Learning ’17

Oh You Moon by Alan Levine

Open Learning ’17‘s last official event was yesterday, as Susan Albertine, Beverly Covington, Steve Greenlaw, Amy Nelson, and I reflected on the experience from multiple perspectives. Today’s the last day of the Open Learning ’17 “week,” however, and I offer … Continue reading →

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Open and Integrative pt 3: A New Hope

Open and Integrative Part 3 (click to listen)

In our third and final conversation for Open Learning ’17, Randy Bass and Bret Eynon talk about design principles for rebundling liberal education within the new digital ecosystem. They also discuss the idea of mission, and the need for an ongoing commitment to whole-person education centered on liberal learning. Click on the image below to […]

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Week 13: Rebundling Liberal Education

Picture of sunlight breaking through the trees

This week we conclude our work with Open and Integrative: Designing Liberal Education for the New Digital Ecosystem, the 2016 AAC&U publication by Randy Bass (Georgetown) and Bret Eynon (LaGuardia Community College). As in the last two weeks, we will begin by annotating and discussion a portion of the book in Hypothes.is.  Also as before, […]

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Week 13: Open and Integrative – Rebundling

Picture of sunlight breaking through the trees

This week we conclude our work with Open and Integrative: Designing Liberal Education for the New Digital Ecosystem, the 2016 AAC&U publication by Randy Bass (Georgetown) and Bret Eynon (LaGuardia Community College). As in the last two weeks, we will begin by annotating and discussion a portion of the book in Hypothes.is.  Also as before, […]

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Liberal Education and the Digital Opportunity, pt 2

Click to hear the second Bass-Eynon Google Hangout

Here’s the second live Hangout conversation with Randy Bass and Bret Eynon, authors of Open and Integrative: Designing Liberal Education for the New Digital Ecosystem. This week we dive even further into the core elements and purposes of a liberal education, as well as the questions of vendors, platforms, and ready-made ecosystems that might be obstacles […]

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Week 12: Faculty Development and Outcomes Assessment

NCC-1701

This week we continue our work with Open and Integrative: Designing Liberal Education for the New Digital Ecosystem, the 2016 AAC&U publication by Randy Bass (Georgetown) and Bret Eynon (LaGuardia Community College). This book is our text for two more weeks. For each of those weeks, we will begin by annotating and discussion a portion […]

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Week 12: Open and Integrative – Faculty Development and Outcomes Assessment

NCC-1701

This week we continue our work with Open and Integrative: Designing Liberal Education for the New Digital Ecosystem, the 2016 AAC&U publication by Randy Bass (Georgetown) and Bret Eynon (LaGuardia Community College). This book is our text for two more weeks. For each of those weeks, we will begin by annotating and discussion a portion […]

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