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Week Six: Connected Learning

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According to the Alliance for Excellent Education’s 2014 report, connected learning is “an educational approach that seeks to make learning relevant to all populations in both everyday life and work, taking into consideration the opportunities and realities of the digital age” (p. 3). The group goes on to say that the basic tenets of connected […]
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Digital literacy and Open Learning: the final day

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Today is the last day of a week of digital literacy discussion, part of the Open Learning MOOC. The topic: the future of digital literacy.  To encourage you I’ve recorded some thoughts. In addition to our ongoing, even irrepressible Twitter conversation, we’ll … Continue reading →
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Launching a week of digital literacy

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Today I’m kicking off a week of digital literacy discussion.  This effort is part of the Open Learning MOOC, which in turn is part of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Faculty Collaboratives program.  Gardner Campbell is the chief … Continue reading →
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Why #openlearning17 should consider embedding visual elements in blog posts

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As the connected learning coach for the AACU Virginia Faculty Collaboratives Experience, #OpenLearning17, it is my pleasure to wind my way through the open learning hub,  focused predominantly on how participants are making connections through their blog posts and tweets.  There has been a lot to love in the first two weeks of blog posts.... […]
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Reflecting on Responses to “As We May Think”

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Wondering whether an associative thinking exercise could weave together reflections from bloggers and glimpse connections to and renewal of general and liberal education.  Answer is yes. Information literacy as hopeful vision of creativity and flow as students develop self-awareness of their own associative trails and perspective on those of others–in other words as they perceive […]
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“As We May Think,” Annotation, and Liberal Learning: a conversation with Hypothesi.is’ Jon Udell and Jeremy Dean

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Our Faculty Collaboratives Open Learning ’17 cMOOC is in its second week! Today I had the great pleasure of speaking with two leaders at Hypothes.is: Jeremy Dean (Director of Education) and Jon Udell (Director, Integrations). Our topic was Vannevar Bush’s epochal “As … Continue reading →
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OPML Is the Alchemy of Following Blogs in an Open Networked Course

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This post is meant primarily for participants in the Networked Narratives course I am co-teaching with Mia Zamora, where everyone is publishing in their own blog space. Everything here applies as well for the Open Learning ’17 course led by Gardn...
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Why Write an Open Text

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Because I’m continually excited my work on APEX Calculus, I’ve talked with a number of people in an attempt to get them to write an open text, too. Here’s a list of reasons.You’ll enjoy it. Writing is a creative process, and most people enjoy crea…
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Who is in the Open Learning ’17 Community?

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Where is our community? The above google map shows the locations of everyone who was registered, at http://openlearninghub.net as of this morning. We will update the map over time so feel free to check back.
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Getting Started: Open Learning ’17

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Open Learning ‘17 launches January 23 … and you’re invited! There’s a great deal of talk in colleges and universities about “open” these days. Open Educational Resources. Open Access. Open Pedagogy. Open Culture. As part of Virginia’s “Faculty Collaboratives” effort, the AAC&U and the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia are partnering to sponsor […]
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Confessions of a Computer-Mediated Communications Addict

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Yes, I’ve been going through the closets lately. Here’s something I caught that might be […] Read More
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Selfies & avatars as a form of reflection

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Recently, I’ve spent much time and energy  discussing the pedagogical merits of blogging: a practice […] Read More
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Hace doce horas en un pasillo del hotel oscuro – Openness with Brian Lamb

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Much as he may disavow my assertion (ask him about the one in Flagstaff a […] Read More
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