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Tolstoy, Economics and OER

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David Wiley wrote a recent blog post that had me scratching my head. In the post, David argued that OER is in a feature of the resource, not who is providing it and whether the provider is offering it for … Continue reading →
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Beautiful Study

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Elaine Scarry,
Elaine Scarry’s On Beauty and Being Just has long been food for the journey for me. Yesterday Scarry’s insights emerged yet again at an important moment, both for me and for my students in ENGL 325, Early Modern Literature, as we … Continue reading →
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Enough

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I made a digital postcard to commemorate students in dozens of cities in all 50 states staged demonstrations and observed a moment of silence to honor the 14 students and three adult staff killed a month ago at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
I made a digital postcard to commemorate the students from Granada Hills High School in Southern California (and in cities in all fifty states) who walked out of their classes, staged demonstrations and observed a moment of silence in honor of the fourteen students and three adult staff killed a month ago at Marjory Stoneman […]
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Listening to the Spring Rain and Wikipedia

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List of Departed Trump Administration list on Rachel Maddow Show.
So far in 2018, the second Monday evening of the month is technology night at the Western Institute for Social Research (WISR). In my new (volunteer) position as Learning Technologist, I suggested it to help the faculty and administration improve their digital skills as they transition to an online accredited institution. For our first project, […]
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Thoughts on some OER FAQs

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In advocating for OER on my campus, I’ve run into many misconceptions. I’ve also found a few people in influential positions, with influential reputations, who are actively spreading these misconceptions. This FAQ is a useful document for addressing some of … Continue reading →
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Open Options

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This week I learned how little I actually know about Open Access.  However, with all its pros and cons, I firmly believe that Open Access is the way of the future for research. Last week we talked about the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.  One of the frames is Scholarship as Conversation.  […]
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Opening Access

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I haven’t actively participated in OpenLearning18 as much as I have wanted due to sick days and snow days in recent weeks, but I’ve been reading and following along. So what did I learn this …
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The internet and information literacy

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Sigh… So work got away from me so I didn’t get to participate as much as I would have liked so this is my attempt to catch up. Week 2 we examined the Internet and how it relates to education and open access.  I did the reading early and then didn’t have time to fully […]
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Open All Night – Tuesday March 6 for #openlearning18 & @udgmural

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I’ve got an exciting evening lined up tomorrow (Tues March 6) a and I’m just gonna share the links here. First up, I’m co-facilitating a week on Open Access with Sue Erickson as part of #openlearning18 (more details here), including … Continue reading →
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Anxiety about the New Thing

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This week has been about anxious feelings about new things. New technology, new ideas, it all provokes an anxious feeling. What is enlightening is that on consulting Merriam-Webster for the multiple meanings of anxious, I am reminded that it not only means “characterized by extreme uneasiness of mind or brooding fear about some contingency,” it […]
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