This week – last week, really (I am running a bit behind) – as part of #openlearning17 we were asked to read As We May Think, an article written in The Atlantic by Vannevar Bush in 1945.I was struck by how abrasive the use of “man” to refer to people in general and scientists more […]
Microtargeting: A Digital Citizen’s Perspective I started writing this post about fake news and microtargeting a few days ago and then I was reminded that #OpenLearning17 was talking about Vannevar Bush’s As We May Think this week. I began to see connections between how they might relate. It made this post even longer but I […]
I’ve been saying since we began thinking about having an Open Education ‘Initiative’ on our campus- that it has to rise up from the people. (Those who have known me as an activist for at least three decades wouldn’t be surprised by this.) For our institution of ‘higher learning’, that means we the faculty and […]
I've been intrigued by the idea of open educational resources for a while now. Since I'll likely be switching to an open-access textbook as part of this process, I'd like to learn more about the open educational movement in general. I've enrolled in the Becoming an Open Educator course created by Open Educational Practices in […]
Much as he may disavow my assertion (ask him about the one in Flagstaff a […]
Open Learning is a Connectivist MOOC for Faculty Collaboratives supported by AAC&U.
Offered openly January 22-May 6, 2017, its aim is to provided a helpful and stimulating learning experience for all participants that results in measurable improvement in the use of digital affordances and sustainable professional development connections across Virginia and other areas (learn more...)