All Posts Tagged "Open Learning"

Thoughts on ‘As We May Think’

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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 […]
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“Help Me Grok it and I’ll Help You Make it Real” / Filtering Forward the High Value Trails

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Wednesday’s webinar and twitter chat with Hypothes.is founders Jon Udell and Jeremy Dean — masterfully MC’d by OpenLearning17′s  Gardner Campbell — gave me so much food for thought.  We are starting to use Hypothes.is in the graduate pedagogy class I teach and we read “Working Openly on the Web” (7 Ways to Think like a […]
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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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Too Big to Know: Monday Morning Live Tweet Class with David Weinberger

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Greetings Open Learners! We have a late-breaking, serendipitous opportunity tomorrow morning to talk about David Weinberger’s book, Too Big To Know on Twitter. Weinberger, a philosopher and technologist who writes about the effects of the internet on human relationships, is currently a senior researcher at Harvard’s  Berkman Center. In light of current discussions about the […]
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Open Note Databases & the Promise of the Memex

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Vannevar Bush’s Memex In 1945, Vannevar Bush wrote a now famous piece for The Atlantic called “As We May Think.” In it, he proposed the development of a machine called the Memex. This desk shaped machine would be able to display printed and handwritten texts and would be able to record notes made with a special […]
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A Tentative Toe Dip: #OpenLearning17

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I just found out about #OpenLearning17: A Connectivist MOOC for Faculty Collaboratives. Since I’m already on a quest to learn more about open education as I revise one of my primary courses, I figured I’d give it a whirl. To be quite honest, I have no idea what a faculty collaborative is :). It sounds […]
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Flopping Right On In To Open Learning 2017

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Not too sure what it’s all about exactly (yet), but I’m going to belly flop my way into Open Learning 17. Why? Because I see Laura Gogia, Gardner Campbell, Autumm Caines, Chuck Pearson, among others, are involved. That’s enough for me to give it a go. See you out there!
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Catching the Open eText Wave

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The latest round of projects funded by the Ontario government has been announced and we are excited to have six new projects funded in total. This latest call included a funding stream not available in previous years – a call for … Continue reading →
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#openlearning

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Seems there will be a “cMOOC” about this.   cMOOC being an open course that’s focused on ‘connectivity,’ somehow.  We’ll see.  The syllabus is pretty dry and academic, going through the history of ‘open.’   Guess my main beef with the ‘open’ community is that it’s so imbued with academic culture, as in “let me […]
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Toward Open and Liberal Learning?

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Reading “Fifty Shades of Open” by Jeffrey Pomerantz and Robin Peek in First Monday http://firstmonday.org/article/view/6360/5460 one considers the parallel between the growth of fan fiction and the growth of *open* across the array of meanings the word carries.  It is a tempting if baffling parallel.  Wondering how to grasp a meaning of *open,* I thought of […]
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