All Posts Tagged "Open Learning"

Reflections on #OpenLearning17

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How will your experience in #OpenLearning affect your teaching practice or scholarship? Why? #OpenLearning17 has provided lots of inspiration for making my teaching practices more open and accessible. The course has also helped me better understand some of the choices I’ve made about the learning environment I want to create with my students.  I have […]
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Digital Pedagogy: It’s Like Riding a Digital Bike

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Much as he may disavow my assertion (ask him about the one in Flagstaff a few years ago), Brian Lamb and I getting together for presenting is always a peak experience, usually peaking soon before it happens.
For the UdG Agora face to face sessions last...
The saying, ‘it’s like riding a bike’ means you just don’t forget. Even if you don’t use a skill for a long time. You can pick it right back up. I can see that has truth to it, but it got me thinking about what it is actually like to learn to ride a bike. It […]
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First Steps to A Farm of One’s Own

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  It took 100 days but President Trump finally spoke a truth. I don’t think he intended to be honest, so I made a 1 minute video to commemorate this milestone...
This post’s purpose is to help the Fleming College Sustainable Agriculture Program take their first steps into the Farm of One’s Own project. It is here as an example of what a post on a WordPress domain might look like. First off, one thing you can do to add some excitement to your posts is to use Creative […]
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The Open Ed Workout

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[In the gym] hey guys it'd be a lot easier to lift these weights if we worked together — Michael Raphone, Sr. (@michael_raphone) November 10, 2013 Open Education is like going to the gym. Lifting the same weights together isn’t really what we’re doing (unless we work directly together) but mostly we’re just lifting our […]
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Contemporary Pedagogy at VT: A Conversation with Shelli Fowler

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Working with the Open Learning cMOOC  (#OpenLearning17) has given me the opportunity to re-connect with one of the most inspirational and talented educators I know. During her long tenure at Virginia Tech Dr. Shelli Fowler developed and taught a graduate course  called “Pedagogical Practices in Contemporary Contexts.”  A jewel in the crown of certificate programs in […]
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Some Keywords: Access, Redlining and Divides

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Today is March 8 – International Women’s Day, which is being marked in the US by the #Daywithoutawoman campaign. I’ve struggled to get clarity on my own stance here — I’m especially sensitive to the point that striking is a privilege not everyone enjoys and have settled for the following demonstrations of solidarity: I’m wearing […]
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Petition to Adopt Reddit into The Open Ed Family

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“Fishing spot” flickr photo by Patrick McConahay https://flickr.com/photos/pat_mcconahay/15106445506 shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license Ironic that things like reddit, which might prove transformative if engaged with, are largely overlooked by academia. #openlearning17 — Gardner Campbell (@GardnerCampbell) March 7, 2017 The way Reddit works is really quite conducive to open pedagogy. I think, if I’m […]
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Dispatching The Patchbook

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Patches the cat almost did me in. We’ve been conceptualizing our Open Faculty Development Textbook for a few months now and were searching for a foundational idea to build the project around. The other day, on a not-directly-related search, I was trying to find an image for a badge or patch for faculty to wear once […]
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#Openlearning17 — Ted Nelson

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Photo of Computer Lib, Dream Machine
  Repost of For the Wholiness of the Human Spirit (2015) Re-watching Ted Nelson’s eulogy for Doug Engelbart last week reminded me of one of the many (many) reasons Nelson’s thinking about computers and society resonates so powerfully with me. Mourning the loss of one of the most pivotal stars of the new media revolution […]
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“….it really gets hard when you start believing in your dreams….” — Doug Engelbart

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In the hope that anything worth posting once can be re-posted again (different audiences?), I’m offering this reflection / question I wrote for Gardner’s New Media Seminar a couple years ago .  Thoughts, anyone? I’ve posted before about how central Doug Engelbart is to the Awakening of the Digital Imagination. This time I’m going to […]
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