All Posts Tagged "Open Learning17"

#Openlearning17 — Ted Nelson

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  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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“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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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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The (medium) Hard Work of Open

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My what a couple of weeks it’s been….So much anticipation, trepidation, incredulity, outrage, sorrow….resolve… No, I’m not talking about #OpenLearning17. The course launch last week provided a wonderfully affirming forum for engaging with the forces of enlightenment.  Laura Gogia’s masterful facilitation of a Twitter Journal Club (#TJC17) on Friday brought folks together around a close […]
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Open on the Edges and in the Middle

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Yesterday Steve Greenlaw  ( @stevegreenla ) asked me  why a “typical faculty member” who teaches and pursues their own research might get involved in Open Education.  His question was a tad disingenuous, of course.  We know that the “typical” faculty member is as much a fiction as the typical student.  But his invitation to explain […]
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Virginia Faculty Collaborative cMOOC Countdown

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I’ve been working with a great group of higher ed folks affiliated with the AAC&U Faculty Collaboratives project for the last several months. The collaboratives are state-level efforts to enlist faculty in the far-reaching and essential challenges of re-imagining role of liberal education at this time of transformation across the higher education landscape. In January […]
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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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