All Posts Tagged "Projects"

Can Democrats learn from President Macron’s example?

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French President Macron snubs Donald Trump at the new NATO headquarters.
  At the 2017 ceremony to open the new NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, French President Macron demonstrated how to communicate with a bully. I added the Belgian national anthem, performed by the US Navy band, for atmosphere. And a fake news ending. If the video player isn’t working for you, you can watch President […]
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Further Education Adventures of an Adult Student Spring 2018

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Above – Stay on the Path A mashup I made from a google map image of Berkeley City College, a picture of the Campanile at UC Berkeley and an inviting meadow leading into a thicket of distractions. One year ago (April 2017), having struggled with the culture of incompetence across the Peralta Community College District […]
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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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Mark Corbett Wilson 2018-02-23 22:20:35

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I used a 1979 archive photograph of Devil’s Slide on the former California Hwy 1 as a background for a gif made with text from Nick Montfort’s dynamic poem generator to complete today’s Daily Create for Digital Alchemy in the Open Education course Networked Narratives at Kean University in New Jersey. #dda165 Visualize Taroko Gorge This […]
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Happy International Heutagogy Day!

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I declare February 18th as International Heutagogy Day! Heutagogy (based on the Greek for “self”) was defined by Hase and Kenyon in 2000 as the study of self-determined learning. I’ve amended their definition to include Self-Directed Theory, thus...
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Here we go again! Taking Year 2 of Networked Narratives for a spin!

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This post is a a jumping off point for participating in the Virginia AAC&U Faculty Collaboratives hub on open learning. (How could I turn down something that uses a stream and water metaphor?)  I am a little late to the conversation, but happy to join in-- and look forward to talking with some of those … <a href="https://upstreamdownstreamblog.wordpress.com/2017/01/31/toes-in-the-water/">Continue reading <span>Toes in the Water</span></a><img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=upstreamdownstreamblog.wordpress.com&blog=120635449&post=207&subd=upstreamdownstreamblog&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1">
What The Heck Kind of Course is This? At the core this is a bonafide on the ground course in Networked Narratives at Kean University, with registered students who will spend some time each week in a classroom. Last year it was co-taught by Mia Zamora at Kean join via the interwebs by Alan Levine […]
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Learn to edit Wikipedia

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Join me at the Western Institute for Social Research (WISR) in Berkeley, California, next Monday, January 15th at 6 pm Learn to edit Wikipedia! Bring your laptop and we will all sign into the online course and discuss the eventual creation of a WISR Wikipedia page. Click on the flyer to enroll or download the […]
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My College Degree as a Digital Humanities Project

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I’m developing a new model for adult learners so they can avoid the experience I had while trying to improve my skills at a Community College. Combining Self-Directed Learning, Computational...
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Learning Strategies and Goals

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A black and white photograph of Oxford University from a nearby rooftop.
  “A university training…aims at raising the intellectual tone of society, at cultivating the public mine, at purifying the national taste, at supplying true principles to popular enthusiasm and fixed...
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