Tag Archives: Jim Groom

Open Education is More Than Just Free Books

I miss Jim Groom at OpenEd15 – I miss his viewpoint and energy. He knows I am a big fan (something that blows around a lot of hot air :-). Jim Groom tweeted today: “The unfortunate equation of open education … Continue reading

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ds106: Open Pedagogy or Personality Cult?

I think it is important to talk about why DS 106 is successful as a class. In some online conversations, the question has come up over whether or not the course can be reproduced elsewhere or not. As an instructional … Continue reading

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The Return of the BBS

I think there are some interesting parallels between what is happing with “Reclaim Hosting” and the BBSs of the late 80s. I have not been this excited about the possibilities of technology in the colleges since the BBS days. (BBS is … Continue reading

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The Prisoner – My Arrival

The Summer DS106 course theme is “The Prisoner.” There is a blog and a twitter feed on the “class.” I have a long relationship with The Prisoner. I watched the series on Public Television in the mid Seventies when I was … Continue reading

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The LMS: The Crockpot of Education?

I am not particularly for the learning management system any more than I am for or against word processors. But no one expects that by owning word processing software, you are somehow a writer. Or that better word processing software … Continue reading

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