Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mobile Learning by Default

Motorola MILESTONE smartphone displaying Wikipedia home page (Photo credit: Wikipedia)When I first started reading about mobile learning platforms, there was a lot of talk about special content management systems or learning management systems that would enable mobile learning (or “mlearning”). … Continue reading

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OER Policy Registry: Request for Help

Image via CrunchBaseCable Green just lit the Bat Signal! Greetings Open Colleagues, The open community shares a need for more information to help us with our work. We know, for example, that there are many policies supporting open education at … Continue reading

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Wired Love: From Telegraph to Twitter

An illustration of Phelps’ Electro-motor Printing Telegraph, the last and most advanced telegraphy mechanism designed by George May Phelps. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)This is an article I wrote for the “Tech Beat” column for the Times-Standard: As one who works in … Continue reading

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Twitter and the Greater Community

Tweeting bird, derived from the initial ‘t’ of Twitter Deutsch: Twitschervogel, entwickelt aus dem Anfangs-‘t’ von Twitter (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Over the last week, I went to a bookstore where an internationally known author was reading from her latest book. As … Continue reading

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Tapping the Power of Analytics

The Learning Analytics Cycle (Photo credit: dougclow)This is an article I wrote for the Tech Beat column for Times-Standard: Professor Dunn is a chemistry teacher with 120 students in three sections of her class. Her students are all reading the … Continue reading

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My Mediæval Family

It occurred to me the other night that there are plenty in my family that would have done alright in the Middle Ages. I have a nephew who is a bookmaker – no, his uncles were pretty disappointed when it … Continue reading

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