Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Real Trouble With Online Education

E-learning ( London College of Fashion) An editorial piece in the New York Times on July 19th by Mark Edmundson attempts to tell us about “The Trouble with Online Education.” Despite the fact that the author does not appear to have … Continue reading

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15 Time-Saving Tips for Teaching Online

Online learning saves time for students. Students in online courses have 24/7 access to their course materials, other students, and their instructor. For working students, this is an incredible benefit. But we often hear that online learning takes a lot … Continue reading

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Why MOOCs Work

Jim Groom as Edupunk (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I have been reading articles lately written by educators who have not participated in MOOCs but nonetheless seem to have some pretty strong opinions about them such as the “What’s the Matter With MOOCs” … Continue reading

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Check Please! Crowdsourcing the Menu at the NYPL

NY Public Library (Photo:Austin_YeahBaby) The New York Public Library has a fascinating menu collection of over 45,000 menus dating from the 1840s to the present. It is one of the largest collections in the world and according to their website, … Continue reading

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