Monthly Archives: February 2013

OER: Neuro-Cloud: a new model of textbooks

I am really excited about Neuro-Cloud. I heard about it in a tweet from Creative Commons this morning and went to take a look. This is a textbook that is being created by a community of neuroscientists who first began … Continue reading

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The Trouble with College, Online or Off

There is an editorial in the New York Times entitled “The Trouble with Online College” this morning about online education. It argues that online education has high attrition rates and that students who are unprepared for college will not do … Continue reading

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A Bus of One’s Own

Greyhound, (Photo credit: djupp) My personal learning network (PLE) includes blogs, twitter, Facebook, journals, co-workers, classes and other communities. My PLE now includes Redwood Transit. I sometimes complain that I do not have enough time to read (physical books) and write … Continue reading

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MOOCs and Other Four-Legged Chickens

I have just moved to Humboldt State University. The college is fairly rural but we get a lot of folks from urban areas. I over heard a very interesting conversation between some students in the cafeteria.  One of them was … Continue reading

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