Category Archives: education

A New Open Textbook on Philosophy

I got a notice of this last week. It looks like a good introduction to philosophy. I am looking forward to seeing the rest of the series: “Introduction to Philosophy: Philosophy of Mind surveys both historical and contemporary theories and … Continue reading

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Hypothes.is: The Web That Was Meant To Be

This post is way over-due. I have been using the online collaborative annotation tool, Hypothesis, for a while now. I participated in the Annotating Engelbart Project which used Hypothes.is as the central tool/task for the project; I started using it … Continue reading

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Open Pedagogy as an Exponential Accelerator in OER Creation

Michael Dabrowski from Athabasca University presented on using open pedagogy to have students create assignments. This was a good workshop because he gave a lot of actual applications of open pedagogy from his classroom.  According to the schedule: Attendees will … Continue reading

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Community as Infrastructure

My first session at the Cascadia Open Education Summit was Zoe Wake Hyde’s Community as Infrastructure: Building a scalable, sustainable approach to open textbook publishing. I am very excited about this presentation because I have been following the Rebus Foundation … Continue reading

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Engelbart: Language as a Tool

I am still working on the Annotating Engelbart project. Gardner gave us a “syllabus,” in a way, that had a timeline and what we were going to read together, and in my usual fashion, I have taken off from there … Continue reading

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Engelbart: Bootstrapping and Symbiosis

Okay, for anyone reading these series of posts on Engelbart, here is where I begin to turn this huge ship towards pedagogy and ed tech. As I read through Engelbart’s Augmenting Human Intellect: A Conceptual Framework for the Annotating Engelbart project, I … Continue reading

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Engelbart: On Teaching Programming

This is my expanded response to the Jon Udell video that is part of the Annnotating Engelbart project. I appreciate the time Jon took to participate in this work. In Jon’s discussion with Gardner, he wonders if it is practical … Continue reading

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Week 0.5 – eLearning 3.0

I just finished watching Stephen Downes’ talk on Web3 technologies and their implications for learning. I am very interested in what Stephen had to say about technologies being used to build consensus and decision making. I think a shared, distributed … Continue reading

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Technology and Ethics

As educators, administrators, and consultants, we have ethical responsibilities. I have watched with some alarm at all the technology and software that comes out of universities and other institutions that have no consideration for privacy, accessibility, sustainability, or basic security. … Continue reading

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White Privilege: Getting in on the Conversations

These are my notes for the morning workshop on Weds., July 24 at the Guided Pathways: Designing for Equity – Rendezvous 2018 conference with Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr. and Nicole Rios-Gunn. White Privilege 101: Getting in on the Conversations From the schedule: … Continue reading

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