A good morning’s work, originally uploaded by MrGluSniffer. The above image represents a snapshot of about two hours out of two days of intense dialogue with my primary host here at the UOC, Julià Minguillón. I will not begin to try to reproduce or even summarize the extensive range of our discussions, but I do […]Read more "A social layer for DSpace?"
a line of screens, originally uploaded by phitar. Note: this was mostly written last Friday, and I only write here a small fraction of what I wanted… But I do not want to hold this post hostage until I get it right. I do not have the time, bandwidth (technological, cognitive), or battery life to […]Read more "The hole in the wall: the holes in my thinking and my life"
Sometimes you slave over a post that you hope will get people thinking and clicking and get no response. Other times, something dashed off in a moment seems to connect with people for mostly inexplicable reasons. My previous post triggered a surprising number of comments and posts, many of them very provocative, and it has […]Read more "More on missing the point…"
self-titled, originally uploaded by procsilas. I’m sitting in the opening session of the UOC UNESCO Chair in E-Learning Fifth International Seminar on Fighting the Digital Divide through Education (I believe you can follow the presentations via video). So I don’t have time to provide an adequate overview of yesterday’s Open EdTech Summit… Thankfully, I can […]Read more "Am I missing the point on open educational resources?"
I hate grading, and as a result don’t think enough about the potent and vital role of assessment in learning. I admit it’s a shortcoming. On the train back to Barcelona from the IN3 offices yesterday, I had a provocative conversation with Julià Minguillón about the problem of structuring assignment schedules in virtual courses. Essentially, […]Read more "How can we make assessment more flexible and meaningful?"