OPEN, originally uploaded by mag3737. I’ve had a few people tell me that while they hope to attend the Open Education Conference (August 12-14 in the shockingly delightful city of Vancouver), they are not sure that their own work or interests qualify as sufficiently ‘open’ to submit a proposal themselves. I’ve been a little surprised […]Read more "Are you open enough for OpenEd 2009? Take this handy quiz."
There’s been a fair bit of buzz on Twitter this week about The Coh, some about his ongoing “give me a new nestegg” tour (which I personally can’t afford to top up), some about the music… The National Film Board has posted some classic Cohen recently, the magnificent Ladies and Gentlemen… Mr. Leonard Cohen. If […]Read more "Ladies and Gentlemen…."
It’s going to be one hot summer here in Vancouver, as I am thrilled to be one of the co-organizers of the 6th Annual Open Education Conference, hosted by UBC at its downtown Robson Square campus, August 12-14. OpenEd has been one of my absolute favorite events for a number of years, and I can’t […]Read more "Cross the chasm with us at OpenEd 2009"
Photo by Julio Albarrán [audio: http://www.laugharn.net/audio/losingmyedge.mp3] Yeah, I’m losing my edge. I’m losing my edge. The kids are coming up from behind. It’s been more than a week since I came home from the Symposium on Expanded Education hosted by the ZEMOS98 collective in Seville, Spain. My failure to blog about it does not reflect […]Read more "ZEMOS98: Losing my edge never felt so good…"
as ye sow, originally uploaded by Shira Golding. I have about five blog posts of my own stacked up in my mental queue, but I can’t resist pointing at Martin Weller’s latest. I really admire Martin’s gift for expressing complex and important observations in simple, often elegant terms: I have come to believe that your […]Read more "as ye sow… towards a reciprocal economy"