Webster’s own shared CC by Garrettc If you read this blog, or seen me give a talk, you’re probably familiar with the concept of the learning party as thrown by the Sustainable Living Arts School. It’s a simple and social way of sharing skills and having fun, whether it’s getting a sense of what bees […]Read more "Freedom as in beer… as in free beer"
The image above lists the “must reads” selected by editors of the Toronto Star. And we need professional journalists to protect us from the shabby standards of bloggers, to provide us with experience and judgment in a saturated media environment? Vital to an informed citizenry (cough cough)… If you click the image above, you can […]Read more "No news day?"
For some time, I’ve thought the notion of curation had some relevance as a model for teaching in rich, networked learning environments. An early proponent of this connection was George Siemens (short presentation here on Leigh’s blog). It’s also a role that has been talked about between Keira and myself in terms of how SLAS […]Read more "Curators can bring the crazy"
I never thought it would be possible, but there’s a show on CBC radio that I actually find funny. WireTap with Jonathan Goldstein is a little uneven, but is definitely a welcome addition to my weekly podcast regimen. I enjoyed the most recent episode, “My Imposter”: a rare but evidently sincere WireTap detour into reality, […]Read more "Anatomy of a Twitterjacking"
travel shared CC by Joel Mann One of the reasons I find working with the other organizers of Northern Voice so satisfying is that everyone wants to keep the conference reasonably accessible. We try to keep the registration fees as low as possible, and this year we are bringing back the travel bursaries, six of […]Read more "Travel $$ for Northern Voice 2010"