The first UBC Wiki shared CC-BY by MrGluSniffer Leigh Blackall offered up some interesting feedback to my previous post on Tina Loo’s Wikipedia work. Lightly edited version: Somehow, I want to understand why the majority of teachers struggle to accept the suggestion to use the wikis in this way. Even in the edtech world – […]Read more "Personal, Institutional, Global"
I’ve written many times about Jon Beasley-Murray’s awe-inspiring work with Wikipedia in his courses. I’ve always hoped that this approach could be applied more widely, so when Dr. James Heilman, another UBC Wikipedian, offered to hook us up with the Wikipedia Education Program (WEP), I was enthused. Last fall, we had a very well-attended session […]Read more "More Wikipedia Course Grooviness"
One of the most fun, satisfying and memorable experiences of my life was co-organizing the Open Education Conference here in Vancouver back in 2009. So it’s a thrill to be working with so many of the same people again for another kick at it this fall, October 16-18, pushing the theme Beyond Content. As open […]Read more "Beyond Content: Open Ed Party in Van Rock City"
The quiet in this space has not been due to a lack of notable activity in my life. Sadly, I don’t think I can share much of it right now. But I bet Abject readers — the true, the bold, the weak and the chatty — will discern where I am at by these two […]Read more "Dreamin’ dream dream dream"