On the public construction of knowledge, the nature of education, and all sorts of groovy stuff nearby… just go listen.Read more "Udell meets Willinsky…"
One of the benefits of being based in Vancouver is that over the course of a typical year at least three or four major events will take place that don’t involve travel. (Although typically, it’s harder to truly engage a local happening, harder to get clear of the office, etc…) This week I am attending […]Read more "Getting beyond centralized technologies in higher education – Ed-Media Symposium"
Three fairly intense events in the last week, on top of the usual work stuff (busier than usual)… but people have been asking how things went, so I’ll toss up yet another self-absorbed progress report. I am looking forward to spewing some verbiage about what other people are up to soon… My fears aside, the […]Read more "Hit-and-run recapsulets…"
So last week’s workshops on Creative Commons and Digital Images both went reasonably well – thankfully Joy, Hilde and Jeff were all stunningly effective co-facilitators. The CC workshop was enlivened by the attendance of Ciaran Llachlan Leavitt, who was interjecting with so many challenging and compelling points I interrupted my presentation to ask, “who are […]Read more "Don’t call it a Creative Commons reflection"
A few months back I got an intriguing invitation. An organizer for the IT4BC conference, a gathering of IT staff from the province’s educational instituions, wrote to tell me that I had been nominated as a keynote speaker. An anonymous person suggested I would be an ideal choice to represent those who make life hellish […]Read more "Another tough gig – I enter the lion’s den"