Freak Out shared CC by Parksy1964 Last July I was honoured to give the closing keynote for the JISC Open Educational Resources International Symposium in London, England. It was a terrifying prospect on a couple of levels… First off, I knew I would be speaking in front of some of the most accomplished people in […]Read more "Fear and frothing in England"
Geek and Hype iPod touch shared CC by pickupjojo How illuminating… every time Chairman Steve does one of his high-gloss sales-pitches, my Twitter and RSS feeds are overrun by panting consumption lust, usually from people who make their livings as some form of ‘technology expert’… I suppose it’s too much to expect critical detachment or […]Read more "Ooooh, I want one of those iPanopticons sooooo bad"
Andre Malan is someone with so much talent and smarts I don’t know how to introduce him. He’s done incredible work as a coder and thinker for our blog and wiki platforms at OLT and beyond (if you read The Bava, you’ve probably heard about it). He’s also developed a well-deserved reputation as someone who […]Read more "Learners as partners in tool selection"
While reading this post I suggest you listen to this music clip (embedded below). And after you are done with this post you should play it on a neverending loop until you achieve the nirvana-like state of Excellence. I’ve been on this fanfare regimen for a couple days now, and I’m feeling so Excellent it […]Read more "Someone’s stalled again"
Fightingcc licensed photo shared by Anke L I did my best to unplug over the holidays, so there has been lots to catch up on… It’s hard not to be struck by the sheer volume and passion of responses stirred up by George Siemens’ post Open isn’t so open anymore. It’s a long, multi-pronged argument, […]Read more "Open course-wars, redux… the real nastiness is elsewhere"