No Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom shared CC by Thomas Hawk When I do my little talks on open education, I like to reference things like learning parties, maker culture, the kind of practical DIY education that is important enough to people that it happens whether it’s provided by an institution or not. I would […]Read more "On sustaining and reviving culture"
Wind farm and greenhouse gas farm, together shared CC by kevindooley I’m still finding my way with regards to the ‘sustainability’ part of my job. I know I’m new to this, at least professionally, so I’m trying to focus on getting to know people and to offer support when possible to those who are already […]Read more "Sustain this?"
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"
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"
Open Access Chalkboard shared CC by Gideon Burton An anecdote from Andre Malan’s must-read blog: I am currently working at a software company as an intern, writing a program. Now of course, as anybody who has taken Software Engineering knows (don’t worry readers who are not in Computer Science, I promise I will not lose you), […]Read more "A value proposition, basic respect, whatever…"