Yet another dose of goodness from David Kernohan, reproduced in full: Every blog post I read, every tweeted link I see, every breathless gushing article about “tsunamis” and “disruption” I flick past is a nail in the coffin of rational and realistic debate about the way connected technology can support learning. Every sturm und drang […]Read more "I’ve taken the pledge"
I’m coming near the end of my first week at TRU. As expected, it’s been overwhelming on a number of levels – lots of new names and faces to remember (not one of my strengths), an environment to learn and adapt to, and heaps of basic tasks to work through in the standard employment disorientation […]Read more "What would you put in an innovation lab?"
So there is a slick new interface on the Creative Commons Choose a License page. Nice work. One of its features is informing the user whether or not the selected license is a “free culture” license. Let’s ignore that as of now we still lack a clear definition of what “non-commercial” means (I understand the […]Read more "Can you use “free culture” works in an LMS?"
Video: No Content Let us speak of writing, poetry and music. Paintings. Pictures. Sketches. Works of art. Jokes. Stories. Films and videos. Jam sessions. Remixes. Plays and operas. Animated GIFs. Crafts and conceptual freakouts. Garden plots. Manifestos and recipes. And educational resources, readings, essays, lectures, lessons, projects, debates and discussions. Provocations and reflections. Meditations and […]Read more "No Content"
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"