The Sustainability of MOOCs
Just in case you missed it the other day, here is the link for the stream (which was live, but now should be available to stream) for the CIEE and USDLA sponsored event on Sustainability in MOOCs (in which I was a panelist ;-) ). The event was quite interesting and this was my first panel discussion - where I met quite a few interesting people!In any case, if you see the stream you will see two
Transformation from within...or from outside?
I have to say that this week I haven't been as active on the main topic of Change11 but rather following side-threads or catching up with previous weeks. I think part of it has been my own frustrations with institutionalized information technology, even though I work for "the man" (the man being IT). As an instructional designer and educational technologist my job is not to be some sort
7 years, 4 Masters, Full time job
Fri, Feb 18 2011 17:12 | EdTech, education, educationTechnology, IT, library, linguistics, Management
The other day I made an observation on LinkedIn that 8 people had recently left the employment of UMass (LinkedIn told me so). The number seemed rather high, so I wanted, out of curiosity, to know who had left, was it someone I knew? It turns out that most of the people who "left" were teaching assistants, graduate assistants, or like me had added "student" to their profile under job. Back in the
Good Ideas don't Die!
I was recently reading these two articles on ProfHacker, one was on RSS & SMS integration in the (library) catalog, and the most recent one about mobile applications for libraries.This brought me back to my days as an MSIT student. Back in those days I took many opportunities to work on homework/class projects that dealt directly with library systems - some examples are IT/Library mergers