Academic Social Network #facepalm
Fri, Jul 15 2016 10:10 | academia, cranky, open publishing, publication, publishing, research, social networks, SocialMedia
Over the years I've tried out almost every social network I could get my hands on. What can I say, I love tinkering and trying new things :-). However, on source of irritation these days are networks like ResearchGate and Academia.edu. I like listing the few things that I co-author (or author for that matter) in a variety of places because (let's face it), most people aren't going to find
Digital Storytelling session from DigPed Lab PEI
Just in case you missed it yesterday, here is our Virtually Connecting Session from DigPed PEI, on Digital Storytelling, from yesterday :)
I decided to try something different as an introduction to CLMOOC this year.Wonder how long it will be before I go back to lurking :p
NMC Session (last one?) - from last week with Michael Berman
One last session that I was in last week. Fascinating discussion, and definitely some food for thought on membership-based organizations!
Graduate Teaching Education
Wed, Jun 22 2016 15:44 | #digped, #DigPedChat, criticalPedagogy, education, learning, teaching, work
While the DigPedChat on the topic is a month behind us, I am only now getting to it ;-) So, after reading this post by Sean Micheal Morris on Digital Pedagogy I thought I would tackle some of the questions posed for discussion. Feel free to leave a response, or link to your own blog post via comment :-)What does it mean to perform teaching? What does it mean to perform learning? These
NMC session with Maya Georgieva
Another session I was in this past week at the New Media Consortium's Summer conference, in case you missed it. Fun stuff :-)
NMC 2016 virtually connecting with Gardner Campbell
A session I was part of this week, from the New Media Consortium's Summer 2016 conference :-)
Rubber, meet Road: On starting the dissertation process
Wed, Jun 15 2016 02:30 | collaboration, dissertation, EDDE805, epistemology, journey, MDDE702, methodology, motivation, novelty, PhD, research
So. It is finally upon me! The time to put pen to paper (or in my case tap some keys on the keyboard to throw some stuff called text into a Google Doc) in order to start putting together my dissertation proposal. In some respects I am doing this backwards. I am taking a Research Methods course this summer as a way of getting re-acquainted with some things, and to get better acquainted
A little weekend humor...
One of my friends posted this on their facebook wall the other day. I thought it was quite pertinent for PhD students and other professionals out there :-)In case you don't speak German, it says: "Errors are for beginners. We produce catastrophes" ;-)
When the MOOC dust settles...
Fri, Jun 10 2016 02:30 | #cck11, CCK11, cMOOC, copyright, coursera, Creative Commons, lurker, MOOC, OER, pedagogy, xMOOC
A long time ago (in technology terms), in an academia very close to us, there were stories of professors who suspended their MOOCs, or decided rant in the class forums and ultimately to walk away because the MOOC wasn't what they expected, and we all (probably) rolled our collective eyes.OK, maybe we didn't all roll our collective eyes, but I remember thinking that the "participate or get the heck