Chapter III: The Inquiry Method Continuing with my re-read of Postman & Weingartner: This chapter put me in mind of my first philosophy course in my second round of grad school. I was an older learner. I had been teaching for a good long while by then. I had had no exposure to the study … Continue reading The true answer to every question: “It depends”.
Chapter II. The Medium is the Message, Of Course Ha! Gotcha! I bet you thought I wouldn’t write again for months and months! Back today though to continue my walk-through Postman & Weingartner’s book. In this brief chapter the authors describe circumstances we create in classrooms – and by intentional design – that are really … Continue reading “Nobody likes a smart educationist.”
Subversion: obsolete : a cause of overthrow or destruction So, I have a whole bunch of other things I ought to be working on, but I’m going to commit to a low-stakes (as in I am writing in a hurry and not overthinking as I typically do….which is the reason I publish so infrequently) blog-along of … Continue reading On Subversion – Blogging Postman and Weingartner
Advancing the Metropolitan Mission Regional comprehensive universities have a specific institutional role to play on the landscape of higher education. A core part of the mission of institutions like the University of South Carolina Upstate’s is a responsibility to partner with, and work to improve, our surrounding communities. Dubbed the USC Upstate metropolitan mission, we… Read More »
Harbor view in Charlottetown, PEI Well, to say that the Digital Pedagogy Lab PEI experience was excellent would be quite the understatement. Chief amongst the many awesome things was being in the same physical space as long-time Twitter network folks like @Lawrie, @bonstewart, @davecormier, @Slamteacher, @Jessifer, @hjarche, @amcollier, @daniellynds, @sundilu, @edtechinsight @actualham, and most especially […]
CC licensed (BY) flickr image shared by makelessnoise I am fresh back from attending the Online Learning Consortium 21st Annual Conference last week. As is my conference habit, I tweeted a lot about sessions I attended (and stuff I thought about during those sessions) at … Continue reading Small victories.
CC Licensed (BY) flickr image shared by Vinoth Chandar This fall semester, we are hosting something we are calling the LwT Challenge (that’s Learning with Technology). We have created a series of monthly ‘shares around a guiding question: How do you mentor and/or model using … Continue reading On being an elder…
CC Licensed (BY) flickr image shared by Pink Sherbet Photography I’ve been thinking a lot (more) about the role of caring in teaching – and ultimately learning. Caring is a word we toss around without really considering its meaning. Even your bank cares about you. … Continue reading Learning does not come first. First comes caring…
Sharing some faculty development ideas…because…it’s conference proposal rejection season for me. The latest I received today smarts especially – the third attempt to the same annual conference. Jilted again. *sigh* I decided this time to share what I submitted anyway…here on my blog. I do think this sequenced faculty development experience is worth sharing. I’m […]
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