Why Padlet? Ohhhhh, wait…you can remix

The MALAT course I am teaching at RRU is wrapping up this week, and I am starting to reflect on how this first iteration of the course has gone. The course is called Facilitating in Digital Learning Environments, and while this specific iteration is a new design, it is based on a facilitation course I … 

 

Subversive Teaching

A 9x9x25 post from Peg French last week triggered a memory of one of the first books on teaching practice that I ever read; Teaching as a Subversive Activity by Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner. I came across this book not as a student of education, but as a student of media criticism. My introduction … 

 

Managing all those web apps with Rambox

  The nature of my work means I need to be very nimble with the technologies I use to communicate with different groups of people. In addition to the internal tools we use at BCcampus (a mixture of RocketChat, Skype, Bluejeans, Basecamp, Confluence and Zimbra), I am also involved with numerous communities, collaboratives, working groups … 

 

Some IndieWeb WordPress tuning

Been spending a bit of time in the past 2 days adding some new functionality to the blog. I am making more of an effort to write more, thanks in no small part to the 9x9x25 blog challenge I am doing with Ontario Extend. As a result, I am spending more time here & seeing … 

 

A Pedagogy of the Internet

I started writing this post 2 years ago, shortly after I wrote the post Does Open Pedagogy Require OER? Like many unfinished blog posts, this is likely rambling in spots. Unfinished. And contextually, perhaps a bit dated as conversations defining what open pedagogy is have evolved since I first drafted this post. Indeed, Open Educational …