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Two days ago, Faculty Focus posted an excellent article on Is My Teaching Learning Centered?. One aspect of this post that really resonated with me was that it was question-driven. My good friend Enoch Hale has said in the past that: “…the questions we ask drive the thinking we do. Conversely, the questions we fail […]
Thanks to Bryan Alexander’s lead, a bunch of us are reading Kelly and Zach Weinersmith’s interesting and somewhat zany look at the future of technology – Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything. After reading what I would consider to be thoughtful explorations of the future, such as Kevin Kelly’s The Inevitable, Thomas […]
Not sure why this did not show up on my radar scope the past 4 years, but a recent blog mentioned a Teal Organization…a term I had never heard. Looking in to it, I found it referred to a leadership philosophy espoused by Frederic Laloux in his 2014 book Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating […]
This past week in EDU6323, we explored blogging as an educational process. My students shared their favorite blogs from Teach 100 and reflected on the fit of blogging in this hyperactive Snapchat world. For many, they had previously seen blogs as entertaining, but had not considered them as educational. Some were impressed that niche concerns […]
This coming week, students in ILD-831 will be exploring tools for learning, including the analysis of a specific tool that they chose and exploration for how that tool might impact leadership. Meanwhile, in my EDU-6323 class, several students commented that articles such as Mike Wesch’s (2009) From Knowledgeable to Knowledge-able and EDUCAUSE’s (2015) Next Generation […]
Welcome to 2018! I am back home after two weeks on the road (i.e., Christmas with grandkids in Rhode Island and Massachusetts). So I have been catching up on blog reading from the past couple of weeks, and a couple of posts caught my eye…resonating with my last post on lessons from Robot-Proof. The first […]