Thirty-One Days of May

Wow! With full disclosure (something this month raised for better or worse), I will first admit to shamelessly borrowing the stacked Comment Challenge logo from Ken Allan, as it perfectly denotes how stacked up I got this last week. During the month of May, we at the Center for Teaching Excellence do one Institute early… Read more Thirty-One Days of May

Wis-Dumb of the Crowds

I subscribe to Stephen Downes’ email newsletter “OLDaily” because I find interesting and relevant items there that complement the other blogs I read. However, I feel he stepped way over bounds yesterday. One of his items was as follows: Quick Quiz: What New Web Tool Can You Use and Get an ASUS? How about a… Read more Wis-Dumb of the Crowds

Following Threads

In the Comment Challenge, Days 19 and 20, one is to comment to a commenter in one’s own blog and then go to a regularly read blog and click three links out and see where it takes you. The first was easy – I had blogged on Sunday about Parallel Universes and Sue Waters left… Read more Following Threads

Not I But We…

Michele Martin posted an interesting question this morning on Day 9 of the Comment Challenge: Should We Be Commenting on Blogs. She was reflecting on this based on a post from Sameer Vasta in his Eloquation blog: Rethinking the Blog Comment Policy. Sameer had shut down comments for a year in his blog. Sameer stated… Read more Not I But We…

Comment Self Audit

Bloggers from around the world have enrolled in the 31 Day Comment Challenge to work collectively on becoming better blog citizens. Kim Cofino, Sue Waters, and Michele Martin have each blogged extensively about the hows and whys of this challenge, and Michele has suggested that those participating start with a “commenting self audit,” using Gina… Read more Comment Self Audit