Over in the Bamboo Project this morning, Michele Martin has posted her interview with my colleagues, Jeff Nugent, Bud Deihl, and me. Michele did a nice job capturing the highlights of the 24-minute talk, but I thought I would add some reflections of a participant. I “met” Michele through del.icio.us earlier this year. I no… Read more A Delicious Interview
Thanks to my background in quality, I try to stay current with some of the business blogs in addition to education blogs. One that I like is Guy Kawasaki’s blog, so when he suggested businesses look at Penelope Trunk’s advice, that is worth checking out. Penelope was advising businesses on the best ways to hire… Read more Is Education In Sync?
. Been digging out back in my office in Richmond, so did not get to this yesterday. I wanted to summarize two other sessions that I attended at the ITC eLearning 2008 conference earlier in the week. . . . Putting Our Stake in the Ground: Baldrige and Distance Learning Xeturah Woodley, Distance Learning Director,… Read more Final Wrap-Up: eLearning 2008
These are the slides that I presented at the ITC eLearning 2008 conference Monday. Delicious E L08 View another webinar from Britt Watwood . While you can listen to a narration of the above slides, you might find interesting a neat web application that Barry Dahl used during my presentation to “capture” what was happening. Check out… Read more My Presentation at eLearning 2008
The latest issue of Innovate ezine contains an interesting article by Pu-Shih Chen, Robert Gonyea, and George Kuh entitled, “Learning at a Distance: Engaged or Not?” My first thought on reviewing it was that this was yet another “no significant difference” study…but I was wrong. While noting initially that many senior academic officers expressed the… Read more Building Engagement Online
The January/February issue of Educause Review contains a wonderful article by John Seely Brown and Richard Adler entitled, “Minds on Fire: Open Education, The Long Tail, and Learning 2.0.” The article points out that in this flat world we find ourselves in, a well-educated workforce is needed with requisite competitive (read digital and social here)… Read more Passion-Based Learning
There were several related and yet independent posts last week on some of the blogs I follow that were worthy of reflection. The first was by danah boyd (she likes lower case letters…) who responded to the THE ECONOMIST’s call for discussion on whether social networking would impact education or not. Her comment was: “I… Read more Social Tools and Learning