Old School, New School

I had the opportunity to attend the virtual ELI Spring Focus Session today on Mobile Learning 2.0. As the program noted: “Although mobile learning has different meanings for different communities, we know that learning is deepened and enriched when students have options for their learning for multiple paths through course content. Mobile technology not only… Read more Old School, New School

CTE Teaching and Learning Podcast – Making the Transition to Online Teaching

Last December, I had the opportunity to participate in a podcast in the VCU Center for Teaching Excellence‘s Teaching and Learning podcast series with Dr. Lynda Gillespie, Director of Technology for Chesterfield County Public Schools and adjunct professor for the VCU School of Education.  The original podcast was posted here, but I thought I should… Read more CTE Teaching and Learning Podcast – Making the Transition to Online Teaching

Final Day of BbWorld09

Yesterday was the final day of Blackboard World 2009.  It was an enjoyable conference.  I met some interesting colleagues who are all grappling with best ways to teach online.  It was great seeing old friends from Georgia Virtual Technical College.  Twitter as a backchannel was going strong, and I added quite a few new contacts… Read more Final Day of BbWorld09

BbWorld09 Day Two

I thoroughly enjoyed this second day at Blackboard World 2009. Bud Deihl and I presented this morning on weaving the social web into learning while still using the Blackboard learning management system for the things for which it was good.  We used the class that Jon Becker and I taught last spring as an example. … Read more BbWorld09 Day Two

Still More Rules of Thumb

Earlier this week, I posted the first two posts reviewing Alan Webber’s Rules of Thumb.: 52 Truths For Winning at Business Without Losing Your Self (2009).  I got a nice note from Alan at his website: “I just read your blog on Rules and I can’t thank you enough! Taking Rules and applying it to… Read more Still More Rules of Thumb

More Rules of Thumb

Yesterday I started an examination of Alan Webber’s Rules of Thumb.: 52 Truths For Winning at Business Without Losing Your Self (2009).  As Webber noted, these amazing times require one to rethink, reimagine, and recalibrate what is possible.  In other words, it is time to rewrite the rules. I looked at the first thirteen rules… Read more More Rules of Thumb