FastCompany magazine has a neat video about the “collaborative space that thrives on crazy…” – Google Garage. Think about the implications of this as a “learning space” at a university or college! I am gobsmacked! (…and I love all the Google Glasses that appear in this video) 🙂
A couple of years ago, Laura McLay had a post in her blog entitled “On Vampires and Stochastic Processes.” Nice bit of reflection on the statistical possibilities of vampires. What surprised her was the number of hits her blog had afterwards. It seems a good provocative title can draw in numbers of readers. Soooo…be interesting… Read more Serial Killers
Our team continues to explore the theoretical framework of Garrison and others known as the Community of Inquiry. As Karen Swan, Randy Garrison, and Jennifer Richardson note in “A Constructivist Approach to Online Learning: The Community of Inquiry Framework,” the CoI framework is “a process model of online learning.” Swan goes on to say that… Read more Does Inquiry Equal Learning?
Funerals always bring out thoughts about time. I am on the road today to attend the funeral of a old family friend. Bill Schriefer passed away at the age of 89 after fighting lung cancer. His wife of 61 years passed away last year. Bill and Laura lived next door to my mother-in-law and sister-in-law,… Read more A Very Full Sense of Time