This semester, Joyce Kincannon and I are both facilitating two separate faculty learning communities on blended learning. I am also trying to wrap my brain around the whole MOOC thing. So what better way than to sign up for a MOOC on blended learning! Joyce is taking it too, so we will see if we… Read more Starting BlendKit2012
I have not blogged in three months…partly from not having the muse to do so, and partly because I have been so darn busy. But given the interesting things I have been involved in lately, I have been meaning to do some reflection … and now is as good a time as any…and of course,… Read more Pretty Good Looking Camel
One of the things I love about Twitter is how unexpectedly a nugget comes across that grabs your attention. Such a nugget arrived this weekend from Emily Hurst attending the Medical Library Association 2010 conference. She was forwarding a remark from Daniel Pink, keynoter at that conference. His comment resonated with me, particularly as I… Read more High Concept – High Touch
As many of you know, we have spend the past few months preparing for our summer institute. Each summer, our Center for Teaching Excellence runs an intensive week-long institute on teaching with technology. Our theme this summer is teaching online, and in concert with our Provost, we are funding twenty faculty to work with us… Read more Mixed Signals about Online Teaching
I spent most of today mapping out the first four weeks of my Fall graduate course, Instructional Strategies Using the Internet – a totally online course with students scattered over three states. As this is now an Ed Leadership course, Jon Becker and I are taking it from a strictly Web 1.0 classroom focused course… Read more Backwards Translation
This fall, I will once again be teaching an online course for our School of Education on Instructional Strategies Using the Internet. The course I was given and taught last year was primarily a teaching-centered course that had little to do with the target audience, Masters students in Education Leadership. So, with the help and… Read more What Do Administrators Need to Know about Web 2.0?