This week, my 8-week Northeastern class, EDU-6323 – Technology as a Medium for Learning, started. Before diving in to various technologies while working through Michelle Miller’s book Minds Online, we spend the first week exploring what learning in a networked world might actually mean. Readings include: Brown, Dehoney, and Millichap. (2015). The Next Generation Digital… Read more Truth 3.0
Sometimes you just don’t get to your Feedly in a timely manner…so this morning, I looked back at about 8 days worth of blogs. Some great posts, but what interested me was some of the connections my mind began to make in this week-plus dive into the blogosphere. First, Lisa Lane wrote a provocative piece… Read more Connecting Some Dots
A few weeks ago, Tom Peters used some recently deposited bear scat to illustrate his point about the current economic times: A little graphic but it got Tom’s point across. Sometimes crap is what crap is. I was thinking about this today when I found out that Edublogs has been adding advertisements in a stealth… Read more Bear Scat?
Events this week have had me thinking about “trust” as it applies to our craft. My last post was a bit of a knee jerk reaction to Stephen Downes knee jerk reaction, when he said “I can’t trust anything Sue Waters and Steve Dembo write – and that’s an unhappy state to be in.” What… Read more The Trust Factor
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