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developing networked, open courses that embody the principles of connected learning and the values of the open web.

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Barriers to Faculty Development/Enrichment & What we can do about it.

I recently conducted an in-person survey of those involved in some dimension of faculty development/enrichment. I was speaking at a conference and took advantage of the opportunity. All worked in higher education. Some were upper administrators looking for institutional alignment related to programs and initiatives. Others were Teaching and Learning Center directors, assistant directors and […]

ken_bauer: A3: I think the key here is to just get them to publish (I use a setup, OPEN). Then guide them to improve.

A3: I think the key here is to just get them to publish (I use a #CMOOC #CCourses setup, OPEN). Then guide them to improve. #flipclass

The Caribou Trail and the Western Genre

So I should probably confess right up front that the Western Genre is not a personal favourite of mine. Or should I say certain aspects of it aren’t. What are those aspects, you ask? Well The Caribou Trail was probably the worst possible movie for me t…

MiaZamoraPhD: Such an important convo, hope 2 join w/ upcoming forums:

Such an important convo, hope 2 join w/ upcoming forums: #fight4edu #digped #ccourses #connectedlearning @HASTAC https://twitter.com/futuresed/status/695742333191614464 …

MiaZamoraPhD: Excellent intro 2 !

Excellent intro 2 #elit! #connectedlearning #ccourses #edchat #NewMediaStudies #nwp #dh #digped https://twitter.com/leonardo_uprm/status/695721832276557824 …

MiaZamoraPhD: Remixing our stories of heros & villains!

Remixing our stories of heros & villains! @KUWP #makered #digped #ccourses #digped #edchat #clmooc https://twitter.com/theclalliance/status/695328735256580096 …

Need-to-Know MOOC News: The MOOC Business Model Gets Teeth in 2016

This is a special issue of the ‘Need-to-Know’ blog post series featuring the latest developments in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered by providers: Coursera, iVersity, edX, and Udacity. 1. Coursera’s Business Model Taking Shape Coursera is finding its niche and business model. The MOOC provider is moving towards three revenue-generating strategies: 1) fee-based courses […]

Jessifer: That’s the story of my life. :) Wish I could do

@ken_bauer That’s the story of my life. :) Wish I could do #allthethings #moocmooc #ccourses #openflip

ken_bauer: If I wasn’t so busy running my own I would be participating in Great material.

If I wasn’t so busy running my own #openflip #ccourses I would be participating in #MOOCMOOC Great material. https://twitter.com/MOOCMOOC/status/694988658353561600 …

How do I distribute my time between Giving, Guiding and Grading?

I am revisiting the book entitled Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment (Walvoord and Anderson, 1998). In it, the authors have an illustration (Figure 8.1, p. 127) that looks something like this: Emphasis on Grading G   i   v   i   n   g   / Guiding /    G       […]