Monthly Archives: November 2011

Copyright, Fair Usage & Our Obligation as Educators

Copyright As many have pointed out copyright is largely an outmoded legal concept created before the proliferation of the Internet. Organized forward-thinkers, like those at Creative Commons, have started the ball rolling on a freer version of some rights reserved … Continue reading

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Privacy vs.Opportunity Costs: What Your Lack of a Digital Footprint ISN’T Saying About You

Opportunity Costs The cost of an alternative that must be forgone in order to pursue a certain action. Put another way, the benefits you could have received by taking an alternative action Privacy online. It seems the default for most … Continue reading

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The Sharing Tree By Sean Thompson  Abstract/Foreword: Inspired by the Shel Silverstein’s book, The Giving Tree, this story offers a different perspective on the friendship that can exist between man (the boy Meekwun) and nature (as personified through the tree). Informed from … Continue reading

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Taking Care Of Your Digital Self

Talk about being caught off guard. I uploaded a review of one of the readings thinking I’d get back to the focus questions later and Jamie  already commented on it! Oops. Thanks by the way Jamie. I also enjoyed your … Continue reading

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Let’s here it for productivity!

My first ‘un-required’ post in some time. Just having received my first full course grade on the COETAIL program I have been inspired. Two jobs (the FT one in another prefecture), a two-year-old, a continuing job search (I am relentless … Continue reading

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