Monthly Archives: May 2012

Synergy, Crowdsourcing & Creative Commons

Synergy I am quite pleased with this. I managed to tie yet another COETAIL project to work. I further used the opportunity to better familiarize myself with my new MacBook Pro (Jury is still out for me on how much … Continue reading

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Doshisha International School, Kyoto Promotional Slideshare (to be made into a video later)

Please leave me a comment with any suggestions or feedback on this beta version of my final project for COETAIL course 4. The slide screenshot below is a link. Click it… DO IT!

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An Appraisal of Recent Technology Enabled Trends in Education

As published in the article, The Classroom Is Obsolete: It’s Time for Something New, for edweek.org, Prakash Nair opines, … the classroom has been obsolete for several decades. That’s not just my opinion. It’s established science. A bold statement. One … Continue reading

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Image Inspired by COETAIL & Farewell

Kim asked us for an image summing up our feelings about the course. I made this one and then turned it into a mini-iMovie with some narration as also requested.  

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Back to the Future (again): Return of the Master

As a former student of political science, one of the biggest lessons I derived from my studies is what I call the pattern of the pendulum. The swing from right (conservatism) to left (liberalism). “Forward” thinking to “back to basics.” … Continue reading

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Personal Learning Networks (PLN) 101: Twitter

INTERMEDIATE VERSION HERE. So, you’ve heard that personal learning networks (PLN) are a good thing. But, what are they? How do they work? How do I join one? All good questions. If you are just getting started then you have … Continue reading

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Originally posted on User Generated Education:
Due to Khan Academy’s popularity, the idea of the flipped classroom has gained press and credibility within education circles. Briefly, the Flipped Classroom as described by Jonathan Martin is: Flip your instruction so that…

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Flippit!

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Data as Diet

“There’s no such thing as information overload — only filter failure.” Clay Shirky More here, click it…

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Obsoledge

Much of what we’re transmitting is doomed to obsolescence at a far more rapid rate than ever before. And that knowledge becomes what we call obsoledge: obsolete knowledge. We have this enormous bank of obsolete knowledge in our heads, in our … Continue reading

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