In the final week of ONL, I did my very first meme for a colleague who was leaving my university. Okay, so I showed that I am a boomer after all – or so I was told. But hey, that simple act was a milestone for me. And so were a myriad of other little … Continue reading Still in Covid but braver online
Openness is in fashion. Openness is also big business. Surely openness is a good idea, isn’t it? Think of the many ways I had benefited from the generosity of colleagues, and strangers even, who were so willing to share. Let me count the ways. Each and every “original thought” I thought I had probably arose … Continue reading Topic 2: Openness as Public Good .. but also Privilege
I had always been suspicious of the idea of blended learning. Not because I do not think it a good thing. On the contrary, it seems hard to argue against in the current pedagogical climate. So, what’s my problem with it? Well, it is the unquestioning faith in the affordances of digital and online technologies … Continue reading Topic 4: What is Blended in Blended Learning when all are Staying Home?
Trying to work collaboratively on the topic of collaborative learning is like acting in a show about us acting in a show. I do not mean to get into a metaphysical discussion except to say how the experience doubles up both as a practice and a reflection on the subject matter. What it gives usContinue reading “Learning in “Communities”?”
In the past weeks, I have begun dipping my toes into digital learning and collaboration. It’s still murky but I must say that it is less daunting now. The effort by the group (PBL13) – and the many people behind the scene tirelessly supporting us makes a world of difference. David White’s videos on digitalContinue reading “Musing over Topic 1: Online Participation & Digital Literacies”
From where I am, the world seems to be spinning out of control – and understandably so. So much fear and anxiety – and for many, the risks and dangers of infection are very real. As I read and watched how governments, some more clumsily than others, attempt to erect walls against “the foreign virus,”Continue reading “Amidst the Covid-Mania”
Just warming up….
Not sure what will be coming in here, not yet anyway. Till then… ciao!