online learning


I think I’m just going to let higher ed be higher ed—whatever that is these days and for however long it lasts. It’s not that I couldn’t continue to write about it, as many outsiders still do, but I am… Read More ›

Lurking in MOOCs

That’s what I’m currently doing, lurking and being a bad student. Skipping class for weeks and then maybe showing up to have a look around. Not doing the assigned work, although this is so expected that the instructor tells the… Read More ›

Adventures in a Pop Art MOOC

I finished the Warhol MOOC in Coursera, which unfortunately ended with me having to evaluate three student essays, a job I detested for pay, so was not happy about doing for free. Well, not totally unhappy either, since they use… Read More ›

LMS support fills the day

I have to say that my current job, from which I retire soon, is only sporadically rewarding. Far too few are the conversations with faculty about translating a face-to-face course for an online presentation, or about how to use specific… Read More ›

Wolfram Education Portal

I am so far from my college math classes that I’m tempted to say I know nothing about math, but I’m interested in what Wolfram is up to in all its computing technologies. I’m sure you know about Wolfram Alpha… Read More ›

priorities take priority

I’m not going to teach as an adjunct anymore, at least not as a supplement to my full-time position. I have a number of reasons, with two particular ones rising to the top: It’s clear to me, whether or not… Read More ›