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 ›
The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s recent blog post on the soon-to-be publishing platform Anvil has me wondering about the future of digital publishing, and it had me asking some questions in the comments section, as well. The article’s description of… Read More ›
Early concerns about MOOCs from both teaching (not me) and participating (me).
Interesting article here on a new open source LMS, Canvas, from Instructure: http://techcrunch.com/2011/01/31/instructure-blackboard-universities-coates/ Canvas site: http://www.instructure.com/ It always seems like a great idea, whether it’s Moodle, Sakai, or this new one, Canvas. But listen to the recommended requirements listed on… Read More ›
http://www.apple.com/hotnews/thoughts-on-flash/ I don’t know about you, although if you are a die-hard Windows user, maybe you’re not interested, but I can’t stop reading about the flap over Apple’s promotion of HTML5/H.264 over Adobe’s Flash. Follow the link for Steve Jobs’… Read More ›
Google Docs Become More Student-Friendly. Follow the link to read about the addition of math equation tools to Google Docs. In addition to enabling students to write with these tools, this gives faculty another tool for grading online–gotta save those… Read More ›