open source

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 ›

whither the professoriate?

In my last post, I referred to a couple of EDUCAUSE 2011 speakers, Seth Godin and Anya Kamenetz, who offered a vision of the current educational landscape that I interpreted as a kind of chaos or wild west of free/open… Read More ›

are you an edupunk?

You might be an edupunk, if you can’t stand any learning management system (e.g. Blackboard), no matter how many bells and whistles it has. Your institution might  have invested in all the add-ons, like blogs and wikis and embedded multimedia… Read More ›

there are Pilots and pilots

You’re all familiar with college pilots of technologies that are being considered for campus-wide adoption–those are the pilots with a capital P that seem to drag out over a good portion of a year, all with the best intentions, not… Read More ›