Monthly Archives: November 2010

Ken Robinson on a New Paradigm for K12

Most of you know and likely have heard/seen Sir Ken Robinson from his appearances on TED Talks.  At the 2010 TED talk in Long Beach Sir Ken returned and gave a second talk. He noted that the first talk was … Continue reading

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“Dysfunctional Illusions of Rigor” – chapter by Craig E. Nelson is a must read

Via the very useful email list Rick Reis distributes (Tomorrow’s Professor) the chapter by Craig Nelson on Dysfunctional Illusions of Rigor came to my attention, and should to yours. This is just spot on. If you’ve stood in the classroom … Continue reading

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Resistance or experience?

I had the pleasure of spending some time recently with the engineering academic staff from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) at their end of academic year senior staff retreat (dean, associate deans, heads of school). My role was … Continue reading

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BLC10 Keynote – Wesch on Vimeo

We need more than information literacy I just watched the video below from Mike Wesch and it’s just humbling. No it’s not just how much more skilled a cultural anthropologist is with the technology that I teach and work with … Continue reading

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Podcasts and learning

One size definitely does not fit all – but choices help To what extent is the proliferation of podcasts helping students learn? With the growing popularity of lecture recordings, which may be just audio and hence podcasts, or voice over … Continue reading

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