Category Archives: WordPress

EDCMOOC: Utopia, as x approaches c

There’s a lot to like about the EDCMOOC currently running in Coursera. It’s probably the closest thing I’ve seen to a cMOOC on an xMOOC platform. That said, the platform hinders its greatness. This course would be just about perfect if it existed entirely on the open web. Indeed, much of it does. I like […]

Promise of Reflective Journals

As part of our new eLearning initiative, many faculty are keen to integrate blogging into their coursework. There are so many great examples out there, starting with the venerable UMW Blogs, DS106, Cathy Davidson’s crowd-sourced grading model (Duke), Mark Sample‘s pedagogy and the class blog (George Mason University) and a lot more. A lot of the […]

Archiving Insights

I’ve just returned from three excellent professional development events: BC Campus Online Community Enthusiasts (#OCE2012), Northern Voice (#nv12) and Society for Teaching, Learning in Higher Education (#STLHE2012) I have more specific reflections on each of those events but a very interesting question arose this week that I really want to explore. #stlhe2012 to those who […]

Grok’in trackback

Okay, a couple of experiments here. First, I am using Blackbird to embed a tweet: @giuliaforsythe @drgarcia yeah. wordpress should grok a link to a blog and autopost a trackback as a comment on mine, pointing to yours.less than a minute ago via Twitter for MacD’Arcy Normandlnorman I am also testing the auto-trackback-grok thing D’Arcy […]