Making lines


This series of images is part of research project intended to provide students and instructors some ideas to put into their own visual “toolbox”. We are prototyping and developing more of these resources over at bythepen.ca which as of this posting is still only a fresh WP install with no content. I HAD put some content … Continue reading Making lines

Are Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Enabling A New Pedagogy? | teachonline.ca


Are Massive Open Online Courses (#MOOC) Enabling A New #Pedagogy? | Contact North http://t.co/ksj2zO8hcb Source: teachonline.ca A series of open-ended, evocative reflective questions that anyone who is facilitating with, teaching in, or learning from a MOOC should consider:   Are Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Enabling A New Pedagogy?Question 1: Are MOOCs Changing the Way … Continue reading Are Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Enabling A New Pedagogy? | teachonline.ca

Slow Viewing


    No, Charlie B, I will not shut up. In fact Charlie, if you don’t like it, turn around. It’s an experiment, only I am not going to use you for some vague research agenda. What I have found out over the last year is that asking people to give a damn is asking a … Continue reading Slow Viewing

Living Long and Living Slow: Attuning to and Attending to the Slower Synchronies of the Long Haul


Brian Eno wrote a letter to Nassim Taleb in 2013 as part of the Long Now Foundation’s Longplay Letters Series.   It is a “diabolical” chain letter.  I wish there were more attempts like this. I thi… Source: impedagogy.com When I walk on my farm I fertilize the fields with my own footsteps.  It is a … Continue reading Living Long and Living Slow: Attuning to and Attending to the Slower Synchronies of the Long Haul

Messing About With Thinglink


My theory of educational technology is quite simple:  go ‘outside’ and turn over rocks.  In other words have a spirit of play as you explore.  And that exploration can be for as little or as much a… Source: impedagogy.com Thinglink is a very handy tool that is like that handbag Hermione had in Harry Potter.  Bottomless-ish. … Continue reading Messing About With Thinglink

The Rain, It Pounds Down to the Effing Umpteenth Power: A Poem for Love and Against Numbers


    39,430,257.6936 pounds.   That’s how much rain fell on our 43.5 acres this last week.   How many water molecules is that? 50,505 moles/ton of water 995,712,582 moles on our farm … Source: impedagogy.com And what does all that quantifying tell us? Jack to the effing umpteenth power. – See more at: http://impedagogy.com/wp/blog/2015/05/22/the-rain-it-pounds-down-to-the-effing-umpteenth-power-a-poem-for-love-and-against-numbers/#sthash.EM6GG9mA.dpuf See on … Continue reading The Rain, It Pounds Down to the Effing Umpteenth Power: A Poem for Love and Against Numbers

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