Unfair at Any Speed?

I came across this article via Laura Gibbs on twitter yesterday and the quote caught me a bit off guard, really glad to see this article in Inside Higher Ed: Unfair at Any Speedhttps://t.co/JATMdFKLS6 quote “Our current Taylor/Thorndike industrial, palletized, time-based, one-speed-fits-all model is unfair for any speed of learner.” pic.twitter.com/nftF2RN32a — Laura Gibbs (@OnlineCrsLady)…

By JR March 14, 2019 0

Thing 17 – Geo-location Tools

Go to Geocaching.com to learn more and try the app. See if you can locate a geocache in your area and share your adventure on your blog. OR Explore one of the other apps created at The University of Edinburgh and write about this on your blog. OR Share on your blog another geolocation app that…

By JR March 8, 2019 0

Thing 16 – OneNote and ClassNotebook

Try using OneNote on your pc/laptop/device. Create a new Notebook, add some sections, pages, and try out the features. Use the Interactive Guidance Videos to learn your way around the platform. Write a short blog post detailing your use of OneNote and how this may/may not be of benefit to you. This Thing got me…

By JR February 19, 2019 0

Thing 15 – Digital Curation

Locate a Tumblr blog in your field or hobby of interest and share this on your blog. OR Search the web for stories about Storify and other content platforms that have closed down, and reflect on why it can be important to own and backup your own content. For this post I think I’ll concentrate…

By JR February 13, 2019 2

Thing 14 – Audio, Podcasts and SoundCloud

Find a podcast or a SoundCloud track (which could be music, a podcast, an interview, a reading, etc.) and share this on your blog with a short post about how podcasts or SoundCloud could be useful to you. I could spend a bit speculating about how podcasts COULD be useful to me, but instead I’ll…

By JR February 9, 2019 1