I am blogging about Common Sense Media’s Graphite affinity space to fulfill a requirement for an online “Games and Learning” course I am attending at the University of Colorado Denver. By joining this online community, I hope to come to a better understanding of the interactions that occur in such a space, as well as … [Read more…]
I was recently asked to respond to the following questions for one of my online classes in eLearning. Oh yeah, my base camp site is this very site! As you think about your own base camp site, and your work with learners in networked learning spaces, what are your thoughts about the issue of privacy? … [Read more…]
My Post titled “Redesigning Universities” is a fine example of a Canadian success story. The link below demonstrates how we, south and a bit west of the Canadian border are throwing words and theories at this issue, but failing miserably. The link leads to a video clip about the University of Hawaii’s flagship campus, and … [Read more…]
I’m not a great fan of Ted talks, but occasionally one is recommended to me that just resonates, and this is certainly one of those. This is a “hot topic” for me, as I am very concerned with creative ways to improve higher ed, and Helfand addresses my concerns.
I read the following passage in a summary of Daniel H. Pink’s book, A Whole Mind, under the subheading Play: “Why is Dr. Madan Kataria laughing? … Kataria a physician from Mumbai, India likes to laugh. A lot. In fact, he believes the laughter can function like a benevolent virus — that it can infest … [Read more…]