Category Archives: Best Pedagogy

SITE Conference, Florida

I’m attending the SITE Conference in Florida — virtually. (Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education.) Still, it’s good. I’ve cleared my plate this week (mostly) so that I can “be” there. I’m tweeting, blogging at http://www.uta.edu/linklab, and now I’m … Continue reading

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Facilitating Synchronous Learning Online

We were asked to post our aha experiences today in our online course on facilitating synchronous learning online course! I talked about Knowing Technology, Enabling, Engaging, Mindset, and Multi-Tasking. Learning can be frustrating and hard. Students must have motivation to … Continue reading

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Some Generalities, Whitman, and his MOOC

Some Generalities: This weekend I spent some time looking at the book recommendations that Elisa New made on our course syllabus. I like the fact that she reminded us of these books and their titles in her weekly post to … Continue reading

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Questions you are asking, questions I am asking – MOOC Research Initiative 2013

MOOC experts are addressing many of the following questions and ideas that have come to my mind as a result of attending the MOOC Research Initiative Conference on Thursday in Arlington, Texas (located between Dallas and Fort Worth in Northeast … Continue reading

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Takaways from the MOOC Research Conference in Arlington, TX 2013

Actually, some of what I learned came before the conference, when I watched George Siemens discuss connectivism on youtube – the George Siemens who, together with Stephen Downes, created the first MOOC – with the goal of free and open … Continue reading

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Thank you, Blake

Blake Carpenter is a dear colleague of mine, and his philosophy of teaching is one of the most admirable and heartfelt of any I have ever read. Therefore, I have put it on my page line menu at the top … Continue reading

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Jose Cuseo, a Man for Our Time

I am so proud of — and thankful to my university for their concern with our students’ educational success, for bringing to campus people like Joe Cuseo. My university has one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, … Continue reading

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