Links from my Dominican “Technology Bytes” session tomorrow:
Finding My Tribe at EDUCAUSE LI
WordPress as a Learning Management System – Move Over, Blackboard
Links from ALA Techsource Post:
Born Digital: http://www.educause.edu/Resources/BornDigital/196238 ELI2010 Presentations: http://www.educause.edu/Resources/Browse/ELI2010/37186 Gardener Campbell’s Blog: http://www.gardnercampbell.net/blog1/ Google Moderator: http://moderator.appspot.com/ Michael’s Hyperlinked Campus:http://www.educause.edu/Resources/CreativeCollaborationandImmers/196260 Twitter Symbiosis: http://www.educause.edu/Resources/TwitterSymbiosisALibrarianaHas/196234
Don’t miss this interview with the Kyle Jones all about the WordPressMU/BuddyPress sites he’s developing for my classes at
Q: What are the pros and cons of using BuddyPress in an educational / classroom environment?
A: No other LMS that I’m aware provides such a human touch on learning. We really see the students [...]
I received my copy of Linchpin, the new book by Seth Godin a few weeks ago and have only got to read a bit. What I’ve read, however, is speaking to me the way all of his books do. Until I have finished the book and pondered some more, take a look at these posts, [...]
Michael’s EDUCAUSE Learning Initiatives 2010 conference presentation where he discussed “The Hyperlinked Campus” leads nicely into a recent post I made detailing exactly how Michael and I put together his course sites from a technical standpoint.
If you’re looking to break free from the constraints of your learning management systems (LMS), I highly suggest you [...]
Have you seen this? “The ways that you’re teaching have to change as well.” There is a lot to think about here.
I was honored to do an interview with Finding Education‘s Shannon Firth last week. We talked a lot about the Australian research project as well as other topics. The post is now up:
Here’s a bit of the piece:
fE: How important is branding to libraries? And what do things like blogs and wikis [...]
Joshua Kim writes:
But many of our classes are moving towards an active learning approach where students are required to create something new. A better understanding of how we learn, catalyzed by technologies that bring multimedia authoring and sharing to a range of technical skill levels, have combined to transition our students from knowledge [...]
The Librarian in Black writes:
I’m pleased to announce that my first book, Technology Training in Libraries, is set to be released in March of this year!
This book has been a labor of love for the last year. In it, I walk you through setting up a technology training program in your library, [...]
Via all sorts of wonderful bloggers comes this video prototyping the future of Sports Illustrated. Karl Fisch had this to say:
More evidence that the way we interact with “text” is changing. To combine and paraphrase something I’ve heard David Warlick say more than once with something Jason Ohler says:
We need to [...]
This semester I added the option for my students in LIS768 to make a video or other media presentation instead of writing a blog post for the context book assignment. A few folks tried it out. Here are the results:
Setting the Table: Danny Meyer
Born Digital: John Palfrey & Urs Gasser