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http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology_and_learning/in_praise_of_grade_inflation 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 […]

In Praise of Grade Inflation

Beginning this Fall semester, Michael Stephens and myself (Kyle Jones) began piloting an open source learning management system (LMS) built on WordPress Multi User (WPMU) and BuddyPress.  This post explains our history with WPMU, the move to BuddyPress, and some of Michael’s initial thoughts on the pilot. By TTW Contributor Kyle Jones […]

Piloting BuddyPress as a LMS

I’m happy to share that I put LJ in touch with some of our recent grads/current students to cover programs at ALA. Katharine Johnson, Carrie Straka and Bill Goodwyn all contributed short articles for online coverage. http://www.libraryjournal.com/microsite/49047/ALA+Annual+Conference+News.html Take a look: Bill: http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6670769.html Katharine: http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6671470.html Carrie: http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6671137.html

Dominican Students/Grads Contribute ALA Coverage to LJ

Below is the text of our survey invitation for CAVAL. I wanted to share it here as well. If you are in Australia and would like to take the survey, please see this URL: http://librariesinteract.info/2009/06/24/23-things-learning-2-0-survey-for-australian-library-staff/ I’m excited to see the project moving along. I also can’t believe how soon we’ll […]

Australian Learning 2.0 Surveys Launched

http://silverinsf.blogspot.com/2009/02/this-replaces-those-twitter-in.html David Silver writes: this semester, twitter is the main mode of communication used by my students and me. twitter has replaced at least three classroom technologies, and has streamlined our outside-the-classroom conversations and collaborations. twitter has replaced the class listserv. for years, i’ve used a listserv (alternatively called a mailing list […]

Twitter in the Classroom