Category Archives: Presentations

xMOOCs Derailing Open Education?

How much fact is in the discussion about openness/unopenness in licensing of many MOOCs? George Siemens will deliver a keynote at ICDE about MOOCs derailing open education in part because they have open enrollment, but not open licensing. That page … Continue reading

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VoiceThread Wish List

Voicethread is a splendid tool for asynchronous online communication, collaboration, teaching and learning. It can be used in so many ways, and its model – overlaying communicative functionality on top of content, like Cengage’s Mindtap product, should be considered the … Continue reading

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Agile Teams: Rapid Iterations & Feedback

This TED talk does a swell job demonstrating how hidden assumptions can make collaboration murky, and how self-direction, self-organization, rapid prototyping and iterations as well as evidence-based feedback can enhance collaborative efforts: Tom Wujec: Build a tower, build a team

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NERCOMP 2008: An Outsourced Open Source LMS and a Pot of Gold?

Here’s the presentation from the NERCOMP Annual Conference in Providence, RI, March 11, 2008: | View | Upload your own

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Free Communication Tools

Here are a few of my favorite FREE communication tools. These should be handy for anyone who does technical user support, faculty development, online teaching, etc: Open University's OpenLearn LabSpace – FlashmeetingSet up a free account and you can host … Continue reading

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Agile Project Management

In honor of my boss: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agile_Project_Management http://forwardslashdesign.com/docs/AgilePM.pdf http://www.ccpace.com/Resources/documents/AgileProjectManagement.pdf http://www.awprofessional.com/articles/article.asp?p=174660&seqNum=4&rl=1

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