Category Archives: classes and teaching

Digital literacy and Open Learning: the final day

Today is the last day of a week of digital literacy discussion, part of the Open Learning MOOC. The topic: the future of digital literacy.  To encourage you I’ve recorded some thoughts. In addition to our ongoing, even irrepressible Twitter conversation, we’ll … Continue reading

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Today in the Open Learning MOOC: fake news and crap detection

Today is the fourth day of a week of digital literacy discussion, part of the Open Learning MOOC. Today’s assignment is to explore connections between digital literacy, fake news, open education, and politics. Our reading is Crap Detection 101, by Howard Rheingold. We’ll … Continue reading

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Digital literacy around the world in 2017: today in the Open Learning MOOC

Today is the third day of a week of digital literacy discussion, part of the Open Learning MOOC.  Is mid-MOOC Wednesday digital hump day? Today’s assignment is to watch and listen to the recent New Media Consortium webinar on Digital Literacy.  It’s a … Continue reading

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The ACRL Information Literacy Framework: today in the Open Learning MOOC

Today is the second day of a week of digital literacy discussion, part of the Open Learning MOOC. Today’s discussion document is the ACRL Information Literacy Framework (2015-16).  This is an important update in information literacy thinking, incorporating digital literacy developments.  Please read … Continue reading

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An innovative class on teaching the future

Inside Higher Ed reports on a fascinating class.  David Hochfelder (SUNY-Albany)  is leading a class on applying historical methods to thinking about the future. It’s a very student-centered approach.  “Students select a topic of interest that they analyze for possible futures … Continue reading

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One classroom for one kind of future

Greetings, readers.  I’ve been quiet of late, due to a frenzy of traveling: Providence, Washington, Helsinki, Pennsylvania.  Now I’m back in the bloghouse. And what brings me out of jet lag and a towering pile of emails, back to the … Continue reading

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Professional development on MOOCs with Bryan

This summer I’m offering another instance of my NITLE Shared Practice Leadership Program on MOOCs, Online Learning, and Campus Strategy. It’s an online program for a small group (fewer than twelve) of people working in higher education.  The topic is how … Continue reading

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