From Gilliard’s article:
Polarization is by design, for profit.
For Barlow, it was chopping wood and carrying water. Paying attention to the little things. For me, it was shopping this evening. I recently moved from a rather small town in the interior of BC where everything was within about a 5-10 minute drive of where I lived. Now, I’m living in a spot that […]
I made a charcuterie board over the holidays. Actually, I started out wanting to make a cutting board. An end grain cutting board. Inspired by this one. But it turned out so good looking that I’m calling it a charcuterie board. First up, a shot of the finished product. Raw Materials My dad has been […]
My offering for this year’s 12 Apps of Christmas shindig hosted by eTUG is Canva. What is it? What can it do? Canva is a free (with a Pro upgrade available) mobile and web app (iOS for a while and Android just in the last few days) that allows those of us who are maybe […]
I had the privilege of attending and presenting at the Open Education Consortium’s Open Education Global Conference in Kraków, Poland, which ran April 12-14/16. My presentation was built on the results of my survey of TRU faculty, admin, students and instructional designers, exploring their experiences with and perceptions of the use of open textbooks (OTB) […]
About Me M.Ed. (Distance Education, Athabasca U) e-Learning Facilitator, Thompson Rivers University (faculty development for Open Learning faculty) OER Research Fellow (Open Ed Group) LMS transition (Bb8–>Bb9–>Moodle) @colinmadland About TRU Thompson Rivers University is a relatively small public institution serving primarily undergraduates, but with a growing number of graduate programs. We pride ourselves as being […]
Draft Introduction Open educational resources may hold significant promise for contributing to the kind of progress that genuinely improves higher education in North America. While breathless pronouncements of ‘disruptive innovations’ seem to accompany the predicted demise of universities (except for 10, of course), a relatively small group of OER researchers and practitioners have been quietly […]