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April 7, 1959

Sixty years ago today, I started school. We got a big School Cone and were very excited.

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#OpenLearning19 Required Blogging?

In the resources for this past week, there were mentions of required blogging. I am very much in favor of blogging, but I am not sure if I would like to be forced to do it. First, it’s not everyone’s … Continue reading

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#OpenLearning19: Paper-like OERs

How are Open Access or OER similar and how do they differ? This is a question of this week of #OpenLearning19, and I found it very worthwhile to think about it. Both research and teaching materials have in common that … Continue reading

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#OpenLearning19 Pre-Week

Our task for OpenLearning19 is to annotate this text about the ’30th birthday’ of the web, and to reflect here on the annotations. What I picked for annotation, are two keywords (Gopher, and Virtual Library curation) of the web history … Continue reading

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#OpenLearning19 test post

Hello from Heidelberg  

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Augmenting human intellect

With the help of 26 other annotators, I tried to understand more about Doug Engelbart’s visionary text “Augmenting Human Intellect”. Why didn’t this work? What went wrong?
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Agile book sprint

This great book on Perspectives of Agility (in German) was written over the weekend in an agile book sprint by a group in Karlsruhe, and I am following their invitation to ask ‘agile’ questions. So: How can agile methods cater … Continue reading

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What is Digital Literacy?

Responding to this: “What is Digital Literacy? — What impact does digital literacy have on your personal, professional, and spiritual* life? (*However you interpret this.) — Who are you? (context matters) — Licenses”
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More gRSShopper (2)

During the course ‘E-Learning 3.0’ (#EL30) I experienced how powerful gRSShopper is. Here is a demo application that creates an interactive map directly from the gRSShopper database.
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#EL30 Week 8: Creative Experience

In Amy Burwall’s conversation with Stephen, she said something that resonated very much with me:
“Creativity is about connecting dots” Continue reading

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