In a recent post on his Half An Hour blog (which he declares to be “A place to write, half an hour, every day, just for me.”), Stephen Downes struck a chord with me, for what he writes and how … Continue reading →
Hey, welcome to my presentation for the 2020 edition of OER Conference.
Session description and all is here (https://oer20.oerconf.org/sessions/o-137/).
The long pronounced mantra of current economies is that to survive in the disruptive digital world, one would need to Lower the number of workers Increase the content they produce. Or, maximize per-worker productivity. Which has a few corollaries: cut … Continue reading →
El pasado jueves 14 de febrero el Dr. Rafael Bras se presento en el teatro de la Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, para hablar sobre el futuro de la educación. Bras, de 69 anos edad, es un ingeniero civil puertorriqueno, Vice presidente ejecutivo de los asuntos académicos del Instituto Tecnológico de Georgia. Mis compañeras, Natalia, Yairie, […]
Anuncios El próximo martes 12 de febrero de 2019, los estudiantes deberán ir preparados para empezar a editar sus reportajes con el programa de Audacity. Para más información, pueden acceder a este enlace para leer las instrucciones de la tarea dos. [Recurso: http://www.ign.com via Giphy] Resumen El pasado 7 de febrero de 2019, los estudiantes de […]
A book review on Repubblica.it reminds me of a singular issue in the teaching & learning community: Studying, the road less traveled. In it, studying is compared to a sort of rebel passion. Studying is disappearing, writes Paola Mastrocola, author of the … Continue reading →
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I love my graduate class #edu646 (Design of Learning Environments), which I’m doing with a small number of great students. Yesterday’s class was intriguing since we had one student on a Hangout from NY, while the other two and myself stayed … Continue reading →
Damn, Alan got there first, once again. We had forgotten all about that tape, but before everything went sour he recovered the recording from January 1st, and this time at last & at least I did some work on TapeWrite … Continue reading →
Some time ago Seth Godin wrote a very concise and powerful post on the appreciation of the “trail of magic” a student produces in her career (from No direction home). Can you show me a history of generous, talented, extraordinary … Continue reading →
Every so often I hear of some initiative being supported by part of the faculty. The creation of a new Redaction Center. Redaction? Because students do not seem to master their own native language. Innovation? Do you think after 12 … Continue reading →
Yesterday June 22nd I presented at Virtual Educa 2016, here in San Juan my paper titled “Higher Education Innovation & Open, Connected Learning: Back To The Future“. Here is the Slideshare presentation. Higher Education Innovation & Open, Connected Learning: Back … Continue reading →
I’m thinking about placing this as a foreword to all my courses. It shows the bs from both sides! Have fun with this extract from Breaking Bad, and notice how Mr. White plays dumb to have the student believe for … Continue reading →
No sooner did I push the publish button for one of my latest post on Facebook sharing, that I fell on this other gem of an article, form Campus Technology, reporting a spectacular series of stupidities. Article title is: Research: … Continue reading →