Following on from the dubious numbers in my Google Reader post, Slideshare have recently been kind enough to hint at what is possible via their pay plans by emailing me (on April 29th) stats on views of my presentations: Questionmark vs Blackboard for online tests – 778 views Whose education is it anyway? – Blackboard… Continue reading Some more pointless stats
So I’ve taken the opportunity of a long holiday weekend to jump ship from Google Reader. My final solution has been to move: most audio subscriptions to iTunes. other RSS to The Old Reader – this seems fine so far, a little annoying that imports come in as unread but otherwise not too bad. The… Continue reading Cheerio Google Reader
I am something of a hoarder – I tend to keep things and this includes materials from old courses. As you would probably expect, I rarely look at these. However, I recently decided to have a look at some old notes I found in one of my bags (I think I put them there to… Continue reading Revisiting some old notes
[I drafted a long post about this a while ago, inspired by the alliteration and the Beastie Boys, but never posted it – this is an abbreviated version] A while back it seemed Wikis were the answer to many of our ills – breaking down the barriers of web design, enabling creation of knowledge bases,… Continue reading Remember when ‘Wikis were well wicked’?
I have recently undertaken a number of ‘MOOCs’ on topics of interest, most recently: Science, Technology, and Society in China I: Basic Concepts (Coursera) Internet History, Technology, and Security (Coursera) Today’s Blended Teacher (Blended Schools) – see some previous posts for work on this (note I skipped the last week) Now I started all of… Continue reading Thoughts on three very different MOOCs