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Open Source Creation

For a number of years I was responsible for the purchasing of all hardware and software for schools within my K12 division.  Despite the fact that the amount of money I was responsible for was significant it was invariably never … Continue reading

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UofR Library Supports Openness

University of Regina [Dr. John Archer Library] http://www.uregina.ca/library/ I would suspect that in many respects the University of Regina library website is similar to most institutional library sites.  It offers the usual service tabs, search tools, collection access, support contacts, … Continue reading

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Supporting openness….

In case you hadn’t heard….. the Capetown Open Education Declaration and Budapest Open Access Initiative want you to declare your support for openness. In the case of the Capetown Open Education Declaration this means agreeing in principal to the idea … Continue reading

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Trend Tracking Infrastructure

I might have made changes.  View the Live Version I think the diagram adequately illustrates my online learning infrastructure. In this case I am talking specifically about leveraging the infrastructure to track trends but overall it supports my learning life. … Continue reading

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Trend Tracking Sources: Feeling the Pulse

Tracking trends is/can be a time consuming task.  Management of that task is paramount to teasing out what are trends and what are fads…even though they might be the same thing in some cases.  I also think that balance is … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning

All Roads Lead Here It is clear to me from emerging educational trends observed and especially the continued move to a more mobile and connected life that personalized learning is one of the more significant [relevant] trends for education.  In … Continue reading

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Education Response to Significant Change

Much of what I have been reading of late about educational trends [technology, pedagaogy, assessment, mobility, etc.] points to significant need for change in the K12 education community [as well as higher ed].  I was especially intrigued by a recent … Continue reading

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