How we do that thing we do

Portland, Oregon, 18 June 2014: The “Living The Dreams” team analytically performs a special session of UNIV 200’s digital engagement pilot.

Ted Nelson: Computer Lib / Dream Machines

Ted Nelson builds dreams out of computers, film, documents, and the oceanic human mind. This interview explores how, and why, this dreamer has not let his dreams disappear.

Living The Dreams With Our UNIV 200 Librarians

Research as conversation! A Google Hangout with librarians Jenny Stout and Laura Gariepy discussing how to find appropriate sources, search library databases, and channel enduring fascinations into lifelong learning.

Thought Vectors Interview with Alan Kay

Watch the archive as Gardner Campbell interviews Alan Kay — Almost 3 Hours of Concept Space Ideas

Recent Vectors

[Presentation] Learning Analytics: Threats and opportunities

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Today I’ve been invited to ALT’s White Rose Learning Technologists SIG to talk about Learning Analytics and educational mining of Twitter. The Learning Analytics part of this was something I was somewhat reluctant to do as I have recently realised how much I don’t know about this area. Another factor was my fear that learning ...continue reading
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Interest Inventory

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Places Jobs Trends Technologies Controversies Italy Physical Therapist Exercise health benefits Smartphones GMO Iran Dentist Nutrition Smart watches Police brutality Princeton, NJ Optometrist Yoga Self-driving cars Sanctions Greece Aesthetician Gluten Free Smart homes BPA The bold topics are the ones that  interest me most from my list. The ones I have both bolded and italicized … Continue reading Interest Inventory
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Credential or Certificate

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I continue to think about what we mean by a “degree.” Or rather, I think about what a degree might or should mean, and what we in higher ed increasingly act as if it means, and how that disjunction (if … Continue reading
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Holding the space

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Reflecting further on the questions for the first week in #moocmooc, it seems to me that the basic idea enshrined in Freire’s chapter, of the contrast between the transformative or liberating model and the banking model is clear enough. There … Continue reading
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Loving the Engineers

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Note: the title suggested itself when a melody from a certain song by the Roches popped into my head. That’s exactly the kind of thing that engineers might find puzzling or irrelevant, at least within an academic context, but it … Continue reading
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Finally

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Finally! I had my doctoral dissertation proposal meeting in late December and received formal approval for my study on #thoughtvectors. My research plan and focus have changed quite a bit since summer, so if you'd like to learn more about what I'm doin...
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All of us are human…

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I am participating in the #moocmooc, a six-week online exploration of critical pedagogy. This week, one of the questions for reflection is: Is the primary effort of education bent toward the humanization of its participants (learners and educators alike)? If … Continue reading
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The Sweet Spots

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I have been thinking very hard lately about the nature and value of focused learning, and especially the kinds of focused learning experiences we might explore and craft within school. I greatly admire the DALMOOC George Siemens and his research … Continue reading
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Recent Thought Vectors Tagged "nugget"

Trust, Connected Learning, and Photography

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via: Laura Park Gogia: The Coloring Book

Getting ready for the morning...as @anrcreative would say, Jesus, take the wheel.— Laura Gogia (@GoogleGuacamole) ... Read More

Personal Dynamic Media Nugget

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via: Interesting Spaces

“Other input devices include a typewriter keyboard, a “chord” keyboard, a pointing device called a “mouse” which inputs position as it is moved about on the table, and a ... Read More

Computer Lib. Nugget Pt. 2

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via: Interesting Spaces

The Computer Priesthood Knowledge is power and so it tends to be hoarded. Experts in any field rarely want people to understand what they do, and generally enjoy putting people down. Thus if we say th... Read More

Computer Lib. Nugget #1

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via: Interesting Spaces

The Computer Priesthood Knowledge is power and so it tends to be hoarded. Experts in any field rarely want people to understand what they do, and generally enjoy putting people down. Thus if we say th... Read More

Personal Dynamic Media Nugget

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via: Fully Flared

A Dynamic Medium for Creative Thought: The Dynabook We envision a device as small and portable as possible which could both take in and give out information in quantities approaching that of human sen... Read More

Personal Dynamic Media Nugget

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I reflected upon the reading Personal Dynamic Media  and remain amazed. It was not long ago when our world was changed. Some of the younger participants in this course may not appreciate som... Read More