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What if (we fail)?

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I’m not sure who first introduced the What If? site in one of our cMOOC meetings, but this link takes you to the following user- generated question on the site:  What if everyone actually had only one soul mate, a random person somewhere in the world? Because I have (awesome) young adult children, ages 20, […]
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Creating New Associative Trails (I hope)

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In Vannever Bush’s As We May Think, he argues that the human mind operates by association.  “With one item in its grasp, it snaps instantly to the next that is suggested by the association of thoughts, in accordance with some intricate web of trails carried by the cells of the brain.” Apparently, I discovered yesterday […]
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My friend, Twitter

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I stumbled upon this Storify “Twitter for Academics: Advice for Users,” hoping that the comment thread captured in Storify would provide insight about how to use Twitter, both professionally and in my classrooms.  I’ve had a Twitter account since participating in an online course development initiative last year, and aside from a few feeble tweets […]
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A MOOC? Really?

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I’m having to answer a lot of questions lately about the Digital Engagement Summer Pilot of Univ 200, also a MOOC, a Massive Open Online Course.  Maybe it’s the combination of both these notions:  a traditional research and writing course delivered online AND a course open to the masses that baffles, and maybe even terrifies, […]
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Recent Thought Vectors Tagged "nugget"

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 3, Spatial Self

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via: Section 76!

“Much like many other online identity practices on social networks, the spatial self is based […] Read More

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 3, Spatial Self

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via: Danh's Mind

“Much like many other online identity practices on social networks, the spatial self is based […] Read More

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 2, Intimacy

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via: Section 76!

I don’t want to end the semester with my series unfinished so I will do […] Read More

Nuggeting Sources

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via: Univ 200

“As a prisoner, I could not access the Web directly. Staff members oversaw policies that […] Read More

Connecting Nuggets

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via: Not So Far Far Away...

Fisheries and sustainable resources of the ocean are important. Roughly 25% of the protein used […] Read More

Nuggeting sources

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via: morgan jacobs

This source– I actually found when doing research for a course I am taking about […] Read More