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A Word About Styli…

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Welcome UNIV 391ers! It was lovely meeting you all this afternoon and I look forward to learning about mobile learning right along with all of you.I found out about UNIV 391 at the beginning of last semester, about the same time I started working as th...
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Cody J Phillips

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My name is Cody Phillips and I am a student a Virginia Commonwealth University majoring in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.  This blog is intended to organize works that I have completed during my time at VCU and each portfolio … Continue reading →
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In a Moment…

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I'm out of time.  Not literally, because to be outside the rules of time would be quite nice right now.  I love it went that happens--a good Csikszentmihalyi flow session, a Henri Bergson moment of grace.  A moment in the ...
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Can you Genghis Khan on an IPad?

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Yesterday in seminar we discussed Alan Kay and Adele Goldberg's Personal Dynamic Media...the story of the Dynabook. There were passages that struck me...I was saddened by this one..."A mathematical formulation...once put down on paper, reminds static a...
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Threading the Cheesescape

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So last week we read "Augmenting human intellect: A conceptual framework" by Douglas Englebart.  For much of this excerpt, which related a conceptual framework for how people think, Englebart used the example of how he would go about writing a hyp...
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The Coursera Consortium…

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The recent MOOC craze has recently given birth – or so it seems – to emergent leadership positions at some Universities that have jumped on the Coursera train. And at the outset here, I want to thank Jon Becker for putting these on my radar…I know he has some ideas of his own brewing about […]
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Bologna and Cheese

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That’s right, bologna and cheese, this is a favorite sandwich among some folks. I know my son sure likes it…he might even love it. I had not eaten any of these sandwiches in what must have been 30 years…then I tried a bite…memory runs pretty deep for me too it seems. It’s predictable – squishy […]
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The Promise of Learning

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A parent of a student once said to me, “When you have your own children, you begin to think about learning in a very different way.” At the time, I sensed that was obviously true, but she was right…you can’t really feel it in your soul until you have your own kids. I find myself […]
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Free as in Freedom…not Free Beer

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A recent Washington Post article surveyed the changing landscape of online learning by describing some “start-ups” that are offering free (or low cost) online courses. I’ve been aware of many of the examples described for some time, but it was the first time I’ve really seen the mainstream media give attention to the open courseware […]
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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