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Quick Reflection – Reflection #2

Not my 9x9x25 post this week, but I just read Reflection #2 by MelRad, and was about to comment when I thought, ‘hey, I can just blog a quick reflection and hopefully it’ll ping back’. Honestly, I’ve been frustrated with blog commenting systems for a while now. Some require login, some eat my comments, so here…I’m reclaiming commenting. The timing for many of this week’s posts has been quite serendipitous. Just yesterday I was meeting with an instructor about an […]

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A different approach to the ‘video lecture’

As I was scrolling through the feed for 9x9x25 it looks like I’m not the only one who had video on my mind this week; if you haven’t seen Helen’s post yet you should go check it out. One thing that can make me shudder as an ID is when I hear someone wants to use a lot of video in their course. Couple that with that same person saying they’ve taken online courses before – then finding out they […]

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Quick Reflection – Professional Development for the 21st Century Educator

Not my 9x9x25 post this week, but I just read Professional Development for the 21st Century Educator by Mel, and was about to comment when I thought, ‘hey, I can just blog a quick reflection and hopefully it’ll ping back’. Honestly, I’ve been frustrated with blog commenting systems for a while now. Some require login, some eat my comments, so here…I’m reclaiming commenting. One thing that shocked me when I entered the education field was how depressing professional development was! […]

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Quick Reflection – Would the World Be Better without Mobile Devices?

Not my 9x9x25 post this week, but I just read Would the World Be Better without Mobile Devices? by Aaron and was about to comment when I thought, ‘hey, I can just blog a quick reflection and hopefully it’ll ping back’. Honestly, I’ve been frustrated with blog commenting systems for a while now. Some require login, some eat my comments, so here…I’m reclaiming commenting. The first thing that caught my attention in the post was, This particular change is captured […]

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No One Writes Alone

One of the first courses I worked on when I arrived back at USASK was an online graduate level course. The course had been taught in a face-to-face settings previously (often the case), but if I recall correctly it was the first time the instructor/SME was asked to teach it. When I meet an instructor for the first time I ask them a number of questions; trying to tease out their views on how learning happens, how they teach, what […]

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Ontario Extend 9x9x25 Challenge – The “And Beyond”

You still have ten days to sign up and get your typing fingers into shape for the @ontarioextend 9 X 9 X 25 Challenge! Join over 30 of your Ontario post-secondary-educating (and beyond!) peers in an epic event of sharing our pedagogical practices.https://t.co/WGKl93Vpho pic.twitter.com/JMlcs7E2YA — Terry Greene (@greeneterry) September 21, 2018 Take that as your official invitation to join me, and others from across Canada, in this challenge. I mention on my calling card that usually I don’t blog (despite […]

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