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Rubrics – Not the Cube

There have been a lot of great posts over the last few weeks in the 9x9x25 challenge about feedback. I had a couple of other ideas brewing for my post this week, but it turns out they need more time to ferment. Instead, taking inspiration from what I’ve read in this RSS group’s posts, and work I’ve done over the past few years, I thought I’d take this opportunity to throw my 2 cents in regarding feedback. I guess nowadays […]

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Quick Reflection – Ajar Educational Practices

Not my 9x9x25 post this week, but I just read Ajar Educational Practices by Terry, 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. After attending two Open Ed related conferences last April, and reflecting on other events I’ve attended as well as workshops I’ve […]

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Quick Reflection – Blending the Blended

Not my 9x9x25 post this week, but I just read Blending the Blended by ProfLisak, 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 of those terms that gets thrown around in education quite a bit is blended learning. It comes an an overwhelming […]

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Do I have enough content in my course?

Now there is a question I would guess many people have either asked or been asked. For blended and online developments in particular I have this conversation time and time again. Of course there is a particular pedagogical paradigm and teaching style bias that is just underneath the surface. Let’s for a minute just let that bias slip by, further consultations and developments with instructors provide space for deeper conversations, right now the panic has set in, “my course starts […]

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Quick Reflection – Turn Feedback Into Feedforward

Not my 9x9x25 post this week, but I just read Turn Feedback Into Feedforward 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. First, you should read it. There are some great ideas in there. One that I almost over looked in her […]

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Quick Reflection – Is Everyone an Instructional Designer?

Not my 9x9x25 post this week, but I just read Is Everyone an Instructional Designer? by the IDIG in Ontario, 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. Well, saying I read it is a bit of a stretch. I saw this much: Am […]

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Quick Reflection – Gaming Gamification

Not my 9x9x25 post this week, but I just read Gaming Gamification by Terry, 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. There is an aspect to this which I was hoping to write about this week at some point, and that was about […]

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Quick Reflection – Syllabus Bloat

Tell me, where can I find the “silly bus”? Not my 9x9x25 post this week, but I just read Syllabus Bloat by James Skidmore, 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. It’s like James wrote this post for me! Having designed distance learning […]

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Don’t Think Outside the LMS, Redecorate the Interior

Over the past couple of days I’ve seen through various channels the ‘think outside the box’ comment, which hasn’t come up too frequently I’ll admit. One comment was on Twitter, and the other was via NurseKillam’s recent post (in a slide pictured). The title for this post is a bit tongue and cheek. I recall seeing a poster near the University when I was an undergrad that said “don’t think outside the box, redecorate the interior”. There is so much […]

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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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