East Cohort

Below are all syndicated blog posts from the East Ontario Cohort. See also the list of active blogs.

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Tying The Room Together

This post is meant to be supplemental to two different professional learning sessions I’ve recently offered: Leave Room to Make Room, for the OLC Ideate Virtual Conference, andCreating a Course Podcast/Radio Show, for the Fleming College Virtual Teaching & Learning Week. I think the two sessions feed each other, so why not make one blog post for the two of them? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ The first session, Leave Room to Make Room (offered with co-host/kindred spirit Jonathan Lashley) was focused on discussing […]

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My Conference Presentation About WordPress That Was On Twitter But Is Now on WordPress But is Actually My Tweets #PressEdConf20

#PressEdConf20 The @FlemingCollege Digital Learning Technology Bank aka the TechBankPowered by #SPLOTs, which are powered by WordPresshttps://t.co/GBS3ahwVt4Photo by Micheile Henderson on Unsplash pic.twitter.com/GfRkFFhUi8— Terry Green with an e (@greeneterry) March 26, 2020 #PressEdConf20 Ok so a Digital Learning Technology Bank. WHY?Find out in one minute. I'll try to figure that out by then. pic.twitter.com/qPRf1qodyN— Terry Green with an e (@greeneterry) March 26, 2020 #PressEdConf20 The Digital Learning Technology Bank… why?Gatekeeping. And by gatekeeping we mean: gates open, come on in. […]

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The Remote Possibility

The typical reader of my occasional blog posts is probably not so much the target of this one. You know this stuff. I’m writing to those students and teachers out there who don’t feel comfortable “going remote” and teaching/learning from a distance. And you may soon be forced to do so. I want you to know that I absolutely love working remotely. And I don’t think the idea of “pivoting” in person classes to online is really much different from […]

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Extreme Quilting

I signed up to guest post for the OER20 Conference‘s blog in the lead up to the event running in early April in London. When an association focused on learning technology decides to have the theme “The Care in Openness” you just have to perk up, take notice, get in there and try to help hype that awesomeness. I also got a little weird with it because I tried to turn a blog post into a live radio event. Head […]

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Bridging the job readiness gap: virtual tools for a new campus-to-workplace pathway

Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash Broad access to the full range of dynamic liberal arts and science programming is the hallmark of an evolving Ontario high education system. But linking this education to the meaningful employment of learners has proved more elusive than building educational excellence. For many recent graduates, a gap continues to exist between what they learned in school, and opportunities to apply that knowledge in a professional work environment. A 2015 study found that 4 in 10 Canadian university […]

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A Shinier DS106 Assignment Bank Theme

I’ve been deep in the code tunnels rebuilding and adding to maybe my most complex WordPress theme, the one that let’s anyone build something like the original DS106 Assignment Bank. My blog machine spits out a long list of posts on this effort, and indicates it goes back to August 2013, so while it pre-dates SPLOTs, it’s in the mix there because it set the stage for all the theme work that followed. Martha Burtis crafted the first bank (my […]

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Thanks Milan – Lessons Learned at #OEGlobal19

It’s too soon and I’m still a little jet lagged to have truly processed this last week, so at this time I’m just going go with a lessons learned list as an initial reflection of the experience that was the Open Education Global Conference in Milan. Lesson 1. Nominate yourself for stuff. It can get you a trip to Italy if it works out. Lesson 2. If you have a child under two, take them. They fly for free and […]

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Tech History Timeline Activity

I use this learning activity when I lead workshops on educational technology. Actually, this is a version of a learning activity I created when I taught Computer Studies courses (more on that later). This activity is a lot of fun. In the header image of this post, you'll notice a timeline behind me on the blackboard. Let me explain the setup and the activty Before the learners arrive, I draw a timeline on the blackboard. In the version above, the […]

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