mOOC Cohort

Below are all syndicated blog posts from participants in the 2019 Ontartio Extend mOOC. See also the list of active blogs

Extender Blogs, mOOC Cohort

Storytelling

I returned to StoryCenter in Berkeley this week to participate in a Digital Storytelling workshop as a civilian. I returned to community college as a non-traditional (adult) student after President Obama urged displaced workers to update their skills in his first State of the Union address. I had such a terrible experiance in Oakland’s Peralta Community College District I was forced to become a student leader. That led to being invited to a New Organizing Institute workshop to learn Harvard […]

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Extender Blogs, mOOC Cohort

Storytelling

I returned to StoryCenter in Berkeley this week to participate in a Digital Storytelling workshop as a civilian. I returned to community college as a non-traditional (adult) student after President Obama urged displaced workers to update their skills in his first State of the Union address. I had such a terrible experiance in Oakland’s Peralta Community College District I was forced to become a student leader. That led to being invited to a New Organizing Institute workshop to learn Harvard […]

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Extend mOOC, Extender Blogs, mOOC Cohort, West Cohort

So Why SoTL?

This post is my response to the SoTL #2 Engage with SoTL activity, included in the Scholar Module of Ontario Extend.  Right from the first time I found myself in front of a classroom, I knew I needed to conduct research in education. Teaching and learning are incredibly complex activities, and as a twenty-something TA flung in front of a group of undergraduates, I was acutely aware of how little I knew about all of it. Years and multiple degrees […]

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East Cohort, eCampus Ontario, Extender Blogs, mOOC Cohort, West Cohort

What’s With All The Sharing?

Today I had 15 minutes with the fine folks at the University of Washington-Bothell eLearning Symposium hosted by the Office of Digital Learning, to tell them about some of the things that I do to enable the sharing of pedagogy. I’m hoping that in those 15 minutes I convinced a few to come here and read this post. Because this is an attempt at telling them why. What’s with all this sharing? Here are my slides in which I give […]

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Appropriation vs. Incorporation: Indigenous Content in the Canadian History Classroom

My latest post, written with Skylee-Storm Hogan and Andrea Eidinger for the Activehistory.ca Beyond the Lecture series is up now. “Appropriation vs. Incorporation: Indigenous Content in the Canadian History Classroom” looks how historians can include Indigenous content in post-secondary classrooms, with an emphasis on providing practical steps and resources.

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Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 53: OE Fellows Update

In this episode I reflect on the first few months of my eCampus Ontario Open Education Fellows appointment. I talk about the open community, Canadian history and open, and the intersection of Indigenous knowledge and open educational resources. I would love to hear about your experiences with open education and open practice. Leave a comment … Continue reading Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 53: OE Fellows Update

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So Long and Thanks For All of This

After nearly two years of secondment, my time as a Program Manager at eCampusOntario is coming to an end. On July 2 I return to Fleming College as a Learning Technology Specialist. Here is a rundown of experiences that I’m thankful to have gained, while in this position. I’ll keep it brief. Visits I got the chance to visit/connect with quite a few post-secondary institutions all over Ontario and beyond. And in doing so, one of the things I got […]

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