mOOC Cohort

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

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Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 68: Pandemic Reading

Who needs a distraction? I do. I’ve been spending a lot of time reading recently. These days, reading is one of the few things that can help push my anxiety to the side and keep my mind busy. In today’s episode I share what I’ve been reading recently and recommend some mind occupying reads. Mentioned … Continue reading Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 68: Pandemic Reading

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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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Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 67: Organizing Blog Theme Weeks

In today’s episode I reflect on the work that goes into organizing blog theme weeks or thematic digital series. I talk about my experiences pulling together theme weeks and provide a roadmap for those interested in organizing one. Mentioned in this episode: –Active History Material Culture Theme Week-Edited with Andrea Eidinger, Beyond the Lecture and … Continue reading Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 67: Organizing Blog Theme Weeks

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Material Culture Theme Week

This week over on Activehistory.ca we are sharing the Material Culture Theme week I had the joy of editing. This week brings together folks who work with material culture both inside and outside academia. The week is filled with posts on textiles, learning with material culture, family connections to making, and cultural meaning attached to … Continue reading Material Culture Theme Week

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Working from Home Unlocked my Super Power

Preparing for the Poverty Challenge has been a lesson in adaptability and perseverance. This blog post begins with a quick summary of what I mean by “Poverty Challenge,” followed by a snapshot of the roller coaster it has been to prepare for, finishing off with the impromptu contingency plan that taught me that being a teacher means you’ve got superpowers. What I mean by the Poverty Challenge… Public Health Sudbury hosted an experiential learning activity for community members to experience […]

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Crafting Communities Workshop

Prior to the world going to hell, I participated in a wonderful six days of professional development put on by Thinking Rock Community Arts and Jumblies Theatre. Titled “Crafting Communities” this workshop was based on Jumblies well-known Artfare Essentials training which is focused on skill building connected to community arts facilitation. “Crafting Communities” focused on… Read more

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The Covid-19 Chroniclers

I’m participating alongside Andrea Eidinger, Britt Luby, Carolyn Podruchny, and Sarah York-Bertram in a “The Covid-19 Chroniclers” project. This initiative aims to document our experiences working in academia during the era of Covid-19. We are chronicling our experiences working in academe throughout the coronavirus outbreak. We are writing as support staff, a tenured faculty member,… Read more

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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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Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 66: Don’t Throw Out That VCR

In today’s episode I’m talking about digitization of VHS tapes, digital preservation, and my recent trials and tribulations of using VCRs. I chat about the labour intensive work behind digitization and the challenges of video preservation.  Mentioned in this episode: -Samantha Thompson, “Why Don’t Archivists Digitize Everything?“-National Archives, Video Guidance: Playback and Digitization of Materials”… Read more

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Extender Blogs, mOOC Cohort

Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 66: Don’t Throw Out That VCR

In today’s episode I’m talking about digitization of VHS tapes, digital preservation, and my recent trials and tribulations of using VCRs. I chat about the labour intensive work behind digitization and the challenges of video preservation.  Mentioned in this episode: -Samantha Thompson, “Why Don’t Archivists Digitize Everything?“-National Archives, Video Guidance: Playback and Digitization of Materials”… Read more

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