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Credentialing in the McVerry Household: Criteria and Evidence in Badging

flickr photo shared by JasonGoto under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license I have loosely followed and dipped my toes into open badges and digital credentialing. Mainly through the prodding of people like Ian O'Byrne and Doug Belshaw. The idea that we could have some common refrigerator to stick on our accomplishments is appealing.…
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First Day Fails

flickr photo shared by makinations under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license I start my classes with the mantra, "You can not succeed in this class if you do not fail." Today I lived rather than spoke this truth. I attempted to do a live demo lecture and also record it in our new…
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Creating Beauty Together

flickr photo shared by Infomastern under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Make and share beauty. How can a learning task capture so much complexity and simplicity? Yet that was our goal. Dr. Walter Stroup of The University of Texas Austin gave us this task when he guest lectured in EDU106 New Literacies: Digital…
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Make. Hack. Play. Learn: The Benefits of Learning Out Loud

flickr photo shared by Schill under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license I am currently overlooking the frosted lakes of Michigan on my way to deliver a talk at he Center of Visual Literacies at the University of San Diego. I spent a night in Detroit stranded by a broken de-icer in Hartford. So…
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Stumbling on the History of New Haven #NHV

The only way to seek change is to discover history. As part of #GearUPNh I facilitate a high school enrichment class: Power of Prose. As we explore writing through a lens of civic engagement we have joined the letters #2nextprez movement. As a warm up to our presidential letters students have spent class time discussing…
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#lra15 Maker stuff and spaces with some literacy stuff

Ian O'Byrne: We need to open up publishing by connecting to the #indieweb   Christina Cantrill Has playdough, pipecleaners, and rubber bands for us to make and play   Amy Stornaiuolo Phil Nichols< Phil then moves into finding publics as a part of making There are different ways to finding publics. The more authentic the…
What You Call Self Plagiarism I Call Syndication 1

What You Call Self Plagiarism I Call Syndication

flickr photo shared by redspotted under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license Just as researchers do not present the work of others as their own (plagiarism), they do not present their own previously published work as new scholarship (self-plagiarism)-APA Manual Who is best served by our policies of self-plagiarism? Is it the scholars who…
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Thirty Days with Thimble

I do my best learning when I am teaching. HTML is no different and the new Thimble, an online html editor from Mozilla, has transformed my ability to teach our shared vision of the Web. Late last month, after years of planning, hard work by contributors, and thanks to David Humphrey and the Seneca College…