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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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An English Only Web is Not an Open Web. #TeachTheWeb in Your Tongue.

flickr photo shared by jsdilag under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-ND ) license To help fuel  the next wave of open we must recognize that cultural hegemony threatens the web as much as any content silo or data surveillance programs. When languages are lost cultures are silenced. As part of our  mission of keeping the Web…
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Reflecting on #MyMozFest

I learn so much by volunteering my time as a teacher for Mozilla. This year I attended my first #MozFest.  As a participation leader I want to help my team. We want to get you more involved as a contributor to Mozilla. flickr photo shared by mozillaeu under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license…
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Heading to #Mozfest and thinking about leadership and advocacy

[caption id="attachment_1852" align="alignnone" width="1024"] flickr photo by Ziki Questi http://flickr.com/photos/zikiquesti/5812713881 shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license[/caption]   We will come together at #mozfest to celebrate the new mission of Mozilla. Unleash the next wave of openness and opportunity in online life — where people are empowered, safe and independent even as the complexity and scale of…
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UX of Parenting

In designing our parental services I often think about the user experience I provide to my children. Unlike many start-ups the overall health of the network matters more than the individual. Our user experience is family driven. Terms of Service Constantly In Flux All users agree to a non-revokable license of “I own your ass,…
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Humanize not Disrupt: Misadventures in 21st Century Skills

What about Ada Lovelace (1815-1852)? She helped create the analytical engine. Commonly recognized as the first computer. She wrote the first algorithm.  Could she not problem solve? [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="294"] flickr photo shared by Mathematical Association of America under a Creative Commons ( BY-ND ) license[/caption] What about Mahatma Ghandi (1869-1948)? He lead India…
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Building a Connected Classroom

flickr photo shared by opensourceway under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license As I begin to put off assembling my promotion and tenure file I have thought often about the open classroom. This has caused me to reflect on my teaching (really need to get this stuff stuck in a binder not a blog)…