Wagons, ho!

I’m moving again, this time back to Ontario to support and engage with young adult sons in their formative university years. It turns out that placing 2000+ miles of distance between yourself and young adult sons in their formative years, is not a great idea from a comfort-level point of view. They’re not quite finished with…

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The Global Freshman Academy Experience thus far…

Hello! Haven’t been here in a while, here’s what’s been going on. I have the great privilege of working right now as the lead instructional designer for the Arizona State University-edX partnership project Global Freshman Academy. Now, those of you in instructional design and open education will be saying, “wow, that’s pretty cool,” or possibly, “better you…

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The Work of Implementing OERs in Curriculum Design

Curating, adapting, adopting, and testing open educational resources (OERs) in curriculum design is a truck-load of work. Don’t let anyone try to convince you otherwise. It’s also a risky, experimental proposition with outside-the-box theories and practices, challenging issues, launches, breakdowns, successes, and failures publicly documented every day. Many in the world have no idea what OERs…

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