Philosophy conference: let me sit and read my paper to you. Maybe I’ll have some slides with most of the text of my paper on them, so small you can’t possibly see it from the back. There won’t be mics in all the rooms so not everyone will be able to hear me or the questions.
Conferences on teaching & learning: [aghast sideways looks]
Me, attending one of each over past few days: moar teaching & learning, please!
I've also blogged today about the history of the term Open Science (a first in what probably will end up as a short series): http://chem-bla-ics.blogspot.com/2019/04/history-of-term-open-science-1-early.html
Open Pedagogy – A three day seminar at Digital Pedagogy Lab – Dave’s Educational Blog
This was a really useful read to reflect on how to go about fostering self-determined pedagogy. Also @chendricks gets a shoutout.
Nice! a guide on Open Education working groups at higher edu institutions. A work in progress from BCcampus (British Columbia, Canada). Comment using hypothes.is!
home sick; feeling guilty anyway
Day 3 of being home sick with the flu and missing work. Missed class yesterday, which I almost never do. Feeling really sorry to be missing so much work. But as my partner said, it's actually morally better to stay home and not infect others. Still feel guilty somehow.
hey all -- The Center for Open Science is seeking graduate students, post docs, researchers and academic faculty to participate in survey to investigate the factors that affect the perceived credibility and use of preprints.
It's 20min & you don't need to have posted a preprint in the past to take it: https://virginia.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3kFU2er17VY5uLP.
It's passed IRB also -- IRB Protocol Number: 2192.
Thanks & feel free to pass this on to interested parties!
A project that started as a Digital Humanities project, transfered with the Principal Investigator to various institutions, and has now been copyrighted and monetized under the PI's for profit company. A good example of why understanding Free Culture as a social movement is relevant to Digital Humanities.
* bump *
Research study recruiting screen reader users who collaborate using tech like Microsoft Word and Google Docs to do a 1 hour remote interview. $30 gift card compensation. Read flyer here with contact informatoin to indicate interest. http://inclusive.northwestern.edu/bvicollab-web-flyer.html
I'm hiring someone to work with me in the new lab we're creating Plymouth State University (NH) to support engaged pedagogies! Please share this listing with your best instructional designers & pedagogues, esp. those with passion for interdisciplinarity & open education! https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/31996
A great article on ingredients for a successful open education initiative at a higher education institution, by @thatpsychprof!
One of the students I'm taking to Los Angeles next month just emailed me with homework - HE GAVE ME HOMEWORK and set it for next Tuesday
I LOVE WHEN THE TABLES ACTUALLY TURN! *does happy dance* Some people call it co-learning. Whatever name you give it, this is real learning- when you learn to learn, teach, assess, appraise, reflect, ask, do, give, and share - all as part of a whole.
...time to get working on my homework! 👩🎓
December self, planning a course: oh it'll be fine to grade over 100 short answer assignments a few times during the term.
January self grading those assignments: 120 never seemed like so many before.
Next December self: oh, it was totally fine to grade that many short assignments a few times during the term, I'll plan that again.
1 librarian, 1 reference event is happening Jan 15-Feb 5: participate by adding much-needed citations to Wikipedia! See here for more: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikipedia_Library/1Lib1Ref
I made a Story Map to introduce Epicurus to my Intro to Philosophy course, in case anyone is interested in that ancient Greek philosopher: https://www.arcgis.com/apps/Cascade/index.html?appid=45e996429a4747c0ad7a3d31eebb4545
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