I was curious last week to see how many of my ds106 students were doing their part to stay tuned to the class hash tag (or me) in twitter. What better way than a POP QUIZ? https://twitter.com/cogdog/status/250975856531472385 I got 15 responses, 12 of whom where in my class, which is just a ...

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Yes there was some trouble on the ds106 web site Sunday night, right about 30 minutes before all weekly assignments were due. Hmmm is there some correlation? Some students got a little worried http://twitter.com/Twerkooo/status/250068227814744064 http://twitter.com/KierstenPyrtle/status/250063125255180288 http://twitter.com/sgtsocks/status/250327217001877504 The thing is that we rely on our friends at our web hosting provider to restart the server. ...

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A little over a year ago, someone new entered as an open participant in ds106: I'm working this summer as a grant researcher, and part of the project I'm working with has to do with innovations in education. Partway through my project, I stumbled across a blog called The Tech Savvy ...

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cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by jurvetson The first day of action for my online section of ds106 could not have been more impressive. A lengthly email went out last night, and as of a little over 24 hours later, 19 out of 25 of my students ...

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1O_1Z6KH_o This video is really meant as an introduction to students in my online section of ds106 at University of Mary Washington; I agree its critical early on to help create a sense of identity for all participants in the class. While this class is online, all of my students are ...

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