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Things done during my stint as an Open Learning Scholar at Thompson Rivers University (Oct 2014 – March 2015)

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Us ‘n Machines

A meandering romp through the relationships of us and our tools to what it means to develop/use technologies that are what Audrey Watters write as “habitable, sustainable, and healthy”. So oft uttered in the edtech field, having done my share of uttering in the early years– “Technology is Just a Tool.” It’s. Almost. As. Frequent. […]

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Cowterspace: More Than A Cute Cow in Space Video

I’ve done my research. It’s a trope- Everything’s Better With Cows. Watch the elegantly (student) produced animation story below. Retweet it. Facebook it. StumbleUponIt. It’s great. Yes, I landed there via a Guy Kawasaki tweet to his link farm. https://twitter.com/GuyKawasaki/status/538020816420888576 And that’s where most people aim. The Big Final Shiny Thing. I appreciate these kinds […]

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Another SPLOTability: The Brancher

Out of a great meeting today arranged by Michelle Harrison with a group of TRU Instructional Designers, came a new idea for our SPLOT collection. Blame/credit Brian Lamb. But it would facilitate a space where someone could seed the beginning of a ? story? discussion ? brainstorm? and anyone could click to clone a copy […]

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Embed The Before/After Bed

Trying here a test of my Comparator Tool blogged/flogged yesterday. While brushing my teeth last night, the idea came to me I was thinking about doing this the wrong way- an iframe is the route. Let’s see if this works. The code that does that looks like (yes it needs a noframes option):

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