A few weeks ago I got an email from Justin Reich asking if I wanted to run a workshop on connected courses with him at DML 2016. Heck yeah! I'm a big follower of his work, and it was Justin who got me on board doing an aggregation hub a ...

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That first heady phase of the first round of DS106, back to December 2010, before Jim Groom's first class very started, set the stage for the creative riffing ethos that is part of this crazy space. Like free form music jamming, it is taking something someone else has played, not ...

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Some of the best experiences doing the DS106 Daily Create are taking on one that you think is maybe not all that special, interesting, and falling into a magic shiny rabbit hole... in the act of just letting the mind fly open and also stumbling across the unexpected trigger. I'm responsible ...

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When the #OER16 plea to DS106 goes out... https://twitter.com/OERConf/status/697378139215937536 Of course a response needs to be made https://twitter.com/cogdog/status/697411598017646598 So we have an Assignment in the DS106 Assignment Bank. But I wanted to do one. Ticket. Ticket. "One Way" did not do it for me, but in my mind I heard the Beatles. Yes. Fans screaming for ...

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The email from Maha Bali came the night before I left for my trip to Puerto Rico, a red-eye flickt on February 1. She was asking people to join the Virtually Connecting event planned for the EDUCAUSE ELI meeting: Rebecca's bday is Feb 2nd and we were hoping to surprise ...

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Plug yer ears. It's another Alan cover song. And its pretty horrible. This one has been in my mind a while. First, I really really like Cracker's song Teen Angst, it's a rocker and a half (and the video even has a dalmatian running around in it) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42V8CqWw0xM with that lyric What the ...

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Dumb idea. Why did this little worm crawl in my head today? https://twitter.com/cogdog/status/605454183727120385 Someone was tweeting about the end of an open course. I have this thing about talking about the finality of something. Some things should end. But if it's an open ended experience, why cement the fate with a pronouncement? ...

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