What I’m reading 19 Jun 2015 through 20 Jun 2015

The tools don’t get you the job – An argument that goes behind open source. Teach theory and the tools will find their own way. "Education is not meant to structure itself to the expectations of people seeking education." And "And maybe even sadder is that instead of teaching the students to be independent, to… Continue reading What I’m reading 19 Jun 2015 through 20 Jun 2015

on pinboard for August 4th, 2014 through August 8th, 2014

Networked Study | bavatuesdays – Groom, Downes, Feldstien debate OER, discovered by way of Mike Caulfield here: http://hapgood.us/2014/08/07/blue-hampshires-death-spiral/ saving in many places. – (edupunk cmooc lms diy connectivism. ) Bogost – The Rhetoric of Video Games – Central reading for an erhet project of procedural rhetoric – (dh procedural_rhetoric e-rhet rhetoric )

from the archive: culture shot: MOOCs turn and face the strange #moocmooc

Culture Shot: MOOCs Turn and Face the Strange. Remarks to Students about MOOCs This is a revised and updated version of a presentation I prepared for Culture Shots, a series of 10 minute addresses to students, sponsored by the English Dept at BSU. Originally written in November, 2011, it was updated in summer, 2012, to… Continue reading from the archive: culture shot: MOOCs turn and face the strange #moocmooc

pay no more than £2.99, or, let the faculty set the pricing of textbooks

Back  when I was a student in London and Bristol (c 1979) I found The Specials’s first album at Virgin records with a sticker on it that read Pay No More Than £2.99 £2.99 was a chunk of change back in the day, but not outlandish. Singles were 70p. A pint of bog-standard IPA was 35p.… Continue reading pay no more than £2.99, or, let the faculty set the pricing of textbooks

bookmarks for June 16th, 2011

iCloud Logo Infused With Golden Ratio – well, duh. – (none) “Taking Back the University: Angry Young Academics” – @UWSCreative’s Jennifer Jones write for Guardian Higher Education Network – rough guide to radical education – (academics punk edupunk )

bookmarks for March 21st, 2011

Open Contempt – UBC Wiki – via zombiescholar. Brian Lamb on OER, new academic cultures, EduPunk and all the rest of it this place is getting to me I can't take it any more I could get out of here and move to Canada that's where stuff it happening or maybe someplace in Cumbria Far… Continue reading bookmarks for March 21st, 2011

bookmarks for August 21st, 2010

Never Mind the Edupunks; or, The Great Web 2.0 Swindle – Here's a chord. Here's another. Now go form a band. Brian Lamb and Jim Groom critique open ed, sneaky commodification, Vivienne Westwood, and the coming New Romantics. This is where we are, again. Like old home week. "It may not surprise readers that the… Continue reading bookmarks for August 21st, 2010