Archive for December, 2011

Is online learning moving too fast?

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

I’ve been teaching and designing online courses for 12 years now, and it seems like ever since I started I’ve been hearing the same thing: “What you’re doing is the way of the future!” Yes, it is, I firmly believe that, and it is also the way of the present. In my view, decent online […]

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Academia and the Portfolio Life

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

I just returned from a really massive academic conference, you know the type where there are thousands and thousands of people, hundreds of panels, people trying to get jobs, find places to publish, and make fabulous professional connections.  These events feel like part intellectual hotbed, part meat market.  I had the opportunity to meet some […]


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