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False start…

September 22, 2019

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OER was a frequent topic of discussion at our tech summit Friday. There are still people who don’t know about it — bringing to mind my analogy of OER to bicycles. People who are in car culture have trouble wrapping their minds around the notion of doing something … that isn’t pre-packaged and ready to […]

Fall Starts :)

September 21, 2019

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Not to be confused with False Starts, tho’ heaven knows they seem to be frequent. Things learned from summit: lots of people are curious about GIMP. I approached it from “This is how I make sure the content in my OER is *mine*” which seemed to matter based on the nods and comments. The 12-minute-takeaway […]

23,000

September 14, 2019

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I very briefly tried out doing a “wordpress b log” on my actual site. Hey, #indieweb is something I admire. Right now there are more than 23,000 spam comments on it. So… nope, not a blog. That said, the freecodecamp.org emails inspire me to at least attempt HTTP and CSS and Javascript. I’ve done that […]

Navigating online courses

September 13, 2019

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ONe of my rather many duties is helping students register. Sometimes they’re reluctant to register for an online course but schedule or “it’s the only section open” mandate it. I tell them that one of the other things I do is help people figure out their online courses — that no, I can’t do the […]

Sigh.

September 9, 2019

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I’ve been reasonably focused and engaged today — hey, it’s Monday! — but alas, productive? No. Trying to work w/ Geogebra and there are too many weird little things I don’t know yet. So when I try to take my version that would do either all the times tables or just the nines and make […]