What’s the (OER) Story Morning Glory?

This is not a request you get everyday: the creators of the OER World Map, a new project to “share information on behalf of the worldwide OER community, using local knowledge to describe the OER ecosystem” have extended an invitation to this community to share your OER story. From the website: We invite you to share your OER story with the community and tell others […]

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A Plug for the BUG

The 2014 VA Bug Conference will take place on Friday, October 24, 2014 in Roanoke, VA at the Holiday Inn at Valley View. No, it is not a conference for Entomologists or Pest Control Professionals. It is the 5th Annual conference for the Virginia Blackboard Users Group, a ragtag team of rogue LMS users meeting in secret to share knowledge and ideas with […]

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I just returned from a weeklong professional development program and one of the many things I took away from the experience (a more substantial post about the program can be found here) is that, for a blog like this one to succeed in reaching an audience, I need to post more. Nix that. Not just more. I need to post every day. […]

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Blackboard’s World

I have just finished making my flight and hotel reservations for Blackboard World 2014. I finalized these plans with a somewhat troubled heart, loathe to participate in an event that to me is a frenzied celebration of the commercialization of education,  couched as a probing, open, academic conference. Let me just come right out and say it: Blackboard®, Inc. is an easy company to […]

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Google Mid-Atlantic Users Group

A group of folks on the Google North America Apps Users Group are organizing a Google Apps Mid-Atlantic Users Group Meeting, also known by the abrasively gutteral-sounding acronym (MAGUG). The event is free and will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Dominion Enterprises in Norfolk, Virginia. To learn more or to register, use the following link: https://sites.google.com/a/appsusersgroup.com/goog le-apps-mid-atlantic-user-group/. Also, to […]

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