Keeping up with change

Mary Lee Newman

This is a blog where I intend to take the time to reflect on what I an discovering through the Change2011 MOOC. [HTML] [XML] Last Updated: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 03:33:52

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Facetime vs. Facebook in education
Mary Lee Newman, Keeping up with change, Oct 28, 2011
I was at first disappointed that my favorite Learning and the Brain conference has as its topic "Educating the Whole Student: Using Brain Science for Smarter, Happier and Healthier Learners." I was hoping for something similar to last year's conference, "iGeneration: How the Digital Age is Alterting Student Brains, Learning and Technology." Indeed, it was that last conference that ultimately brought me to the MOOC. However, the new conference, with its focus ... Fri, 28 Oct 2011 17:17:00 +0000 [Comment]

Students without shoulder strain -- digital textbooks
Mary Lee Newman, Keeping up with change, Oct 13, 2011
http://www.flatworldknowledge.com/educators?webSyncID=945db951-a49c-e83a-99ea-bd6b565a4294&sessionGUID=8964e39a-8067-3dd9-7370-a86890508a64@font-face { font-family: "MS 明朝";}@font-face { font-family: "Cambria Math";}@font-face { font-family: "Cambria";}p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 10pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: Cambria; }.MsoChpDefault { font-family: Cambria; }.MsoPapDefault { margin-bottom: 10pt; }div.WordSection1 { page: WordSection1; } ... Thu, 13 Oct 2011 15:35:00 +0000 [Comment]

Digital Scholarship -- don't wait, just leap in
Mary Lee Newman, Keeping up with change, Oct 12, 2011
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Keeping up with the MOOC
Mary Lee Newman, Keeping up with change, Sept 22, 2011
We had our first live session in the Change 2011 MOOC yesterday. It was a great experience as I'd hoped, but not for the reasons I'd expected. One reason for joining the MOOC was just to see how it worked, and the live session didn't "work," at least not at first. The session was held using Big Blue Button, an open source conferencing program. When I tried to enter the conference, I kept getting an installation notice. ... Thu, 22 Sep 2011 20:46:00 +0000 [Comment]


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