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Archive for March 8th, 2010

One person’s #TEDxNYED

Posted by lpearle on 8 March 2010

It’s lunch and my brain is exploding – all the great ideas I’m hearing about at this conference, and trying to fit it into some coherent way in which to incorporate it at work.

The thing that struck me first was, there’s definitely a way to make our students’ experience of class both more participatory and more open.  How?  What if we expanded (and reformatted) our course packs to include multi-media and allowed students to help add content for future years and classes?

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One person’s #TEDxNYED – Openness

Posted by lpearle on 8 March 2010

I think this topic flowed well from the first (Participation), but perhaps that had to do with the speakers in this grouping. It was at about the start of this session that I noticed that there were many people who, like me, were taking notes the old-fashioned way.  One fellow pen-and-paperer said that this forced him to type up his notes and assess them (something that I much prefer to the live-blogging type of note-taking).

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Posted in Conferences, Musings, Pedagogy, Privacy, School Libraries, Student stuff, Techno Geekiness, Work Stuff | Tagged: | 2 Comments »

 
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