Category Archives: edupunk

Reclaim Karaoke at the Rockaway Club

It’s been a little while since I blogged, and that’s due to a combination of factors, including visitors, conference preparation, and a little bit of karaoke experimentation. The last of those will be the focus of this post, cause I’d … Continue reading

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Thinking about Edtech

In fact, I’m always thinking about edtech in some fashion, but these days I’m thinking about the term itself. There are more than a few reasons for this, not least of which Reclaim Hosting was essentially born as an edtech … Continue reading

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5 Questions about EDUPUNK

Two days ago Alex U. at the University of Montreal sent me an email asking if I had time to answer a few questions about EDUPUNK as a learning model for a presentation due Sunday.* I immediately offered to video … Continue reading

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25 Years of EdTech: 2008 – EDUPUNK!

I really appreciate Martin Weller allowing me to take the reins of his 25 Years of EdTech series for 2008. It was a leap of faith for him to agree, but I think he realized that sometimes ed-tech’s history has … Continue reading

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“Not Many People Gotta Code to Live By Anymore”

Amen, Harry Dean! All this talk of coding or being coded is besides the point, when push comes to shove most people simply need a code. I come back to Repo Man (1984) a lot when I am thinking about Reclaim Hosting‘s code. … Continue reading

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EDUPUNK: It was pure in my heart!

The moment above when a drunken, disassociated Jack Kerouac tells William F. Buckley that the Beat Movement was pure in his heart is a moment for me. I have written about it on the bava previously, and it strikes me … Continue reading

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The Un-education of a Technologist: From EDUPUNK to ds106

Below are the slides and a transcript of the text I planned to follow when I delivered my talk this morning at the EDEN Annual Conference in Barcelona. That said, I didn’t keep to the script because I get too excited … Continue reading

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From Punk to Policy

For over a year now I’ve been part of the Digital Learning Resource working group (along with 15 other representatives from a range of public colleges and universities) run by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. I’ve already written … Continue reading

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EDUPUNK on Brazil’s MTV

EDUPUNK on Brazil’s MTV from Jim Groom on Vimeo. Link to entire video on Brazil’s MTV site here A couple of months ago Ronaldo Lemos contacted me for a brief interview for Brazil’s MTV. We talked about introducing new ideas … Continue reading

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EDUPUNK won’t die, but faith in universities may

It is almost four years old now, and I swear EDUPUNK won’t die. Maybe that’s not a bad thing either if we can divorce it from a brand as Sarah Cunnane’s article on the topic in Times Higher Education suggests. … Continue reading

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