Category Archives: Instructional Technology

Coming Full CUNY Circle

One of the projects I have been working on for the last two weeks is migrating the old gold WordPress Multisite platform for the Macaulay Honors College. The Eportfolios platform has been around for near on 15 years, and has … Continue reading

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Swiffer, Gravity Forms, and Toolkits for User Innovation

I have been moving some stuff around in my basement in preparation for the container (an actual 40′ shipping container, not a Docker one) to land on Italian shores from the US. It will be the first time in almost … Continue reading

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Communication, Community, and Commitment

Our focus at Reclaim Hosting throughout 2022 has been all about increased communication.  And while I’ve mentioned this before on the bava, the Reclaim Roundup has in many ways been central to this push. It seems prosaic and not all … 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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Is Edtech Dead?

Funny, sometimes the end appears closer in the rearview mirror than it actually is, and that’s been a lesson for me the last couple days. I hate to see good folks leave a field I have invested deeply in for … Continue reading

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Professional Development in the Cloud

I am just coming off  a couple of hours of watching Stephen Downes work his way through some of my Ghost tutorials. It’s not only quite useful for me to watch someone make heads or tails of my tutorials, but … Continue reading

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Building a Community Showcase for Domains and Beyond

On Wednesday, January 12th from 12-1pm EST, Reclaim’s latest edition of awesome, Taylor Jadin, will be sharing a site template he created in WordPress—something of a SPLOT—that will help folks quickly and easily build a website for showcasing work. It … Continue reading

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Watching You Watching Me

Stephen Downes linked me to a video that documents his following my documentation for spinning up Ghost in Reclaim Cloud. I have to say I was a bit worried it would end in frustration, but luckily it had a happy … Continue reading

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Reclaim EdTech

Yesterday was in many ways the start of something new, fun, and cool at Reclaim Hosting:  the first team meeting of Reclaim’s emergent instructional technology team. I realized during that two-hour-marathon-meeting-that-did-not-suck that I’ve been waiting near-on nine years for this … Continue reading

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The Sisyphean Labor of Link Love

I woke up this morning to a Twitter exchange between Alan Levine and Ken Bauer about creating a plugin that points dead links on a blog to the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine: I might need a WordPress plugin than converts … Continue reading

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