Category Archives: Instructional Technology

A Radio of One’s Own: an Interview with Taylor Jadin on #ds106radio

In less than 10 minutes I will be joined by @TaylorJadin on #ds106radio to talk about a "Radio of One's Own" Lock it in! https://t.co/vXRNHb42Qc — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) May 8, 2020 This past Friday I had the distinct pleasure … Continue reading

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After this there will be no more good clean online fun

I’m not sure how it happened, but I found myself poking some fun at Matt Crosslin and Brian Lamb on Twitter based on this exchange: "Online learning should be fast, fun, crazy, unplanned, and inspirational." I worry about statements like … Continue reading

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IST 402: Emerging Technologies

I had this as part of my previous post about HAX, but it was getting unruly, so I am exercising my rarely used editorial authority to make this its own post. In addition to all the HAX work, Bryan Ollendyke … Continue reading

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OWLTEH’s Learning on the Open Web Event

On the 25th of next month I’ll be attending Open Web for Learning and Teaching Expertise Hub (OWLTEH) conference dedicated to“Learning on/with the Open Web” in Coventry. And if you frequent those parts and are interested in exploring approaches to … Continue reading

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The Idea Generator

A year ago I went to Karlstad University with Tom Woodward thanks to the kind invitation from the great Jörg Pareigis to run a workshop for a group of faculty running open courses. It was a fun workshop, we used ds106 as … Continue reading

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LMS Dogma

I mentioned in my last post that I recently was invited to talk to a group of students in Eddie Maloney’s Technology Innovation by Design course. This group are the pioneers of Georgetown’s new Masters program in Learning and Design. I … Continue reading

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Putting Domains Infrastructure in the Cloud

This semester we having been moving our Domain of One’s Own (DoOO) packages for new institutions to Digital Ocean. Up and until now we haven’t run DoOO through cloud infrastructure providers like AWS, Linode, Digital Ocean, etc. for two reasons: price … Continue reading

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This is why we can’t have nice things in Virginia EdTech

During my time at OpenVA one of the things I really wanted to see happen was various institutions around the state working together to share technical infrastructure. How could we think about scaling something like Domain of One’s Own for the VCCS? … Continue reading

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Paleoconnectivism: The Long History of Edtech

One of the three presentations I was part of at Open Ed this year was “Towards a Paleoconnectivist Reader” with David Kernohan, unfortunately our third co-presenter Brian Lamb couldn’t make the conference—and we missed him dearly. I’m sure David will have a … Continue reading

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Becoming Well Known

It was cool to see Ben Werdmuller’s and Erin Jo Richey‘s Indieweb application Known featured in this recent Wired article. They’ve been red hot lately, with an appearance last week on an episode of “This Week in Google” dedicated to the IndieWeb. The attention is justified, … Continue reading

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