Category Archives: presentations

Uncanny EdTech

It’s funny how things align, just the other day Tom and I were chatting about some old presentations, particularly the Ed-Tech Survivalist’s “swamp of knowledge,” and I was thinking this is very much inline with my best memories of talking … Continue reading

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cPanel Minimalism

We recently migrated UNLV’s faculty websites to a Domain of One’s Own environment. I learned a lot during that migration which in turn helped motivate me to finally clean up the bavatuesdays multi-network site I’ve been putting off for over … Continue reading

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WordPress, Movements, and the PressED Twitter Conference

Still buzzing (and a bit bleary eyed) after #pressedconf18 last night. Can't imagine how @Pgogy & @nlafferty must feel! Really looking forward to catching up with all the sessions I missed yesterday. — Lorna M. Campbell (@LornaMCampbell) March 30, 2018 … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Open with WordPress

Instead of/ in parallel with #deletefacebook, how about #createonopenweb? Promote activities that are not "alternatives to Facebook" but contributions to the open web? @jimgroom@cogdog @mizuko @davewiner @timbe — (((Howard Rheingold))) (@hrheingold) March 26, 2018 I woke up to a few … 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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PressED: a Twitter Conference about WordPress

I dig what Natalie Lafferty and Pat Lockley dreamed up with PressEd, a conference about WordPress run through Twitter. It provides a fresh take on the online conference, and with that somewhat of a challenge to use the medium in … Continue reading

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More opinionated edtech responses then you can shake a blog at

While I was in Barcelona this past October to co-present with Brian Lamb at the Open University of Catalonia’s (UOC) “Pushing the Boundaries of Higher Ed” symposium (presentation video above), they decided to subject themselves to my opinionated responses to a … Continue reading

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Pushing It Real Good in Barcelona

you pushed it real good! #PushingHE https://t.co/SIcYlsCi9H — Grant Potter (@grantpotter) October 3, 2017 Over two weeks ago I co-presented at the Open University of Catalonia’s “Pushing the Boundaries of Higher Ed”  symposium with Brian Lamb. Our session was centered on … Continue reading

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OpenMed

A little over two weeks ago I ventured to nearby Torino, Italy for the final two days of a week-long training event that is part of the OpenMed initiative. What’s OpenMed, well I am glad you asked: Five partners from … Continue reading

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A Mediterranean Diet for Open EdTech

From the Wikipedia article on the Mediterranean Diet: In 2013, UNESCO added the Mediterranean diet to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of Italy (promoter), France, Morocco, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Cyprus, and Croatia. It was chosen … Continue reading

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