Tag Archives: Dr. Oblivion

Distinguished Adjunct Professor

I admit the title of this post is a bit tongue and cheek and might potentially trivialize the larger crisis in higher ed surrounding adjuncts. That said, adjuncting has been an integral part of my experience at UMW over the … Continue reading

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Data is the New Flesh, Long Live Dr Oblivion

There’s a lot to report out about this year’s Open Education Conference (#opened13), George Siemens already blogged about David Kernohan’s remarkable documentary keynote which I was lucky enough to catch. I was sorry to miss Siemen’s keynote, and almost equally sorry … Continue reading

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Dr. Oblivion does not judge you

I happened to get this shot of Tess yesterday as we were recreating in the DTLT offices, and it made me nostalgic for the Summer of Oblivion. I’m coming fast up on seven years of blogging and almost 2000 posts … Continue reading

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Lest they forget you, Dr. O’Blivion

Andy Rush, who rules, proved here why nobody makes art like the @rushaw. NOBODY!!! This is magic. What’s more, it ups the ante. An animated GIF-like film, which reminds me a lot of this awesome site called 2manydjs that David … Continue reading

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The Search for O’Blivion: a phone call, an image, and a potential posse?

After today’s live broadcast I received a rather strange phone message which I’m not sure what to do with, take a listen below and let me know what you think. It was from this free online wake-up call service, so … Continue reading

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Dr. O’Blivion dead? Clearing my good name

Over the past week we have not only seen the disappearance of THE Dr. Oblivion, but also the emergence of another Dr. Oblivion who at first claimed to be the real #ds106 Dr. Oblivion, but then retracted this story to … Continue reading

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Thanks ds106

having the open, online students contributing to #ds106 is really what makes the experience that much greater. And this semester we have a bunch of awesome folks who are more than up to the challenge. I mean look at the … Continue reading

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Dr. Oblivion Day 2

Dr. Oblivion responds to a few blog posts and comments in the live chat and Twitter feed and takes the time to talk about WordPress and getting started with themes and plugins. See the assignment for experimenting with plugins and … Continue reading

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ds106: The Summer of Oblivion

Starting on June 20th there will be another round of ds106, this time an intensive, five week version that will run through July 21st. Currently we have 25 students registered for this course at UMW despite every attempt to scare … Continue reading

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