Jonathan D. Becker, J.D., Ph.D.

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Connected Learning as informal learning across an academic department, part 3

I’ve shared the first two pieces of a larger concept paper I’m writing. Part I presents a scenario-based view of what connected learning as informal learning across an academic department looks like. Part II includes some introductory text and a… Continue Reading →

Connected Learning as informal learning across an academic department, part 2

Last week, I wrote about how I was working on a concept paper that I hope will make the case for taking advantage of modern, networked technologies for “extracurricular,” informal learning within and across an academic department. In that post, I… Continue Reading →

Connected Learning as informal learning across an academic department

I’m working on a concept paper that I hope will make the case for taking advantages of modern, networked technologies for “extracurricular,” informal learning within and across an academic department. My main contention is that we don’t have to limit… Continue Reading →

Tweet of the day – 1/23/17 #365project

I've gotten questions about distinction bw/ executive orders and presidential memoranda (which are what Trump signed today). Some answers: — Gregory Korte (@gregorykorte) January 23, 2017 I might have to rename my #365project “Twitter thread of the day.” This is… Continue Reading →

Dispositions and habits of/for connected learning

Next week, we begin the next iteration of what we call the Online Learning Experience (OLE), an intensive faculty development experience for VCU faculty members who will be teaching an online course. Our approach to faculty development has morphed from… Continue Reading →

On why I didn’t invite my students to a #BlogParty

Each of the 6 instructors in our UNIV200 digital engagement pilot (aka Inquiry and the Craft of Argument, aka Living the Dreams: Digital Investigations and Unfettered Minds, aka #thoughtvectors…) is leading students through the learning experience a little bit differently…. Continue Reading →

Our Online Course Development Initiative (OCDI)

Remember that commercial? It ends with Sy Sperling saying, “Remember, I’m not only the Hair Club President, but I’m also a client.” Tomorrow, our Online Course Development Initiative (OCDI) begins in earnest. After asking the participants to engage in some… Continue Reading →

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