Monthly Archives: December 2004

GPS

When you first buy a microwave, you instantly rely on it like it’s been part of your kitchen all along. If you lose it, you can’t remember how you ever got along without it. How exactly do you warm up … Continue reading

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Marion’s New Blog

I just helped Marion set up a blog of his own, since the whole ‘blogging experience’, is a little addictive. Anyway, if you would like to continue following his thoughts on instructional design and his path to a degree (or … Continue reading

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New Poster…

Well, I’ve wrested the site back from my friend, Marion Jensen. Matthew Buckley is once again in charge of this site. :) For those not keeping track at home, I was setting up this site for my book, and Marion … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts…

I recently read a somewhat scathing review of Wikipedia. The article was written by Robert McHenry, a former Editor in Chief of the Encyclop√¶dia Britannica. In his article, McHenry makes fun of pretty much everything Wkipedia attempts to accomplish whether … Continue reading

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MIT Excursion

I’ve always wanted to try out one of MIT’s open courses, and it looks like I’m finally going to do it. A group of friends over at the Grey Labyrinth have all decided to go through a course. Since we … Continue reading

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6 Smart Bots

OK, here are my two images… The top one is probably cheating, but in 250 days I was able to get 6 learners up to 2510 in the ‘know’ score. The second one was a bit trickier, but I found … Continue reading

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Flocking, flocking everywhere….

I’m usually an underachiever, but since I have three screen shots, I guess for at least ‘one moment in time’, I am an over achiever. :) I did the ‘things to try’ on the flock of birds program, and came … Continue reading

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Critical Mass

In the reading Dave gave us this week, he says, “the success of an OSOSS is heavily dependent on a critical mass of participants”. In other words, for a learning community to be effective, they must have a lot of … Continue reading

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