I’ve been busy the last week with my first MOOC (massive open online course) run by Georgia Tech via Coursera. The course was about the fundamentals of online course design. Ironically, the course management was a lesson in how NOT to organize a course online. Signing up for study groups was naively done via a
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Issue: Incompatible integration of module Teacher 2.0 with multiple versions of Student 1.x
Since September I’ve been working with first-year nursing students on a series of language tasks to improve their professional knowledge of English. I used our online platform moodle.hz.nl as an interactive learning space to present new
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Honestly, what did nerdy geeks do before browser extensions and apps?
Geek rapture with new font ID extension
Ah yes, trainspotting.
Truly this is the time of geek rapture.
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Of all the Jobs anecdotes doing the rounds from Isaacson’s biography, this one stuck in my mind:
“At one point, the pulmonologist tried to put a mask over his face when he was deeply sedated,” Isaacson writes:
Jobs ripped it off and mumbled that he hated the design and refused
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