It is my passion to help others learn. I teach at university in undergraduate and graduate programs. I teach in several subject areas in the humanities, but my preferences are in philosophy and linguistics.

I am interested in philosophy,linguistics,First Nations,MOODLE,Web 2.0. My favorite music are Bruce Cockburn. Movies: Ishtar,Milagro Beanfield War,Benny and Joon,Medicine River,Smoke Signals,Expiration Date. TV: NCIS,Bones,Numb3rs,New Tricks,Heartbeat,Doc Martin,Good Neighbours (The Good Life). Books: Bible,Philosophy by Edmund Husserl,Fiction by JRR Tolkien,Dorothy Sayers,Madeleine L'Engle,Ursula LeGuin. My Heros are Jesus,Gandhi,my wife.

Member since May 05, 2009, follows 29 people, 20 public groups, 3302 public bookmarks (3507 total).

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  • What’s the Point of a Professor? - about 7 hours ago
  • I Will Not Be Lectured To. I’m Too Busy Teaching. | The Tattooed Professor about 7 hours ago
  • GLC_DRAFT_White_Paper_April_2015.pdf about 7 hours ago
  • Data That Will Vex Online Education Critics | EdSurge News on May 21, 15
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  • Students Who Attend Class Outperform Those Online, Study Says on May 21, 15
    • In the report, the authors note that greater self-motivation may be needed for online courses because they remove the structure of face-to-face meetings. The authors also, then, looked at students who take online courses outside of other structures -- like the calendar year -- to see whether they struggle more.
  • The key to making the shift to active learning (and why technology is not enough) on May 21, 15
  • Watch and Learn: Observing the PBL Classroom | Edutopia on May 20, 15
    • I wasn't trying to be contrary by choosing to have a typical workday observed. As an almost exclusively PBL educator, I truly wanted a sense of how I was doing with my day-to-day teaching, and was trying to figure out my weaknesses and strengths in terms that apply to the PBL classrooms. Those strengths and weaknesses are along the lines of teacher-student interaction, facilitating and assisting students in need, setting up, and closing a class period.
    • the following guidelines will hopefully be helpful for teachers being observed, as well as for teachers who are observing colleagues.
    • the observer should go in with a general sense of the project being observed in terms of the learning outcomes, a timeline, how the project has been scaffolded until that point, and what stage they are in on the day of the observation.

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