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 Heroes are Jesus,Gandhi,my wife.
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- Open Innovation Toolkit on Sep 13, 16
- No, Banning Laptops Is Not the Answer - The Chronicle of Higher Education on Sep 12, 16
- Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started - University of Leeds on Sep 06, 16
It’s Time to Ditch Our Deadlines | Vitae on Sep 06, 16
Sociologists have shown that students from less-privileged backgrounds often have trouble understanding the unwritten rules of college life — the so-called "hidden curriculum." In a recent commencement speech, Michelle Obama, herself a first-generation college student, spoke movingly about how out of place she felt when she first arrived at Princeton. For students like her, asking a professor for an extension doesn’t always come naturally. It might not even occur to them as an option.
I went back to grad school for a second doctorate in my mid-40s (proving we can all still learn and, perhaps, also, that many of us continue to need ego gratification mid-career, alas). One of my professors announced the first day that every student could take a late assignment with no penalty, no questions asked, but any beyond that would require discussion ahead of time. This signaled to the class that he recognized we were people with complicated lives and that he was willing to work in that complexity in a way that didn't "coddle" us (to use the language of one commenter), but also didn't penalize us or call on us to get permission and explain every thing that might intrude.
- Teaching with Moodle on Sep 02, 16
- Learning plans - MoodleDocs on Sep 01, 16
- Competencies - MoodleDocs on Sep 01, 16
- The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies on Aug 31, 16
- Intro to Open Education – Fall 2016 on Aug 30, 16
- Training Industry Magazine Archives | Training Industry on Aug 30, 16
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