Layer as Resource

Last month I attended the Open Education Conference, also known as OpenEd, in Anaheim, California. OpenEd has grown into a marque conference that celebrates and pushes forward the development, use, and research of open educational resources (or OER), and appears increasingly interested in other aspects of open education, such as open educational practice and the…

Annotating DML

Welcome to Layered Learning: Web Annotation in Collaborative and Connected Contexts! This blog post shares resources that complement our presentation on Friday, October 6th at 2p at the 2017 Digital Media and Learning Conference hosted at the University of California Irvine. You can access our session slides here. Our session brings together educators, researchers, and…

Resident Provocateur at CANeLearn Symposium

This post serves as my public thinkspace throughout the Canadian eLearning Network’s Symposium, April 5-7. My thanks to everyone at CANeLearn for inviting me to participate and share in this important professional event. Resident Provocateur I am currently attending the Canadian eLearning Network’s 2017 Symposium in Vancouver, British Columbia. At both the Pre-Conference (April 5)…

Annotathon: Dialogue about a Political Theory of Learning

An Invitation In collaboration with The Politics of Learning Writing Collective and the journal Cognition & Instruction, a global community of scholars is invited to participate in an annotathon from Monday, February 27th through Friday, March 3rd. During this annotathon, participants will use the web annotation platform Hypothesis to advance a public dialogue with The Politics of Learning Writing Collective layered…

Annotation: Toward Resistance and Solidarity

This post was originally published on the Marginal Syllabus. An update on Marginal Syllabus activities is long overdue. Here are a few thoughts about what this emergent experiment in informal educator learning has done, where it may be going, and what some of us are thinking – particularly in a post-election context that demands critical thinking, resistance, solidarity, and activism.…

Reflecting on Marginal Syllabus’ First Flash Mob

Last Wednesday, September 31st, about a dozen folks came together with Chris Gilliard – co-author of Digital Redlining, Access, and Privacy – to discuss the in/visibility of information, students’ access to equitable learning opportunities and experiences, and the various practices that either reify or attempt to circumvent digital redlining. According to Chris, digital redlining occurs…

Introducing The Marginal Syllabus

I always enjoy the start of a new school year; it’s an exciting transition, a time to play with new ideas, launch projects, and (most importantly!) collaborate with – and learn from – other people. This year, I’m excited to help organize and facilitate The Marginal Syllabus in partnership with colleagues from Hypothesis and Aurora Public Schools.…

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