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Archive for October, 2008

Tower and Cloud

I usually look to Educause for good summaries of where we’ve been rather than for information on what’s coming up. Here’s one that may prove to be an exception. Just published: The Tower and the Cloud: Higher Education in the Age of Cloud Computing, Richard N. Katz, ed. The first article I read, as might […]

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TASI has put together a simple and useful tutorial on finding and using images from online sources. The tutorial includes sections on: – the pros and cons of using search engines to find images – copyright, fair use, and creative commons issues – links to a host of online image sites beyond Google and Flickr […]

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Apple Cake

Ok, not a CTL event, a UVM activity, or even a digital humanities project (well perhaps that last could be argued) but since I’ve been asked, here it is: Vermont Not-too-sweet Apple Cake 4-6 macintosh or other flavorful fresh apples, preferably fresh-picked from Chapin Orchard Sugar and cinnamon for sprinkling 3 cups King Arthur unbleached […]

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Stephen Downes and George Siemans, long known for their support of the idea of open education and personal learning environments (PLEs) are offering a course on Connectivism, through the University of Manitoba Here’s the slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/Downes/mooc-and-mookiesthe-connectivism-connective-knowledge-online-course-presentation Here’s the course: http://ltc.umanitoba.ca/connectivism/ It looks like they are using a wide range of online tools for the course […]

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