2022 Connected Learning Summit

There were many interesting sessions but I will focus on a few ideas and organizations that were novel or changed my perspective, or may be resources we can use. 1. Twin pandemics: COVID and mental health. Supporting students has supported communities. Developing tools, including online tools, that had been underutilized…

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Epiphanies with Terry Greene

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Fireside Guest: Terry Greene Anyone who describes reuse of their material like this gets all my votes: “You can reuse any content published here as long as you give me cred, especially street cred if you know how to do that. I don’t.” Terry has created some truly remarkable places…

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A New Lending Library

We are excited to share some books. Literally! Our learning community purchased some books for our faculty to share. Several are by Claire Major, an educator and author we spend some time with last month. The books are here in the Digital Learning office space in LBA – 204 and…

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Humanizing Teaching

Learning Community members Sarita Shukla and Becca Price, along with their colleagues Elli Theobald and Joel Abraham, talked about a recent paper of theirs at the UW Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Symposium this week. The talk, entitled Asset-based teaching: Humanizing teaching by moving away from an achievement gap discourse,…

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Epiphanies with Claire Major Howell

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Our Fireside Guest: Claire Howell Major Claire will be sharing a story about how she leveraged a huge network of educators to collaborate and write one of her books, Teaching Online. What might the implications be for us as educators? In our classes? In our learning community?  Claire has been…

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Epiphanies and Jim Groom’s EDUGLU

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Epiphanies from the Field, March 4th 2022 Fireside Guest – Jim Groom In academia, Jim was a part time faculty and director of the Teaching and Learning Technologies at University of Mary Washington. While there, he founded the Domain of One’s Own project adopted by a number of universities and…

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Epiphanies from the Field

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Fireside Guest – Lisa Young Lisa Young has been the director of the Scottsdale Community College Teaching and Learning Center for thirteen years. She is an advocate for OER on a global scale and is a board member of Open Education Global. She was one of the main instigators of…

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A Pressbooks Story with Robin DeRosa

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In January, the Teaching & Learning on the Open Web learning community had the opportunity to spend an hour with Robin DeRosa, the Director of the Open Learning and Teaching Collaborative at Plymouth State University.  Robin shared the story of her “Open Education Anthology of Earlier American Literature” Pressbook, an…

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Successful teaching, even in the pandemic

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Years ago I designed a course that I intended to be cutting edge and built on best practices. It’s a CURE, an affectionate if braggadocious acronym for classroom-based undergraduate research experiences. By adopting this approach, all of the students in the class have the opportunity to complete their own research…

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Our Chapbook

Book title Explorations in Teaching Online

We decided that we might take these posts we have written and turn them into a book or sorts. We were able to have a student worker do some of the layout and graphics. The final result is linked below. LearningCommunityPublishingVersion7 (1)

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