More focus on learning spaces, both for the new Taylor Institute building, and for a classroom renovation in Haskayne. Lots of interesting options for flexible use of space. We are looking at using hardware as the core platform within a space, with software adding the actual interaction stuff - that model makes it much easier to switch things around, without having to have monolithic devices and appliances that try to do everything. Small pieces, loosely joined.
The exact brand name or application used for each function can be swapped out, and the rest of the pieces adapt to inherit whatever that piece brings with it.
- Derek Bruff: Learning Spaces + Coordinate Axes + Placemark Questions - some really interesting stuff on learning spaces, from Vanderbilt.
- more great stuff from McGill's Teaching for Learning blog: Customizing the Content Module in myCourses
- Tony Hirst: So What Can Text Analysis Do for You? - text analysis beyond simple concordance
- MakeCalgary: A Digital Environment: A Day in the Life of a Student
- President Cannon on leading a university - I am extremely impressed at how the university has changed since Dr. Cannon started as president. This is a great overview of what's been happening.
- Michael Feldstein: Blueprint for a post-LMS, Part 4
- Campus Technology, linking to an article by BYU: Using Active Learning More Important than Flipping the Classroom - a really nice article, helping to cut through the nonsense fluffy hype about flipping stuff.
- which segues nicely into this article on flipped classrooms by Faculty Focus
- Life Sciences Education - the entire March 2015 issue is fantastic.
- Scott Dannemiller: Busy is a sickness (via link from Victoria Klassen )