August 2012

Social Networks

The impersonal technology assumption

Given that so much of the college experience involves building relationships with professors and collaborating with other students, how a more technology-centered higher education system will still accomplish that remains to be seen. Liz Dyer, How Much Will Technology Really Change Higher Education, GOOD Online education is a one-size-fits-all endeavor. It tends to be a […]

Teaching & Learning

Student views on a Wikipedia project

Alan Levine (@cogdog) has posted interviews he did with 3 UBC students about their perceptions and experiences participating in a Wikipedia Education Project assigned to them by UBC History professor Tina Loo. While it is the experience of only 3 students, I think it’s a valuable read for any faculty who may be considering doing […]