Design and the beauty of palimpsests

Design matters in education. Instructional design–the design of learning experiences–matters. Design is not a neutral activity. We design through our...

This Week in ODL: Aug 21-25, 2017

This Week in ODL: Aug 21-25, 2017

Plurilingualism and the Digital: Blog Post by Sonja Burrows This week, the ODL’s Sonja Burrows published a blog post on...

Internship at ODL

I didn’t see this coming; my interest in technology and how it intersects with the many facets of life. I...

This Week in ODL: Aug 14-18, 2017

Subjectivity, Rubrics and Critical Pedagogy: Blog Post by Sean Michael Morris The ODL’s Sean Michael Morris recently published a post...

How to grow a band-like-thing-that-involves-instructional-designers [1]

[1] Note: How to Grow A Band is the name of the Punch Brothers documentary. Instructional designers get a raw deal....

The Digital Does Not Compute

“With much more persuasive power than the philosophy of even so radical a thinker as Dewey, the computer, in all...

Exploring Digital Sanctuary

Last month, I gave a talk at the University of Edinburgh on critical digital pedagogy in troubled political times. While...

Not the Next, Not the Best: the Digital in Context

Years ago when I chaired the English program at the Community Colleges of Colorado Online, one of my biggest challenges...

Experience Required

So, I read this horrible article today. It came to me by way of one of the many lists to...

Digital Annotation for Learning and Scholarship

“A class is a process, an independent organism with its own goals and dynamics. It is always something more than...

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