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Question from a Listener: Open Textbooks

I received a series of questions about open textbooks from a person who attended my keynote at the University of Georgia in October of 2017. *** Greetings! I heard you...

Frictionless Systems

This past week, I began emerging from a bout with the flu. Even though I still have a bit of a cough and a runny nose, it has felt delightful...

Question Regarding Organizational Systems for Courses

Photo by Alesia Kazantceva on Unsplash I received the following question from a listener and had more than a quick response... I’m coming back to teaching...

My First Experience Co-Writing an Open Textbook

We met together for the last time on December 16th. The way the course is structured, we gather in person for a half day at the start and end of...

Top 17 Teaching in Higher Ed Blog Posts in 2017

I recently shared the most downloaded Teaching in Higher Ed podcast episodes that were recorded in 2017. I decided to take a look at which blog posts had the most reads...

The Beginning and the End of Learning

"Mommy. I don’t ever want to die,” our three year-old said to me as we were eating a picnic lunch in our backyard today. This may seem like a heavy...

Top Podcast Episodes and Recommended Resources in 2017

As I round out the year in Teaching in Higher Ed podcasting, I am excited to share a few more conversations with you in the coming weeks. The podcast has...

My Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit

Each year, I participate in Jane Hart’s Top 100 Tools for Learning survey. In recent years, she broke the list out into three categories: Top 100 Tools for Personal and...

Advice for Presenters

The "do not click" is in reference to Alan Levine's Net Narratives class. I wrapped up my last keynote for the year at the DET/CHE conference....

End of 2017 Reading

I am continuing to work toward my goal of having read 20 books in 2017. My progress gets tracked on Goodreads, which provides a fun way to see what friends...

Leveraging the Benefits of a Current Projects List

Our university is embarking on a prioritization initiative, based off of Dickeson’s (2010) Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services: Reallocating Resources to Achieve Strategic Balance. For those who have not participated...

Sharing Their Stories

As I mentioned in last week's post about finding good partners, one of my doctoral students posed some intriguing questions to me that I have been carrying with me these...