Organizational Strategies

Organizational Professional Development, Hacking ‘free’ (as a puppy) #ds4oer

I have been reading about and thinking about Open Educational Resources (OERs) for a couple of years now (Oldsmooc shared meeting notes, February 19, 2013). In a research notebook (for a course on research methods), I indicate my interest in the professional development of my colleagues and how organizational professional development might be conducted (Jamieson, personal notebook, […]

Is ‘open’ what I am doing? #DS4OER

This post is my declaration that I have started OERu’s three week course entitled: Digital Skills for Open Educational Resources. It has been a few years now that I have been thinking about, considering, moving toward ‘openness’ for content access; for a brief history of the journey see my Storify response to Sheila MacNeil’s call for […]

Applying a Force Map to My Learning Design Context

Three years ago, I had never heard the term Learning Design. Three years ago, I was just planning an online tool to make life a bit easier for online language programs and learners in Manitoba. This blog post is a quick background on our technology development context and the forces at play when developing an […]