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Reddit, Course Discussion, and Badges

This semester I am using a community on Reddit to run my course. I’m certainly not the first to do this. Here, for example, is a subreddit for a Japanese language course, part of the whole University of Reddit project. Using existing social software for course management is also nothing new. The code that runs […]
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[Fairfield] Blogging the Curriculum

Here is the presentation I’ll be giving in the morning. Yes, I’m still playing with the “screencast-as-slides” approach: ooh, distracting motion! Update: And here is a short outline of tips I handed around: phases.
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Six reasons I don’t like Blackboard

I don’t like Blackboard, and I don’t know why. That’s not entirely true. I have several reasons I don’t like Blackboard, but I don’t know whether they are reasonable, or they are just rationalizations of a deeply irrational dislike for the software product. Allow me to begin by saying I don’t hate Blackboard. I don’t […]
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