The smartest cities rely on citizen cunning and unglamorous technology | Cities | The Guardian “But, for whatever reason, this is not the face of urban innovation official India wants to share with the world – perhaps small-scale projects or the tactics of the poor simply aren’t dramatic enough to convey the magnitude and force […]
There’s likely to be some sort of yearly retrospective at some point but until then these are (mainly) traveling shots. We’ve gone from Richmond VA to Huntsville AL and then to Jacksonville FL. All interesting highway paths. Shooting from the car is a challenge. It mixes aspects of landscape photography and the speed of street […]
The best pictures I took this year.
These three are part of a return to the stranger portrait series. I stopped doing this for a while after a weird interaction.
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How Amalia Ulman Became an Instagram Celebrity — Vulture “How did the actress’s very public mental breakdown, and the national schadenfreude it inspired, factor into your project?” tags: writingprompt english selfies weekly art socialmedia Keshif – Simplicity Driven Visual Faceted Browser Interesting facet based browsing like Simile tags: data dataviz d3 simplicity keshif weekly tool […]
[Note: This post began as a draft in June 2014 after I heard this tune on a plane. Video description: Antonin Dvorak’s musical composition, Songs My Mother Taught Me, performed by Itzhak Perlman] Different metaphors have been used to describe the learning process; learning is like a game, a conversation, combustion system, an ecosystem … […]
Seriously, my obsession with connected learning has got to be annoying some people by now, and I haven’t even defended my prospectus yet. Here is some evidence of my obsession, as well as documentation of Reason #3: Why it’s fun to work with Jon Becker.[View the story “My (more…)
Assessment types. Besides learning engagement, assessing student learning is one of the top concerns (top 3?) of teachers. This burden is no less lighter for online teachers. Much as teachers might like to banish this bane of teaching from their jobs, assessment (evaluation, retention, accreditation, and all related concerns) won’t go away because “measuring” learning […]
This is a (slightly) more polished version of my previous post. Connected Assessment for Connected Learning from Laura Gogia My dissertation research is focused on creating an assessment protocol for connected learning courses in higher education environments. My work begins with the premise that connected learning is an inherently participatory (more…)