Distance learning (a work in progress)

Starting out from two options: Synchronous (same time): For example a webinar, or live lecture/presentation via video Asynchronous (any time): For example an online course, discussion board, recorded lectures Each has advantages/disadvantages. Synchronous learning activities can be captured for reuse in asynchronous settings. Lectures can be integrated into online courses, etc… Ideally it would be…

CareerExplorations 2013

Waiting for the kids to arrive in about 15 minutes. Walking over to Mann Library I realized that this is my12th year doing a session for Career Ex. And this years group may be the largest Ive worked with (25 kids) which may be a bit ofa challenge. Im hoping for five working groups addressing…

ICT’s: emancipation, elearning and reflection. A reference collection.

This is a collection of references to articles I have engaged with, or am reading now, that can be easily folded into the category of “ICT’s: emancipation, elearning and reflection.” Motivation for building this collection was drawn from my reading of Grove (2012) this morning. Creating this collection was a somewhat reflective process for me…

Extension Learning Exchange | Nicaragua September 2012 | Summary

In September of 2012 a diverse group of extension workers from the U.S. visited communities in Nicaragua during a nine day exploratory trip.  Enfolded in a larger cross-cultural learning initiative originating at Cornell Cooperative Extension, this initial “learning exchange” to Nicaragua was intended to build a foundation for future growth and collaboration. Trip participants were…