Friendly Monsters

Some recent links from my Pinboard. Mostly related to open resources.

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Exploring innovations in networked work and learning: The open course section of #msloc430

My course – MSLOC 430 – begins for enrolled Northwestern University Master’s in Learning and Organizational Change graduate students on Jan. 8. The following is my near-final draft of how I plan to run an open section of class during six of the 10 weeks in which the MSLOC course runs.… Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Fall 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients, Part 3

We have spent the last several weeks spotlighting the recipients of the Fall 2014 Faculty Research Grants. Get to know these distinguished faculty members below!

Audrey TolouianName: Audrey Tolouian

University: University of Texas at El Paso

Title of Proposal: Factors Influencing Retention Rates for RN to BSN Students

Bio: Dr.

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Looking INTO Rhizo14 then INTO Its Environment

I want to explore what the preposition into reveals about Rhizo14. I have chosen to work with into for a couple of reasons. First, it is manageable, with only 33 instances in the AE text as it existed in November, 2014.… Continue reading

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#glowblogs improvements: mobile

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On of the real benefits to upgrading glow blogs to WordPress 4 will be its mobile interface. When WordPress 2.9.2 came out in 2010 we were just into the start of the mobile web and the term responsive web design had just been coined.…

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Faculty Spotlight: Fall 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients, Part 2

We are going to spend the next several weeks spotlighting the recipients of the Fall 2014 Faculty Research Grants. Get to know these distinguished faculty members below!

Jiyoon YoonName: Jiyoon Yoon

University: University of Texas at Arlington

Title of Proposal: Teaching with Interactive Open Educational Resources (interactive OERs): Mapping-out the Interactive OERs for Teaching

Bio: Dr.

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#glowblogs improvements: text handling

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Since WordPress 3.9 the TinyMCE editor now automatically cleans out all but the semantic HTML from Word (or Rich text copied from elsewhere), meaning any fonts, styles, etc. You preserve headings, blockquotes, lists, links, bold, italic.

From: Peek in the SPLOT: TRU Writer

This means WordPress handles text pasted from word a lot better that the current WordPress 2.9.2 does

Even though, like Alan, I don't think writing everything in word is a great idea lots of folks do exactly that.…

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Kick off to 10 Reasons to Live: Bishop Carroll’s 2nd Annual Mental Health Symposium

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Putting Passion into Practice: Incorporating Technology in a School Counselling Office

Technology can be used to enhance your school counselling program.

I would love to hear about how you have incorporated technology into your own counselling practice.

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Where do you go from here?.. Career Exploration with High School Students

One aspect of my job as a high school counsellor is to help my students reflect on what they may want to do after high school. I personally remember feeling very apprehensive as a student about which jobs were out there and how people actually found their careers.…

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