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Is Twitter the Best Option for Online Professional Development?

@audreywatters :

Despite all the pushes to “bring Twitter to the classroom” and calls to have Twitter “replace traditional professional development,” I’m less and less convinced that’s a good idea — or at least, I’m more and more convinced that we should not rely solely on Twitter as the site for online PD or for online educator community.

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What if we ask more questions?: 2014 Reflections

Over the course of the last year, I've changed the approach with which I participate in conferences, thanks in part to a number of amazing conference experiences (e.g., FUSE14) and a formative conversation I had with +Karl Lindgren-Streicher and +Kristen Swanson at #cue14 last spring (Karl has also written on the conversation).…
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Friendly Monsters

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

Monsters

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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.…
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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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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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