Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Demon-Haunted World

“I have a foreboding of an America in my children’s or grandchildren’s time–when the Unites States is a service and information economy; when nearly all the key manufacturing industries have slipped away to other countries; when awesome technological powers are … Continue reading

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Educators and Ed entrepreneurs: A Ballad of East and West

George Station posted over on Google Plus about Tom Whitby’s experience at the recent iNACOL Virtual School Symposium.  To summarize, Tom was turned off by the vendor-centric approach to online and blended learning, and argued that more emphasis should be … Continue reading

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No country for old scientists

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought … Continue reading

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Capacity for Transformation

“For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?” -bell hooks photo … Continue reading

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Massive Open Online Courses and your Non-profit

I have been following with great interest the excitement over the last year about Massive Open Online courses.  MOOCs, as they are called, are classes offered by well-known faculty members for free through online platforms like Coursera, edX and Udacity. … Continue reading

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New course in Grant-writing and Fundraising

Trinity University’s curriculum council has approved my course for Fall 2013.

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TriWriMo: Starting a Writing group at Trinity University

Spurred on by November writing challenges like NaNoWriMo, DigiWriMo, and particularly Academic Writing Month (#AcWriMo), I sent out an email to our campus community asking if anyone wanted to join me in a November writing challenge.  Within a few hours I had two … Continue reading

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