Category Archives: Work

Python MOOCs: The ultimate show-down!

These days, there are several dozen ways to learn to code online.  Python, in particular, is the language of choice for several online courses.  This has allowed me to “shop around” for the online tool or tools that suit me … Continue reading

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Don’t settle

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love … Continue reading

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Looking for a few good nonprofits

In the fall of 2013, I will offer a course at Trinity University on grant-writing and fundraising.  The course will engage juniors and seniors in a series of projects to bridge their liberal arts content knowledge to careers in the … Continue reading

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The Average Teacher

The average teacher explains complexity; The gifted teacher reveals simplicity. – Robert Brault photo credit: Tulane Public Relations via photopin cc

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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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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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