This is Freshman Seminar on U.S. Detective Fiction taught by Jim Groom at the University of Mary Washington during the Fall 2012 semester. For more information take a look at the syllabus.
What if the early Web adopters in higher education had imagined Domain of One’s Own instead of Course in a Box? Why didn’t they?
On Friday, 12 August 2016, Martha Burtis gave one of two closing keynotes at the Digital Pedagogy Lab Institute held at the University of Mary Washington. Below is the text of her talk; the audio above is edited from the video recording of that morning’s keynotes.
She does make some great points about how uncreative things can be with the sterile big box LMS solutions. School administrations shouldn’t be trying to coop everyone up in neat tidy little boxes. As much as they may want to “disrupt” the space and make things better, easier, cheaper, and more streamlined, limiting creativity and innovation is the surest way to not get there.
Originally bookmarked on December 17, 2019 at 01:35AM