Listened to Helen DeWaard by Terry Greene from Gettin' Air The Open Pedagogy Podcast | voicEd

Terry Greene (@greeneterry) speaks with Helen DeWaard. One of Canada’s openest of open educators, they chat about Helen’s plans for her winter courses in Lakehead University’s Faculty of Education, her involvement in Virtually Connecting, and her eCampusOntario Open Education Fellowship.

Cover art for Gettin' Air

Terry does a great job of exploring his personal context with Helen to give us a fantastic “frame” though which to see her. I liked that he asked her questions about who she follows/recommends. It’s a great way to get to not only know someone, but to get to know other interesting people.

There’s a great description and some history of the idea of Virtually Connecting here.

Helen mentions her one word projects and it reminds me that I should ask Aaron Davis how his 2019 word has been going. I should spend some time thinking this week and next to see if I can’t pick a word for 2020. I’m sort of thinking that “memory” may be an apropos one.

Read Digital Pedagogy Lab and Virtually Connecting: Bringing Communities Together by Sean Michael Morris (Digital Pedagogy Lab)
For five years, Digital Pedagogy Lab and Virtually Connecting have orbited each other, each tending to members of an ever-broadening community of educators whose concerns range from open pedagogy and OER to critical classroom practice and equitable design to social justice and access for underrepresented voices in academe. Through their tremendous commitment to creating parallel... Read More

📺 Virtually Connecting at #Domains19 with @hypervisible, @savasavasava, @timmaughan

Watched Virtually Connecting at #Domains19 with @hypervisible, @savasavasava, @timmaughan from YouTube

On Tuesday we have the makings of an intensely glorious chat with sava saheli singh (screeningsurveillance.com), Tim Maughan (Infinite Detail) and Chris Gilliard (hypervisible.com). Your onsite buddies will be Autumm Caines and Joe Murphy. Virtual buddy duties will be handled by the delightful Helen Dewaard. This will probably get very, very interesting.

Great recap of the morning including a discussion of surveillance.

🔖 We’re @VConnecting from #OER19 on April 10-11 | Virtually Connecting

Bookmarked We’re @VConnecting from #OER19 on April 10-11 by teresa (Almost There ... Virtually Connecting)
We will be joining this year’s OER conference coming from Galway, Ireland where the focus is on Recentering Open: Critical and global perspectives. We hope to facilitate critical discussion of Open including asking difficult questions about open education: Why open? Open for whom? Whose interests ...
I want to attend! God bless Virtually Connecting!

🔖 Virtually Connecting March 18-20 at Digital Pedagogy Lab Toronto!

Bookmarked Virtually Connecting March 18-20 at Digital Pedagogy Lab Toronto! by greeneterry (Virtually Connecting)
The Digital Pedagogy Lab – Toronto event is on March 18-20, 2019. We are virtually connecting to you from the Gladstone Hotel in Queen West Village with two (maybe three!) opportunities to connect to this wonderful event from afar. Join us at a distance for a hangout with keynotes, track...