love dares you to change our way

It occurred to me that I could model something I really value: real-time reflections about the act of teaching. So here goes. We usually start planning our summer DigPINS runs in December and January. Most of these conversations are about finding good dates and figuring out which institutions want to collaborate this time, and there’s […]

Comments and an ethos of care

Arrrrrgh! I’m trying to get all. the. things. in this post and make it perfect which is exactly what I’ve been telling people not to do… I’ve been thinking a lot about a recent interview with Sherri Spelic on my friend Terry Greene’s podcast. Among the many interesting things in that discussion is the discussion […]

Week 5: Write Your Own Ending

Well, that’s the end. After a fashion. Because we were talking about identities, and networks of people, and our work, and those things didn’t end. So the question is, what do you want to do with this experience? Let me start with thanks. I have greatly enjoyed hearing your ideas and discussions over this month […]

Joe’s tech tip: tracking blogs

It didn’t escape my notice that we recommended 23 possible Twitter accounts this week, and at least 13 blogs/websites to watch. And then we told you “but you should go look for your own interests too.” I can imagine some of you might feel like although our goal, when we showed you all this neat […]

A few thoughts on blogging

I posted a version of this to the Moodle site, but I thought it was good enough to make public. From talking to a couple of you, it sounds like there might be a little technostress going on from trying to introduce so many tools at the same time. So first of all… yay! If […]

Week 0!

Welcome to #DigPINS! This summer #DigPINS is a five week online professional development course/conversation for faculty and staff designed to introduce and expand how connected digital environments impact pedagogy, identity, networks and scholarship. DigPINS will run from June 18th – July 20th with four weeks of content and a week long break in the middle. […]