How to: Get a Creative Commons License for your Blog or Website
Blogging / Business / Collaboration / Commons / Education / Open Educational Resources

How to: Get a Creative Commons License for your Blog or Website

Scrolling through my social media feeds, I stumbled across a Google+ post shared with me asking how I was able to attach a Creative Commons license to my blog.  I am stoked (yes, I said stoked) to see more people looking into alternative forms of copyright that allow increased sharing, remixing, and collaborating far beyond … Continue reading

Easy Instructional Design Thinking: The Five Steps of ADDIE at a Glance
Collaboration / Design / Education / Instructional Design / Research

Easy Instructional Design Thinking: The Five Steps of ADDIE at a Glance

The last six weeks I’ve spent in the Silicon Valley have included a great deal of market research, examining which education companies are really innovating and growing.  I’m a bit hesitant to say it, but I’ve spent more time lately reading-up-on and evaluating tools than development processes.   Some amazingly-slick tool, app or platform is … Continue reading

Badges and Education Curriculum: They Can’t Not Be Together
Badges / Education / Higher Education / Instructional Design / Open Educational Resources / Professional Development

Badges and Education Curriculum: They Can’t Not Be Together

A quick preface: Although I’m a huge supporter of badges, the system at large is still very much under development.  These thoughts stem from my own understanding and experience with badges, which is changing by the day.  Check it out. So when people think of badges, I tell them about microcredentials.  And I tell them … Continue reading

Android / Business / iOS / Marketing / Mobile / Presentations / Web 2.0 Tools

…Why I Hate Mobile – K. Blessing’s Rant/Plea at Open Web Camp 2012

The title of Kimberly Blessing’s presentation was actually Realizing “One Web” – or, Why I Hate Mobile, which is only slightly less pointed than my abbreviated version.  She gave the compelling talk at Open Web Camp 2012 last weekend, held at the eBay/Paypal office in San Jose.  Blessing mentioned that she had been trying to summarize … Continue reading