Category Archives: technology in teaching

Epilogue 1 (Epilog 1 for American friends)

I have begun the process of downloading the blog posts here prepatory for the book to come. This will take some time as I have only early thoughts on the purpose and theme of this book. There are many, many … Continue reading

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Blogging a book

I began this blog as a product of a Fellowship I held for one semester at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. ┬áThe Fellowship was something of a disappointment to me as my intentions did not work out as … Continue reading

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Presence

In the middle of marking final examination papers as my mind drifted away from the Cristeros rebellion in 1920s Mexico, a thought occurred to me. I began watching a series of Harvard lectures on the Hebrew Bible. The prof gave … Continue reading

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Peer review online

Currently I am teaching a revised course. One aspect of the revision was to include a ‘peer-review’ tool. The assignment itself was poorly planned and communicated. This was my fault in the sense that I did not stay on top … Continue reading

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Jordan Peterson

An Online University I have been following the ruckus around Prof. Jordan Peterson of the University of Toronto in a desultory fashion for some time now. He caught my attention with his protest against being forced to use certain words. … Continue reading

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Videos and Animation

Two of the five sessions at the Online Learning Showcase I attended in February dealt with the incorporation of videos into white boards or other presentation software. The first was from a part of the university that is flush with … Continue reading

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Ideas, Ideas, Ideas

Last week I attended a small conference where different instructors demonstrated techniques they use in their online classes. Ironic in that the meeting was F2F …. but all the ideas presented were useful and worth considering. Not all, of course, … Continue reading

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