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New Coursera MOOC on E-Learning Ecologies

I have just started this today, and it seems very well made so far.Interesting presentation of James Paul Gee, I was particularly struck by his introducing phrase which I shamelessly plan to use from now on as an opening line for me too: 33 more words


Writing spaces

Here we were asked to consider two contrasting spaces for writing in: one that appeals to us and one we’d find difficult to work in. 232 more words


Character development

He walked slowly, carefully, across the rocks to the sea, stooping under the weight of years. His gray hair, buffeted into unruly tufts by gusts of wind, found sympathy in the torn clouds sliding across the horizon. 163 more words


A new free online course about meat

As I wrote in my last post about food-related courses, I decided to post about new online courses only when there are some truly new ones coming up. 98 more words


Start writing fiction!

I’m doing a number of all-night experiments this week. Sometime late last night, when I was whiling away the hours between measurements, I looked through… 238 more words


She Means Well

Assignment 1: University of Iowa Free Online Course How Writers Write 

I offer her a cup of tea, because this is what her type expects. Of course, she refuses in the way that people do when they want something. 1,915 more words

Online Learning and Wedesign

Weekly Lab

This week in class it was a little different. This time we had a guess speaker. She also majored in Communication. Now she is working for the school. 439 more words