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  1. May 2022
    1. Innovation is opening up educational policies and practices.

      A tool one can use to think about different ways of opening education is Open Learning Experience Bingo, a "game" you can apply to learning experiences and identify and/or imagine different ways to open them up.

  2. Mar 2019
    1. Unintended negative outcomes of design decisions

      The saying, "It's a feature, not a bug" comes to mind. Some decisions are not meant to benefit everyone equally. Some negative outcomes come from a focus on private over public benefits. The web amplifies problems of society. We need to address both.

    2. We will have failed the web.

      Or, we will have failed ourselves. Berners-Lee has said the web was always about connecting people. We just let the people who think about connecting technologies take the driver's seat when we should have been listening to the people who think about people for directions.

    1. Web 1.0 was all about connecting people. It was an interactive space, and I think Web 2.0 is of course a piece of jargon, nobody even knows what it means. If Web 2.0 for you is blogs and wikis, then that is people to people. But that was what the Web was supposed to be all along.
  3. Feb 2018
    1. Isn't it time to rethink what this educational goal means at the present juncture ofthe information society? Shouldn't understanding of network structures and politicsbe part of civics? Shouldn't people learn computer programming as much to becomehumanists as to become computer scientists? Shouldn't Turing's machine take itsplace next to Watt's machine in social science courses? Shouldn't algorithmicsimulation be studied as a driving cultural force analogous to that of the scientificmethod? Shouldn't the dilemmas of existence in cyberspace and the media world beseen as analogues to those earlier generations confronted in Notes from the
  4. Feb 2017
    1. identify barriers to entering scholarly conversation via various venues

      There are barriers, even in an open environment--so many passwords to remember and some applications work more effectively on mobile devices, some less so. Technical experience and aptitude can be barriers.

    2. open-ended exploration

      Another form of open learning..it's never really done!

    3. acknowledge they are developing their own authoritative voices

      This is one of the most empowering statements in The Framework for learners/students. In general, I think the Framework seeks to empower learners and also to help them recognize their responsibilities as information consumers and creators.

  5. Jan 2017
    1. truly significant attainments become lost in the mass of the inconsequential.

      This problem has only accelerated and is exacerbated by knowledge being locked away by copyrights and professional journals. Knowledge financed with public monies should be publicly available for review.

    2. occupied a master craftsman of the guild for months

      Dr. Bush should have visited the glassblowers in the basement of any good lab. They were making prototype tubes in a few hours with the help of the glassblowing lathe invented in Redwood City, California, by Charlie Litton.

  6. Dec 2016