Discovering Norway!

It’s only fair to share…In Norway, the education system benefits from an “October Break” – a week put aside in the midst of the busy autumn season, where students (and professors) get a bit of time off.  We planned ahead, taking this opportunity to explore and discover a bit more of this country we have … [Read more…]

Unity VR (Virtual Reality) Hack!

It’s only fair to share… This past weekend, with the help of a great team of new friends and colleagues, I collaborated to make my first piece of Virtual Reality.  I attended the Unity VR Hack at the Bergen Public Library in Bergen, Norway.  The event – led by Crossover Labs with expert mentoring from Unfold Collective – was … [Read more…]

#DigCiz Summer 2017 Conversations (starting this week): Join us!

It’s only fair to share…For those of you who are curious, the #digciz hashtag is an open community and a portal into a continuing conversation on digital citizenship in higher education. We have scheduled several rounds of summer conversations and we hope to ask questions and explore ideas together. We have designed this emergent community as an open inquiry … [Read more…]

Milestones

It’s only fair to share…I have been contemplating lately just how much relationships are the single most influential factor in the course of any life.  And I am proud that I have instinctually lived my life by the wisdom of this tenet thus far. I think this cherished personal value is most evident in the Writing Studies community I … [Read more…]

Returning from #Arganee

It’s only fair to share… A selfie from all the alchemists of #arganee! #netnarr @netnarr pic.twitter.com/UCqUSO6CWa — Rissa Candiloro (@RissaCandiloro) May 4, 2017 Sometimes you take a trip and it changes the way see you everything.  The journey of the course called Networked Narratives was just that kind of trip.  When I was imagining designing … [Read more…]

Change ahead: A Fulbright in Norway!

It’s only fair to share…While we have been taking our Spring Break “breather” in #NetNarr, I have been making plans for a major transition of my own.  I am happy to announce that I have been awarded a Fulbright Foundation grant in Digital Culture for the academic year 2017-2018.  Next year I will be a visiting scholar … [Read more…]

What a #NetNarr Week!

It’s only fair to share…Another wonderful week of #NetNarr has whipped by with so much food for thought! In cased you missed it and are interested in listening, Alan (@cogdog) & I were joined by Mark (@MCorbettWilson) & Geoff (@ggevalt) on Thursday night for a National Writing Project radio interview. We were interviewed by Christina Cantrill of the … [Read more…]

On iphones & intuition…

It’s only fair to share…My iphone has had “touch disease” for the past week or so.  The display streaks and flashes.  The touch screen does not respond.  In other words, my phone is useless.  This has lead me down a few paths of response.  At first, I patiently attempted to restore it.  I troubleshooted and researched to no … [Read more…]

We are open 24 hrs & we welcome new connections….

It’s only fair to share…There is a common understanding in a traditional classroom setting that there is a formal start date and a formal end date that must be adhered to in order to “learn correctly”.  But in an open course with a “connectivist sensibility”, this carry-over from the 19th & 20th century learning experience … [Read more…]