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The Criticality of Open Platforms

By |October 16th, 2017|Conferences, Domain of Ones Own, OpenEd|

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Below is a somewhat summary of the talk I gave in conjunction with Amy Collier, Daniel Lynds, and Jim Luke at OpenEd17. The tl;dr is that I’m convinced that need to start publishing analyses of the open platforms we adopt in order to bring transparency to a number of metrics to include not just data... Continue reading

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A Web Diet: Converting WordPress Sites Over to Static Sites

By |August 7th, 2017|Domain of Ones Own, JMC3433, Wordpress|

Over the years, my main course web project, PR Pubs, has became one sprawling beast. For the most part, people know prpubs.us as the homepage for the course, but I haven’t actively used that space for a few semesters. Thus, in May I made it one of my summer goals to rework prpubs.us in such... Continue reading

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Summer of Domains Love

By |May 24th, 2017|Domain of Ones Own, Domains 17|

I’m just getting to the point of the summer in which I have about two weeks to catch my breath before the bulk of my summer work activities get underway. This break allows me enough time to quickly catch up on some blogging I’ve been wanting to do. We just wrapped up our fourth academic […]

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Building a Student’s Technology Palate

By |March 22nd, 2017|Conferences, Domain of Ones Own, Domains 17|

Jim Groom had a great idea to have a pre-conference conversation with Domains 17 keynote speaker Martha Burtis, which you can listen to here: Much of the conversation was around (what I’m assuming) is a central point of Martha’s upcoming talk is/was that the web has been infiltrated by monetized centralized apps which run counter to […]

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Student Media and Domains

By |February 17th, 2017|Domain of Ones Own|

I want to tell a quick story as an example to show how we are starting to see how investing in a simple project like Domain of One’s Own is creating a better web student ran web outside of the project itself. Back in October, I had the pleasure of meeting with the editorial board […]

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OU Create Thus Far (2016)

By |December 22nd, 2016|Domain of Ones Own|

A couple weeks ago I was having coffee with my friend Rob Reynolds who works outside of OU but uses Reclaim Hosting for his education technology business projects. He asked me a really good question which was “How do you specifically measure the success of OU Create?” I’ve learned that this is a really tricky question in […]

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Archiving the Digital Learning Process

By |November 22nd, 2016|Domain of Ones Own|

I’ve written previously about Nathan Gerth and the work he is doing at the Carl Albert Center, […]

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How to Drive a Model T: Hope for Open EdTech

By |November 6th, 2016|Domain of Ones Own, EdTech, Education and Learning, IndieEdTech, Learning Management System, OpenEd, Students|

I learned to drive in a Model T. No, I was not born in the early part of the 20th century.  My Dad rebuilt Model T’s and we would drive them in the parades.     It was a beautiful autumn day and we had just finished riding in the Homecoming Parade. I was so... Continue reading

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Muhlenberg is the Word

By |October 26th, 2016|Domain of Ones Own|

A handful of blog posts have came out recently on Muhlenberg’s Domain of One’s Own project bergbuilds […]

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This Week On OU Create is back.

By |October 20th, 2016|Domain of Ones Own|

Last year, we launched a blog titled thisweekon.oucreate.com and a similar Twitter account @OU_Create to highlight some […]

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