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Flopping the Classroom

flickr photo shared by volker-kannacher under a Creative Commons (CC BY-ND 2.0) license I can still remember my first blended learning class experience. It must have been 2002 or 2003, and I was taking...

Top Ten Geo Stories Of 2015 4

Top Ten Geo Stories Of 2015

flickr photo shared by Calsidyrose under a Creative Commons (CC BY 2.0) license My mind has been brewing for some time (since early December) on how to summarize and capture the year in “geo.”...

I was so fast that everything I ran over burst into flames… 0

I was so fast that everything I ran over burst into flames…

So, just got back from FOSS4G in Portland, OR. One of the things that I wanted to try was to visualize a run using the “torque” visualization wizard in CartoDB. Here’s how I did...

Getting Connected With Connected Courses 0

Getting Connected With Connected Courses

So, it’s a new semester. Summer is winding down. I’m jumping into a new MOOC called Connected Courses. This is my first post to get things set up!

The Power of Visual Communication (my lesson from the DS106 dailycreate) 1

The Power of Visual Communication (my lesson from the DS106 dailycreate)

A fascinating thing happened to me in this assignment. Perhaps it was a coincidence? Perhaps it was and illustration of the power of images in subliminal marketing… It all started out as a fairly...

Daily Create: From DS106 Bumper to Solid Gold 2

Daily Create: From DS106 Bumper to Solid Gold

This post is a response to the #dailycreate assignment, posted here. Here’s the assignment: Create a bumper. A bumper is “a term used in the radio broadcasting industry to refer to short clips of...

Daily Create: “How would you describe your life in 7 words?” 0

Daily Create: “How would you describe your life in 7 words?”

Well, I was excited to encounter this #dailycreate this morning. (Here’s the link to the assignment.) I thought, “Hmm…7 words…this is going to be easy.” I immediately started typing possibilities. They just seemed to...

Daily Create: The Color of Black and White, Lego Edition 0

Daily Create: The Color of Black and White, Lego Edition

So the assignment here was: “Transform your most colorful recent photo into on that is black and white, yet manages to not lose any of its intensity. Link to the original so we can...