And my heart broke a little

image: Taken at the Art Institute Chicago on July 17, 2016 – Conversation in Studio, 1943 by Milton Avery There are many things happening in the world right now that cause deep heartbreak. There are systematic, deep rooted problems that are hitting a great many people directly and violently and I struggle to express my care, do…

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this is messy

Should we all be activists? I remember when I went to college in 1995, like many others, I searched for a cause. I was searching for something to care about. I had this image of college as the place where you become active and responsible, but at the same time I was figuring out who…

#DigPINS Round 2

In January of 2016 I did an experimental online faculty development course with six faculty members at St. Norbert College. Here is the original course outline. I’m very excited to start the course with a second group of participants. I learned a lot from the last go around and I have changed some of the…

DigPINS Round 1

DIGITAL PEDAGOGY IDENTITY NETWORKS AND SCHOLARSHIP This is a pilot 4-week online course I ran for faculty at St. Norbert College exploring digital pedagogy, identity, networks, & scholarship. The course content and some of the discussion was in our LMS, but much of the course happened in the open as participants posted on their blogs,…