Good course gone bad. But an effective lesson on empathy.
I’m not exactly what you’d call a “joyous” person. I appreciate things, I enjoy time off work, I take pride in a job well done, but I rarely feel a real sense of “joy.” This evening, however, I experienced an uncommon moment of being truly joyous. I saw my friend Oldie again.
On the first day of this year, I blogged about three resolutions for 2013: to redesign my website, blog at least twice each month, and develop an online course of my own. With just a little more than a month remaining in the year, I’m looking back to see how well I’ve managed to keep […]
Monday marks the last official day of the massive open online course (MOOC) “The Kennedy Half Century,” in which I’ve been enrolled for the past four weeks. The course, taught by Larry Sabato, has been, in a word, excellent. My last blog post talked about the engaging stories and tales of life experiences from the […]
To find ideas for effective course design, I enroll in massive open online courses (MOOCs) and review how the course site and content are created and organized. I’ve enrolled in several MOOCs over the past year or so, and I’ll admit that, just like thousands of others who have enrolled in such online courses, I […]