Information systems

λove at last!

The purpose of this ongoing post is to map out the de Bonian “flowscape” of my thinking as I discovered λ calculus at the heart of computing, especially in Lisp and functional languages. This post “re-presences” the movement of my thought.

Why wiki

On Ward Cunningham’s Wiki Wiki Web and seeking out interconnections among ideas. But also, about making mistakes. Humility and wonder at digital development. Digital gardening.

A problem of common expression

Technoscience is a discourse problem. We can find our voice if we build the infrastructure. I hope the book I am writing will re-presence a plan for it — as one already exists and is periodically vindicated by events such as the week the open web won.

Design considerations for digital learning

I am interested in exploring further the choices we have in the design of digital knowledge and how it is shared. The ability to leverage this potential, however, is limited by the problem of digital literacy, which not only involves more skills than what we mean by “just” literacy, but also requires greater literacy, e.g. through the ability to navigate and evaluate information.
This post sketches out some of the “extra” considerations. It is in rough note form and is being shared for dialogic purposes, to have something to point to in conversation.

Staying sane via IT skill?

  1. The challenges that emerge through the difference between in-person/blended and online teaching.
  2. Reflections on the move towards a digitalized learning experience that reconsiders the digital tool as instrument.

Transnational courses

Slides for a transnational course proposal.

Resources for larger (online) classes

Eight links to resources on teaching large collaborative, participatory classes – applicable to networked learning. The list highlights what I took from each of the resources when revising my syllabuses this semester.