#WriteFreely is a free open federated blogging platform. It has a minimalist approach so that readers concentrate on the text.
It federates with #ActivityPub so you can follow blogs through Mastodon etc.
Existing Write Freely instances you can sign up at:
Installing your own instance:
Fully managed hosting, if you want your own instance without doing techy stuff:
Now learning more about Mukurtu CMS: built with needs of Indigenous communities in mind as part of digital preservation system. Grew out of need to manage protocols for who should have access to content and when. http://www.mukurtuarchive.org/
Includes traditional knowledge labels, which are ways of clearly labeling how certain items can be seen and used and by whom. Part of Local Contexts initiative http://localcontexts.org
Technology improving learning – an edtech meta-analysis
I'm re-tuning my network antenna for a new open education tech project I am going to be working on.
I'll have more details to share on the project in the coming weeks, but suffice to say that it has put a spring in my step this week, thanks in no small part to providing me with the opportunity to deeply r
#adaptivelearning #onlinehomeworksystems #personalizedlearning
Proving I have no original bone in my body, here's my Call for Proposals. https://halfanhour.blogspot.com/2019/03/call-for-proposals-stephensnext60.html
Nice! a guide on Open Education working groups at higher edu institutions. A work in progress from BCcampus (British Columbia, Canada). Comment using hypothes.is!
Long time no toot! I have been so completely under water with work I have hardly come up for air at all. It’s been a rough few months but I’m seeing light at the end of the tunnel and feeling more like myself again. Wasn’t in much of a mood to chat here or anywhere, really. Getting better now.
Instead of boarding on time-ish, everyone on this plane to Vancouver from LA has to line up and have our boarding passes and passports checked. I don’t get it. Isn’t that what usually happens as you’re boarding? Everyone has to do this and then sit back down. In the meantime,boarding delayed another 30 minutes. Boo.
ICE, North Carolina
My home state of NC now has ICE members out and about asking folks in the streets and at their place of work for proof of residence.
Anyone unable to prove it is immediately arrested on the spot, and they admit they will then ask others nearby for *their* papers. This will lead to very visible mass arrests out in daylight in the middle of neighborhoods and places of businesses.
This is fucking appalling. I continue to be ashamed of NC.
"Pull out those colored pencils: Museums worldwide are offering free adult coloring books for download"
I teach philosophy in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Open education, open pedagogy, open access, open data. *she/her*
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