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Slack alternatives
News broke a few days before Christmas that Slack was deactivating users it believed to have ties to countries sanctioned by the US government, including those of academics in my home province of British Columbia.

Slack closed my account today!
I’m a PhD student in Canada with no teammates from Iran!

Is Slack shutting down accounts of those eth
edtechfactotum.com/slack-alter

What is Digital Literacy?scholars.spu.edu/digitallitera
First set of responses posted - contributions from @Bali_Maha @dajbelshaw @digisim @sheilmcn , Debbie Schachter, and Chenjerai Kumanyika. Link to contribute on the blog.

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Call for Proposals for the first ever Cascadia Open Education Summit (was the British Columbia Open Textbook Summit, but then we joined forces with colleagues in Washington state & Oregon to go bigger) bccampus.ca/event/2019-cascadi

that and wondering if anyone wants to write about what they think digital literacy is...

those Mastodon follow notifications brought me back ;-)

@rjhogue welcome! [from the person who just remembered his mastadon password...]

Spent some of my morning talking with education faculty about OER and Open Pedagogy. Not something I often get to do amidst normal course development. Hurray ;-) Still struck by how much open pedagogy is just good pedagogy.

I guess we'll see. rebuilding a social network seems exhausting. though this isn't monetized, is OS, and open I wonder if it has it's own exclusivity?

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