to MOOC or not to MOOC?

There has been a lot of discussion recently about MOOCs (Massive open online course). Some of the discussion is around the obvious. Will MOOCs replace traditional classroom learning? Will they be able to take the place of a college degree? While many great minds weigh in and tackle these important scenarios, what I also find interesting is both the implementation and the outcomes […]

Writing in the 21 Century

I just finished reading a post that indicates that Americans spend far more time engaging with texts than they did in the recent past. The post made a well reasoned argument that said new technology has ushered in this process. In an effort to engage in FB, Twitter and the like, we are writing more than ever. It […]

Using Wow…

So after much ado, I finally send in a Draft proposal for review. In the meanwhile, I had to do some more thinking about using Wow. I have finally come to grips with the fact, that there is not enough time in the day to be an expert in Wow. So, I have a friend […]


I did some calculations the other day. I have hopes (very high hopes) to get this research off the ground during the holiday – as in December. My rationale is simple. I am doing an experiment in WOW. WOW takes time. I must use experienced players. Since I am interested in looking at emergent leadership […]