On Monday, I’ll be starting my first MOOC. The MIT Media Lab is offering Learning Creative Learning – “a course for designers, technologists, and educators interested in creative learning” – as a massive open online course in what it is referring to as “a big experiment.” A MOOC is a course put online by some learning… Continue reading I Signed Up For My First MOOC
Five days from now, I’ll begin the last semester of my undergraduate career. I’ll save the retrospective look for another time. Today, though, I would like to make mention of something. As a communication and interactive media double major, I felt like I haven’t been taught enough in the ways of business and entrepreneurship at… Continue reading Entrepreneurs: What advice do you have?
When I tell people I want to go to grad school, I don’t always get the best reaction. “I’m so glad I don’t have to go school anymore,” they say. “I can’t believe you actually like it.” Well, I do. I can’t help it. I’ve always liked to share knowledge and explore, which is why… Continue reading Changing education
Last week, WEEK 25 anchorman and president of the Peoria chapter Garry Moore spoke at the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists’ (AFTRA) national convention in Seattle. I can’t say how Moore did in comparison to other speakers, but he brought the crowd to their feet twice during his five-minute speech. “The truth is… Continue reading Peoria AFTRA president Garry Moore rallies the troops