Month: May 2019Page 1 of 2

Weeks in Review: 5/4-5/19

I missed a couple posts. Here’s what I was reading and working on in the first part of the month. What I’m Working On OU Creaties We awarded the Creaties this week. These annual awards honor the best new web sites and blog posts in the OU Create Domain of One’s Own project. To announce […]

Micro Fundraising for Brains and Beyond

People's hands in a circle. All have a blue support bracelet.

People's hands in a circle. All have a blue support bracelet.
My wife is currently raising money for Play To Beat Brain Cancer, which is a small 501(c)3 out of Kansas City that supports cancer centers and provides financial assistance to families that can’t afford treatment. I’m proud of my wife, she’s a rockstar. Being a recipient of donations myself, I love seeing her spend time paying it […]

Engaging Students with Wikipedia

Guest author Dr. Kathleen Sheppard is is an alumna of the History of Science Department at OU and is now an associate professor of history and political science…

OU Creaties: Best Group Project

Last week, we announced the winners of the 4th Annual OU Creaties. These awards celebrate the best new websites built by OU Create users. We had over a…

Scratch and Harry Potter

Faye, my oldest daughter (7), loves often run deep. She’s currently immersed in the arts and takes acting, technique, and piano classes. She also loves all things reading and writing. A Christmas gift from her grandfather was the newly published illustrated version of the first three Harry Potter books, which is unabridged but lowers the […]

OU Creaties: Best Course Blog

Last week, we announced the winners of the 4th Annual OU Creaties. These awards celebrate the best new websites built by OU Create users. We had over a…

OU Creaties: Best Solo Project

This week, we announced the winners of the 4th Annual OU Creaties. These awards celebrate the best new websites built by OU Create users. We had over a…

Creaties 2019 Winners

Andy Vaughn produced a great video for us to announce the winners of the 4th annual OU Creaties awards. These awards celebrate the best new websites built by OU Create users. I’m also writing blog posts on each of the winning sites/posts/projects over at the Office of Digital Learning Blog. Here’s a set of links […]

OU Creaties: Best Blog Post

This week, we announced the winners of the 4th Annual OU Creaties. These awards celebrate the best new websites built by OU Create users. We had over a…

Sharing My Sneaky Card

Blank playing cards sitting on a table.

Blank playing cards sitting on a table.
I’ve been thinking about large scale engagement of conference attendees and university communities. How do we encourage people to connect, try new things, and have fun in their community? How can this be achieved with minimal intrusion into daily life? What are the best strategies to involve diversity of people and personalities? Where are such […]
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