MSTU 6600 F07/Colloquium 5
Teachers College • Columbia University
Thursday, 7:10 - 9:00 PM
Schedule Spring 08 1/31 Colloquium 1 2/14 Colloquium 2 2/28 Colloquium 3 3/13 Colloquium 4 4/03 Colloquium 5 4/17 Colloquium 6 5/01 Colloquium 7 Fall 07 9/13 Colloquium 1 9/27 Colloquium 2 10/11 Colloquium 3 10/25 Colloquium 4 11/08 Colloquium 5 11/29 Colloquium 6 12/13 Colloquium 7
[mailto: Prof. Charles Kinzer], Instructor
Agenda November 08, 2007
- Discussion of the assigned reading (30 mins)
- Guest Speaker: Michelle Hall, Educational Technologist, Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning
Guest Speaker: Michelle Hall, Project Manager & Educational Technologist, Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL)
Michelle will talk about PL3P (Personalized Lifelong Learning Plan), a CCNMTL project in collaboration with the College of Dental Medicine. PL3P provides Dental residents with access to a suite of online tools that promote active learning and reflection, including personal home pages, blogs, and electronic portfolios for their studies and clinical activities.
PL3P was developed using Plone, an open-source content management system. The site provides a space that promotes dialogue between residents and faculty mentors, in which discussion and evaluation are supported through a review-based publishing process. The project has been presented at the American Dental Educational Association and is being used in 3 dental programs.
Rather than focus on a traditional print-based scholarly article, this week we would like the group to "read" a new innovative journal from the University of Southern California. This journal, titled Vectors, is an electronic journal that brings together scholars, designers, and technologists in an attempt to re-think the relationship of form to content in academic research. It's an interesting idea, but does it work?
To answer this question we ask you to thoroughly review the journal (www.vectorsjournal.org). You may want to start with the Journal Introduction
Next, take a look at the editorial statement
And finally, check out some of the submissions in the current issue! There are lots of good ones, so check them all out, but make sure you spend some time with ThoughtMesh by Jon Ippolito & Craig Dietrich. Click "VIEW PROJECT" to enter the work. Here's the link to ThoughtMesh
When you're exploring Vectors, think about the affordances and the barriers of such a journal. This will help ground our discussion.
links to other online-only journals of interest
- First Monday: First Monday is one of the first free, openly accessible, peer–reviewed journals on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet. Text based not multimedia.
(Please add other journals and/or comment/compare various journals)