” this basically involved the actors going so far beyond just being actors that they were either living the role by then in a Zen state of hypnosis, or they might go crazy and do something completely original, fresh and strange.””
“But the most staggering result was yet to come. To check whether people might actually prefer something bad to nothing at all, the students were given the option of administering a mild atomic shock.”
Image by David Kernohan animation by Michael Branson Smith. I’m attending ELI 2014. MOOC seems to be synonymous with any online or blended “educational” offering regardless of size or openness. That’s a pretty open definition. Massive Massive (or massively) is a strange word to ignore. It is the first letter after all. It seems important to differentiate between online courses which have lots of participants and courses which use massive participation to change course possibilities. If a student can’t tellPress releases don’t count. if they’re the only student in the course or if there are 5,000Number picked as a random big number. I’m not sure when a class moves from regular to big to massive. I imagine it depends. other students, you just have an online course. Please retract your media statements before the old school online learning people burn you in effigy. If you take your 5,000 students and break them down so they are in “normal” sized cohorts that proceed independently, congratulations you have several online courses. Please call your mom and tell her you might have overstated your MOOC street cred. If having 5,000 students actually hurts your students, you have an online mess. Punish yourself by reading YouTube comments until you lose hope in humanity. Massiveness should matter, otherwise what’s the point? It needs to be […]
http://policeforum.org/library/technology/SocialMediaandTacticalConsiderationsforLawEnforcement.pdf Social media strategy guide for law enforcement- Do not allow an over-sensitivity to risk assessment to derail the process of developing social media . There will always be individuals in any organization who focus on the potential pitfalls of a new technology or process. Police leaders should focus on the potential rewards of using social media and then work to mitigate risks. http://t.co/0cLLzO3AN4 http://t.co/0cLLzO3AN4 #hcpsitrt — Tom Woodward (@twoodwar) October 25, 2013 tags: IFTTT Twitter law police socialmedia guide weekly itrt The true story about the woman who sued McDonald’s over hot coffee – Boing Boing “The story of a woman who spilled coffee on her lap and ended up being awarded $2.9 million in a lawsuit against McDonald’s is often cited as THE example of frivolous lawsuits and out-of-control juries. The real story, though, is different from the version you’ve probably heard. For one thing, the woman suffered burns to 16% of her body, some of which were 3rd degree. For another, at the time, McDonald’s served their coffee at a temperature 30 degrees hotter than the stuff that comes out of home coffeemakers. Also the $2.9 million was only the jury-recommended award, based on just two days worth of McDonald’s coffee sales. This New York Times video is an interesting look at the nuance that gets lost […]
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