Latest from Christopher Dawson
Solving my LMS debacle (for now)
Earlier this week, I wrote about my need for a speedy solution to my Learning Management System debacle. I received plenty of encouragement to jump on the Moodle train (and with good reason - I've seen a lot of really successful implementations embraced by teachers and students), but in the end, some talking with school principals and teachers led me in a different direction.
So what's my vision for Dawson's School of Online Learning?
As 2009 wrapped up and 2010 begins to crank into high gear, I've spent a fair amount of time writing speculative and reflective posts. Then I stumbled across a local job posting for the Chief Technology Officer for UMassOnline, the distance education division of the University of Massachusetts.
OpenSUSE Education announces Li-f-e 11.2
Li-f-e is OpenSUSE's Linux for Education product. While this product has been quietly maturing, it has, to some extent fallen off my radar. However, the latest features announced today with this release of OpenSUSE's educational distribution have me downloading as fast as my BitTorrent client will allow.